Magazine Upplev, södra Bohuslän 2022, English

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MARSTRAND TJÖRN ORUST KUNGÄLV STENUNGSUND 2022/2023

A TASTY EXPERIENCE

-with all the trimmings

CHARMING FARM SHOPS You didn’t know existed

find your favourite

AMAZING

cycling adventures

SEASIDE ADVENTURES ALL YEAR AROUND -the best tips

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Uddevalla Vindön Bokenäs Slussen Flatön

Henån

Ljungskile 160

Malö Gullholmen

Tuvesvik

Stillingsön

Göksäter

Ellös

Orust

Härmanö

Tegneby

Stocken

Svanesund

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Edshultshall

Nösund

Ödsmål St. Askerön

Käringön Mollösund

Svenshögen

Varekil

Hälleviksstrand

L. Askerön

Lyr

Mjörn Myggenäs

Björholmen

Kyrkesund

Kållekärr

Lilla Brattön

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Tjörn

Härön

Ucklum

Tjörnbron

Stenungsund Thorskog Svartedalen

Stora Höga

Skärhamn

Jörlanda 45

E6 Rönnäng

Klädesholmen

Åstol

Kode

Dyrön

Skåra

Kareby

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Marstrand

Tofta

Kungälv Ytterby

Kärna

Göteborg

KUNGÄLV/MARSTRAND

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STENUNGSUND

Kulturhuset Fregatten, Stenungsund + 46 (0) 303-833 27 info@sodrabohuslan.com

TJÖRN

Kroksdalsvägen 1, Skärhamn + 46 (0) 304-60 10 16 turistbyran@tjorn.se

Partille

ORUST

Kulturhuset Kajutan, Henån +46 (0) 304-79 93 40 turistinfo@orust.se


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BOHUS FORTRESS Kungälv

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A LOT TO EXPERIENCE on Marstrand

SEASIDE SHOPPING Take a shopping trip

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‘FIKA’ IN SOUTH BOHUSLÄN The Swedish way to enjoy delicius treats

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SCULPTURES IN PILANE

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NORDIC WATERCOLOUR MUSEUM

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TAKE A DETOUR AND BE INSPIRED Don’t miss our amazing galleries

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SEASIDE ADVENTURES FOR KIDS

AN ENCHANTED DAY AT SUNDSBY MANOR

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CAR-FREE ISLANDS to long for

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20 UNMISSABLE GEMS

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CYCLING, KAYAKING & HIKING Sustainable summer break

FARM SHOPS with the freshest local produce

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CAMPING IN BOHUSLÄN

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YOU NEVER REGRET A DIP!

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FISHING ADVENTURES AND BOAT TRIPS

UNIQUE PLACES TO STAY Lighthouse, castle, fortress, warehouse and factory

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TAKE THE FERRY TO THE FOOD! Local produce on the menu

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STAY & EAT

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D N U O R R A E Y L L A N Ä L ENJOY BOHUS Everyone at Södra Bohuslän Turism wants to say a warm welcome to our part of Bohuslän, all year around. Here – every season is a smorgasbord of experiences. Spring in all its green glory offers hiking amongst wood anemones, sea trout fishing and calm waters for kayaking. Summer brings crab fishing from sunny cliffs in our unique archipelago with beautiful islands, beaches and roaring seas. With autumn comes calm, amazing shellfish, and farmers markets in a golden leafy landscape. Wintertime is the time for cold baths, hot saunas, healing spas, warming fires and a singing sea underneath the ice.

Hiking, cycling, experience, enjoy

Take a hike in an enchanted forest, over mountains, by the sea or on one of the small islands. Go kayaking in calm bays, cook your food outside and watch the moonlight reflecting on the sea. Jump on the ferry to one of the car-free islands and enjoy the scenery, salty swims and sample the local restaurants’ sea-inspired menus. Hop on a bike and visit all the lovely farm shops and flea markets. Pack the picnic basket

and visit some of our many cultural heritage sites. Check out contemporary art in an ancient landscape at Pilane on Tjörn. The adventure seeker must not miss the captivating experiences that Bohus fortress in Kungälv and Carlstens fortress in Marstrand offers. And – if you are after luxury and a magical experience – may we suggest Pater Noster, a home on the horizon. Here, you’ll find something for everyone. Bohuslän is a true gem, and we are constantly striving towards sustainable tourism with the smallest environmental impact possible. Both public and private business are actively working towards a more sustainable experience for visitors and residents.

We wish you a warm welcome to beautiful Bohuslän!

sodrabohuslan #södrabohuslän Be social and share your journey in Bohuslän with us. Did you know that West Sweden is ”Europe´s most instagrammable road trip” according to AFAR Travel Magazine & Guide. A MAGAZINE FROM Södra Bohuslän Turism AB

COVER PHOTO Markus Holm

PUBLISHER Ann H Haraldsson

WRITERS Jennie Shackleford Anna Berglund Linnéa Johansson

PRODUCTION Södra Bohuslän Turism AB EDITORIAL TEAM Linnéa Johansson Anders Jonsson Christina Aronsson ILLUSTRATIONS Stella Solbakk Stella Pilback 4

PHOTOGRAPHY Markus Holm Linnéa Johansson Roger Borgelid Anders Jonsson Charlotte Berg Jonas Nordigårds

Nordiska Akvarellmuseet Per Pixel Katja Ragnstam Henrik Trygg Sebastian Anderberg Jessica Karlsson Martina Sjöberg Christina Aronsson Kristin Wiktorsson TRANSLATION Jennie Shackleford

PRINTING Upplaga: 30.000 ex IT Grafiska 2022 We also disclaim liability for any printing errors that may occur.


WILDLIFE NATURE SCULPTURE Contemporary art in an ancient landscape

ANNA Jaume Plensa

PILANE HERITAGE MUSEUM TJÖRN 14 MAY – 18 SEP OPEN EVERY DAY 9 –19 (sep 10–17) www.pilane.org

THIS YEARS ARTISTS Anna Fasshauer. Kent Karlsson. Hans Gothlin. Lena Flodman. Ian Newbery. Berth Johansson. Ingela Palmertz. PERMANENT ART Jaume Plensa. Tony Cragg. Ida Koitila.

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BOHUS FORTRESS IN KUNGÄLV

One of West Sweden's seven wonders For more than 700 years, Bohus Fortress has reigned by the river as a castle and defence fortification under different flags. Today, it is a popular destination that offers something for all ages – a cultural gem that has been voted one of the seven wonders of West Sweden. A site where history comes to life through activities, guided tours and experiences inside the solid walls.

For a long time, the city of Kungälv lived in the shadow of the fortress that was founded in 1308 to protect Norway's southernmost border from enemies. Picturesque cobblestone streets still run from the fortress down to the now vibrant city centre. HISTORICAL CENTRE OF POWER AND CASTLE While Sweden, Norway and Denmark were united under one monarch from 1397 to 1523, the fortress functioned as a castle from where the Nordic countries were ruled. When Bohuslän became Swedish in 1658, the fortress lost its role as a Norwegian border defence. Its history is

n hiking trail Bohuslede The sixth stage of the p sto not y wh ss; tre For passes right by Bohus h uing your hike throug for a visit before contin e. Nature Reserv the beautiful Fontin’s

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palpable as you pass through heavy gates, walk along the fortification walls, through corridors, towers and the protected courtyard surrounded by cannon rooms and dungeons. PEACEFUL PLACE TO PLAY AND EXPLORE At the fortress you can visit exhibitions in the tower rooms or try your hand at activities such as the raft across the pond, the wooden tournament horse on rails, archery, horseshoe-throwing and other games. The path around Fästningsholmen offers a nice view of the Göta River all year. In summer, the fortress is open daily with guided tours and activities; during the rest of the year, events, music and entertainment are organised more sporadically. HISTORIC IMPACT Inside Bohus Fortress, you can learn a lot about its exciting history, landscape and local environment. Dramatised stories in contemporary dress bring the cannons, gunpowder smoke and history to life. And what was once a military defence and dreaded prison is now a peaceful, playful place with a very peculiar soul.


Do you dare to try the railhorse? Try archery

Bohus Fortress is an exciting place for both old and young.

For opening hours and information about guided tours and events at the fortress, visit bohusfastning.com bohusfastning_kungalv

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Lots to experience ON MARSTRAND You’ll find anything you can possibly wish for on Marstrand; salty sea, breathtaking scenery, world class food, exciting hotels, thrilling history and fun adventures. Who are you bringing to explore the island? BEAUTIFUL HIKING On Koön, you’ll find three hiking trails with varied levels of difficulty. Choose the green trail if you fancy a walk in the park. If you’re after a bit more varied terrain, follow the blue trail. Feeling adventurous? Choose the black trail and you’ll find an amazing view with the whole of the Marstrand fjord as backdrop. On the island of Marstrand there’s a five-kilometre trail that takes you around the whole island. Don’t miss the famous Nålsögat (Eye of the Needle) – a very slim passage between two rock walls. If you make it through, you’ll soon be greeted by the beautiful Skallens lighthouse. WORLD CLASS SAILING Marstrand is Sweden’s big little sailing capital and lots of exciting world-class sailing events take place here all year around. The island cliffs are the perfect arena stand, bring your picnic and enjoy the thrilling events close-up – salty splashes guaranteed! CARLSTENS FORTRESS The over 300-year-old centerpiece of Marstrand is an exciting experience for all ages. Explore the dungeons and the famous walk Suckarnas gång (the Walk of Sighs), enjoy freshly made waffles at Våffelcaféet and stay over at the unique Soldathotellet. A sleepover inside the walls of a fortress? Perhaps one of the most exciting things you can do this summer! SEASIDE ADVENTURES On Marstrands brygghus on Koön you can rent boats, a stand-up paddling boards and kayaks – everything you need for an exciting day by the sea. In the same location you’ll also find Marstrands Sportfiske, a shop with all the equipment you can possibly need for a successful fishing trip. The less adventurous can enjoy some crab fishing or maybe a swim in the sea from the 8 lovely jetty.

Pater Noster You can stay here

CARLSTENS FORTRESS Enjoy a guided tour or one of the many events taking place here. carlsten.se +46 (0) 303-611 67

To Strandverket


Skallens Fyr Try kayaking or SUP Hike around the island

Kurhotellet and Socitetshuset with the small beach

Marstrands Brygghus and Marstrands Sportfiske

Eat well at Arnell på Kajen

Enjoy a Swedish fika at Bergs Konditori

The ferry takes 2 minutes and departs every 15 minutes during the day.

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NORDIC WATERCOLOUR MUSEUM Where art & nature meet In the small town of Skärhamn, you’ll find one of the region’s most popular attractions – the Nordic Watercolour Museum. World-class art attracts victors from all over the world, but the museum also offers a wide range of fun activities for both young and old. Concerts, courses, performance art, workshops and fun happenings make the place buzz all year around. With its unique location right on the waterfront you can combine your art experience with a dip from the jetty. The museum is a place where art, people and nature meet. Did you know that the Nordic Watercolour Museum has previously been awarded the title of museum of the year? Also, the stunning building is the result of an architectural contest – the largest contest in the Nordics at the time of the opening (year 2000). This spring’s big exhibition with the Swedish artist Gunilla Bergström – the creator of Alfons Åberg – will be followed by another legend: René Magritte (1898-1967). The exhibition is called “The laboratory of ideas” and it’s the first full-scale and exclusive exhibition by the artist in Sweden since 1967. Magritte is one of the masters of surrealism and his testimony is immeasurable – many of his pieces have become iconic. His paintings are mysterious, poetic and witty; you will probably recognise quite a few of them. René Magritte’s artwork on paper is left almost unexplored, even though it lay the foundation for the rest of his paintings. Some of the 250 exhibited pieces have never before been shown to the public. Paper was clearly a source of joy for the artist, and he used it as a laboratory for his ideas. Unlike his oil paintings, which took a lot of precision and patience, on paper he could let his creativity run free. The exhibition is put together by the Magritte specialists Julie Waseige and Xavier Canonne in collaboration with La Foundation Magritte. A warm and heartfelt welcome to the Nordic Watercolor Museum.

EXHIBITIONS AT THE NORDIC WATERCOLOR MUSEUM 30 januari–18 april Gunilla Bergström - Här är Alfons Åberg! 8 maj–4 september René Magritte - Idéernas Laboratorium 25 september–22 januari 2023 Carin Ellberg

For opening hours, activities, courses – check out akvarellmuseet.org No entry fee for under 26s! +46 (0) 304 60 00 80 nordiskaakvarellmuseet www.akvarellmuseet.org

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PAINT AND STAY

GREAT FOOD AND DRINK

In the same building as the Watercolor Museum, you’ll find Vatten (Water) Restaurant & Café. Here you’ll enjoy food created from the best seasonal produce all year round, both inside and out on the pier by the sea. Next to the museum, right by the sea, you’ll find Södra Hamnen 12, a seaside restaurant open all year and offering great food and drink with a focus on sustainability and local producers.

EXPERIENCE MORE ART AT TJÖRN!

Bike, hike or run the fantastic trail towards Pilane. Starting at the Nordic Watercolor Museum, follow the signposted trail that takes you through an amazing landscape towards Pilane.

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TAKE A DETOUR and be inspired

HIGH-QUALITY ARTS AND CRAFTS DESIGNED AND PRODUCED IN PRIVATE WORKSHOPS AND STUDIOS Explore the wide range of art, design and arts and craft in South Bohuslän. 12


TINTIN

SCANDINAVIAN JEWELLERY

On the small island of Dyrön, in its gold and silver forge, designer Tintin Hallding offers you an experience out of the ordinary, when it comes to both the arts and the environment. In summer, you can also stop here for a coffee break. Make sure you take a hike on the Dyrö trail that offers magnificiant views and beautiful spots before you hit the next island.

Mosshagsvägen 2 Dyrön, Tjörn www.tin-tin.se

SASIOGLU

Eva Sasioglu designs and manufactures jewellery in organic forms with a nod to ethnic influences. The studio is also home to paintings that move between arts and crafts, sculpture and fine art.

Gulskärsvägen 14 Lycke, Marstrand www.sasiogludesign.com

ANNS KERAMIKBOD

In her ceramics workshop, Ann creates from both clay and stone, making everything from beautiful plates and mugs to interior design. A specialty is miniature lighthouses.

Höggeröd 305 Henån, Orust www.annskeramikbod.se

HEIKE AHRENDS

In a light and airy workshop on Mjörn close to Sundsby, Heike Ahrends creates playful and impressive oil paintings. The texture of her paintings is as individual as a person’s face of age and experience. She writes poems with colour and her aim is that the viewer should find their own way in her work. The summer exhibition in the workshop takes place during week 30. For visits at other times please call and book an appointment.

www.oelmalerei.com

C SMYCKEDESIGN

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In her workshop/shop, Catarina Hjälmén creates her unique jewelry, made from leather, stones, wood and other reused materials. She wants to tell a story with her jewelry – a memory where the past meets the present.

www.act925.se

Huldas väg 34, Stora Höga www.csmyckedesign.se

Ann-Charlotte designs and manufactures jewellery in sterling silver, bronze and brass in her workshop in Stenungsund. Her heart rings are particularly popular.

SILVER WIJK

Inspired by nature’s designs, Emelie mixes different types of materials to create jewellery in her silver forge. She loves to work with gold and silver, diamonds and pearls. She creates unique stainless-steel lanterns with motifs inspired by nature. These and other pieces are available in her boutique filled with jewellery, ceramics and interior design.

Kråkedalsvägen 42 Hjälteby, Tjörn And Sundsby Säteri www.silverwijk.se

SESTERVIK

Glass artist Lars Sestervik creates world class glass and visual art inspired by movement, lines, shades and dynamics that last for a long time and constantly tells us something new. In an old factory surrounded by an orchard, you can experience a unique exhibition with glass and visual arts. In a valley along the sea on the inside of Orust, you will find beautiful Sesterviken.

Sesterviken 4 Svanesund, Orust www.sestervik.se

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Seaside adventures FOR KIDS Bohuslän is home to lots of fun and exciting activities and destinations for the whole family. Jump into the ocean from the pier or from smooth cliffs warmed up by the sun, try crab-fishing, snorkel in the salty waters, bike and hike to exciting places, explore fortresses, pick strawberries, climb trees. The Bohuslän nature is a playground filled with treasures to discover. These are some of our favourites!

CAMEL RIDING ON ORUST Say hi to

the pretty camels living in Myckleby on Orust. The camels have been rescued from various places and have found their happy home here. You can also check out alpacas, llamas, emus and donkeys. Camel riding is a fun activity for the whole family, pre-book your visit at kamelridning.se

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Climb trees, enjoy a coffee, play or hike to the caves at Sundsby Säteri.

Try to get through the Eye of the Needle along the hiking trail at Marstrand.

Paint in the open workshop at The Watercolor Museum in Skärhamn.

Pick strawberries at Lekanders or Sibräcka Prästgård.

Explore Bohus Fortress in Kungälv and meet the friendly sheep that graze on Fästningsholmen.

Try the short-hole courses at Pay & Play at Tjörns Golfklubb and Stenungsund Golf Club. Available to everyone, no previous experience required.

Go on an exciting adventure at Carlsten's Fortress at Marstrand.


ACTION-FILLED GAMES IN KUNGÄLV

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• BARNENSLEKSTAD • LASER AREN A 442 • Club evergreen • Gokartcentrale n • Allhyr Climb, slide, jump and play in the uniqu e miniature city at Barnens Lekstad in Kungälv. In the same building, you’ll find Laser Arena 442 and Club Evergreen offering fun activities and game s for the whole family. Next door lies Gokartcentralen, an eco-f riendly facilit y with electric go-kart, and Allhy r – a rental business where you can hire bouncy castles, popcorn machines and every thing that make s a party fun. Hire for use at home or arrange a party on site. barnenslek stad.se barnenslek stad laserarena4 42.se laserarena4 42 allhyr.com allhyr

gokartcentralen.se Gokartcentralen clubevergreen.se clubevergreen

Challenge your friends on Dyrön's mini golf on Dyrön island or adventure golf at Stocken's camping on Orust. In the middle of Kungälv, you’ll find Golfoasen's adventure course. Surfviken Camping offers mini golf by the sea.

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unmissable gems There’s always a new adventure waiting around the corner in South Bohuslän. Here are some gems that will make your holiday shine bright. On the big island of Orust you’ll find genuine fishing villages, artisan food, cute cafés, famous musicians in small venues, amazing hiking, and car-free islands. On Tjörn you can take the whole family cycling on dedicated cycling paths, hike on car-free islands and experience world-class art and culture. Stenungsund, in its unique location, has the sea on one side and the spectacular wilderness of Svartedalen on the other. Kungälv and Marstrand offer fortresses, city life, forests, sea, river, cobbled streets, and an exciting and very present history. Here you’ll find amazing shopping and a mere 21 nature reserves to explore.

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ORUST Käringön

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Flatön

SVANVIKS NATURE RESERVE There are several excellent nature reserves to explore on Orust. Svanvik’s nature reserve greets visitors with lush deciduous forest, flowers, birdsong, pebble beaches, cliffs and beautiful views of Stigfjorden. There are several paths and great swimming spots to explore, and it's nice to get out to the cliffs and walk along the water. If you want to cycle to Svanvik, make your way to Frendo in Varekil where you can hire a bike and enjoy the views along the way. Herr Bröd (Mr Bread) is a great spot to pick up something nice for the ride.

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EDSHULTSHALL, HÄLLEVIKSSTRAND AND MOLLÖSUND

The westernmost parts of Orust are home to several small fishing villages. Facing Käringöfjorden among cobs and skerries, these places offer historical, culinary and cultural experiences. In Mollösund, ling is hung up to dry across the strait amid outdoor cafés and bustling piers. In Edshultshall, the old fish box factory has been transformed to the unique hotel Lådfabriken, perfectly situated for kayaking and swimming in the rocky landscape. In Hälleviksstrand, where traditional white wooden houses huddle closely to protect from salty ocean winds, lies the newly renovated Hotel Strana right by the sea.

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EXPLORE TEGNEBY LOCAL PRODUCE TRAIL

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miss Tavlebords Lanthandel, the sales market for local Orust produce.

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HIKING FOR EVERYONE

Orust offerers hiking for everyone – some trails take you through history, along the sea, out on the islands, through woods and uphill to spectacular viewing points. Kultehamn, Svens Altare (Sven’s Altar) Husebyleden and Björsundskanalen will take you past deserted ruins, through nature reserves, to amazing views and through beautiful beech forests. Section 9 of Kusstigen takes you along the sea to Malön, Flatön and Ängön. Take the ferry to Gullholmen and Härmanö for hiking in the beautiful nature reserve.

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TAKE A ROAD TRIP ON EAST ORUST

East Orust offers some spectacular views along the small winding roads. You’ll find lots of little cafés, fun flea markets and unique shops. Make sure to stop in Myckleby and say hi to the cute camels; pre-booking is preferred. Visit the old Stillingsön resort with all its old houses. Take a break in Slussen and Slussens Pensionat – good food, accommodation and big musicians on the small stage. Head on to Anns Keramikbod in Höggeröd for some amazing ceramics and café. Head north and aim towards Töllås Fårgård and their summer café.

Take a trip to Tegneby for organic ‘fika’ at Tavlebords Honungsgård, for locally produced lamb meat at Håvs lamm & delikatess or to stay overnight in a B&B or the unique “bee hive” lodge at Honungsgården. And don’t 17


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TJÖRN’S THRILLING HISTORY

If you’re into history, Tjörn is the place for you to explore. On Säby island, you’ll find the old Stenstugan (the Stone Cottage) in a beautiful nature reserve – a very pretty place to hike to. If you visit Klöverdal and the well-preserved Villa Solfrid, you’ll hear the exciting story about the golddigger’s daughter Elin Sundberg. In Skärhamn, in one of the oldest houses in town, you can explore the small maritime museum. If you’d like to know more about herring – head for the small herring island of Klädesholmen and the museum “Sillebua”.

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TJÖRNBRON AND AMAZING VIEWS

You get a spectacular view of the impressive Tjörnbron if you head for Tjönrbron’s lookout point. From there you can easily access the bridge on foot or go by bike for a trip to Stenungsön.

MEET THE SHEEP AND HIKE UP HIGH

Morik's sheep farm is a small seaside oasis where you can meet farm animals, enjoy a coffee in the garden and shop in the lovely little farm shop. Nearby, at Aröd, a trail starts that takes you up to Tjörn's highest mountain Vetteberget, offering breath-taking views 116 meters above sea level. One of Bohuslän's largest Bronze Age cairns is located at the top of the moun-

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tain. On fine days, you’ll see all the way to Denmark and Skagen.

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BOAT HOUSES BY VALSÄNG STRAND

Five windswept timber boathouses with greying boards from the 18th century stand by Valsäng Strand in

Stigfjorden’s nature reserve. Built at a time when fishing grew from a secondary industry, the boathouses still have their place in the landscape by the shallow bay. To get to the boathouses located at the end of the road at Toröd, you need to walk a few kilometres as the last gravel road is a private road with no parking. But Valsäng Strand is a site well worth the walk.

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HIKE ALL YEAR ROUND ON HÄRÖN

You can easily get to the car-free island of Härön with an all-year-round ferry from the old fishing village of Kyrkesund. There are several hiking trails that partly run though the island’s nature reserve. You can also take the standalone trail of Kuststigen, with its rest area, windbreaks and barbeque spots along the way. The island offers breathtaking nature and amazing views. If you want food and somewhere to stay head for Magasinet Härön.


STENUNGSUND Stenungsön

Bottenstugan

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SURFVIKEN, NORUMS HOLME AND KULLENS GÅRD

Right by the sea you’ll find Surfviken – here you can spend a day on a SUP, rent a bicycle, play minigolf, enjoy good food and stay the night in the B&B or on the camp site. Cycle paths offer easy access from Surfviken to the pretty nature reserve of Norums Holme. Follow the cycle path under the main road along gravel roads until you get to the cosy Kullens Gård – a small oasis with café, fabric, art and vintage items. SEASIDE RESORT THEN AND NOW

Across the strait from Stenungsund’s city centre lies Stenungsön, a lush island that during the 19th century developed into a seaside resort. Inspired by the light and nature, several of the famous ”Gothenburg colourists” lived on the island periodically. Take a walk around the island or go for a swim at ”Hawaii” – the popular beach.

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EXPERIENCE 18TH CENTURY MARIAGÅRDEN

Along the river Stenunge å, not far from the city centre, You’ll find Stenunge Village, a well-preserved cultural environment that is home to 18th century Mariagården. The homestead offers a glimpse into the past and its beautiful garden is home to a greenhouse, conservatory, children’s garden, stone cellar and sheep house. By the river, where the trout jump in autumn, a newly constructed mill shows you what it may have looked like in days gone by. Follow the nature path along the river and through a forest. During the summer a café operates at Mariagården.

EXPERIENCE THE WILDERNESS

Svartedalen nature reserve is home to real wilderness, with large forests, rich fauna, rippling streams, glistening forest ponds and moss-covered paths. A good starting point is Bottenstugan by Ålevatten, which is passed by many of the walking trails.

CELEBRATE THE JOY OF DISCOVERY

Slime running through your fingers, science-based quests, chemical processes and experiments that keep visitors’ curiosity alive – Molekylverkstan is an endless source of knowledge and playful discoveries. Best of all, it is open all year and admission is free. It is located in Kulturhuset Fregatten, alongside a cinema, library, art gallery and café. 19


KUNGÄLV Rörtången and Brattön

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SHOPPING, FIKA AND CRAFT BREWERIES

In picturesque Kungälv you have all you need around the corner – everything from small unique shops, cafés and beer gardens to Kongahälla Center, a modern mall with shops and restaurants. Swing by Rollsbo and the little craft brewery En Aleigen Brewery and the bakery Singalgatans Bageri, who serve amazing Neapolitan style pizzas.

FOREST TREASURES

The nature reserve Svartedalen offers forest treasures, swimming spots, fishing and berry picking. Untamed nature thrives between walking paths between two and six kilometres in length, which can be combined for a longer hike. Discover the environment around Korsvatten and Timmervatten.

THE FONTIN NATURE RESERVE

The beautiful nature reserve Fontin offers varied nature; follow the Trollstigen path around the woodland lake Svarte Mosse where a number of nice little trolls are hiding. Or choose one of the longer trails that take you along paths, roads and old cultural landscapes with stone fences and cottages. Kärleksstigen (Love Path) offers fantastic views of Kungälv. After your walk, treat yourself to a good coffee at Kotten Café & Konferens or some shopping and something to eat at Trankärrs källare.

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ON A HIGH AT BRATTÖN

Brattön in the southern part of Hakefjorden is a wellknown landmark, standing tall at 130 metres above sea level. The mythical island is also called Blåkulla’ (Blue Hill) and legend has it, it’s a witches’ meeting place. Brattön’s landscape is dramatic with grassed plateaus, deep ravines and steep mountain walls. Travel to Brattön by ferry from Rörtången.

WILD WATERFALL AT LYSEGÅRDEN

In Lysegården's nature reserve you can experience the forest’s magic and mossy paths, and silence and birdsong simultaneously. The 29-hectare area is protected by the EU for its species diversity and powerful nature. In the middle of the reserve, the waterfall Vallerån rushes 38 metres down the mountain Örnekulan 38 meters. It's Amazing to stand at the bottom and watch the free-falling water while feeling the draught. Sea trout reproduces at Vallerån on its journey out into the Göta River. Parking is available at Lysegårdens Golfklubb, from where you just walk through the golf course's small roads to reach the wilderness.


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ORUST YACHTSERVICE +46 304 36 000 Yachtservice and repairs Winter storage Boat lift up to 35 tons Marine Chandlery Sailmaker Guest habour Motorhome parkering After hours phone number: +46 304 36 009

BERTHON SCANDINAVIA +46 304 684 000 Yacht broker Agent för Solaris Yachts

HENÅNS HOSTEL / Apartment +46 76 400 35 45 Newly renovated hostel 5 double rooms 1 single room Apartment for 5 people

ICE CREAM SHOP Lejonet & Björnen

SAILING CENTRE +46 76 400 35 45 Motorboat hire Sailing boat hire SUP hire

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BIKE, HIKE & KAYAK

iday l o h o t y a w e l b a n i - a sus t a In Sweden, we have a fantastic natural environment to spend time in, and to take care of. If you choose to hike, bike or kayak, you do not only get an amazing experience in nature, you are also holidaying in a way that is both climate-smart and sustainable. Feeling the calm and soaking up a great view during a short or long hike is very special. South Bohuslän offers hiking for all ages and abilities. We also recommend experiencing the silence and enjoying our rich wildlife during a gentle kayak through some of our waters. If you’d rather get there by bike, there are many different distances to choose from. All experiences that don’t leave a climate footprint behind. Spending time and taking part in nature is a luxurious way to holiday.

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KAYAKING AND SUP BOARDING The islands in the Bohuslän archipelago offer one of the world’s most beautiful paddling waterways for both beginners and pros. Choose between open water or protected bays with plenty of opportunities to hop ashore. You can kayak all year around and, in most weather, it all has its charm. A day out in the kayak under a clear blue sky on a glittering glassy sea does sound amazing. But even a grey misty day can be a magical paddling experience. Late summer and autumn you are most likely to. have the archipelago to yourself. Winter paddling is something else and springtime – when everything is waking up – is the perfect time to explore small bays and beaches.

PRETTY PLACES FOR PADDLING

There are lots of trails to choose from here in Bohuslän, amongst thousands of cliffs and shores. If you are paddling on a SUP, inland and sheltered waters are recommended. In a kayak you can head a bit further out.

ORUST Glide around in the sheltered waters around one of Evert Taube’s favourite areas, Malö and Flatön. It’s a fun experience to kayak along the streamy waters by Malö strömmar. Western Orust has an archipelago full of little islands in open water. You’ll get a longer tour if you paddle from Stocken or Ellös towards Gullholmen, Kärringön and the prettly little island Vallerö, famous for its white sandy sea floor.

TJÖRN Stigfjorden is located between Orust and Tjörn – a place full of little bays and islands to explore. An exciting paddling adventure around Tjörn is to round Klädesholmen in a kayak or to take a tour from Bleket towards Åstål, Dyrön and the little island Katten with its pretty beaches.

KUNGÄLV AND MARSTRAND Around Marstrand you’ll find both open water and sheltered areas on the lee side of all islands. On a windless day – how about a SUP-tour around Marstrand? Make sure not to miss the sunset by the northern inlet on a summer’s day. Another good place to start kayaking or SUP boarding in Kungälv is Tjuvkils huvud. Aim towards Lökeberg and around Brattön with a stop by the beach between Brattön and Älgön.

STENUNGSUND Here you’ll find a lot of good water for both kayak and SUP. Start by Surfviken and take the tour around Stenungsön or up towards Farholmen’s beautiful beaches. Take a tour between the leafy islands Stora and Lilla Askerön. You’ll get some good views along the way if you head south towards Getskär and Timmerviken, and lots of beautiful little islands to hop on to.

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GET ON YOUR BIKE Cycling is a huge sport internationally and the bike is becoming an increasingly appealing way to get around. No surprises there. The environment and people benefit from more people pedalling than driving a car. Filling your lungs with oxygen and discovering nature from the saddle is a fast-growing urge that South Bohuslän can meet – and then some.

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4 ADVENTUROUS TRIPS BIKE THE BRIDGE - TJÖRNBRON, 3.5 KM / ROAD You actually cross three bridges when you choose to cycle the safe Tjörnbroleden between Stenungsund and Tjörn, a trail that suits the whole family. The view from the bridges is amazing and if you want to enjoy something extra a stop at the lookout point on Tjörn is recommended. The trail is approx. 3.5 km one way from central Stenungsund to the Tjörnbron lookout point. Those who want to cycle further will find many lovely bike paths on the Tjörn and Orust islands.

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BEAUTIFUL ROAD CYCLING AROUND KUNGÄLV, 52 KM This route suits cyclists wanting a solid trail along sealed roads, and is also suitable for Gravel and Mountain bikes. The route starts in central Kungälv, home to cultural treasure Bohus fortress, and runs along the Göta Älv river where you can visit Marieberg's farm. Continue through the Svartedalen forests and out to the coast where you can cool down with a dip in the sea at Rörtången before returning to Kungälv via Kareby, and a stop at Åsa's bageri (bakery).

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GRAVEL BIKE THROUGH TJÖRN’S THRILLING NATURE, 67 KM Perfect for cyclists wanting to discover the wonderful things Tjörn has to offer, this route runs through beech forest, along cliffs, piers, virtually car-free gravel roads and forest paths. Start in Skärhamn, where you can stay overnight at Hav & Logi or Hotell Nordevik to break the ride into stages, and ride towards Stockevik for a swim, then towards Aröd, and along gravel roads to Kållekärr. Using the cycle path towards Häggvall, turn towards Valla Kyrka (Church) for some smaller roads that take you to Myggenäs and great food at Almö Kvarterskrog. Ride back to Skärhamn via Röra Strand, Kyrkesund and Sculpture in Pilane, past lovely little cafes and fantastic swimming spots.

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TJÖRN ART TRAIL, 12 KM / ROAD Ride from the works of art at the Nordic Watercolor Museum to the scenic Sculpture in Pilane. Hop on your bike by the quay in Skärhamn and ride past fishing boats and boathouses to one of Sweden’s most beautiful cultural landscapes. The route runs along winding paths, through windswept pine forests to the seaside meadows. Continue through oak groves and over bridges to Sculpture in Pilane. Sörgårdens Interiör and Café is a great spot to stop along the way.


RENT A BIKE! TJÖRN Tjörns Turistinformation +46 (0) 304 60 10 16 Hav & Logi +46 (0) 304 67 17 40 Salt & Sill +46 (0) 304 67 34 80 Björholmens Marina +46 (0) 304 66 39 00 Tjörns Havspensionat +46 (0) 304 67 70 80

ORUST Orust Turistinformation +46 (0)304 79 93 40 Frendo Varekil +46 (0) 304 10 094 Vindöns Camping +46 (0)304 391 48 STENUNGSUND Stenungsunds Turistinformation +46 (0) 303 833 27

Stenungsbaden Yacht Club +46 (0) 303 72 68 00 Surfviken +46 (0) 303 821 20 KUNGÄLV Fars Hatt +46 (0) 303 109 70 Tofta Herrgård +46 (0) 303 22 58 05

BICYCLE WORKSHOPS AND RENTAL LO Bikes, Ljungskile +46 (0) 70 610 65 30 Westcoast Bikes Stora Höga +46 (0) 303 504 37

BIKEPARK TORÖD BIKEPARK & OUTDOOR Bike park with pump track and MTB track. Suitable for the younger audience. torodoutdoor torodOutdoor 25


HIKING FOR ALL AGES Hiking in southern Bohuslän gives you an experience with extra everything. There are many, beautiful and contrasting hiking trails, with something to suit all hikers, whether experienced or beginner, old or young.

South Bohuslän offers unique hiking right by the water, with cliffs, jetties, boat houses and breathtaking views of the sea. The rich animal life and vegetation will fascinate you along the way. You will find this seaside hiking both on the mainland and on the islands in the archipelago. If you prefer to hike amongst the greenery, there are several trails offering just that.

LOTS TO CHOOSE FROM There are many hiking trails to choose from in South Bohuslän and you will easily find your one that suits you. Trails run from around one kilometre and upwards. There are several businesses who will tailor your forest adventure with good food and the right equipment.

South Bohuslän offers several hikes that are suitable for children. Shorter treks with picnic areas with climbing trees, beaches, cows, ravines and caves as a goal can make even the youngest ones walk faster. There are also several trails you can take with a running buggy, buggy or wheelchair.

HIKING OVER NIGHT Hiking doesn’t necessarily need to be a daytrip. There are opportunities to set up a tent or – for the more daring – sleep in a windbreak or under the star. If you want a bit more roof over your head, there are several trails that offer charming places to stay, quite often with locally produced food included.

Sweden Westcoast Experiences tailor your hiking holiday and help you find the right equipment. Art of Adventures offer overnight stays in tipi-style tents in Svartedalen, amongst other things. Lo Bikes offer adventures in the forest with team building and cooking.

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FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Spending time outdoors with the kids is both fun and rewarding. Hiking is a fun activity that suits the whole family.

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THE RIGHT OF PUBLIC ACCESS Don’t disturbe – don’t destroy The Right of Public Access (Allemansrätten) is fantastic, and it gives everyone the right to easily roam free in nature. But with this right come responsibilities – to take care of nature and wildlife and to show consideration for landowners and for other people enjoying the countryside. You may cycle, swim and kayak almost everywhere, but different rules apply to our nature reserves, where you cannot put up a tent or make a fire. Use designated barbeque spots or outdoor kitchens. Read more about The Right of Public Access on naturvardsverket.se and make sure to enjoy our nature.

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FANTASTIC TRAILS

GULLHOLMEN, HÄRMANÖ, ORUST

Trails from 2.5-5 km. The hike from the ferry stop to Härmanö huvud is about 8 km along roads. Experience a densely populated island and large nature reserve. HÄRÖN, TJÖRN

Several trails that are easy to vary; the longest of which is 7 km. Part of the Kuststigen coastal trail. Large nature reserve with rare flora and fauna and unbeatable views. SVARTEDALEN, BOTTENSTUGAN, STENUNGSUND

A good starting point with several trails from 1.9-4 km to choose from, including Section 8 (7km) and 9 (12km) of the Bohusleden trail. Beautiful forest, lakes and rest areas. DYRÖLEDEN, TJÖRN

Walk 5 km around the island, or choose a shorter option. A nice and challenging trail over mountains, through ravines and up stairs. The trail is part of the

Kuststigen coastal trail. Look for the mouflon sheep that live in the mountains, take an icecream break at Linas Brygga or enjoy a meal at Trålverket. SUNDSBYLEDEN, SUNDSBY SÄTERI, TJÖRN

4.8 km; other trails vary between 1.7-3 km. A fantastic excursion destination for both children and adults with views, beech forest, caves and a trail for the littlest ones. The trail is part of Kuststigen. KOÖN, MARSTRAND

Trails of 2.5-5 km along different surfaces and difficulty levels to suits everyone. Incredible views along the trail with lookout spots and rest areas. MARSTRANDSÖN

5 km around the island but shortcuts are available. Walk to Skallen's lighthouse and Carlstens fortress to enjoy the beautiful island all year round.

nature from the art at the Nordic Watercolor Museum to scenic Sculpture in Pilane. SÄBYLEDEN

6 km, or take a shortcut to make it 4 km. Part of the Kuststigen coastal path, the trail starts at Säbygården and runs through beautiful nature reserves. PILGRIM TRAIL, ORUST

A 90-km hike along St Olofsleden between 8 beautiful churches, the trail consists of 9 sections. ACROSS ORUST

A 44-km nature and cultural trail from coast to coast on Orust. It is part of Kuststigen and divided into 4 sections. TOFTA NATURE RESERVE, KUNGÄLV

1.5-4.5 km varied and easy trails over cliffs and beach meadows. Combine your hike with a visit to Tofta Mansion.

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YOU NEVER REGRET A DIP IN THE OCEAN Southern Bohuslän offers endless opportunities for saltwater or freshwater swimming – the adventurous can jump from diving towers and high cliffs, while others may prefer to enter from a beach, jetty or ladder. Welcome to enjoy swimming – all year round. Whether you prefer salty ocean swims or the smooth water of lakes, few things beat a great day by the water. Dig your toes into the warm sand, cool your feet from the jetty, try crab-fishing from smooth cliffs and enjoy an ice cream or two. Round it all off with a dip on a warm summer evening.

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WINTER SWIMMING – FOR BODY & SOUL Winter swimming has had a revival and even if you’re not an avid winter swimmer, it may be worth trying the trend as it’s said to be good for body and soul. Southern Bohuslän offers endless swimming opportunities all year round. Jump into the cold sea from piers, cliffs or beaches – or use on of the many swimming ladders that remain in place over winter. There are many opportunities to combine your cold swim with a hot sauna – why not add an overnight stay and great food? Find saunas and spa facilities at www.sodrabohuslan.com. You’ll find that you never regret a swim!

Yummy ice cream parlours GLASSBAREN

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THE FORK AND SHOVEL GELATO

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FISHING ADVENTURES & BOAT TRIPS Welcome to our unique fjord area with lots of hidden and exciting spots for fishing. The spring comes with world-class sea trout fishing, summer brings the mackerel and autumn is the prime time for shellfish. Many travel to this part of the world to experience the close-to-land sea trout fishing. During the summer months, large shoals of mackerel find their way into our fjords and can be fished from both land and boat. Out at sea you can fish for cod, pollock, ling and other exciting deep-sea species. SEA TROUT FROM APRIL 1st The archipelago in the fjords offers a seldom-seen fishing environment with everything from rushing tidal streams to shallow beach bays and cliffs hard hit by waves. April 1st is the first day for sea trout fishing and the starting point of the fishing season for many. Sea trout fishing in shallow water is an unmissable experience. MACKEREL FISHING With summer comes the mackerel, chasing after small fish close to rocks and jetties. If you don’t have a boat of your own, rent a guide or try your fishing luck together

with others on a boat trip. You can also fish for mackerel and trout from land using a spinning rod or a fly-fishing rod. GO FISH! On Strandvägen in Stenungsund, you’ll find the fishing equipment shop Björns Fiske och Jakt – they know everything about fishing! If you want to know which fish are in season, where to find them and what you need for a successful trip – visit the shop! On Koön, Marstrands Sportfiske are ready to help you with everything you need for your fishing. Enjoy a coffee on the jetty while you plan your fishing trip. If you want to go fishing in a lake you need a permit. For fishing in Hällungen, Håltesjön, Ålevatten and N. Långevatten in Svartedalen – you can get day permits or year permits. Lakes in Svartedalen with game fish require day permits. All hand-gear fishing in the sea is free. TAKE A SHELLFISH TOUR Autumn is the best time to enjoy our amazing shellfish. If you want to attempt to fish for the black gold of the sea, lobster, you are best of joining a shellfish tour. The langoustines are also at their prime during autumn, when the sea temperature is dropping.

FISHING GUIDES BJÖRNS FISKE & JAKT Fishing licences, tips and information about fishing spots, regulations, equipment. Stenungsund +46 (0) 303-843 40 bjornsfiskeochjakt Björns FiskeåJakt

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WILD FISH SWEDEN Sea trout guided tour with Jonas Nordigårds. Includes fishing equipment, Fishing from boat, pedal kayaks or from land. +46 (0) 706-31 04 44. wildfishsweden.se edgejonas wildfishsweden

FJORDGUIDERNA Group site for sport fishing guides who are active in Södra Bohuslän. fjordguiderna.se fjordguiderna


Archipelago Select

Archipelago Select is a new thing for 2022 – a great package deal with a boat trip, good food and accommodation in some of the finest hotels along the coast. The boat tour takes four days and the environmentally friendly boat “Granit” will take you from Lilla Bommen in Gothenburg to the newly renovated Kurhotellet on Marstrand, the floating hotel Salt & Sill on Klädesholmen and the cute little Lotshotellet at Käringön. More info about the boat, the package and booking: www.archipelagoselect.com

Combine your fishing trip with a comfortable bed and good food Lådfabriken, www.ladfabriken.eu Hotell & Restaurang Solliden, www.hotellsolliden.se Hotell Varvet, www.hotellvarvet.se

JOIN A BOAT TOUR, SAIL AN OLD SHIP OR LEARN TO DIVE ÅNGAREN BOHUSLÄN

TJÖRNS SKÄRGÅRDSTURER

Summer tours + 46 (0) 771-70-70-70 steamboat.se

Boat tours & boat taxi. + 46 (0) 733 41 18 55, skargardsturer.se

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MARSTRANDS DYK & SKEPPSHANDEL

Sailing ship, sailing school, day trips, for hire. + 46 (0) 304 207 00 westkust.se M/S ATENE

Sailing ship, conferences, weddings. Skärhamn + 46 (0) 304 67 00 19 msatene.com M/S GRANITA

Charter, conference. Klädesholmen + 46 (0) 304 67 54 00 +46 (0)705 30 74 33 granita.se

GUNNARS BÅTTURER & CHARTER

Ferry service. +(0) 46 706 77 58 55 gunnarsbatturer.com MAREBLÅ & HAVSGUIDERNA

Complete PADI diving centre. Equipment hire and sales. Marine store. + 46 (0) 303 611 30 marstrandsmarina.se

Boat tours, seal safari, fishing charter. +46 (0) 706 249017 +46 (0) 704 701417 mareblahavsguiderna.se

HAJEN FISKECHARTER

ASKARD HAV & LAND

Seal safari, shellfish tours, fishing charter and archipelago tours. +46 (0) 703 70 52 06 hajen-fiskecharter.se

Boat tours and fishing charter. +46 (0)702 55 57 05 askard.se

TOMS BÅTTURER

Deep sea fishing, seal safari, lobster fishing etc. +46 (0) 708-543 435 tomsbatturer.se

HALLA’S BÅT & FISKE

Fishing charter, shellfish tours and boat tours. +46 (0) 706 75 22 32 hallafiske.se

AQUAEVENT

RIB, matchrace, teambuilding, paintball, lobster fishing, flyboard. +46 (0) 303 44 42 00 aquaevent.se LOTSHOTELLET

Käringön Boat taxi, boat tours, seal safari and deep sea fishing. +46 (0) 304-560 90 lotshotellet.se MARSTRANDS SPORTFISKE

All you need for your fishing trip. +46 (0) 72 182 48 50 marstrandssportfiske.se

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TAKE THE FERRY TO The unmissable spots

Let us guide you to the unique seaside restaurants where local produce is on the menu.

Dive into the flavours of Bohuslän, with menus inspired by the sea and world class ingredients. Enjoy good and well-cooked food made from local produce. The restaurants will serve up a sustainable and culinary experience where the food is cooked and served with both thought and respect for its providence.

BRYGGVINGEN On the island of Lyr, at the far end of the jetty, you’ll find the restaurant and fish monger Bryggvingen – run by fisherman Erik Lyräng. The food on the menu is fished from the sea just outside. bryggvingen.se

SLUSSENS PENSIONAT Right by the sea on East Orust, you will find Bohuslän’s music hotel, with big name artists on the small stage. The restaurant will give you an amazing tasting experience made from local produce for clean and exciting flavours. The food is matched with great wines, both ecological and natural. The head of the kitchen is David Lundqvist, the Chef of the Year 2018. www.slussenspensionat.se

MAGASINET HÄRÖN The gastronomic gem Magasinet Härön is located on the beautiful island of Härön. Here, well-cooked food, made from local produce with inspiration from the sea, is on the menu. The outdoor seating area is right by the sea and the drinks menu is long – make sure to fully enjoy the location and the good selection of food and drinks. Magasinet can also offer beautifully decorated hotel rooms with a sea view. magasinetharon.se 32


THE RESTAURANT MORE SUSTAINABLE RESTAURANTS WITH A LOCAL FOCUS KÄRINGÖNS BRYGGA Nip in for a spot of Swedishstyle home cooking and pub grub made from local produce. Enjoy good food and drinks in the outdoor area overlooking the beautiful harbour. If you want to stay the night you can do so in one of the tastefully decorated hotel rooms. www.karingon.se

BJÖRHOLMENS MARINA, Tjörn

Everything here is inspired by the sea – from flavours to fun activities. www.bjorholmensmarina.se HAMBURGERBAR OSKAR, Kungälv

Food craft with fresh ingredients. hamburgerbaroskar HOTELL & RESTAURANG SOLLIDEN,

Stenungsund Fresh produce focusing on game meat and delicacies from the sea. www.hotellsolliden.se TOFTA HERRGÅRD, Kungälv

Menus that change with the season and only contain the best produce. Sustainably produced meat from their own farm. www.toftaherrgard.se Here you’ll find more information about restaurants that are part of Lokal Meny (Local Menu) www.lpiv.se lokalmeny

TRÅLVERKET You will find Trålverket in the north harbour on Dyrön. Local produce is the main focus and here you can enjoy fish, shellfish, woodfired oven pizzas and a good burger. tralverket.se

More restaurants on sodrabohuslan.com and on pages 48-51!

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G N I P P O H S E D I SEAS

If you’re looking for shopping, there are plenty of shops with something for everyone. Everything from major shopping centres in Kungälv and Stenungsund, to the best bargains at shopping paradise Göksäter, and shopping in seaside stores on car-free islands.

ALMÖ INTERIÖR/ ALMÖ LIVS

The store that offers everything in one place; groceries, local delicacies, restaurant, flowers, interior and other design. Myggenäs BUTIK TJUVKIL 939

Clothes and interior design store with café. Vävra. CHRISTINA BERGGRENS GÅRDSBUTIK

Home and garden design, café. Ödsmål, Kode. KORGGUBBEN

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Ambient shopping centre with shops, cafes, restaurants and wellbeing services. Kungälv

Shopping centre by the water. Stenungsund

Shyness textiles mixed with hand-picked items and interior decor. Käringön

KÄRINGÖN Ö-SHOPPING

Characterful shops and restaurants.

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Digital home products in Skärhamn. KUNGÄLVS CENTRUM

Shops, restaurants and cafés.

ICA NORDEVIKS

Groceries, interior design, restaurant, yoga studio and café. Skärhamn

BJÖRNS FISKE & JAKT

All you need for hunting and fishing. Strandvägen, Stenungsund

PRESENTHÖRNAN

Unique range of everything from sink plugs to designer glassware. Strandvägen, Stenungsund.

GÖKSÄTER

Discount store with a wide range of quality Fabrics. Well worth a visit. Café. Orust.

MARSTRANDS DYK & SKEPPSHANDEL

Clothes, interior and boat accessories. Marstrand MORLANDA HANDELSTRÄDGÅRD

Traditional nursery with everything in cultivation, gardening and other beautiful things. Orust MOSSHOLMENS MARINA

Clothes, interior and boat accessories. Bleket, Tjörn.

TANT BRUN PÅ KULLEN, TYGER & TRÅD

Inspirational sewing accessories store for sewing and patchwork. Stenungsund TRANKÄRRS KÄLLARE

Unique & rustic interior design shop with flowers and much more. Trankärr, Kungälv FRÖKEN TRULLS CAFÉ & ANTIKT

Sustainable and antique decor in combination of great food in a lovely traditional atmosphere. Ellös, Orust GOOPY BY SPOT

Cosy and personal fashion and interior design shop. Kungälv


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VINTAGE MAGASINET

Flowers, plants and pots for all occasions. Kållekärr, Tjörn

A cool mix of handpicked clothes, furniture and interior design. Kullens Gård, Stenungsund

RÄFVO LOGE

Interior and plants for your home and your garden. Hålta, Kungälv LINNE PRINSEN

Comfy clothes and interior made from high quality linen. Röreviken, Tjörn

NYA BUTIK-UNO

Sailor inspired clothes for the whole family from the French brand Mousqueton. Skärhamn

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The best locally produced FIKA Fika, a much-loved Swedish word and phenomenon. Over freshly brewed coffee and newly baked buns we connect, we chat, we enjoy and let the flavours flow. In South Bohuslän, you can have fika close to history, art, the sea and nature. You will find cafés giving you that little extra; well worth a detour. Join us for a tour around some of these unique bakeries and cafés.

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ARTISAN BAKING TO TAKE AWAY The healthy sourdough bread makes bellies happy and helps the uptake of nutrition and minerals – something that a lot of artisan bakers have discovered. In the small eco-bakery Åsas i Kareby, sourdough bread is the focus, but you can also buy amazing fika bread, perfect for the picnic basket. Not far from there you’ll find Skåra gårdsbageri, baking sourdough bread, buns, pizzas, and a superb lunch option, all made with local produce and great care. Take a seat in the cosy orangery or in the garden, where you might be accompanied by the friendly farm goats. In Bleket on Tjörn you can find the award-winning and much talked about Lottas Bak&Form, a small sourdough bakery right by the sea. Everything is made from scratch with ecological and locally sourced ingredients. It’s a beautiful experience to enjoy a breakfast basket or a sourdough pizza on the veranda whilst overlooking the sea. COFFEE IN AN HISTORICAL PLACE If you travel further out in the archipelago, you’ll come across Tofta Herrgård – a place for fika next to a lush golf course and an impressive avenue. The nature reserve close by is also a perfect spot for outdoor fika. The warehouse on the estate dates back to the 16th century and you can enjoy a coffee in their lush outdoor area. It comes complete with swings, a playground, a beautiful view over meadows and the Icelandic horses from the stable on the estate. For more fika in a similar environment, head for the northeastern parts of Orust and Tollös Fårgård and their lovely garden café, beautiful sheep stable and farm shop. FIKA, ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE At Fröken Trulls in Ellös you can enjoy fika in a great atmosphere – it’s a mix of antique interior, pretty pastries, cute little rooms and good food. The whole place has a feeling of tea parties from the olden days with fine china and a wide variety of homemade cakes. You can enjoy your fika inside, among all the antique items or outside in the beautiful garden – home to Morlanda handelsträdgård and a unique Geranium museum. You can of course buy every piece of furniture in the building, as Fröken Trulls is an antique shop too. You’ll find more vintage with fika at Kullens Gård in Stenungsund. The old building, with its lush yard, can be found along a small gravel road. Kullens Gård hosts a café, vintage shop, fabric shop and handicraft. FIKA BETWEEN THE SEA AND THE SUN On the car-free island of Härmanö with its large nature reserve you’ll find a unique spot right by the sea. At the newly opened Grindebacken Strandhak & Handelsbod you can wind down and relax with fika, good food and drinks, enjoy a concert, book an appointment for a sailor tattoo, repair your Nudie jeans, pick flowers or learn how to build a bird house. This nature reserve offers some quite unexpected activities! Enjoy a cold beer and some Danish Smörrebröd on the jetty or combine a swim by the beautiful beach with a coffee and some freshly baked goods. Get here with the ferry from Tuvesvik to Gullholmen, then you walk or cycle two kilometres to Grindebacken.

More good cafés Tavlebords Honungsgård Tegneby, Orust

Vatten Restaurang & Kafé Skärhamn, Tjörn

Margaretas Kök & Skafferi Sundsby Säteri, Tjörn

Café Mors Mössa Fästningsholmen, Kungälv

Linas Brygga Dyrön, Tjörn

The Thistle Inn Ucklum

Tant Rut Café och Bistro Kungälv

Fikahuset Stenungstorg, Stenungsund

Carlstens Våffelcafé Marstrand

Åsas i Kareby Kareby, Kungälv

Kotten Café & Konferens Fontins naturreservat

Skåra gårdsbageri Skåra, Kungälv

Instö Café Bar & Kök Instön, Marstrand

Tofta Herrgård och Magasinet Tofta, Kungälv

Mollys Glass & Bar Kungälv Stenungsögården Stenungsön Sommardröm Glasscafé Skärhamn, Tjörn Café Gerle Nösund, Orust Lottas Bak & Form Bleket, Tjörn The Fork and Shovel Skärhamn, Tjörn

Töllås Fårgård Töllås, Orust Fröken Trulls Morlanda, Orust Kullens Gård Stenungsund Grindebacken Strandhak & Handelsbod Härmanö, Orust Lillstugans Våffelcafé Vävra, Kungälv

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SCULPTURE IN PILANE Nature and sculpture

In the middle of the beautiful landscape, amongst well-preserved nature, ancient remains and grazing sheep, you’ll find world-class sculptures! Pilane is an internationally-known success and crowned one of Europe’s 10 best sculpture parks by the British newspaper The Guardian. New and exciting art arrives every summer but the iconic Anna i Pilarna by Jaume Plensa remains high up on the mountain. It is known for being one of the world’s largest and most beautiful pieces of art. Pilane is nature’s own gallery, an experience suitable for all ages. You can see for miles and miles over Västerhavet and the glimmering Bohuslän archipelago – from Carlstens fortress and the lighthouse Pater Noster in the south to Käringön and the Måseskär lighthouse in the north. During 2022 the following artists are participating: Anna Fasshauer, Kent Karlsson, Hns Gothlin, Lena Flodman, Ian Newbery, Berth Johansson and Ingela Palmertz along with the permanent pieces by Jaume Plensa, Tony Cragg and Ida Koitila. TJÖRN - ISLAND OF ART On Tjörn you can easily combine art and nature. Cycle, run or hike along the beautiful trail taking you from Pilane to more amazing art at the Nordic Watercolor Museum in Skärhamn. The trail is signposted and will take you across fields, through oak forest and winding paths towards jetties and boathouses.

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Adventures of SUNDSBY SÄTERI From the croaks of frogs in spring and beech forests’ bursts of colour in autumn to wonderful summer holidays and the tranquility of frosty winter landscapes, heritage manor Sundsby Säteri is a place for all seasons – a world of its own nature and culture. WALKING TRAILS AND CLIMBING TREES Long or short hike? At Sundsby Säteri, you can choose from five lovely trails. The children's favourite will probably be Iver's forest walk with its exciting climbing trees and fun stations where children can learn more about nature and life at the manor in the 17th century. Here you will also find the old Springareken, believed to be one of the world's oldest oaks. The trails also offer fantastic views at Solklinten, beautiful beech forests and exciting "caves" formed by fallen boulders. The Sundsby trail “Sundsbyleden” are part of the Kuststigen coastal hiking trails along Bohuslän coast. Find more information at www.westswedentrails.com

GARDEN, FARM CAFÉ, FARM SHOP & SILVERSMITHERY Be inspired in the fantastic kitchen garden and learn more about how crops grow and about organic farming close to nature. Sundsby has always been a place of cultivation and has reintroduced several historic species, such as grey peas. At the farmcafé Margaretas Kök & Skafferi you can enjoy a good coffee and tasty lunch, as well as the chance to taste what’s growing in the kitchen garden. Enjoy some good “fika” in the garden or bring it on your hike. The manor’s

buildings are home to different activities; in the Magasinet warehouse you’ll find exquisite products by silversmith Silver Wijk.

MARGARETA HUITFELDT, ONE OF BOHUSLÄN'S MOST POWERFUL WOMEN Sundsby Säteri exudes culture and history. A farm was established here as early as 1388, but its most touching story may be that of Margareta Huitfeldt's life. She lived on the manor with her family during the 17th century, before losing her children and husband and continuing to live there alone. Expanding her property to more than 600 farms, she had become one of Bohuslän's most powerful women by the time she died. Both young and old will be interested in finding out more about the story of Margareta Huitfeldt's life in 17th century Sweden in one of the manor wings. In summer, guided tours of the park further explore the history of the manor.

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CAR-FREE ISLANDS

to long for

The islands of the Bohuslän archipelago all have their own character. Its residents have lived a hard life at times, sometimes isolated and vulnerable, surrounded by the ocean that gives and takes. Today, these car-free islands offer space to breathe and natural experiences within easy reach by regular ferries all year.

From Tuvesvik on Orust it takes 10 minutes to get to Gullholmen and Härmanö. One part is the most densely built of any island in Sweden, with a large amount of fishing cottages and boat houses. The other part is Härmanö, one of Bohuslän’s largest nature reserves with beautiful hiking trails, beaches, moors, meadows and barren rocks. On the island you will find restaurants, a grocery store, a harbour, facilities for conferences and rental cabins with sauna and minigolf. There are also a few museums if you are looking for history and culture. Don’t miss the newly opened Grindebacken Strandhak inside the nature reserve.

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A short ferry ride from Koön’s ferry station takes you to Marstrand. The ferry is operated by Kungälvs Kommun and you can buy tickets via marstrandsfarja.se. You can also buy your ticket at the ferry station, and it is valid both there and back. On Marstrand you can stroll along the quay and explore the cosy cobbled streets with all their old Victorian houses. Don’t miss Carlstens Fortress on the top of the island. There are plenty of restaurants, shops and cafés here, and several hiking trails with magnificent locations right by Skallens lighthouse, where the two oceans Skagerrak and Kattegat meet.

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The car-free island Käringön is far out at sea, and you can get there by taking the ferry from Tuvesvik on Orust. After a beautiful boat ride, you’ll be greeted by an island jammed with lovely little wooden houses. On the island there are several cafés, restaurants, an oyster bar, a fish monger, shops, a harbour, an hotel, conference facilities and a hostel. To stroll through the small alleys is like taking a stroll back in time, and as soon as you have left the buzzing harbour, you’ll find silence and peace in nature.

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From the jetty in the old fishing village Kyrkesund you can cross the strait and get to Härön in a couple of minutes. The eastern side of the island is most inhabited and here you will find Magasinet Härön – a hotel and restaurant by the sea. The island has amazing and varied nature with a reserve and hiking trails – heaven for anyone interested in flora and fauna. Take the hiking trail to the south side of the island, down to Holmudden, where you’ll get a view out of the ordinary.

LINJE 362 Lilla Brattön is a gem in Hakefjorden, right outside Stenungsund. It’s a cosy and green little holiday island with cottages, a restaurant, jetties and diving towers. In summertime you can get to the island from Almön on Tjörn with the ferry M/S Granita. Tickets are bought onboard.

WWW.GRANITA.SE Åstol is the unique little rock island with a great mishmash of white wooden houses on it, an almighty sight rising from the sea. You get to the island by ferry from Rönnängs brygga. You’ll be met by a horseshoe shaped harbour, tiny little winding roads and a little lush green park in the middle of the island. By Klockareudden you can go swimming in a natural saltwater pool with a slide and sandy floor. On the island you can find a restaurant, a smokery, café, art gallery, grocery store and museum

LINJE 361 From Rönnängs Brygga on Tjörn and from Rökan close to Marstrand you can hop on the ferry to Dyrön. The little green island with its varied and dramatic landscape has a lot to offer all year around. Go for a swim, have a sauna in Dyröbastun, hike on Dyröleden, visit the waffle café during the winter months, fika, enjoy good food, look out for the wild mufflon sheep, find rare plants, or just enjoy the magnificent views. The island has both accommodation and conference facilities.

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FARM SHOPS

with the freshest local produce If you are a foodie who believes food should be made from fresh ingredients that taste great, you have found the right place. Our region is home to plenty of local and organic producers who maintain the highest quality in everything from the environment and animal husbandry to the finished product. Each brings their own special character to the table, but are united by a common love for the Bohuslän craftsmanship and amazing ingredients. Enjoy honey, seafood, vegetables, meat and berries of excellent home-grown quality.

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VISIT A FARM SHOP TAVLEBORDS HONUNGSGÅRD

Cosy apiary with activities, ecological café and locally produced, organic and fair-trade products in its farm shop, Gårdsbutiken. www.tavlebordshonungsgard.se SIBRÄCKA PRÄSTGÅRD (PRESBYTERY)

Pick your own strawberries and buy vegetables straight from the farm; new potatoes, carrots, onions, beets, raspberries, cherries, honey, blueberries and much more. www.sibracka.se

canola oil etc. Organic farm with its own abattoir. www.mariebergsgardsbutik.se LEKANDERS BÄR & BOENDE

Self-picking of strawberries, raspberries, black currants and, in late summer, sunflowers. Also has a personal and homely B&B. www.lekander.nu HOLM KALVHAGEN

Ecologically certified, organic farm. Order a meat box and pick it up at the farm. You can also experience nature activities at the farm and meet cows and calves. www.holmkalvhagen.se

Ecologically certified farm shop with organic products, fruit and vegetables including goat’s cheese, chocolate, tea, eggs, plants and seasonal self-pick herb garden. www.hallbarhalsa.nu ORUST MAT

Locally produced and seasonal products from Orust. orustmat.se MARIEBERGS GÅRDSBUTIK

A farm shop selling meat from the farm's animals and local products such as honey, jams, marmalades, bread,

Farm with animals, shop and café that sells lamb meat, lambskins and eggs in a quiet rural setting on southwestern Tjörn. BERGHOLTZ TRÄDGÅRD & HANTVERK

Inspiring garden with pottery and farm shop. Get advice for your garden. www.bergholtztradgard.se MARGARETAS KÖK OCH SKAFFERI

At this shop at Sundsby Säteri heritage manor, you can buy freshly baked bread, buns and pastries. In summer you can enjoy ice cream, salads and sandwiches for your hike. Open all year round www.sundsbysateri.se

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SOLGLÄNTAN GÅRDSBUTIK & EKOCAFÉ

MORIKS FÅRGÅRD

Locally caught fresh seafood directly from the sea outside. www.bryggvingen.se This organic farm grows fruit and vegetables, makes its own cider and Italian "gelato". www.theforkandshovel.com

A lovely little farm shop selling highquality lamb products from its own and nearby farms. The farm also produces chutneys, jams and juice. www.havs-lamm.se

Flowering garden and farm shop with flowers, ice cream and Italian delicacies. www.andersnorrman.com

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THE FORK AND SHOVEL

HÅVS LAMM & DELIKATESS

VIN & GOA GREJER

Organically grown vegetables, herbs and flowers. Award-winning tomatoes, cucumbers, unusual lettuce varieties, mangold, spinach, herbs, beans etc. Edible flowers, plants and cut flowers. www.molneboodlingar.se TAVLEBORD LANTHANDEL

Market hall selling local produce, food and craft. www.tavlebord.se TÖLLÅS FÅRGÅRD

Farm shop and café in a serene setting. Here you can buy meat from lamb, venison, jams, jellies, chutneys, elderflower cordial and much more. www.fargard.se

RÄFVO LOGE

Cosy farm shop with interior and plants for your home and garden. You can also buy honey and eggs from the farm. Coffee and pastries. Accommodation is possible. SKÅLLDALS LILLA EKOMEJERI

Varied supply depending on season and produce. The farm´s own dairy products, cheese, meat and sausages and supplies from other local artisans. www.skalldalslillaekomejeri.se BJÖRRÖDS ÄGG

Farm shop selling eggs from the farm, as well as the Swedish desert “äggost” and other local produce from Bohuslän. Handicraft, culture and culinary walks.

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Stores in Ellös and Varekil, selling fish and seafood caught by small-scale local fishermen as well as a wide range of home-made seafood products ready for the oven or barbecue. www.enbohuslanskdeli.se

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CAMPING IN BOH

n m u t u a d n a r e m m u s – spring, Bohuslän is one of Sweden's most popular camping areas and its campsites offer the best locations close to the world-famous archipelago, boat trips, bike paths, swimming spots, fresh seafood, fishing, great restaurants and fantastic hiking trails.

Whether you come here during spring, for wonderful summer days or when the late summer calm has descended, there are exciting things to experience. Camping is a huge drawcard with its cosy atmosphere that suits families as well as couples and groups of friends.

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USLÄN TENT, CARAVAN OR LUXURY COTTAGE These days, camping means comfort and adventure and you simply choose to stay in accommodation that suits you. For some, a caravan or motorhome is a perfect fit, while others prefer a cosy cabin with a terrace, a more luxurious cottage or perhaps a tent. There really is something for everyone. Bohuslän's campsites have a wide range of activities and experiences close to nature that are fun for the whole family. Try a reasonably challenging hiking trail or hire a kayak for an adventure at sea.

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Skräddarön, not far from Marstrand, is home to one of Sweden's first holiday villages. The small island offers beautiful nature with beaches, grassed areas, hiking trails, miniature golf, hire boats and other activities to discover. In Hakefjorden, just outside Stenungsund, lies Lilla Brattön with its 79 cottages. Get there on the ferry M/S Granita, which departs from Almön on Tjörn in summer. The island is home to a playground, restaurant, seaside sauna, swimming area with jetties and diving towers and a large meadow with swings and football goals.

CAMPSITES NOT TO MISS

HAV & LOGI

Open all year around

Tjörn’s smooth granite rocks are always close by at Hav & Logi, a stone’s throw from Skärhamn. Choose between traditional camping, hostel or airy designer houses for the whole family. Walk to the sea for a swim or relax in the sauna or relaxation area.

VINDÖNS CAMPING & MARINA

Open May-September

Family friendly Vindöns Camping & Marina is located on North Orust – the perfect place to enjoy sea and nature. Swim by the beach, from the jetty in the harbour or straight from the cliffs. The camping has a sustainable focus with self-produced electricity and water heated by the sun.

STOCKEN CAMPING

Open April-September

Stocken Camping is the perfect camping for the whole family. It’s located on the west side of Orust and has spots for tents, caravans, and camper vans. You can also rent a static caravan or a cottage. Rent a kayak or a SUP from Orust Kajak next to the camp site. Go cycling, hike, swim from the beach, jetties, or cliffs, try minigolf or enjoy some good food in the newly built restaurant.

HAFSTEN RESORT

Open all year around

Haftsten resort, west of Uddevalla, is pretty much unbeatable when it comes to location, close to sea and nature. Here, you’ll find hiking trails, remarkable views and great swimming. Combine your swim with sauna, wood-fired hot tub or visit the gym with its mini spa and jacuzzi. There is also a pool area with a water slide. Try adventure golf, pedal boats, tennis or climbing walls. For the really daring ones, there’s a zipline and one of Sweden’s coolest high rope courses.

SURFVIKEN CAMPING

Open all year around

Open all year around By the seaside in Stenungsund you’ll find the cosy campsite Surfviken, with spots for tents, caravans and camper vans. You can also stay over in a B&B or book a glamping tent. Eat and drink in the restaurant, rent a kayak, SUP or bicycle and head out on an adventure. There is also minigolf and a mini adventure forest for the young ones. This is the perfect place for anyone who likes kayaking or plans to hike on Bohusleden.

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LIGHTHOUSE, CASTLE, FORTRESS, WAREHOUSE OR BOX FACTORY – where would you like to stay? A hotel out of the ordinary can take your holiday to the next level, and in Bohuslän there are so many amazing options. A castle, a warehouse or a box factory – the possibilities are endless and you can choose whatever suits you. Why not stay in a lighthouse keeper’s lodge in the horizon next to perhaps the world’s most famous lighthouse?

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PATER NOSTER – A HOME ON THE HORIZON Pater Noster is the lighthouse built in 1868 on the small, barren and windblown island Hamneskär, between Marstrand and Tjörn. Here you can book a unique experience at the award-winning design hotel with an overnight stay and shellfish fresh from the sea. The luxurious hotel in the old lighthouse keeper’s lodge opened in summer 2020. One of the owners, Erik Nissen Johansen, says that “luxury” is a word whose meaning has changed a lot during the past 25 years. ¬– Today, luxury is more of a poetic experience. Out here, we live on nature’s premises and harvest the island’s treasures: seaweed, flowers and shellfish. KNOWN ALL ACROSS THE WORLD After careful renovation, the old lighthouse keeper’s lodge has been transformed into an award-winning hotel - thanks to the design agency Stylt Trampoli. With 30 years’ global experience they won first prize in one of the world’s biggest competitions – Gold Key Awards 2020. British newspaper The Telegraph awarded Pater Noster the most exciting newly opened 46

accommodation in 2020 and recently they were given the prize of world’s best hotel concept. The lighthouse keeper’s lodge has nine beautifully designed rooms with comfortable beds. If you like a high ceiling, try the best room of the summer: the bed outside on a cliff with the starry sky as the ceiling. The hotel’s interior and art are inspired by the history of the place, which makes the experience even more special and one of the world’s most spectacular hotels you can spend a night in. Don’t miss out on climbing 32 metres up to the top of the impressive lighthouse completely made of steel and iron with an amazing view over the island: the seals on their favourite rocks, the sea and the horizon. During the summer months you can enjoy good food and fika in the café in the old boathouse. The island uses de-salted and filtered sea water, and the coffee comes from a small coffee roastery in Gothenburg. You can relax in the salty sea, the heated hot tubs and in the lovely sauna.


COSY CASTLE STAY With Svartedalen's magical old-growth forest as the nearest neighbour, the castle Thorskogs Slott offers accommodation in a beautiful setting with delicious food. The castle hosts wilderness days, cooking activities, murder mysteries, chocolate, wine and champagne tastings and other activities. The park is also home to a six-hole pitch & put course, wood-fired jacuzzi and sauna. www.thorskogsslott.se

COLOURFUL BOX FACTORY Owners Johan and Marcel have turned an old box factory in Edshultshall on Orust into a vibrant and homely Bed & Breakfast Lådfabriken where you’ll feel right at home. At Lådfabriken, you don’t just book a room, but a whole experience – kayaks and bikes are included in the price. www.ladfabriken.eu

MAGASINET HÄRÖN On the car-free island of Härön, right on the waterfront, you’ll find the old oats warehouse – these days converted to hotel and restaurant. The rooms are newly renovated with a sea view. You can get to Härön by ferry from Kyrkesund.

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SLEEP LIKE A SOLDIER Situated at the top of Marstrand island, Carlstens fortress’ Soldier Hotel offers accommodation with a difference; here you’ll enjoy a historic atmosphere with views of the island and the sea. www.carlstenssoldathotell.se 47


STAY & EAT TJÖRN ALMÖNS BAD & CAMPING

Almön 29, Myggenäs + 46 (0) 304-66 13 05, (0) 709-46 07 38 www.almonscamping.se

ALMÖ KVARTERSKROG

Centrumhuset, Myggenäs +46 (0) 304- 66 40 10 www.almokvarterskrog.se

ANNIKA PÅ DYRÖN

Dyrön + 46 (0) 768-78 98 53 www.annikapadyron.se

BILLSTRÖMSKA FOLKHÖGSKOLAN

Stenkyrkovägen 16, Kållekärr + 46 (0) 304-67 65 70 www.billstromska.fhsk.se

BJÖRHOLMEN MARINA & HOTELL

DYRÖNS IF

ICA NORDEVIKS SKÄRHAMN

MARGARETAS KÖK OCH SKAFFERI

Dyrön + 46 (0) 739-13 95 32 www.dyron.se

Kroksdalsvägen 4 +46 (0) 304-67 69 00 www.nordeviks.se

Sundsby Säteri, Tjörn + 46 (0) 304-55 000

DYRÖN SÖDRA SKALDJUR & KONFERENS

ICA NÄRA DYRÖBODEN

MOSSHOLMENS MARINA

Fiskeviksvägen 4, Dyrön +46 (0) 706-77 58 55 www.dyronsodra.se

Mossholmsv 1, Bleket + 46 (0) 304-67 52 55 www.mossholmen.se

MOAS BLOMSTERGÅRD LEKANDERS BÄR & BOENDE HAV & LOGI

Röavallen 1, Skärhamn + 46 (0) 304-67 17 40 www.havologi.se

Tyfta 21, Fagerfjäll + 46 (0) 706-10 20 82 www.lekander.nu

Tolleby, Rönnäng + 46 (0) 739-57 41 91 www.malinsskaparbyra.se

SÖDRA HAMNEN 12 LINAS BRYGGA HOTELL NORDEVIK

Hamngatan 60, Skärhamn +46 (0)70-567 70 89 www.hotellnordevik.com

Södra Hamnen, Dyrön +46 (0) 705-67 73 55 www.linasbrygga.se

Södra Hamnen,Skärhamn +46 (0) 705-67 70 89 www.sodrahamnen12.se

PATER NOSTER ON THE HORIZON LOTTAS BAK & FORM HÄLLENE GÅRD

Hällenevägen 119, Klövedal +46 (0) 735-24 44 87 www.hallenegard.se

Bleketvägen 49B, Bleket. +46 (0) 702 - 19 47 33 www.lottasbakoform.se

LEGEND Restaurant

Bed & breakfast

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Site for motorhomes

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Marina

Hamneskär +46 (0) 73-324 77 04 www.paternoster.se

PILANE BED & BREAKFAST MAGASINET HÄRÖN

Härön, Kyrkesund +46 (0) 760 18 53 33 www.magasinetharon.se

Björholmen + 46 (0) 304-66 39 00 www.bjorholmensmarina.se

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Hamnvägen 46, Dyrön +46(0)304-67 26 54 www.dyron.se

Långekärr 11 +46(0) 304-66 33 33 www.pilanebab.se

LOCAL GUIDES FROM BOHUSLÄNS GUIDER Book an authorized guide who will give you the history behind all the amazing places here in Bohuslän. More information on www.bohuslanguide.se


RESTAURANG KYLEN

TRÅLVERKET

JORDHAMMARS HERRGÅRD

ÄLGBERGETS B & B

Hästeviksv 7, Klädesholmen + 46 (0) 304-67 33 90 www.restaurangkylen.se

Mosshagsvägen, Dyrön +46 (0) 708-96 61 98 www.tralverket.se

Jordhammar, Ödsmål + 46 (0) 303-77 35 55 www.jordhammars herrgard.se

Buxeröd 150, Ucklum +46 708-91 55 01 www.algbergets.se

RESTAURANG TJÖRNBRON

THE FORK AND SHOVEL

Tjörnbron + 46 (0) 304-66 15 45 www.restaurangtjornbron.se

Skedet, Kållekärr + 46 (0) 73 773 38 27 www.theforkandshovel.com

ROVOR & RUM

VATTEN RESTAURANG & KAFÉ

Toftenäs 4, Skärhamn +46(0) 725- 60 40 02 www.rovorochrum.se

Akvarellmuseet Hamnen 6, Skärhamn + 46 (0) 304-67 00 27 www.restaurangvatten.se

THE THISTLE INN LILLA BRATTÖN

Båt från Almön-Lilla Brattön och omvänt. + 46 (0) 31-78 80 799 www.lillabratton.se

SURFVIKEN

Tollenäs 102, Stenungsund + 46 (0) 303-821 20, www.surfviken.se

SALT & SILL

Klädesholmen + 46 (0) 304-67 34 80 www.saltosill.se

VIN & GOA GREJER

Limhall 16, Kyrkesund +46 (0) 705-95 71 01 www.andersnorrman.com

ÅSTOLS RÖKERI

Dalenv 4, Rönnäng + 46 (0) 304-67 22 01

ÅSTOLS PIZZA

Åstol +46 (0) 304- 67 77 40 www.astolsrokeri.se

Lundby 205, Spekeröd www.stenungsundgk.se +46(0) 303-77 84 70

STENUNGSUND FIKAHUSET

TJÖRNS HAVSPENSIONAT

Kyrkvägen 22, Rönnäng +46 (0) 304-67 70 80 www.tjornshavspensionat.se

TJÖRNS GOLFKLUBB

Rävlanda 121, Kållekärr + 46 (0) 304-66 09 11 www.tjornsgk.se

Stenungstorg +46 (0) 303-828 00

DESTINATION BOKENÄSET

Bjällansås 320, Uddevalla +46 (0) 522-60 44 00 www.bokenaset.com

HAFSTEN RESORT

Hafsten 120 + 46 (0) 522-64 41 17 www.hafsten.se

STENUNGSBADEN YACHT CLUB

Södra Stenungsön + 46 (0) 303-72 68 00 www.stenungsbaden.se

SOMMARDRÖM GLASSCAFÉ

Södra hamnen 1, Skärhamn +46 73 969 41 41 www.sommardromglasscafe.se

UDDEVALLA

STENUNGSUNDS GOLFKLUBB

SKÄRGÅR´N BAR & RESTAURANG

Dal 140, Ucklum +46 739 92 98 44 www.thistleinn.se

STENUNGSÖGÅRDEN

John Forsellsv 1, Stenungsön + 46 (0) 303-77 00 80 www.stenungsogarden.se

LJUNGSKILE FOLKHÖGSKOLA

Kurs & Konferens Valdemar Svenssons väg 11 +46(0)522-68 69 70 www.ljungskile.org

ORUST BRYGGVINGEN

HOTELL & RESTAURANG SOLLIDEN

Strandv 22-24 + 46 (0) 303-698 70 www.hotellsolliden.se

HOTELL SPEKERÖD

Jörlanda Berg 304 +46 (0)303-77 73 30 www.hotellspekerod.se

STÄLLPLATS LILLA STRANDVÄGEN

Stenungsund www.stenungsund.se

TONYS RESTAURANG

Sandbergs Plats, Stenungsund + 46 (0) 72 511 33 97 www.stenungsund. tonysrestaurang.se

Restaurang & fiskaffär Lyr- Äng 830, Lyrön + 46 (0) 733-74 71 22 www.bryggvingen.se

DAHLE GÅRD

Dahle gård 309, Ellös +46 (0)705 727271 www.dahlegard.se

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ELLÖSPARKEN

HANDELSMAN FLINK

LÅDFABRIKEN

SLUSSENS PENSIONAT

Ellös +46 (0) 702 16 21 09 www.ellosparken.se

Flatön +46 (0) 70-753 52 71 www.handelsmanflink.se

Sollid 398, Edshultshall + 46 (0) 304-521 00 www.ladfabriken.eu

Slussen 415, Henån + 46 (0) 304-375 25 www.slussenspensionat.se

BRYGGHUSET MOLLÖSUND

HENÅNS VANDRARHEM

MORLANDA BRÄCKE

& SEGLINGSCENTER

+46 (0) 706 54 10 10 Orust

STOCKEN CAMPING

Hamngatan 4, Mollösund + 46 72 222 35 40 www.brygghusetmollosund.se

Henån, Orust +46 76 400 35 45 www.henansvandrarhem.se

EN BOHUSLÄNSK DELI

Fisk & Skaldjursbutik. Ellös Fiskbil Varekil och Stocken. +46 304-50 066 www.enbohuslanskdeli.se

NÖSUNDSGÅRDEN CAFÉ GERLE

HOTELL VARVET

Ravinvägen 2, Ellös +46 (0) 76-023 48 60 www.hotellvarvet.se

Stocken 101 + 46 (0) 304-511 00 www.stockencamping.se

STRANA HOTELL & RESTAURANG

Nya vägen 16, Nösund + 46 (0) 304-209 99 www.nosundsgarden.se

Sollidshamn 100 +46 (0)70-221 26 28 www.hotelstrana.com

ORUST GOLFKLUBB

TAVLEBORDS HONUNGSGÅRD

Holm 340, Henån + 46 (0) 730-62 37 87 www.holmkalvhagen.se

Birdie NamNam +46 (0) 304-531 76 Morlanda 135, Ellös www.orustgk.se

Tavlebord 127, Henån + 46 (0) 703-52 85 60 www.tavlebordshonungs gard.se

HOTELL KÄRINGÖN

PETERSON´S KROG

TÖLLÅS FÅRGÅRD

GULLHOLMSBADEN

KÄRINGÖNS BRYGGA

Gullholmen + 46 (0) 304-573 27 www.gullholmen.com

SOLSIDANS VANDRARHEM

Käringön + 46 (0) 304-560 19 www.petersonskrog.se (B&B stängt jun-aug)

HOLM KALVHAGEN FRÖKEN TRULLS CAFÉ & ANTIK

Kårehogen, Ellös +46 (0) 73 540 19 35 www.frokentrulls.se

GÖKSÄTER

Göksäter 365, Henån + 46 (0) 304-230 00 www.goksater.se

Käringön + 46 (0) 304-563 30 www.karingon.se

PRÄSTGÅRDENS PENSIONAT KARINGO

Käringön Bordsbokning +46 (0) 736 30 22 20 www.karingo.com

HAMNCAFÉT GULLHOLMEN

Torget 105, Gullholmen +46 (0) 304 570 07 www.gullholmenshamncafe.se

KÄRINGÖNS LOGI & BASTU

Käringön + 46 (0) 708-24 73 63 www.käringön.nu

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VILLA FRIDEBORG RUM & MAT

Kyrkvägen 1, Mollösund + 46 (0) 304-210 58, www.prastgardens.se

Åvägen 1, Henån +46 (0) 304-309 13 www.villafrideborg.se

SJÖHUSET

VINDÖNS CAMPING & MARINA

Bryggvägen 1, Ellös +46 (0) 73-360 10 25 www.sjohusetiellos.com

Vindön 271, Henån + 46 (0) 304-391 48 www.vindonscamping.se

RESTAURANG & BAR SKOTTARN

HAMNA I MOLLÖSUND

Mollösund +46(0)304-214 00 www.hamnaimollosund.se

Töllås, Orust +46 733 78 82 95 www.fargard.se

LOTSHOTELLET

Skeppersholme 118, Käringön +46 (0) 304 560 90 www.lotshotellet.se

Hamnen Gullholmen +46 (0) 763-28 94 33 www.skottarnrestaurang.se

WÄRDS MOLLÖSUND

Kyrkvägen 9, Mollösund + 46 304-211 08 www.wards.se


KUNGÄLV & MARSTRAND

INSTÖ CAFÉ, BAR & KÖK

NORDISKA FOLKHÖGSKOLAN

TOFTA HERRGÅRD

Vrångholmen 170 +46 (0) 303-22 50 90 www.instobronrestaurang.se

Olof Palmes v 1 + 46 (0) 303-20 62 00 www.nordiska.fhsk.se

Tofta 200, Lycke + 46 (0) 303-22 58 05 www.toftaherrgard.se

KOTTEN CAFÉ & KONFERENS

RÄFVO LOGE

Fontins naturreservat Dämmevägen 11, Kungälv +46 (0) 303-23 86 40

Rävo 170, Hålta +46(0)76-63 47 781

TOFTA HERRGÅRD MAGASINET

ARNELL PÅ KAJEN

Hamngatan 7, Marstrand +46 (0) 705-19 10 80 www.arnellpakajen.se

CAFÉ TANT RUT

Västragatan, Kungälv + 46 (0) 303 187 10 www.cafetantrut.com

CARLSTENS VÅFFELCAFÉ

Carlstens fästning + 46 (0) 739-99 65 49 www.carlsten.se

CARLSTENS SOLDATHOTELL

Carlstens fästning + 46 (0) 303-602 65, www.carlstenssoldat hotell.se

SIGNALGATANS BAGERI KONGAHÄLLA CENTER

Älvebacken, Kungälv +46 (0) 303-146 60 info@kongahallacenter.se www.kongahallacenter.se

MARSTRANDS KURHOTELL

Kungsplanen, Marstrand +46 (0) 303-600 10 www.marstrandskurhotell.com

LÖKEBERG KONFERENSHOTELL

Lökebergsv 21, Hålta + 46 (0) 303-22 71 90 www.lokeberg.se

HAMBURGERBAR OSKAR

Ytterbyvägen 15, Kungälv +46 (0) 303-125 48 www.hamburgerbaroskar.se

Skräddarön +46(0)73-822 98 75 www.skraddaron.se

Skåra, Kode +46 73 059 38 72 www.skåragårdsbageri.se

SOCITETSHUSET MARSTRANDS BRYGGHUS

Malepertsvägen 18, Koön info@marstrandsbrygghus.se www.marstrandsbrygghus.se

Kungsplanen, Marstrand +46 303-606 00 www.societetshuset.se

TANT RUT CAFÉ & BISTRO MARSTRANDS FAMILJECAMPING

Långedalsvägen 16 +46 (0) 303-605 84 www.marstrandscamping.se

GOKARTCENTRALEN

Arntorpsgatan 22, Kungälv + 46 (0) 10-303 99 90 www.gokartcentralen.se

TONYS RESTAURANG KUNGÄLV

Älvebacken 14, Kungälv +46 (0) 303-600 03 www.tonysrestaurang.se

TOFTA RETREAT

Tofta, Lycke +46 (0) 303-22 54 90 www.toftaretreat.se

SKÅRA GÅRDS BAGERI

EN ALEIGAN BREWERY

Lokalt bryggeri Traktorgatan 11, Kungälv +46 (0) 73-543 66 99 www.enaleigenbrewery.se

Signalgatan 1 +46 (0) 76-111 65 10 www.signalgatansbageri.se

SKRÄDDARÖN STUGBY

CLUB EVERGREEN

Solbräckegatan 33, Kungälv +46 (0) 303-23 30 92 www.clubevergreen.se

Tofta 200, Lycke +46 (0) 761 – 27 27 28 toftaherrgardmagasinet.com

MOLLY´S GLASS & BAR

Torpe Gränd, Kungälv + 46 (0) 760-31 54 98 www.mollysglassobar.se

Älvebacken, Kungälv +46 (0) 303-144 10 www.cafetantrut.com

TRANKÄRRSGÅRDEN TRANKÄRRS KÄLLARE

Trankärr 150, Kungälv Bordsbokning +46 (0) 303-101 55 www.trankarrsgarden.com

ÅSAS BAGERI

Kareby, Kungälv + 46 (0) 72 250 16 06 www.asasikareby.se

COTTAGES THORSKOGS SLOTT

Thorskog 100, Västerlanda + 46 (0) 520-66 10 00 www.thorskogsslott.se

KOBBAR & SKÄR STUGFÖRMEDLING

Orust och Tjörn + 46 (0) 72-74 18 866 www.kobbaroskar.com STUGSOMMAR

+ 46 (0) 31-15 52 00 www.stugsommar.se

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