Thirty kilometers south of Strømstad you'll find Vitlycke Museum. It contains some of the best preserved rock carvings in Europe. Children can make their own art crafts and try archery. Northern Bohuslän has numerous ancient monuments such as tumuluses, rock carvings and symbolic stone formations. The cottages give a good impression of the living conditions at that time. Tha farm has a herd of sheep well accustomed to humans. Children can learn how to master the art of archer
A sunny day when the wind is not to hard, you should take the Kosterboat to Nordkoster. It's an island free from cars where you can go on trails and gravel roads, enjoy the silence and dream of past times. Nature ranges from lush forests to plainland and Danish sandy beaches in minature. On the east side it is easy to find a sheltered bay as the dominant wind direction is from south-west. Even in high season it's easy to find a place where you can be for yourself. Because the
Are you looking for a hike in an open forest with a hint of mountains which there is more to than just the beautiful scenery? Bring your children or grandchildren and let them lead the way to the top of the Bjørnerødpiggen. On the way up you will find remains of old 19th century quarries. Large symmetrical blocks of stone were cut out by hand. Krokstrand, located close by, was a major producer and exporter of stone from 1870-1930. Fun for the kids to lead the hike by finding
Strømstad has many nice beaches, but those of Capri are perhaps the most beautiful. Here you can see the "Sekken" and the archipelago that merges with the Hvalerøyene on the Norwegian side. Capri is a nature conservation area with a distinctive nature. Here you will find both a sandy beach and a beach with smooth rocks. If you want to lie in the shade of a tree and look out over the sea, you can retreat to the open pine forest right behind the sandy beach. Or you can find a p
Källviken has its own pizza restaurant and rooms and cabins you can enjoy with views to the beautiful archipelago of Bohuslän, but you can also have nice walks in the woods and fields. At the top of the hill you get a wonderful view to sea. In the first and last part of the trail you go through a dark forest. The trail is marked with white marks on trees and rocks. Here and there the sun passes through the tree crowns and creates beautiful patterns in the green forest ground.
An hour's drive from Strømstad in Sweden you'll find a small island called Hållö - right outside the tourist resort Smögen. Here thousands years ago the ice polished the mountain and made soft, rounded shapes. The ferry to the island takes only 10 minutes in peaceful speed from Smögen on the west coast of Sweden. The island has very little vegetation and the peak altitude is not many meters above sea level, but on the top there is a lighthouse that has been important for boat