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Kanal Café & Restaurang

This compact cafe, only a couple of minutes' walk from the central square, has a loyal local following thanks to lunchtime dishes, such as hot-smoked salmon with house mayo, dinner delights that include steak with J…
Museum in Härnösand


This thorough open-air museum features more than 80 wooden buildings from Ångermanland from the 18th century onwards. Among the traditional farmhouses, 19th-century inn, smithy, church and school in the style typica…
Museum in Ulvön

Ulvö Museum

This lovely little museum sits on Ulvöhamn's main street in an old building where Swedish author Ludvig Nordström lived when working there in 1905. The museum focuses on the village's herring fishing history, includ…
Museum in Härnösand

Länsmuseet Västernorrland

Part of the Murberget complex, this excellent museum features permanent exhibitions, such as historic photographs of the region and Sami handicraft. Of equal interest are its temporary offerings that change regularl…
Swedish in Ulvön

UlvöByn Café & Bistro

Ulvöhamn's top cafe is about halfway along the street and caters for everybody with plates such as Stekt strömming på spisbröd (fried herring on crispbread; 75kr) through to full main courses. It's a very convivial …
Swedish in Härnösand

Vägg i Vägg

Located in a darkly atmospheric 19th-century timber building, Vägg i Vägg caters to a discerning and largely carnivorous clientele. The offerings range from homemade bacon-and-jalapeño hamburgers and expertly seared…
Sailing in Ulvön


Held annually since 1909, this popular sailing regatta and party attracts yachts from all over for four days in mid-July.
Music in Härnösand

Härnösand Stadfest

Härnösand celebrates summer with a two-day music festival in late July.