Bolmsö Tourism, Sweden

Visit Bolmsö - Best of Bolmsö

Bolmsö is an island located in lake Bolmen near Växjö in Småland. It had 382 inhabitants in 1998. It presents 530 ancient remains, including dolmens and cobble-clad graves in various forms, especially large triangular ones. The dominating graves are large barrows from the Iron Age with the addition of stelae, stone circles and a large stone ship. A farm with the name Hof reveals that it was once a pagan blót temple (see Temple at Uppsala). In the Hervarar saga, it is related that Arngrim and his twelve wild sons, who fought against Hjalmar, lived on Bólmr and it is believed to refer to Bolmsö. The identification is supported by Saxo Grammaticus who described Arngrim as a Swedish berserker. Although, according to the later versions, H and U, of Hervarar saga, it was the island Bolm in Hålogaland).


Home to pretty treasures, Bolmsö is Sweden's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Bolmsö, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Gothenburg. Take a short trip from Bolmsö and set some time aside to explore the Gothenburg. Dotted with places like Liseberg Amusement Park, Slottsskogen, Botaniska Tradgarden; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Bolmsö.

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- Know before you go to Bolmsö

Facts and Stats for Bolmsö*

  • Bolmsö: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bolmsö for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bolmsö.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Bolmsö - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 69.61 (High)
    • Health Care Index 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bolmsö

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bolmsö

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.34 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.7 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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