Knowledge & facts
The rocks are filled with stories. You can find exciting articles here, as well as interesting information from Vitlycke Museum and the area around it.
Is it easier to get pregnant if you slide down the rocks? Well, it was a long-lived belief and practice, both in Sweden and abroad.
It was not only Bronze Age people who carved figures in the rocks in Bohus county. Seafarers in the 16th and 17th centuries also carved their marks, initials, the year, compass roses and shields when they visited the natural harbours along the Bohus coast.
If you think that the Bronze Age was a time when people lived in peace and freedom, forget it! Skeletons tell you otherwise.
Many of the Bohus county and World Heritage rock carvings are slowly disappearing. Why do the rocks decay, and what can be done about it?
Updated: 2017-02-17 10:31