Grundsund on the Bohuslän Coast of Sweden

June 4, 2018. We headed out from my cousin’s home in the forest planning on touring the Bohuslän coast with our first stop at tiny Grundsund. 

The coastline of the Bohuslän Coast of Sweden is highly irregular and all along are picture-postcard towns and seaside villages built on huge outcroppings of granite that tumble down to the sea.

Grundsund was the first village we stopped at along this stunning coast north of Gothenburg. (Map at bottom.)Buoy on the dock in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenThis restaurang probably serves seafood.Restaurant in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenA weathered red boathouse. Red fish shack in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenA white church with a tidy graveyard around it. Church in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenWrought iron hinges and an octagonal window with red trim on the church. Church in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenDetail of the gate with ships worked into it.
Gate with boats in them in front of the church in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenRoad ends suddenly, watch out!Dangerous driving sign on Dammberget road on the dock in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenA house with a parking spot for your fishing boat. Grundsund harbour on Bohuslan Coast of SwedenA view of the town from across the water. Red boathouses on the harbour in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenThen it was down to the water and docks that ran along the harbour. Panorama of Grundsund harbour on Bohuslan Coast of SwedenA crayfish cookpot on the dock – apparently they are smelly enough that you don’t want to cook them inside your house.
Crayfish cook pot on the dock in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenFlotsom and nets.
Nets and fishing floats on the dock in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenColourful floating buoys.
Fishing floats on the dock in Grundsund on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenA wide-angle view of the harbour. Panorama of Grundsund harbour on the Bohuslan Coast of SwedenLooking down the protected harbour. Grundsund harbour on Bohuslan Coast of SwedenAnnotated Google map of our route for our road trip through Sweden’s Bohuslän Coast. The places where we stayed are marked with yellow circles. The route itself is very roughly marked – in reality there were lots of detours and turnarounds. Annotated Google map of Bohuslan, Sweden's Northwest CoastMore about our trip to Denmark & Sweden in 2018.

 

9 responses to “Grundsund on the Bohuslän Coast of Sweden

  1. The crayfish pot reminds me of seafood boiling pots which can get pretty big (I’ve heard) because they throw in potatoes, corn to cook as well. I was curious & looked up recipes for Swedish crawfish boils. They actually boil it up with lots of beer … which explains to me why they’d want to cook this outdoors!

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