Top things to do in Lysekil

Top Choice Seafood in Lysekil


Across the estuary from the Fiskebäckskil ferry terminal, this celebrated waterfront restaurant is lauded for its superb fish dishes that taste so fresh that the fish may as well have just leapt out of the harbour o…
Aquarium in Lysekil

Havets Hus

Havets Hus is an excellent aquarium with sea life from Gullmarn, Sweden’s only true fjord, which cuts past Lysekil. Peer at such cold-water beauties as wolffish, lumpsuckers, anglerfish, cranky-looking flatfish, ray…
Island in Lysekil


Passenger/cyclist-only ferry 847 (25kr) crosses the Gullmarn fjord roughly hourly to Fiskebäckskil, of the cute cobbled streets and wood-clad houses. The interior of its church recalls an upturned boat, with votive …
International in Lysekil

Old House Inn

The menu of this quaint restaurant on the little main square runs the gamut from pulled-pork sandwiches to pastas, while its chilli-chocolate pannacotta targets those with a sweet tooth. Live music most nights in s…
Nature Reserve in Lysekil

Stångehuvud Nature Reserve

Out at the tip of the Stångenäs peninsula, the Stångehuvud Nature Reserve, crammed with coastal rock slab, is worth a stop for its secluded bathing spots and the wooden lookout tower.
Seafood in Lysekil


Crabs, mussels, prawns, halibut, salmon: if it swims, scuttles or sticks to rocks in the sea, this popular floating restaurant-bar will have it on the menu.