Today, drive to the pretty island of Kladesholmen, whose landscapes are peppered with red and white wooden houses. Known as the ‘herring island’, the fishing community here dates back to the 15th
century (find out more in the island’s museum, Sillebua). The once flourishing herring industry here has now become just a few factories (from over 30 in its heyday), but herring is still very much on the delicious coast-inspired menu at the stylish Salt & Sill
, Sweden’s first floating hotel, which is also a gourmet restaurant. As well as a variety of herring dishes, a range of other fresh seafood is on offer, from ryebread-fried mackerel to the catch of the day.
During your stay, we recommend a scenic cycle ride to Skarhamn to visit the renowned Nordic Watercolour Museum, and the equally scenic kayaking on offer in the pristine waters of the Bohuslan archipelago, including shallow straits that can only be reached by kayak. After exploring the natural playground on your doorstep, make the most of the hotel’s twist on a traditional Swedish pastime, and relax in the hotel’s floating sauna – a perfect way to unwind!