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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.
Last updated 19 November 2020
Smart Textiles showroom, Borås
Learn all about wearable technology Smart Textiles' showroom in Borås, West Sweden.
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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.Borås - the capital of textiles
Exhibition at Rörstrand Museum, Lidköping
Rörstrand museum displays a wide array of ceramics by Rörstrand.
Photo: Rörstrand Museum
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.Rörstrand Museum in Lidköping – the porcelain city
The Nordic Watercolour Museum, West Sweden
You can visit Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, an art museum, in the middle of the archipelago of Bohuslän.
Photo: © Anders Arena
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.The Nordic Watercolour Museum
Läckö Castle and Naturum Vänerskärgården, West Sweden
Two architectural gems, Läckö Castle and Naturum Vänerskärgården, by lake Vänern in West Sweden.
Photo: Jonas Ingman/Westsweden.com
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.Naturum, Vänerskärgården, Victoriahuset and Läckö Castle
The exhibition at Kata Gård, West Sweden
Kata gård er et besøkssenter plasser over ruinene av Viking kirken
Photo: Mårten Bergkvist / Next Skövde
Kata Farm and Varnhem Monastery
Curious about architecture from the Viking Age and medieval period? Discover the remains of an old Viking Age church at Kata Farm and visit the majestic Varnhem Monastery dating back to the 12th century.Kata Farm and Varnhem Monastery
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