Sweden // The Bothnian coast //


The wildest and most beautiful of all the islands, Brändöskär, is located far out in the Gulf of Bothnia and is consequently exposed to the weather and can often be very windy. Its best features are some terrific upland scenery with plentiful mosses and areas of heathland interspersed with smooth rocks along the coast, ideal for sunbathing. At the island’s southern point there’s a wooden fishermen’s chapel dating from 1774 whose altarpiece depicts an impressive fishing catch; ask locally for the key if the chapel is locked.