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Island in Southern Archipelago

Vinga

Tiny Vinga has an impressive rocky landscape and good swimming, and has been home to a lighthouse since the 17th century. The writer, composer and painter Evert Taube was born here in 1890 – his father was the light…
Island in Southern Archipelago

Styrsö

In the central part of the archipelago, Styrsö has two village centres (Bratten and Tången, both with ferry terminals). Bratten was a herring processing factory for decades, then later became a fashionable bathing r…
Swedish in Brännö

Brännö Värdshus

With the same owners as Pensionat Baggen, Brännö Värdshus houses a cosy restaurant, cafe and bakery and serves excellent meals, unsurprisingly emphasising seafood. In summer there's a weekday set-menu lunch (11am to…
Island in Southern Archipelago

Vrångö

The island of Vrångö is the southernmost of the islands that are inhabited year-round. The ferry docks at Mittvik, on the east side; it's about a 10-minute walk to the west coast, where there's a good swimming beach…
Dance in Brännö

Dans på Brännö brygga

Every Saturday night in July through mid-August, join the locals and other enthusiasts dancing on Brännö's outdoor dance floor, right by the Husvik ferry dock.