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Vin & Skafferi Hus 13

Next door to the fortress hostel, this friendly wine bar and restaurant dishes up great lunches for 165kr (freshly fried mackerel, meatballs), with more sophisticated gourmet dishes – veal with hazelnuts, hake with …
Castle in Varberg

Varberg Fortress

Varberg's star attraction is this imposing medieval prison fortress overlooking the sea. Its museum is home to the 14th-century Bocksten Man, a garrotted, impaled and drowned murder victim, dug out of a peat bog at …
Museum in Varberg

Grimeton Radio Station

Built in the 1920s and now on the Unesco World Heritage List, Grimeton Radio Station is a monument to early technological advances. Once part of the interwar transatlantic communication network, it’s now the world’s…
Nature Reserve in Varberg

Getterön Nature Reserve

Getterön Nature Reserve, just 2km north of the town, has abundant bird life (mostly waders and geese) that attracts twitchers.