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Uddevalla[1] is a city of 50.000 people in Bohuslän, on the west coast of Sweden

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By bus[edit]

Express buses stop at Torp bus station, 7 km west of the city centre. Säfflebussen which runs between Berlin and Oslo and E6-expressen between Gothenburg and Oslo stops here.

By train[edit]

There are frequent train connections to Strömstad in the north, Trollhättan (Öxnered) in the east, and Göteborg due south.

By air[edit]

The closest airport Trollhättan, about 30 minutes away by car, has flights to Stockholm

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

  • Västtrafik (English) handles the local traffic throughout the city.

By boat[edit]

During the summer, a regular boat line goes through the fjord, visiting various places.

By taxi[edit]

Uddevalla Taxi (Swedish), the city's oldest taxi company. Reservations can be made by phone: +46 (0)522-144 00. The company is affiliated and co-owner of Taxi Väst AB, +46 (0)522-459 000. (Swedish)

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  • The Shellbanks The largest shell banks in the world are in Uddevalla.
  • Bohuslän Museum One of Sweden's most visited museums, exhibits feature Bohuslän’s changing history and the living conditions of its inhabitant
  • Tureborg The ruins of a medieval-styled castle, built 1899-1912 by Ture Malmgren, founder of Bohusläningen, a local newspaper. Were ravaged by fire in 1950, but the ruins still stands. The castle were filled with secret tunnels, which later were sealed.
    • Villa Elfkullen A large building with a very peculiar design, also built by Ture Malmgren. Open to the public on sundays july - september. Like the castle, the building is filled with secret compartments.

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Hostel by the sea in Gustafsberg
  • Unda camping - 451 94 Uddevalla - 0522-863 47 [2] 400 spots, 6 cabins. Good beaches, a nearby nature reserve, several activities during the summer. Open the entire year.
  • STF Vandrarhem Gustafsberg Tel: 0522-152 00 [3]. Hostel by the sea in Gustafsberg. Formerly the greater temperated bath house. Located 6 km along the boardwalk.


Get out[edit]

Routes through Uddevalla
OsloStrömstad  N noframe S  KungälvGöteborg

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