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A hotel in Bohuslän is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Bohuslän hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Bohuslän are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Bohuslän hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Bohuslän hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Bohuslän have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Bohuslän
An upscale full service hotel facility in Bohuslän that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Bohuslän hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

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Full service Bohuslän hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

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Boutique hotels of Bohuslän are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Bohuslän boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Bohuslän may be classified as luxury hotels.

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Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Bohuslän travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Bohuslän focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

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Small to medium-sized Bohuslän hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Bohuslän traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Bohuslän hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Bohuslän
A bed and breakfast in Bohuslän is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Bohuslän bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Bohuslän B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Bohuslän
Bohuslän hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Bohuslän hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Bohuslän
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Bohuslän hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Bohuslän lack an on-site restaurant.

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Bohuslän timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Bohuslän often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Bohuslän on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

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A Bohuslän motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Bohuslän for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Bohuslän motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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Coat of arms of Bohuslän
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Bohuslän.svg
Country Sweden
Land Götaland
County Västra Götaland County
• Total 4,400 km (1,700 sq mi)
Population (2009)
• Total 287,224
• Density 65/km (170/sq mi)
• Language Swedish
• Dialect Götamål
• Flower European honeysuckle
• Animal Harbour seal
• Bird Eurasian oystercatcher
• Fish Mackerel
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
• Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Bohuslän (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈbuːhʉːsˌlɛːn]) is a Swedish province in Götaland, on the northernmost part of the country's west coast. It is bordered by Dalsland to the northeast, Västergötland to the southeast, the Skagerrak arm of the North Sea to the west, and the county of Østfold, in Norway, to the north.

Bohuslän is named after the medieval Norwegian castle of Båhus. Under the name Båhuslen, it was a Norwegian county from the unification of the country in the 870s until the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658, when the kingdom of Denmark-Norway lost this area as well as Skåneland to Sweden.

Bohuslän: Administration

The provinces of Sweden serve no administrative function. Instead, that function is served by the counties of Sweden. For centuries, the administrative county for Bohuslän was the Gothenburg and Bohus County, and as its name implies it consisted of the entire Bohuslän province together with the city Gothenburg. In 1998, some Swedish counties were merged to reduce administration costs, and Gothenburg and Bohus County were therefore merged into the new, much larger Västra Götaland County.

Bohuslän: Heraldry

Bohuslän was granted its arms at the time of the funeral for Charles X Gustav of Sweden in 1660. It was identical to the arms of the Town of Kungälv. In 1962 the higher claim of the town was established and a variation for the arms of the county was introduced. The coat of arms is surmounted by a ducal coronet. Blazon: 'Argent, a Castle embattled Gules with one embattled Tower of the same and two doors Or hinged Sable between a Sword point upwards and Lion rampant holding the Tower both Azure langued and armed Or."

Bohuslän: Geography

Lysekil, an old fishing-village in Bohuslän

The geography is distinguished by the rocky coast, bordering an archipelago: there are about 3,000 islands and 5,000 islets (skerries). These make up the northern part of the Gothenburg archipelago, Sweden's second largest after Stockholm archipelago. In old days, the seascape was renowned for its many reefs and sunken rocks which caused many shipwrecks. Two of the largest islands, Orust and Tjörn, constitute their own municipalities. Both islands have a distinctive culture and history. However, the rocky terrain cannot be said to be mountainous: the highest point is Björnepiken at 224 meters.

Sweden's only threshold fjord, Gullmarn or Gullmarsfjorden, is located near Lysekil. It is 25 kilometres (16 mi) long and 1 to 3 kilometres (0.62 to 1.86 mi) wide with a maximum depth of 118.5 metres (389 ft). The fjord is home to unique marine life.

Bohuslän's coastline was ranked 7th among the world's last great wilderness areas by CNN Travel.

Unlike other parts of Sweden, there are relatively few lakes or streams in Bohuslän: out of a total land area of 4,500 square kilometres (1,700 sq mi) only 177 square kilometres (68 sq mi) is freshwater. Although lakes are common, they tend to be small in size. The largest lakes are the northern and southern Bullaren lakes, with a combined area of about 40 square kilometres (15 sq mi).

Bohuslän: Population

As of 31 December 2009, the number of inhabitants was 287,223, giving a population density of 65.3 inhabitants/square kilometer.

Bohuslän: Islands

  • Björkö
  • Bohus Malmön
  • Brattön
  • Dyngö
  • Dyrön
  • Fotö
  • Grötö
  • Gullholmen
  • Hamburgö
  • Hisingen (partly)
  • Härmanö
  • Hyppeln
  • Hållö
  • Hälsö
  • Hönö
  • Kalvsund
  • Koster
  • Klädesholmen
  • Källö-Knippla
  • Käringön
  • Malmön
  • Marstrand
  • Orust
  • Rörö
  • Resö
  • Stenungsön
  • Tjörn
  • Vinga
  • Åstol
  • Öckerö

Bohuslän: Larger settlements

Bohuslän's chartered cities are:

  • Kungälv (approximately 1100)
  • Lysekil (1903)
  • Marstrand (approximately 1200)
  • Strömstad (1672)
  • Uddevalla (1498)

Their central areas are now non-administrative urban areas.

In addition there are several other notable settlements:

  • Andalen
  • Brastad
  • Björlanda
  • Fiskebäckskil
  • Fjällbacka
  • Grebbestad
  • Gothenburg (the north-western part of the city lies on Hisingen, and most of this island is in Bohuslän)
  • Hamburgsund
  • Henån
  • Herrestad
  • Hjuvik
  • Hunnebostrand
  • Kungshamn
  • Ljungskile
  • Munkedal
  • Rabbalshede
  • Rönnäng
  • Skärhamn
  • Smögen
  • Stenungsund
  • Stora Höga
  • Tanumshede
  • Torslanda
  • Öckerö

Bohuslän: History

Nordic Bronze Age rock art in Bohuslän, Three men performing a ritual, circa 2nd millennium BCE, the Bronze Age.

During the 2nd millennium BCE, the Nordic Bronze Age began (c. 1700–500 BCE), including rock art such as the examples found throughout Bohuslän. During the Migration Period (300–700 CE) and the Viking Age (700–1000 CE), the area was part of Viken, and was actually known as two entities: Rånrike in the north and Elfsyssel in the south. It has been claimed that King Harald Fairhair made it part of the unified Norway in about 872, but contemporary sources give rise to doubt that Harald actually ever held the Viken area properly. The earliest proof of Båhus lands being in Norway's hands is from the 11th century.

As long as Norway was a kingdom of its own, the province prospered, and Båhus castle was one of the key fortresses of the kingdom. When Norway was united with Denmark, the province began its decline in wealth; the area was frequently attacked by Swedish forces as part of the larger border skirmishes. The Norwegian fortress, Båhus, was built to protect this territory. Being a border zone towards the Swedish kingdom, and to a lesser extent against Danish lands in Halland, the Båhus region was disproportionately populated by soldier families.

Båhuslen belonged to Denmark-Norway until it was ceded to Sweden in the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658. This fact explains why the treaty was signed in Denmark. The fortress of Carlsten was built in Marstrand during the 17th century. For a period Marstrand was also a free port (porto Franco), with a free religious practice and, as such, home to the only synagogue in Sweden at the time.

The commercial fishing of herring increased in the 18th century, and the province flourished during a major herring period around 1747–1809. Many small fishing communities grew up around the coast.

Before the large scale fishing of herring started, Bohuslän had a considerable forest cover. Timber was once the largest export product and main source of income in Bohuslän. But with the increased importance of fishing, more wood was needed as construction material for houses and boats, and as fuel for herring oil boilers (trankokerier). Deforestation during the 19th century gave rise to today's rugged, rocky landscape.

Bohuslän: Culture

Urhultsberget in Lysekil Municipality

In Bohuslän a variety of the Götaland dialect of Swedish is spoken. The province was a part of Norway until 1658 as mentioned above. Traces of Norwegian remain in the dialect. 'Bohuslän', literally means the 'Fief of Bohus', referring to Bohus Fortress and län.

The Nordic Bronze Age (c. 1700–500 BCE) produced rock art showing scenes from the daily life and religious rituals, such as the examples found in Bohuslän. The rock art at Tanum, possibly made earlier, c. 2,500 to 3,000 years ago, have been entered as a site in the UNESCO World heritage program. Rock carvings can be found scattered throughout Bohuslän. The carvings portray the life of an agricultural society with images of daily life, with human figures, religious rituals, ships, circular objects, soles, animals, and fertility figures (e.g. phalluses); and the creation of shallow bowls.

Bohuslän: Hundreds

Nordic Bronze Age rock art at Tanum, Bohuslän

Hundreds of Sweden were sub-divisions of the Swedish provinces until the early 20th century. Bohuslän's hundreds were:

  • Bullaren Hundred
  • Inland Fräkne Hundred
  • Inland Northern Hundred
  • Inland Southern Hundred
  • Inland Torpe Hundred
  • Kville Hundred
  • Lane Hundred
  • Orust Eastern Hundred
  • Orust Western Hundred
  • Sotenäs Hundred
  • Stångenäs Hundred
  • Sörbygden Hundred
  • Tanum Hundred
  • Tjörn Hundred
  • Tunge Hundred
  • Vette Hundred
  • Hisingen Western Hundred

Bohuslän: Sports

Despite the non-administrative status of Bohuslän, some historical functions still remain with football being administered by Bohusläns Fotbollförbund.

Bohuslän: Notable people from Bohuslän

People from Bohuslän are known as bohusläningar.

  • Percy Barnevik, Uddevalla – businessman
  • Emilie Flygare-Carlén, Strömstad – author
  • Karl-Axel Gadd, Sotenäs – artist
  • Emma Jacobsson, Göteburg – founder of Bohus Stickning
  • Per Jacobsson – managing director of the International Monetary Fund
  • Charles Magnus Lindgren, Dragsmark – Swedish-American shipping executive
  • Ture Malmgren, Uddevalla – journalist and politician
  • Karl Nordström, Tjörn – artist
  • Karin Parrow, Vinga – artist
  • Ernst Skarstedt, Kungälv – Swedish-American author, journalist and editor
  • Gustaf B. Thordén, Uddevalla – shipping

Bohuslän: See also

  • History of Sweden
    • Prehistoric Sweden (9,000 BCE–800 CE: Stone and Bronze Ages)
    • Nordic Stone Age
    • Nordic Bronze Age
    • History of Sweden (800–1521 CE) (Viking and Middle Ages)

Bohuslän: References

  1. Statistics Sweden Archived 2010-08-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. Reddy, Jini (2013-03-06). "10 of the world's last great wilderness areas". CNN. Retrieved 2013-05-04.
  • article Bohuslän from Nordisk familjebok (1905). In Swedish.
  • Bohuslän – Official tourist site
  • Destination northern Bohuslän
  • Destination south Bohuslän
  • Language
  • The religious background of Bohuslän rock art (PDF)

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