About Strömstad and environment
In Strömstad, the oldest seaside resort town on the Swedish west coast, there are dozens of restaurants, sidewalk cafes and cozy shops to explore. The city often ends up in the top of the list of the highest number of hours of sunshine in Northern Europe. Surrounded by the sea is Strömstad, Sweden's westernmost outpost. There is a ferry that takes you in 20 minutes after Norway and there are several tour boats that travel to nearby islands with popular beaches. Svinesund, on the border between Norway and Sweden, with a great view of Svinesund bridges. With a boat trip out to the beautiful archipelago takes you to the Koster Islands and Kosterhavet National Park, Sweden's first Marine National Park. Koster consists of two islands, North and South Koster, where the latter is the larger of them. Rent a bike around Sydkoster on your own or Nordkoster in the great outdoors. Adventurous can kayak or dive equipment for rent. Why not spend some time around the archipelago on organized fishing trips. If you do not fish, but you still enjoy the delights of the ocean, in one of the many restaurants. Many cafés in the sun on the terrace and visit many exhibitions. Retail is in the center and in Nordby and Svinesund towards the Norwegian border. It offers everything for the buyer. The old part of the city, "Bukten" ("The Cove"), with cobbled streets and fine wooden houses opposite the train station and close to the old clubhouse "Skagerack". More history are in the open-air museum, where an ancient village "Fornby" with some old buildings. In the summer, concerts or festivals, visit the "Räkfestivalen" (in July) and Jazz Festival. "Alaska", not far from Båtviken, is a popular attraction. This creation "Alaska" is on the "North-Långö", where you can row in 15 minutes by boat. Of the stones alone Hilma Swedahl has built terraces, towers and sofas that we currently enjoy. Here are the "winds Temple" of "The Golden Gate" of stone in the middle of the island.
The islands Rosso, Tjärnö and Öddö are popular destinations for a day trip. Here you will find beautiful landscapes and many beautiful beaches. Do you want to migrate, you have the opportunity for long walks on the soft pine needles on the forest paths "Rossö" and at the western end of Kockolmen nature reserves, giving you a unique experience with its combination of salty archipelago and coniferous forest.
Saltpannans Badplats offers both a flat sand and smooth rocks. Other popular beaches in Hålkedalen, Capri and Seläter, just 20 minutes away from your house in Båtviken.
Do you like the modern bathrooms (hot bath house) in Strömstad overlooking the sea or Kallbadhuset (sea bath house) in the vicinity of the hotel restaurants Laholmen. Finally, we recommend 'Strömstad SPA' www. stromstadspa. se with spa facility, restaurant and many other opportunities for adults and children.
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