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SIGHTSEEING in uddevalla

  • 01 Feb, 2019

Uddevalla is a place with many tourist attractions. Having Uddevalla as your starting-point for your holiday you can reach popular tourists attractions such as Nordens Ark, Haves Hus, Smögen etc. within a few minutes. But do you also know that you’ll find unique experiences in the city itself? Let’s have a look, shall we?

The popular hiking trail Strandpromenaden is a seaside boardwalk that every day attracts both locals and tourists. The trail is in total 9km long and starts at the historic area Skalbankarna, reaches through the city and ends along the blue ocean. The last part of the hiking trail is the most popular and at the end of the walk you’ll find the nature reserve Gustafsberg. 

For those interested in culture and history a visit at Bohusläns Museum is mandatory. As the second most visited museum in Sweden it can flourish with great exhibitions, lectures and activities all year round. Regardless of age, gender and nationality the museum really is worth paying a visit. 

Gustafsberg, which is a nature reserve with great nature, ancient history and stunning architecture from the 18-century, is a must-do during your visit. During summer it is one of the most popular places in town with beaches, restaurants and cafés. Did you know that Gustafsberg once was one of the most popular health spas in Sweden? 

In Uddevalla you will find one truly unique thing. A place called Skalbankarna where 10.000 years old seashells has formed a nature reserve that is really breathtaking. Bring a picnic basked and take a stroll through this unique area and discover the wildlife and beauty of nature. During summertime there is a small museum open in the area where you can learn more about this spectacular thing.

Lyckorna in Ljungskile is an area definitely worth visiting. Hosting some great restaurants such as Lyckorna Brygga and Musselbaren you can enjoy seafood at its best. At this area you will also find beautiful beaches and a small harbor. During summer the place really flourish and the place is crowded with both locals and tourists – you will understand why!