14 days in West Coast Itinerary

14 days in West Coast Itinerary

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14 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Gothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Uddevalla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Skovde
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Halmstad
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

3
nights
Gothenburg

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Get out of town with these interesting Gothenburg side-trips: Boras (Navet Science Center & No Limit Street Art Boras). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), and shop like a local with Fish Church.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg sightseeing planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Gothenburg is an approximately 22-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Jakarta to Gothenburg, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in December, things will get colder in Gothenburg: highs are around 7°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Uddevalla.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Boras, Kvarnbyn
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Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden

2
nights
Uddevalla

Uddevalla ©
Uddevalla is a town and the seat of Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. On the 23rd (Mon), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then make a trip to Skulpturutstallningen Udden, and then don't miss a visit to Backa Hallristningar. Keep things going the next day: trek along Kungsklyftan, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum, and then enjoy the sea views from Karingon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uddevalla holiday planning app .

You can drive from Gothenburg to Uddevalla in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gothenburg in December, you will find days in Uddevalla are little chillier (3°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Skovde.

Things to do in Uddevalla

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Skulpturutstallningen Udden, Kungsklyftan, Karingon, Backa Hallristningar
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Karingon ©
Karingon
Kayaking & Canoeing
Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan

3
nights
Skovde

Skovde ©
Skövde is a locality and urban centre in Skövde Municipality and Västra Götaland County, in the Västergötland in central Southern Sweden.Skövde is situated some 150 km northeast of Gothenburg, between Sweden's two largest lakes, Vänern and Vättern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skovde: Lidkoping (Vanermuseet & Lacko Castle) and Falkoping (Asle Ta, Gudhems Klosterrruin, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, view the masterpieces at Lofwings Atelje och Krog, see the interesting displays at Balthazar Science Center, and enjoy some diversion at Arena Skovde Upplevelsebad.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Skovde day trip planning tool .

Getting from Uddevalla to Skovde by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Halmstad.

Things to do in Skovde

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Falkoping, Lidkoping, Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, Kungslena Kyrka, Lofwings Atelje och Krog
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Asle Ta ©
Asle Ta
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat ©
Vambs kyrka ©
Vambs kyrka

3
nights
Halmstad

Halmstad ©
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halmstad: Varberg (World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station & Kulturhuset Komedianten). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Tylosand Strand, contemplate the long history of Galgberget, tee off at Halmstad Golfbana Tylosand, and snap pictures at Falkenberg tullbro.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Halmstad road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Skovde to Halmstad takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Halmstad

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Varberg, Falkenberg, Kvibille ostbod
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Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Langasand Strand ©
Langasand Strand
Halmstad Stadsbibliotek ©
Halmstad Stadsbibliotek