22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Gothenburg
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Halmstad
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Hono
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Karlsborg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Falkoping
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Fjallbacka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Vancouver

5
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.
When in Gothenburg, make a side trip to see Kypegardens walking trail in Boras, approximately Boras away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, have fun and explore at Universeum, walk around Slottsskogen, and get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park.

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

Vancouver, Canada to Gothenburg is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Gothenburg is 9 hours. In April, Gothenburg is little chillier than Vancouver - with highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Halmstad.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Jonsereds Tradgardar, Kypegardens walking trail
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Universeum ©
Universeum

4
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 Halmstad's surroundings by going to Eddylou Ranch (in Sloinge), Varberg (Naturum Getteron, Getteron 5:e vik, &more) and Doktorspromenaden (in Falkenberg). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Halmstad Golfbana Tylosand, go for a walk through Steningekusten, head outdoors with Ostra Strandens Gokartbana, and pause for some serene contemplation at S:t Nikolai kyrka.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Halmstad road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Gothenburg to Halmstad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Hono.

Things to do in Halmstad

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Varberg, Falkenberg, Kvibille ostbod
Highlights from your plan
Doktorspromenaden ©
Doktorspromenaden
Hallands Konstmuseum ©
Hallands Konstmuseum
Halmstad Stadsbibliotek ©
Halmstad Stadsbibliotek

1
night
Hono

Hönö is a locality situated in Öckerö Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 5,110 inhabitants in 2010. On the 21st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Roro naturreservat, see the interesting displays at Fishing Museum, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hono vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Halmstad to Hono takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Hono are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Karlsborg.

Things to do in Hono

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Roro naturreservat
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fishing Museum ©
Fishing Museum

3
nights
Karlsborg

Karlsborg ©
Karlsborg is a locality and the seat of Karlsborg Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Explore Karlsborg's surroundings by going to Tibro (Sjon Orlen & Tibro Glasverkstad), Sjotorps Kyrka (in Sjotorp) and Hjo Stadspark (in Hjo). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tivedens Nationalpark, examine the collection at Forsviks Bruk, and contemplate the long history of Karlsborgs Fastning.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Karlsborg online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Hono to Karlsborg takes 4 hours. April in Karlsborg sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Falkoping.

Things to do in Karlsborg

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tibro, Sjotorps Kyrka, Forsviks Bruk, Hjo Stadspark
Highlights from your plan
Tivedens Nationalpark ©
Tivedens Nationalpark
Tibro Glasverkstad ©
Tibro Glasverkstad
Forsviks Bruk ©
Forsviks Bruk

4
nights
Falkoping

Falkoping ©
Falköping is a locality and the seat of Falköping Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Falkoping: Munkangarna Naturreservat (in Hallekis), Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat (in Varnhem) and Osterplana Hed och Vall (in Gotene). There's much more to do: get outside with Mossebergs Friluftsomrade, look for all kinds of wild species at Hornborgasjon, contemplate the waterfront views at Kopmannebro Sluss, and walk around Villa Giacomina Parken.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Falkoping trip planner.

You can drive from Karlsborg to Falkoping in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Falkoping can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fjallbacka.

Things to do in Falkoping

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Munkangarna Naturreservat, Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, Kopmannebro Sluss, Osterplana Hed och Vall, Billingens Fritidsomrade
Highlights from your plan
Vristulvens Adventurecenter ©
Vristulvens Adventurecenter
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat ©
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat
Hornborgasjon ©
Hornborgasjon

3
nights
Fjallbacka

Fjallbacka ©
Fjällbacka is a locality situated in Tanum Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 859 inhabitants in 2010.Fjällbacka is mostly known as a summer tourist resort, with a long history.Fjällbacka is located at Latitude 58,36 North Longitude 11,17 East, approximately 150 km from Gothenburg, 165 km from Oslo and 520 km from Stockholm.Notable residentsThe actress Ingrid Bergman lived here, when she visited Sweden.Swedish crime writer Camilla Läckberg grew up here; many of her books take place in or around Fjällbacka. On the 29th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Tjurpannans Naturreservat and then step off the mainland to explore Weather Islands. On your second day here, make a trip to Backa Hallristningar, then look for all kinds of wild species at Stangehuvud Naturreservat, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Lysekil Church.

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You can drive from Falkoping to Fjallbacka in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fjallbacka when traveling from Falkoping in April, with lows around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fjallbacka

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lysekil, Backa Hallristningar, Tjurpannans Naturreservat
Highlights from your plan
Stangehuvud Naturreservat ©
Stangehuvud Naturreservat
Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan
Lysekil Church ©
Lysekil Church