of Mollösund, Bohuslän & some things to do
This small village is popular with Swedish summer guests and the residents; it is one of the real remaining fishing communities. In the summer period it is a very lively village with (sailing) boats, restaurants and beautiful bathing and aquatic opportunities. In spring, autumn and winter, you can enjoy the tranquillity of beautiful walks and cosiness in Kvarnstugan.
In Mollösund there is a grocery store, a marvellous fishing shop, small museums, a restaurant and plenty of strolling- and fishing spots. .n the summertime more restaurants, terraces and small shops to stroll in, open around the harbor.
ORUST & BOHUSLÄN
Orust is Sweden’s third largest island and lies in the middle of Bohuslän’s coastal area. This area stretches from Gothenburg until the Norwegian borders. The coast is dotted with darling fishing villages and is world-famous for its fresh seafood.
The area is incredibly rich in history, culture and nature. Fishing, agriculture, boat building and shipping are the industries that represent modern day Orust. You may find forests, lakes and fields and some breathtaking natural sites. The vegetation is rich and varied, birds are all around and the many species of animals vary from fox to seal and from deer to crab.
CNN TRAVELER INCLUDED THE BOHUSLÄN COAST ON ITS LIST OF ‘10 OF THE WORLDS LAST GREAT WILDERNESS AREAS’
The seascape environment here is as spectacular as it is accessible. And what you get here are mostly calm, sheltered waters for paddlers of all skill levels. There are no strong currents or tides. The coastal line is shaped with creeks, bays, fjords, barren islands, rocky inlets and reefs; the rocks are smoothly polished by the seawater and covered in flowers in springtime. Most of the hundreds of islands that form the reef coast are uninhabited. On some of the bigger islands you will find picturesque villages with harbours that have retained their original charm alongside the newly developed seaside resorts and marinas.
Most destinations offer countless sportive maritime activities, fantastic nature and an abundance of (shell) fish delicacies. A lot of people also visit Bohuslän in search of gastronomic experiences. With the delicacies of the sea, freshly caught fish, crabs, crayfish, oysters, lobsters, mussels and more, this is as good as it gets.