The old fishing village of Smögen is one of the most famous spots in Bohuslän, attracting around one million visitors during the busy summer months. In the early 1900s, city dwellers travelled here for recreation by the sea after facing what was considered the intellectual challenges of winter. This is also the spot where famous poet and singer Evert Taube made his first official performance, which took place in Godtemplarhuset in 1918. ack in those early beginnings, Hotel Smögens Hafvsbad only had eight guest rooms and a beautiful dining hall.