Grimeton Radio Station

Southwestern Sweden

Built in the 1920s and now on the Unesco World Heritage List, Grimeton Radio Station is a monument to early technological advances. Once part of the interwar transatlantic communication network, it’s now the world’s only surviving long-wave radio station. The site is about 10km east of Varberg and is open in conjunction with tours during summer.

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Nearby Southwestern Sweden attractions

1. Getterön Nature Reserve

6.11 MILES

Getterön Nature Reserve, just 2km north of the town, has abundant bird life (mostly waders and geese) that attracts twitchers.

2. Varberg Fortress


Varberg's star attraction is this imposing medieval prison fortress overlooking the sea. Its museum is home to the 14th-century Bocksten Man, a garrotted,…