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 and at amusement parks.
Some 80,000 people visit Lights in Alingsås every year. Along a 2-kilometre route through the town, you’ll experience stunning light architecture that’s absolutely world class. And a tip: Behind every light installation is a story. Book a guided tour, to learn more about the light team behind the works.
A surprise trip for the family, a planning session for the autumn school break or relaxing activities and excursions ideal for all ages. Here are 14 tips that are sure to make your autumn the best ever.
Now the whole world is going to have its eyes opened to the unique and fantastic paddling opportunities there are in West Sweden. The American TV programme “Facing Waves” has filmed West Swedish paddling over winter, spring and summer.
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.
Castles, water parks, adventure pools, museums, forts and animal parks – West Sweden has something for everyone, whether you are travelling on your own, with children or with a large group. This is an area you will want to return to.
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.
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 with local influences and a passion for working with West Swedish 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.
In the cold waters off the Swedish west coast you’ll find world-class shrimp, langoustine, lobster, mussels and oysters – and fish of course. Allow us to present West Sweden’s foremost shellfish restaurants.
Don’t we all dream of giving up our day jobs and doing something we love instead? Jonas and Linnéa did and now run seaweed foraging and marine tourism company Catxalot on the Bohuslän coast.
Bohuslän coast has a great wilderness areas for its deserted beaches and a stunningly beautiful archipelago of 8,000 islands. One of them is the scenic island of Orust, where couple Johan Buskqvist from Sweden and Marcel van der Eng, from Holland, run waterfront boutique B&B Lådfabriken.