25 days in West Coast Itinerary

25 days in West Coast Itinerary

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25 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26 h
1
Gothenburg
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Halmstad
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Skovde
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Uddevalla
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Sydney

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Liseberg amusement park and Slottsskogen. Explore Gothenburg's surroundings by going to Roro naturreservat (in Ockero), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono) and Boras (Kypegardens walking trail & Annelundsparken). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, look for all kinds of wild species at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, stroll around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), and have some family-friendly fun at Teamtastic Goteborg.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gothenburg trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Gothenburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Gothenburg. In March, Gothenburg is colder than Sydney - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Halmstad.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Boras, Fishing Charters & Tours, Ale Disc Golf Center, Jonsereds Tradgardar, Roro naturreservat
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Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Universeum ©
Universeum
Haga ©
Haga

6
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. Bring the kids along to Steningekusten and Getteron 1:a vik. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halmstad: Varberg (Getteron 5:e vik & Beach Promenade), Skottorps Mejeri (in Skottorp) and Akulla Bokskogar (in Rolfstorp). There's still lots to do: tee off at Halmstad Golfbana Tylosand, stroll through Doktorspromenaden, head outdoors with Simstadion Brottet, and kick back and relax at Ostra Stranden.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Halmstad driving holiday site .

Getting from Gothenburg to Halmstad by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Halmstad sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Skovde.

Things to do in Halmstad

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Falkenberg, Varberg, Akulla Bokskogar, Skottorps Mejeri, Kvarnfallet
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Doktorspromenaden ©
Doktorspromenaden
Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Kvarnfallet ©
Kvarnfallet

4
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. Attractions like Villa Giacomina Parken and Tidaholms Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Skovde: Osterplana Hed och Vall (in Gotene), Falkoping (Wragarden, Falkopings Saluhall, &more) and Munkangarna Naturreservat (in Hallekis). The adventure continues: get outside with Billingens Fritidsomrade and identify plant and animal life at Vristulvens Adventurecenter.

For traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Skovde tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Halmstad to Skovde by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Halmstad in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Skovde, with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Uddevalla.

Things to do in Skovde

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Falkoping, Osterplana Hed och Vall, Hornborgasjon, Sjon Orlen, Tidaholms Museum
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Silverfallet ©
Silverfallet
Hornborgasjon ©
Hornborgasjon
Vristulvens Adventurecenter ©
Vristulvens Adventurecenter

5
nights
Uddevalla

Uddevalla ©
Uddevalla is a town and the seat of Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Kids will enjoy Tjurpannans Naturreservat and Daftoland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Uddevalla: Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum (in Tanumshede), Kopmannebro Sluss (in Kopmannebro) and Fjallbacka (Kungsklyftan, Weather Islands, &more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Stangehuvud Naturreservat, take a memorable tour with Tours, let the kids burn off some steam at Skrotnisses Lekplats, and stroll the grounds of Blomsholm.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Uddevalla road trip planner.

You can drive from Skovde to Uddevalla in 2 hours. Traveling from Skovde in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Uddevalla, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uddevalla

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grebbestad, Fjallbacka, Stromstad, Stangehuvud Naturreservat, Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum
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Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Stangehuvud Naturreservat ©
Stangehuvud Naturreservat