A large part of the ilands is nature reserve with strikingly beautiful landscape, perfect for great hiking and biking adventures.
A unique feature is the two smokehouses, one is in Strömstad and the other one on South Koster
This is where you'll find the saltiest water on the west coast, together with inviting grey granite cliffs. With Strömstad as your base, you can be sure of getting a relaxing and eventful stay. Apart from the amazing archipelago, Strömstad also offers lots of restaurants, good shopping, activities for all ages.
Koster is a well-established and popular tourist destination offering great bathing oppertunities, biking and hiking in an unique natur. During summer one can enjoy a varity of events and activities such as trips to the seal colonies. Ferry departues daily to Koster from Strömstad, all year round.
Must see sights and attractions
Kosterhavet is Sweden's first, and only, marine national park. Welcome to the Visitor Centre - Ekenäs on South Koster. Open all year and free entrance.
Blomsholm is one of Bohuslän's finest cultural heritage landscapes.
Experience the regions of Bohuslän and nearby Norway when you visit Strömstad
Divert your thoughts and enjoy the fresh air by visiting the beautiful countryside and the West Coast archipelago in Strömstad. There are several several paths and walking routes to choose from and boat tours that takes you to the outer archipelago.
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
In summer it can be difficult to find parking in the city area. We recommend our Long-Term parking with free bus to the center between June and August 31. Here you find citymap, parking fees and timetabeles for the P-bus.
Strömstads Tourist Office is centrally located at North Harbour. We are open year round and help you with information and tips on attractions, events, restaurants, lodging, activities, swimming and fishing in Strömstad.