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Södra Strandgatan in Lycke 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 324 Södra Strandgatan is a road in Lycke, also known as country road 168. Länsväg 168 runs between Kungälv and Marstrand in Bohuslän. Length 27 km. The road goes through, among others, the communities of Ytterby, Kroken and the resorts Vävra, Risby, Guddeby, Tjuvkil and ends at Koön in Marstrand. The […]

Varvskajen on Hedvigsholmen in Marstrand 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 321 Hedvigsholmen is a fortified islet in Marstrand harbor. It was originally called Fiskholmen but was named Hedvigsholmen a few years after Bohuslän became Swedish (1658), and was later also called Kvarnholmen. The Fiskholmsskansen was a masonry redutt , which the Danes started to build but had not completed when Bohuslän […]

Marstrands Varv at Varvskajen in Marstrand 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 320 Marstrands Varv at Varvskajen is located on Hedvigsholmen near Marstrand in Kungälv, Sweden. Marstrand’s Mechanical Workshop , was a shipyard at Hedvigsholmen in Marstrand, which was built as a repair yard at the end of the 19th century, with corporation formation in 1904, by August Andersson and Bertil Egnell (1878–1956). […]

Lilla Fjellsholmen or Volvo Summer Camp on Trälen near Vedhall in Kungälv 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 313 Jetty – brygga ——– Beach – badplatsen The beach had a concrete wall that was poplar to sit on and protected the island from flooding during the wintertime when hard winds were blowing on the coast. ——- Restaurant – reception The restaurant and reception building used to be the first […]

Västra Gatan in Kungälv 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 228 Västra gatan is an old street in the old part of Kungälv, a little city just north of Göteborg in Sweden. According to official Swedish sources the city was founded in 1612, when the city of Konghelle was moved closer to the Bohus Fortress. However, this is disputed because other […]

Villa Ellesbo in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 223 Villa Ellesbo or Ellesbo Herrgård is located at Ellesbovägen on Hisingen near Surte in Göteborg Kommun. The address is Ellesbo backen Villa Ellesbo, is a mansion located in the district Rödbo in Göteborg. Carl Wilhelm Carlberg, city architect in Gothenburg designed in 1795 the Ellesbo mansion and the surrounding gardens […]

Kungälvs kyrka in Kungälv

Volvo Photo Locations Part 57 Kungälv is located just a few miles north of Göteborg. The current old church of Kungälv was built between 1679 and 1688th Responsible for the construction was architect Christopher Brack, then working in western Sweden but originally from Switzerland. The city Kungalv had with Royal Majesty’s help managed to get […]

Bohus fästning in Kungälv 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 99 Bohus fästning lies along the old Norwegian – Swedish border in Kungälv, Bohuslän north east from Hisingen where the Göta river splits into two branches (20 kilometres north of Göteborg). It commands its surroundings from a cliff 40 metres high, with the river forming a natural moat around it. Bohus […]

Hotell Fars Hatt on Gamla Torget in Kungälv 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 9 Volvo P1800 was designed in 1957 by sailing legend Pelle Petterson but put into production with sales starting only in 1961 and it also raised the club celebrated its 50 th anniversary at Hotel Fars Hatt in Kungälv where the car was unveiled to the press on 3: the May […]

Gamla Torget at Västra Gatan in Kungälv 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 6 The Municipality of Kungälv is situated in the county of Västra Götaland, and borders the municipalities of Gothenburg, Stenungsund, Tjörn and Ale. Kungälv is located in one of Sweden’s most expansive regions. The geographical position on the coast and well established communications between Kungälv and the city of Gothenburg combine […]