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Tjörnbron wiewing area GPS 58,058803 11,775841

Description of the area The first Tjörn bridges were opened on the 15th of June 1960. Bridge building began after a fierce battle between interested parties about where it should be situated. Construction started in 1956 and, after four years, the the 1.070 m long bridge sections were ready for use. A ship hit the bridge in 1980 but a new bridge was opened to traffic as early as November 1981. Right below the viewing area, is Askeröfjorden - the navigation channel into Uddevalla. To the north you there are ravishing views of the islands (Askeröarna). To the north east, you will see industrial Stenungsund, and in the south Brattön island can be seen. Summertime sees a large amount of yacht and small boat traffic. The viewing area has seating and tables.

How to get there The nearest bus stop is called ”Myggenäs korsväg”. From there, is it is an approx. 500 metre walk. Find the right bus at If you are driving, there is a car park near the viewing area.

Access details A nearby restaurant has a ramp for wheelchairs. There is a car park with two spaces for the disabled in the picnic area. There is a disabled toilet on the outside of the restaurant building. For more info see Foto: Ingrid Karlsson

The Coastal Path through Bohuslän, Østfold and Akershus  
The Coastal Path through Bohuslän, Østfold and Akershus  

The guide shows our Coastal Path in stages, on maps with a scale of 1:50 000. Trails are marked blue, both on the map and on site. Along or...