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Espingtorpet in Sandhult 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 365 Espingtorpet is located within the Volvo Hällered Proving Ground in Sandhult, northwest of Borås, Sweden. When Volvo bought in the late 1960s almost a third part of Hällered, there were three old soldattorp or (soldier) residence left in the area. Two of them were in a terrible state, but one […]

Volvo Hällered Proving Ground in Sandhult 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 364 Volvo Hällered Proving Ground is located in Sandhult just north of Borås, Sweden. The facility is owned by Volvo Cars and is an important part of their product development. The operation takes place 24/7 and a total of about 300 people at Hällered Proving Ground work with setting up test […]

Lapposand Badplats on Hönö 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 364 Lapposand Badplats is located near Lappesandsvägen on Hönö at the Swedish west coast. Hönö is a locality situated in Öckerö Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 5,110 inhabitants in 2010. During the Viking Age the islands of Öckerö belonged to the Norwegian kings, and the part of the coast was […]

Prishamnen near Vindilsvägen on Fotö 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 363 Prishamnen is a small harbor near Vindilsvägen on Fotö, on the Swedish weat coast. The name Prishamnen comes from the time when English smugglers used this place during the battle with France and Napoleon. In the harbor, a lot of ships are still lying on the bottom of the sea. […]

Restaurant Göteborg on Midskeppsgatan in Stockholm 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 362 Restaurant Göteborg is located at the Sickla Kanal on Midskeppsgatan in Stockholm. Restaurant Göteborg offers a traditional bistro menu with a little extra focus on seafood. The menus vary according to season, for example with classic Swedish christmas dinner “julbord” in December, asparagus weeks in the spring and shellfish weeks […]

Rosenlundsgatan in Stockholm 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 361 Rosenlundsgatan is a street on western Södermalm in Stockholm. The street was built in the early 20th century and stretches from Hornsgatan in the north to Ringvägen in the south. The length is about 850 meters. On number 29, Luth & Roséns Elektriska AB was located, a workshop company formed […]

Grand Hôtel on Södra Blasieholmshamnen in Stockholm 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 360 Grand Hôtel is a five-star hotel located in Stockholm. It was founded by Frenchman, Jean-François Régis Cadier, in 1872. It opened on 14 June 1874 at the same time as the Grand Hotel in Oslo; all the Scandinavian capitals have a major hotel called ‘Grand Hotel’. The Grand Hôtel is […]

Nobelparken in Stockholm 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 359 The Nobel Park is a park on Östermalm in Stockholm’s inner city that is part of the Kungliga nationalstadsparken (Royal National City Park). To the east of the park, the exclusive residential area Diplomatstaden connects. In the park there were several monumental construction projects, which, however, were never completed. The […]

Finlandshuset on Snickarbacken in Stockholm 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 358 Snickarbacken is a short street in the Norrmalm district of Stockholm that runs between Birger Jarlsgatan in the east via a staircase to Regeringsgatan in the west. The street was formerly called Bödelnsbacken. In 1882, the homeowners at Bödelsbacken applied for the street name to be changed to Snickaregatan, which […]

Torsgatan in Stockholm 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 357 Torsgatan is a street located in Vasastan in Stockholm, Sweden. Torsgatan is a main street in the districts of Norrmalm and Vasastaden in Stockholm’s inner city. Torsgatan got its current name at the major name revision in 1885 and the name was under the category “the Nordic theology”, where Tor […]