The Thirsty Winterswan

Standort: Skärgården
Hasselö, 593 91 Västervik (Karte anzeigen)

Restaurant Sjökantens bar, located on Hasselö, is called "The Thirsty Winter Swan" and it is open every Saturday during the fall, winter and spring. Every Saturday they offer a warming soup and homemade bread as well as hot and cold drinks.

For those who want to visit the pub here are some practical information on how to get to Hasselö without your own boat and options if you stay on the island for a few nights.

Hasselö hostel is open year round and it is possible to combine the visit to the thirsty winter swan with accommodation and breakfast there. Shared double room (with sheets, cleaning and breakfast included) costs 495 SEK / person.

It is also possible to take a warm bath in a wood-fired sauna and hot tub, guided tour with Tomas Liew on Hasselö and Sladö or bike for those who would rather trample themselves. It is also possible to book other meals at Restaurant Sjökanten or in the hostel.

Taxi boat for your own transportation out can be booked all year round, from either Marqua Sjötransporter (sea transports), Molander båttransporter (boat transportation) or Solidö Skärgårdstaxi (archipelago taxi). Private water taxi costs 800 SEK-1200 per turn.

Weekend Retreat to Hasselö depart from Gränsö Channel every Friday at 17:00 and again from Hasselö Sundays at 16.00 (price 65 SEK / person, one way trip).


Telefonnummer Reservierung
+46 490-911 30
City (address)
593 91 Västervik

Nützliche Informationen

Open every Saturday during the fall, spring and winter between 16:00 and 19:00.



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Västervik Tourist Center
Stora Torget 4, Västervik
+(46) 490 - 875 20