City guide – Härnösand

Härnösand - Surrounded by the sea

Here the water is always close! In quiet Härnösand you can easily walk by the water or lay out the picnic blanket in one of the nice parks – if you do not prefer the beach life at Smitingens havsbad.

HÄRNÖSAND CELEBRITIES Lena Endre, Emelie Forsberg, Anette Norberg, Beril Malmberg, Bo Holmberg, Ludvig ”Lubbe” Nordström, Eva Goes, Henrik “Elvis”Åberg, Jean Börlin, Stig Ossian Ericsson, Thorbjörn Fälldin, Jessika Gedin, Hertha Hillfon, Bengt Lindström, Gullan Bornemark

Accommodation

Villa Sedin Bed & Breakfast,
Franzéngatan 10

Nice, small and familiar accommodation with personal rooms. Quiet location right in the center of the well-preserved old wooden town district Östanbäcken. Close to restaurants and shops.

Highway Hotell,
Industrigatan 14
Classic motor hotel in a plane next to the E4 at the northern entrance to Härnösand. Room and restaurant decorated in 50s and 60s style.

First Hotel Stadt,
Skeppsbron 9
Top location at Skeppsbron and “Norra Sundet”. Classic city hotel with good service and helpful staff. Here you enjoy the evening sun in the nice restaurant or on the outdoor terrace.

Hotell Royal,
Strandgatan 12
Family-friendly and affordable hotel housed in wooden houses from the 19th century with high ceilings and large windows. Good location just 200 meters from the Travel Center within walking distance to restaurants, cafes, parks and places of interest such as the Technichus and Härnösand car museum.

Shopping

Butiken,
Västernorrlands Museum
Small shop, but good selection! Arts and crafts, art, books and souvenirs from all over Ångermanland. Everything from textiles and forging to homemade candles.

Lokal,
Skeppsbron 21
Consultant company Lokal Koncept’s small shop offers hand-picked interior products, furniture and carpets. Open odd times.

Guldsmed Kalling,
Trädgårdsgatan 6
Unique jewelry in gold, silver, palladium and titanium, made by the shop’s own goldsmiths. Here you will find “Ångermanlandssmycket”, “Härnösandssmycket”, “Härnösandskorset”… Or would you rather have a beaver or a fermented baltic herring around the neck? Or why not the High Coast Bridge ?!

Linboa,
Trädgårdsgatan 3
Personal shop that claims the chains of women’s linen and cotton clothing. Separate shop section with lingerie.

Mat & dryck

Brygghuset,
Nattviken 1
Absolute top location just a few meters from the water, right in the center – and the kitchen matches the location. After just one year in a new direction, Brygghuset has entered the White Guide with exciting cooking and high class.

APA,
Trädgårdsgatan 3
Comprehensive burger, inspired decor and good bar in absolute a-location at the square. Nice outdoor seating in summer time and live music every week.

Väggivägg,
Brunnshusgatan 1
Härnösand’s obvious food flagship. Ambitious kitchen with local produce as a base, serves up both beautiful and tasty dishes. Recommended by the White Guide

Vägg i Vägg

Restaurang Skeppet,
Skeppsbron 4
A coffee break with a perfect view of boats and people or a whole dinner? Skeppet is always a good choice, not least summer time. Popular meeting place at night.

Restaurang Toppstugan,
Vårdkasberget
Totally incomparable view from the restaurant at Vårdkasberget’s peak. Quiet and relaxed atmosphere and well-prepared, classic dishes that make guests return.

Sam’s restaurang,
Skeppsbron 21
Mellow and homely neighborhood restaurant with superpopular outdoor dining on the quayside in summer.

Sam’s restaurang

Se & göra

Härnösands bilmuseum
Sweden’s largest car museum at five minutes walking distance from both the city center and the Travel Center. 200 cars plus motorcycles, mopeds, engines – and a giant-looking steam locomotive – are waiting here. A car party and time travel in a package.

Technichus,
Storgatan 11
Science center with well-made, permanent exhibitions. Exciting attractions and inspiring activities for the children. Shop and cafe. Open every day except Mondays.

Spela Brainball på Technichus. Vems hjärna slappar bäst?

Smitingens havsbad
Six kilometers from the center there is what many (also outside Härnösand) call Norrland’s best sand beach. Fine sand and long run. Dining and kiosk during the summer months.

Västernorrlands Museum,
Murberget
Museum building with elaborate permanent exhibitions and idyllic open-air museum that lives up to summer time. How was it to go to school in the past? Let the kids try here!

Länsmuseet Murberget

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