Bohuslän is a place you will want to visit again and again. The gorgeous coastal region with its rocky isles offers some of the most delicious fresh shellfish in the world and gives you just two reasons to come here. Come any time of year to discover and experience more of Bohuslän.
Gothenburg is encircled by rocky shoreline, deep forests, tranquil lakes and the surging sea to the west. No other Swedish city gives such easy access to nature. Right on the doorstep are wide open spaces and magical islands.
Outside the summer season you find the genuine Bohuslän - salty, barren, windswept and calm. Head out on a shellfish tour, to catch the finest prawns, mussels, oysters, langoustines and lobster. Add a little salt to your life.
In Bohuslän there are so many unexpected things to explore and experience. Be bowled over by natural masterpieces on land and at sea. Encounter wild animals, ancient rock carvings that are the only ones of their kind on the planet, world class art, exciting history and an underwater national park.
Find restaurants that focus on local traditions and ingredients. These restaurants have been trained and certified by Taste of West Sweden, a trademark that guarantees top quality and can guide you to the best mealtime experiences West Sweden has to offer.
We've selected a few islands from all the beautiful ones around Bohuslän. You'll find our tips below. And if you want to stay on one of the islands, click to see tips for accommodation.
Enjoy a taco fiesta in Gotenburg, stay the night in the archipelago or share a ride to Nordens Ark. It is easier than you think to get close to the daily life in West Sweden. Here you can meet locals eager to share everything from their favorite hiking trails to cooking skills.
Interviews, features, tips from celebrities. Below some well-known locals talk about their day-to-day lives, and share some tips on their favourite spots around West Sweden. Maybe you'll find a destination you just have to visit.
The natural reserve outside the Swedish west coast is host to over 6000 species of underwater animals. This means that there are twice as many species living in these salty waters than it does in all of the Red Sea. Per Karlsson, a local oyster fisherman, invited us to his boathouse for an afternoon of oyster culture, taste and craftsmanship set in the natural habitat of Grebbestad.
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