Lysekil is a locality and the seat of Lysekil Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 7,628 inhabitants in 2010.
Lysekil is situated at the mouth of the Gullmarn fjord, which is a conservation area, and is a major summer tourist destination.
The largest oil refinery in Sweden, Preemraff Lysekil situated a few miles outside the town, is one of the main employers in the area.
Lysekil is known as the place of origin of Lysekil Caviar, often referred to as Creamed Smoked Roe in English. It differs from normal caviar in that its main ingredients are tomato sauce, cod roe, onion, and salt; it is also often seasoned with dill and chives. Kalles kaviar is the best-known brand.
People from Lysekil
Lysekil Church as seen from the harbor
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