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    The Bohuslän coast - a part of West Sweden

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Discover the Bohuslän coast

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.

Must-see sights and attractions

10 reasons to love Bohuslän

Catch the worlds best shellfish

Major events 2017

Paddling, hiking and cycling in Bohuslän

Islands and coastal communities

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.

Island-hopping in West Sweden

The Bohuslän archipelago runs almost 280 kilometers up Sweden’s west coast and is an area of outstanding natural beauty. CNN Travel ranks it the seventh most beautiful natural wilderness area in the world. Check out the ferry lines and our route suggestions and go island hopping in Bohuslän. WELCOME ONBOARD!

Expedition Bohuslän

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. A real adventure for those with a thirst for something new.

Meet the Locals

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. We have also gathered inspiring stories and a few things to keep in mind if you are new to the sharing economy.

The world's sweatiest art tour

Here on the island of Tjörn on Sweden’s west coast, we love art and culture. We also love the triathlon! So for the tenth consecutive year we will be blending together our two passions at the end of August. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy amazing art in the open-air Sculpture at Pilane exhibition and at the Nordic Watercolour Museum together with thousands of athletes competing.

Taste of West Sweden - restaurants

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.

Gothenburg

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.

What they're saying about Bohuslän

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.

Oyster fishing in Grebbestad

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.

Harvest your own superfood in Grebbestad

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A colourful and unique stay in Bohuslän

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