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Shops and time off


Tjärnö: The nearest shop is Daftö Resort which is usually open April through September. Other times of the year Strömstad is the closest alternative, with wide range of shops, pharmacies, liquor store etc. Summertime a kiosk is open on Saltö, and Bofors Camping has a small shop with some basic commodities. It is walking distance to both.

Kristineberg: The nearest shop is Tempo Fiskebäckskil, about 1.6 km from the station. In Lysekil there is pharmacy, liquor store and other shops.

Public transportation

For both stations, there is public transportation with Västtrafik. A bus goes between Strömstad and Lovéncentret Tjärnö. Buses to Kristineberg stop in Fiskebäckskil and you get to walk the last bit. There is also a passenger ferry between Fiskebäckskil and Lysekil. Timetables for bus and ferry can be found at the reception at the stations and here.

Swimming and other activities

Tjärnö and Kristineberg has beautiful surroundings with great opportunities for outdoor activities. Adjacent to Tjärnö the nature reserve Saltö includes a lovely sandy beach which is shallow and child friendly. On Tjärnö the somewhat smaller beach Svallhagen is not so shallow. Follow the exit to the right, opposite the church, then you are right. Even Bofors campground has a nice beach, but it can be a bit muddy in places.

Even around Kristineberg there are nice beaches and swimming areas. Around both stations there are opportunities for climbing, hiking, kayaking, etc. For more information on activities, visit Strömstad Infocenter and Lysekil Tourist Office.

Page Manager: Martin Larsvik|Last update: 11/9/2018

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