“Bohuslän is a magical place: the ocean, the granite and the salty swims. Meadows, fields and the breathtaking scenery. Experiencing the sense of calm - it’s a remedy for the soul”
President Turistrådet Västsverige
Where to park
Public parking is available.
There will be a shuttle service between the Race Village and the public parking areas.
With one of the West Coast's best locations Salt & Sill has been awarded with "Worth a trip" and "White Heart" by the White Guide and Quality Award "West Swedish tastes" of the West Sweden Tourist Board.
The menu is characterized by strong local ingredients from the coast and sea, combining the best seasonal products with what the sea has to offer.
At restaurant Vatten in the Nordic Watercolour Museum you can satiate your stomach or quench your thirst - all year round. Favorite ingredients include fish and shellfish, naturally, since the restaurant is located right in the heart of the Bohuslän archipelago.
Two families, brought together by a common passion for food, wine and Provence, established Port Sud Skärhamn where they are proud to offer an authentic culinary experience, cozy accommodation and personalized service at affordable prices throughout the year.
The restaurant named for the famous lighthouse serves the best the sea has to offer.
At Andreens Tapas you eat delicious food inspired by the Spanish kitchen. The Tapas bar, located in an old boat shed, overlooks the harbour in Skärhamn, creating a cosy and familiar environment.
In the mood for ice cream? Fem Knop offers more than 55 flavors of deliciousness.
Where to live
Located on Stenungsön, Stenungsbaden offers everything you need and more; moor your boat, enjoy a massage in the spa or have dinner with a view - it's all here.
At Salt & Sill you stay in rooms inspired by scandinavian simplicity, many of which have direct access to the ocean - perfect for a refreshing morning dip.
This hotel located in the heart of Skärhamn, only a few minutes walk from the Race Village, offers 12 room, each with a unique 50's inspired decor.
Sleep soundly in the Stigfjord Nature Reserve and soak up the enchanting atmosphere. Wake up rested and refreshed and enjoy the fantastic scenery over breakfast. Where old world accents meet modern features in a pleasant, cosy ambience. Important on bracing winter days!
Constructed in 1898 as the summer residence of the district judge Ossian Rygård, Bergabo, located in Rönnäng, is now the biggest hotel on Tjörn with 115 beds.
Between the rocks and the salty sea, you find this genuine Swedish idyll on the western side of Tjörn.
Stay at the campsite, in a room at the hostel or rent one of the architect-designed houses, complete with a terrace and sea view!
Villa Port Sud is best described as a comfortable and intimate seaside hotel. Our guests get to stay in cozy rooms just meters away from the water. Breakfast is served by the fireplace or can be enjoyed on our quayside deck
“Don’t miss the Nordic Watercolour Museum or the harbour, but also take a walk around town and head down to square with its little shops, cafes and the playground. Then stroll down to Tubbeviken and treat yourself with a relaxing visit to the sauna, and top it of with a refreshing swim.” Birgitta Adolfsson
Nordic Watercolour Museum
Visitors come to The Nordic Watercolour Museum to view exhibitions from all over the world, listen to interesting lectures or enjoy a concert. Our unique coastal site means that you can combine art with a dip in the sea, mingle cultural experiences with good food.
Feeling creative? Visit our open studio to do some painting of your own.
Visit the Arichpelago
Happening Right Now
Curious about what is happening in the region besides sailing? Check out local events in, and around, Skärhamn!