Lysekil in Vastra Gotaland has a population of approximately 8,000 people.
From here it's 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southeast to Gothenburg and 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the southwest to Aalborg, Denmark.
Come face to face with the creatures of the deep in the carefully recreated marine environments of the Havets hus Aquarium. Marvel at the rays and sharks and learn about local and exotic species.
When you are in Lysekil grab some sunscreen and head to Gullmarsbaden, a popular destination for both locals and tourists. On a fine day, this is the place to come to soak up the sun, enjoy long walks and dip your toes in the water. The beach is a serene stretch of coastline and well worth a trip.
The Lysekils Church is the perfect place to cap off your vacation in this fascinating corner of the globe.