25 Of The Most Beautiful Villages In Europe-Smögen Village, Sweden

25 Of The Most Beautiful Villages In Europe

http://citylandscapes.tumblr.com/post/88751984364/smogen-sweden Smögen, Sweden

http://citylandscapes.tumblr.com/post/88751984364/smogen-sweden Smögen, Sweden

#Sweden's west coast is an unspoiled secret gem with plenty of fresh #seafood and seasonal sunshine

I’m on the Bohuslän Coast, puttering between smooth gray granite islands topped by red cottages. This stretch from Gothenburg to the Norwegian border on Sweden’s west c…

Bohuslan is dotted with pretty towns and quiet quays

Clocking up the isles: Sweden's pretty Bohuslan coast is a real fjord fiesta

Potential spots along west coast of Sweden

South Koster Island, exploring West Sweden #MyWestSweden #Sweden

In pictures: exploring West Sweden

Grebbestad, a colorful fishing Village along the west coast of Sweden

Stunning Sweden

Stunning view of Grebbestad, a colorful fishing village along the west coast of Sweden - Photo by Amanda Bottoms

Marstrand island is a must-see. Located just off the Bohuslän west coast, it’s Sweden's version of Hollywood as the playground of royalty and celebrities, boasting a rich, intriguing history. Visit grand Carlsten's Fortress, looking down across the idyllic ocean or indulge in fresh seafood, served-up in one of the many exquisite restaurants.

This impressive stone fortress on Marstrand Island was originally built by King Carl X of Sweden in 1658 to defend the newly acquired province of Bohuslän from invaders.