🇬🇧 Ratan – a harbour that offers history and wonderful walkabouts
Ratan holds exciting memories from the times of sea trade, warfare and
shipping, discover them by strolling on both sides of the protected harbour and at the
cliffs facing the open sea. In 2009 the royal family visited the village to celebrate
200 years of peace. In the idyllic village you find a summer restaurant, an
exhibition, a craft shop, a handmade soap factory and facilities for boat and camping tourists.
There is a camping site 1 km north of the village. The marina and Quick Stop are in the centre of the village. All guests at the camping, Quick stop and marina can use the facilities provided in the marina.
We have self service. Pay cash (or the Swedish system Swish) Fill in your information on the envelopeTel. Host– Camping/Marina/Quickstop: 072-727 21 86 (Intl +46-72-727 21 86)
A – Campsite
Small lawn camping with WC, cold water, basic facilities for dishes, fireplace w firewood and garbage bins. No electricity. Emptying latrines; in the harbour.
D – Guest marina
The North pier is reserved for appr 30 visiting boats.
Fuel: Diesel available in pump. Petrol 95 octan available: 2 cans of 20 litres at a time.
For information, please call Marina Host 072 – 727 21 86
F – Quick Stop
Behind Hamnmagasinet, space for 6 mobile homes. Electricity and service house included. Maximum stay is one night..
F – Service at the marina
Hamnmagasinet has facilities for guests from Quick stop, marina and camping. Service building is open 24 hrs May- September. Kitchen, WC, showers and washing machine. Bicycles and rowing boats for rent. Self service. Emptying latrines by the pathway to the marina. Fresh water, fireplace with firewood and garbage bins.
TO SEE AND TO DO
Guided tours in Ratan
Book a guided tour at Ratan to learn more about the village history and present. Tullgården will help you to book a local guide. Booking: Tullgården restaurant, +46 934-311 32
Historical places and trails
Ratan : In and outside the village there are many information boards about the sights of Ratan. The biggest ones are in the marina and outside the restaurant Tullgården.
C – Kulturum
At the top floor of Tullgården you find a gallery and an exhibition about the history of Ratan.
B – Ratan The Storsand beach. Sandy beach and cliffs. Dressing rooms, dry closet, fireplace and tables/benches.
Djäkneboda (4 km); A nice little lake with a sandy beach and a children’s playground.
C – Traditional home bakery In this region we have a strong tradition of baking our own “thinbread” in community owned baking huts, where the oven is heated with wood. The baking hut can be rented for own use. Contact: Lars-Gunnar Englund, tel. 0934-31290, 070-5331295.
F – Hantverk i Ratan
A cosy crafts shop at Hamnmagasinet where local artists/crafters sell their work. Textiles, handmade soap, artisan knives, herbs from nature, forged iron, paper art, traditional woven mats and other textiles
R – Malin i Ratan, Eco shop – hair, body, home Address Ratan 1. Soapcrafter.
C Tullgården Ratan, summer restaurant and café
See detailed opening hours at www.tullgarden.com or call 0934-311 32
Bygdeå has ICA grocery store, Frasses hamburger bar, Trafikanten restaurant, petrol
station, kiosk and motel.
C, F – Rowing boat
Three small rowing boats for rent, to visit the island Rataskär, a nature reserve.
Pay Cash. Self service.
How to rent a boat: See notes at the service building of the marina.
F – Bicycles
There are bicycles for rent in Hamnmagasinet. Self service: pay in a box.
D Boat Launching Ramp
Directly south of the northern pier. The ramp is 4.5 m wide, covered with thick gravel and has a 6 degree angel at average water level. Free of charge.
Taxi, bus. Ferry to Holmön island
Bus number 12 or 17 to Umeå or Skellefteå from the bus stop by the road E4 in Djäkneboda (6 km from Ratan) or in Bygdeå.
Contact: +46771-100 110, Time tables and Mobile app at www.tabussen.nu
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