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Marstrand is in the municipality of Kungälv, in Bohuslän on the west coast of Sweden. Many tourists come here in the summer to swim in the ocean.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

  • E6 to Kungälv, take road 168 for 25 km to the island of Koön, take the 200 m foot and vehicle ferry to island of Marstrand. This costs 20 kr for a return ticket and operates about every 15 minutes during the day. Private cars are not allowed on the island. There are severe parking restrictions on Koön for 500 m around the ferry.
  • E6 to Stenungsund, take road 160 and then 169 for 25 km to Rönnäng on the island of Tjörn, take the 5-km foot ferry. Rönnäng is a small place with limited parking.

By boat[edit]

  • Using your own boat or yacht - Marstrand has a popular tourist harbour

Get around[edit]

  • By foot - the town is about 500 m by 500 m in size and the island about 1500 m by 750 m.


In addition to the view of the island and coastine from Carstens Fort and the attractive wooden houses, shops and hotels on the harbour front

  • 1 Carlstens Fort. Built between 1658 and 1860. Carlsten Fortress (Q1408867) on Wikidata Carlsten on Wikipedia


Take the 5-km foot ferry to Rönnäng, on the island of Tjörn.





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