- CNN Travel ranks the Bohuslän archipelago the 7th most beautiful natural wilderness area in the world
- The Swedish Capital of Fika can be found in Alingsås, West Sweden
- You can see the Big Five on a safari - a seafood safari that is, where you see, catch and even cook prawns, mussels, oyster, langoustine and lobster
- Every year in March / April, tens of thousands of cranes gather at Lake Hornborga to rest, dance and feed.
Things to do in West Sweden
West Sweden is a paradise for nature lovers. Kayak along the Bohuslän coast, walk one of the many hiking trails or canoe on peaceful canals. When you fancy some company join a group for a seafood safari or let the locals guide you to their favourite places in West Sweden.
Sweden's west coast and islands
Sweden’s west coast stretches from Gothenburg up to the border with Norway. Along the coast feast on some of the world's best seafood, spot seals from a kayak, have a floating sauna and soak in a seaweed bath at a spa.
Explore the city of Gothenburg on your visit to West Sweden. Gothenburg’s attractions, cultural sights and museums are within walking distance of each other and most are paired with excellent restaurants and cafés.
Five stunning Instagram moments in West Sweden
Looking to impress your followers with some shots from your travels in West Sweden? These five moments will get you started.