Top things to do in Southern Archipelago

Island in Southern Archipelago


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


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


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.