Located at the center of an archipelago of 500 islands, Soderhamn is an industrial port city. The main tourist attraction is the archipelago with its many bays, and its opportunities for swimming, boating and fishing. Soderhamn is surrounded by scenic natural beauty. The town's many parks that explode into an array of color during summer are well-known throughout Sweden. The characteristic observation tower at Ostra Berget that looks out over Soderhamn and its surroundings is an unforgettable sight. The tower, opened in 1895, is known nationwide as a symbol of the town. If you're a fish lover, than a visit to Ostlins Fish Smokehouse is an absolute must. You'll find all the goodies of the sea here such as: salmon, whitefish and herring in a variety of prepared forms. An abundance of coastal delicacies are also available for sale at the Trollharens Fishing Village.