The Nordic Watercolour Museum, West SwedenPhoto: © Anders Arena
5 cultural must-sees in West Sweden
West Sweden is a great region to explore if you like design, culture, history and art. From Sweden's capital of textile to a porcelain city, and don't miss visiting the Viking Age church.
For more inspiration have a look through Kulturista, a magazine featuring design, culture and art experiences in West Sweden
Borås - the capital of textiles
Ever heard of clothes measuring your pulse? Or socks that analyse your running stride? The small town of Borås does not only carry a long history of textile and design, it is also where the future of Swedish fashion is shaped.
Rörstrand Museum in Lidköping – the porcelain city
Rörstrand is the second oldest porcelain brand in Europe and manufactured all products in Lidköping for nearly 300 years. The old factory has now been transformed into the Rörstrand Center with a popular museum where you can learn all about the porcelain craft.
The Nordic Watercolour Museum
The Nordic Watercolour Museum isn’t your ordinary museum. Guests are invited to combine art tours with a swim in the sea, painting in the open studio or have local seafood at the museum restaurant Vatten.
Naturum, Vänerskärgården, Victoriahuset and Läckö Castle
Naturum Vänerskärgården Victoriahuset is a visitor centre and architectural gem located by the shores of lake Vänern. The building is located only three hundred meters away from Läckö Castle – one of West Sweden’s most beloved tourist destinations.