Strömstad offers sea and nature, sailing and town living with a great range of shops, as well as gastronomic experiences based on delicacies from the ocean.
Strömstad is a fast-growing community, in a region in which local residents also include Halden, Fredrikstad and Sarpsborg in Norway. For a large part of the year, Norwegians have a significant impact on life here. This is an area where both trade and industry are growing, something which is of benefit to residents and visitors alike. The shopping in Strömstad is impressive. The town centre has a large range of specialist stores and north of Strömstad you'll find Norrby Shopping Centre with around 110 shops. There is also a large shopping centre in Svinesund.
Activities in Stromstad
Fun for children
Strömstad offers lots of fun activities for children of all ages. Pretending to be a pirate on Daftö, looking at ancient remains or visiting Eco-Park or the Tjärnö Aquarium, where you can learn more about the environment and about life beneath the surface.
Walks & Guided tours
Enjoy the coastal areas or the inland. There are plenty of pleasant walking trails to choose from. Climb Bohuslän's highest mountain or the cliffs by the sea.
Swimming & Sunbathing
Strömstad's location by the coast, sheltered by the Norwegian mountain range, means that this area has an unusually high number of hours of sunshine. This, in combination with the large number of sandy beaches and smooth cliffs, make Strömstad a paradise for sun worshippers.
The spa tradition is well preserved and there are a number of venues that can make your stay in Strömstad even more enjoyable. Pleasant surroundings and a warm welcome make this a wonderful experience
Food & Entertainment
Strömstad and Bohuslän are known for the good food, and especially the hight quality of seafood and fish. On this page you will find information about activities that includes good food and an experience in Strömstad.
Travel to the Koster Islands
The Koster Islands are located outside Strömstad, on the opposite side of the Koster Fjord. The distance to Gothenburg is 180 kilometres and to Oslo 130 kilometres. Travel along the route E6. Good bus and train services to Strömstad makes it easy to get here from all parts of Sweden. As an example, it takes six hours to travel by train from Stockholm.