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Bohus fortress

An over 700 year old fortress north of Gothenburg.

Swedish, Norwegian and Danish forces has tried to invade the Bohus fortress 14 times, but never succeeded. The fortress is over 700 years old and carries a big legacy from Nordic culture.

Day trip, resting place along the road or full day visit with overnight stay – few sites can offer so simple and varied opportunities. Bohus Fortress and Fästningsholmen is a perfect stop on the way to or from Bohuslän and Göta Älvdalen. The center of Gothenburg is only twenty minutes away and the city airport can be found on the way there. The fortress is easily reached by bus and you can even dock your own boat.

New adventure every day! Explore and learn about Nordic stories of 700 years and more. Participate in programs that will make your visit a unique adventure. Plan your visit upfront and visit their website for current aktivities and events. Click here for opening hours and entrance fees.