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Two kayaks make their way past islands of the Bohuslän coast as the sun sets.
Kayaking, Långeskär, Bohuslän
Photo: Henrik Trygg/


West Sweden

West Sweden stretches from Gothenburg to the border with Norway along the Bohuslän coast and winds its way inland in all the way back down to Gothenburg. Explore the wilderness of Dalsland, the unique archipelago of Bohuslän or the beautiful nature of Västergötland.
  • 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 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.