Trail section

12. Lysekil-Skal

  • Length

    12.5 km

  • Elevation

    42 m

  • Degree of difficulty


  • Estimated time


Olle Wängborg

This section of the Kuststigen-trail offers the hiker the beautiful and exciting nature reserve Stångehuvud, with a fabulous view of the sea.

This section starts in Lysekil's city center. You can easily get here by car and bus, or by ferry from Fiskebäckskil. The trail passes the mueum Havets hus and soon reaches Stångehuvud's nature reserve. The view of the sea is fantastic.

Please note that the trail through the reserve is marked with red and white. 

Further on the trail turns inland to meet the sea again near the camping in Träleberg.

Where the trail hits the larger highway between Lysekil, Brastad and Brodalen, it turns in on the cycle path along the motorway and soon reaches the stage goal.

Here is a bus that takes the hiker back to Lysekil or towards Brastad and Brodalen.

Distance: 12,5 km

Time: 4 h

How to get here: In Lysekil harbor find the bus stop Lysekil Södra Hamnen. In Skal is the bus stop Skal.

Difficulty: Moderate - Hard

Surface: Asphalt, dirt road, rocks

Don't miss: Bar Head Nature Reserve

Download and print the information sheet and map here

12.5 km

42 m


How does the grading work?


  • Hav
  • Klippor
  • Naturreservat
  • Utsikt
  • Tätortsnära
  • Badplats
  • Vandringsled
  • Kuststigen




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