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    Welcome to West Sweden

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The 72 Hour Cabin - Discover the effects of Swedish nature

Sweden’s life quality index ranks high. What’s our secret? In a new case study, Sweden will investigate the health effects of life within Swedish nature. What if it could make us feel better – and in only 72 hours?

West Sweden in 2 min

We love this film from West Sweden! Join us as we experience the regions of Bohuslän, Dalsland, Västergötland and the city of Gothenburg; from early spring watching the cranes dance at Lake Hornborga, to summertime adventures at the salty west coast, to Christmas festivities on islands, in palaces and at amusement parks.

The start of the Lobster Season

In Bohuslän, the beginning of the lobster fishing period is just as important as the annual elk hunt, and at 7 am on Monday 25rd September both professional fishermen and local residents put their lobster pots in the water.

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.

Paddling, hiking and cycling

Island and coastal communities in Bohuslän

Discover the cuisine of West Sweden

14 unique cultural experiences

Swedes love a fika

You might not have heard of the word fika but when you come to West Sweden you are going to love doing it, sometimes three times per day, just like Swedes.

Major events 2017

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.

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 West Sweden

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.

Harvest your own superfood in Grebbestad

A colourful and unique stay in Bohuslän

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