12 days in Vastra Gotaland County Itinerary

12 days in Vastra Gotaland County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vastra Gotaland County trip planner

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Gothenburg
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Brastad
— 3 nights
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Falkoping
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Gothenburg

— 5 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Liseberg amusement park. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, have some family-friendly fun at Teamtastic Goteborg, see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, and look for gifts at Fish Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gothenburg holiday builder website.

Vaxjo to Gothenburg is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brastad.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brastad

— 3 nights
Brastad is a locality situated in Lysekil Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Venture out of the city with trips to Grebbestad (Tjurpannans Naturreservat & Greby Gravfalt), Linmuseet (in Fjallbacka) and Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum (in Tanumshede). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Backa Hallristningar, take a leisurely stroll along Smogenbryggan, get interesting insight from Smogens Fisketurism, and stop by Fiskaffaren Hunnebostrand.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brastad online trip planner.

Drive from Gothenburg to Brastad in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gothenburg in December: highs in Brastad hover around 3°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Falkoping.

Things to do in Brastad

Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Falkoping

— 3 nights
Falköping is a locality and the seat of Falköping Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Venture out of the city with trips to Lidkoping (Touch of Aloha Massage, Villa Giacomina Parken, &more). And it doesn't end there: stop by Falbygdens Ostbutik, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kungslena Kyrka, make a trip to Ekornavallen, and get curious at Dalenium Science Center.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Falkoping online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brastad to Falkoping in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Falkoping

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vastra Gotaland County travel guide

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Theme Parks · Specialty Museums · Gardens
The deep history and cultural heritage of Västra Götaland County offers something for everyone. The county is chock full of medieval monuments just waiting to be explored. Lush meadows and deep forests await, and moss-covered trails ensure serenity and peace. Surrounded by lakes and rivers, this coastal area is dotted with harbors and fishing boats. Wander the botanical gardens, or take a trip into the inventive city of Gothenburg, a hub of culture and education.