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  • Things to do in West Sweden

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Walking in West Sweden can be a rewarding experience in many different ways. Short day trips with fine accommodation and meals made from locally sourced food, or more strenuous hikes through...

Kayaking and canoeing

Unspoilt national parks, islands and rocks, wild waters, lakes of all sizes, and unspoilt canals. West Sweden offers great canoeing experiences, the peaceful natural landscape and unspoilt wilderness...


If you prefer to explore West Sweden from a bicycle, there are lots of options. You can ‘island hop’ in Bohuslän, pedal at a leisurely pace along Göta Canal, or follow one of the many pleasant trails...

Glass house in Dalsland

Wind down like a Swede

Over a period of just three days, five international participants, all with stressful lives to reduce their stress levels while increasing their feeling of wellbeing. How did they do it? Researchers...


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...

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...

Seafood Safaris in Bohuslän

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...

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...

Two designers in the Porcelain Factory in Lidköping

Design shopping in West Sweden

Scandinavian design is hotter than ever. It’s never been trendier to decorate your home with rustic objects, pastel-coloured fabrics and sublime sources of light – and then Instagram the result!...


One of Sweden’s most promising pattern designers

In 2016 Emma von Brömssen was named Rising Star of the Year at the Elle Decoration Awards, and her wallpaper patterns and porcelain collections have made the news in Sweden and abroad.