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Marstrand: the sea, witches and prisoners

A guided hike on Marstrand island, exciting for couples and families.
Marstrand is Sweden’s equivalent of Newport, Rhode Island. On this tour you experience a scenic hike around the island, an outdoor visit to Carlsten Fortress and the town. The guide tells about the island, the town, the fortress and it’s prisoners including the famous Lasse-Maja, the local witches and famous sailing regattas. Also facts and anecdotes from 1800’s sea resort era with royal visits.

Lot’s to discover during the hike: The open horizon and sea view. The eye of the needle-passage, the sacrifical stone, the cave and more.  A fun hiking route for adults and juniors alike.

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The experience includes:

  • A certified guide
  • A fun day in nature
  • A memorable experience in beautiful surroundings
  • Close up views of a 15th century fortress
  • Knowledge about Marstrand
  • Memories for life

Included in the price:

  • Certified guide the whole day
  • Round-trip ferry ticket to Marstrand

Good to know:

  • The tour is performed in most weather types. Dress for the weather
  • Recommended clothing: Hiking-friendly shoes / boots, windproof jacket and a hat.
  • The hike around the island is 5 km.
  • Bring a packed lunch and water.
  • Meet-up point: At the ferry terminal on the mainland side of the Marstrand strait. (at the final halting stop for the Marstrand bus).
  • Bus from Gothenburg almost every hour daytime, bus stop at the ferry.
  • We are finished and back to the mainland by 15.30-1600, absolutely latest by 16.00.
  • Cancellation: Free cancellations until 72 hours prior to the tour starts. For cancellations closer than 72 hours, no refund.
  • The guide uses a voice amplifier if the group is 10+ people big.

Arranged by Salta Guiden in cooperation with Bohuslän Guide Association and Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan Väst.

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About Salta Guiden – the Salty Guide

The company Salta Guiden offers guide and DMC services as well as tour guide services. We offer guided activities and tailor made programs för Bohuslän, Dalsland, Westsweden and Norway for groups and travellers. Covid-19 recommendations are followed. On tours we work with small groups only.

The salty guide Anette Bargel is a certified guide for Bohuslän, and guides in English, German and Swedish. We also offer guides in other languages through co-operation with gifted colleagues.

Member of Swedish Ecotourism Society.
Member of Bohuslän Guides and Guides of Dalsland, certified through Visita and Guides of Sweden.

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