A holiday in Bohuslän is like a dream with all the skerries and idyllic islands. From northern Gothenburg to the Norwegian border in the land of shellfish. Join one of the most beautiful archipelagos in Sweden with boat trips between the islets and all the unique nature reserves.

Holidays in Bohuslän

We take you around from the Öckerö Islands to the mystical Marstrand and the Carlsten Fortress, and further inland to the Bohus Fortress. Along the coast you will find idyllic islands such as Dyrön, Käringön and all the fantastic islands of the Koster Sea with its national park.

You will also find Tjörn and Sweden's fourth largest island Orust and gems such as Grundsund, Fiskebäckskil, Lysekil, Uddevalla, Kungshamn, Smögen, Ramsvikslandet, Hunnebostrand and Strömstad. You'll also find Unesco-protected rock carvings in Tanumshede, King Tryggve's tomb and murals.

Tips for your holiday in Bohuslän

Semester i Bohuslän

100 things to do in Bohuslän

Hiking, fishing, camping or sightseeing? Here you will find tips for activities and experiences during your holiday in Bohuslän.

Good to know before your holiday in Bohuslän

Here you will find information and things to know before your holiday in Bohuslän.

Accommodation in Bohuslän

  • Hotels, cottages and hostels: There are many different types of accommodation around Bohuslän. For example, you can find tips on West Sweden website.
  • Camping and caravanning sites: There are plenty of campsites and pitches and many are well located along the coast. In high season, popular sites can get crowded. Read more about campsites and pitches in Bohuslän here.
  • Free camping: Free camping with a motorhome is fine as long as you follow laws and local regulations.

Food and drink in Bohuslän

  • Regional courts: Mackerel soup, egg cheese or seared mackerel with nettle sauce.
  • Delicacies: Seafood of all kinds, such as lobster, crab, crayfish, mussels and oysters.
  • Desserts: Try egg cheese, for example with blackberry jam.
  • Drinks: Smögen whisky is located in Hunnebostrand.

Activities in Bohuslän

  • Nature: Hiking, cycling, canoeing, golf, fishing and boat trips to various islands.
  • Culture: Art and galleries
  • History: Fortresses, museums, churches, homesteads, rock carvings and ancient tombs
  • For children: Swimming, camping and crab fishing

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