18 days in Vastra Gotaland County Itinerary

18 days in Vastra Gotaland County Itinerary

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Gothenburg
— 6 nights
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Uddevalla
— 3 nights
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Stromstad
— 2 nights
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Haverud
— 1 night
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Karlsborg
— 3 nights
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Lidkoping
— 2 nights
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Gothenburg

— 6 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.
Relax by the water at Saltholmen and Hovasbadet. Let the collections at Universeum and Aeroseum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Gothenburg side-trips: Ale Disc Golf Center (in Noedinge-Nol), Roro naturreservat (in Ockero) and Trollhätte Canal (in Trollhattan). Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Liseberg amusement park. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, look for all kinds of wild species at Natureserve Mollungen, and play a few rounds at Hills Golf & Sports Club.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg online travel planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Gothenburg. July in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Uddevalla.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Uddevalla

— 3 nights
Uddevalla is a town and the seat of Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Kids will enjoy Ramsvikslandet and Stangehuvud Naturreservat. Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Nordens Ark. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Gustafsbergs naturreservat.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Uddevalla route planner.

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Uddevalla takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Stromstad.

Things to do in Uddevalla

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Stromstad

— 2 nights
Strömstad is a locality and the seat of Strömstad Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 6,288 inhabitants in 2010.For historical reasons, Strömstad is called a city despite its small population.HistoryOriginally, the province Bohuslän, where Strömstad is situated, was Norwegian territory, which was transferred to Sweden according to the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658.At Strömstad, there was a small fishing village known as Strömmen. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tee off at Dynekilen Golf Course, explore the striking landscape at Kungsklyftan, then trek along Tjurpannans Naturreservat, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Kosterhavets Nationalpark.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stromstad online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Uddevalla to Stromstad by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Stromstad, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Haverud.

Things to do in Stromstad

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Haverud

— 1 night
On the 28th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Dalslands Kanal AB, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Furusjon, and then take a stroll around Skalleruds Kyrka.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Haverud trip planner.

Drive from Stromstad to Haverud in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Karlsborg.

Things to do in Haverud

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Karlsborg

— 3 nights
Karlsborg is a locality and the seat of Karlsborg Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tivedens Nationalpark and Bottensjon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Karlsborgs Fastning and Fastningsmuseet Karlsborg. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Djaknesundet.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Karlsborg tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Haverud to Karlsborg in 3 hours. July in Karlsborg sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lidkoping.

Things to do in Karlsborg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Lidkoping

— 2 nights
Lidköping is a locality and the seat of Lidköping Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Munkangarna Naturreservat, then enjoy the sand and surf at Filsbacksbadet, and then kick back and relax at Villa Giacomina Parken. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Vristulvens Adventurecenter and then identify plant and animal life at Hornborgasjon.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lidkoping trip planner.

Drive from Karlsborg to Lidkoping in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lidkoping

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

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.