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Top Choice Seafood in Tjörn

Magasinet Härön

The summer home and restaurant of Gothenburg chef Mats Nordström, within a stone’s throw of the sea in an 1847 fisherman’s magasinet (depot), this seafood star is located at the northwestern end of Tjörn. The menu s…
Top Choice Seafood in Klädesholmen

Salt & Sill

Waterside Salt & Sill, attached to a floating boutique hotel, is one of the best seafood restaurants in the region (which is saying something), with an innovative, changing menu. The herring board is legendary, …
Gallery in Tjörn

Nordiska Akvarellmuseet

Skärhamn is home to the superb Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, a sleek waterside building housing exhibits by the likes of Arne Isacsson, whose watercolors defined the form for a generation of artists in Bohuslän, and Lars…
Seafood in Tjörn

Vatten

Legendary fish dishes are served in this gourmet cafe-restaurant attached to the Nordiska Akvarelmuseet, with the archipelago as an ideal backdrop.
Museum in Klädesholmen

Herring Museum

The tiny herring museum ('Sillebua') delves into the history of the island's canneries, salt houses and fishing industry, which peaked around 1750. It also describes the art of pickling and spicing herring to produc…
Sailing in Tjörn

Tjörn Runt

This hugely popular regatta takes place over two days in mid-August.