27 days in West Coast Itinerary

27 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip itinerary planner

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Gothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive
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Halmstad
— 4 nights
Drive
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Varberg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Falkoping
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mariestad
— 4 nights
Drive
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Uddevalla
— 4 nights
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Gothenburg

— 4 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 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Liseberg amusement park. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen.

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Sydney, Australia to Gothenburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Gothenburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Gothenburg hover around 51°F and lows are around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Halmstad.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Golf

Side Trip

Halmstad

— 4 nights
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. When in Halmstad, make a side trip to see Langasand Strand in Falkenberg, approximately Falkenberg away. There's lots more to do: tee off at Halmstad Golfbana Tylosand, walk around Rhododendronparken, get lost in a book at Halmstad Stadsbibliotek, and enjoy the sand and surf at Tylosand Strand.

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Drive from Gothenburg to Halmstad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Varberg.

Things to do in Halmstad

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Varberg

— 3 nights
Varberg is a locality and the seat of Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden with 27,602 inhabitants in 2010.Varberg and all of Halland are well known for their "typical west coast" sandy beaches. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Varberg: Gekås Ullared (in Ullared) and Falkenberg (Grimsholmen Nature Reserve, Tullbron, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Getteron 5:e vik, relax in the rural setting at Ostroo farfarm, don't miss a visit to Kulturhuset Komedianten, and see the interesting displays at World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station.

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You can drive from Halmstad to Varberg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Varberg can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Falkoping.

Things to do in Varberg

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Falkoping

— 4 nights
Falköping is a locality and the seat of Falköping Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Falkoping: Hokensas Sportfiske (in Tidaholm), Vastergotlands museum (in Skara) and Skovde (Arena Skovde Upplevelsebad & Vambs kyrka). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, look for all kinds of wild species at Hornborgasjon, head outdoors with Mossebergs Friluftsomrade, and see the interesting displays at Balthazar Science Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Falkoping road trip app.

Traveling by car from Varberg to Falkoping takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Falkoping when traveling from Varberg in April, with lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Mariestad.

Things to do in Falkoping

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mariestad

— 4 nights
Mariestad is a locality and the seat of Mariestad Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Change things up with these side-trips from Mariestad: Kanalmuseet i Sjotorp (in Sjotorp), Munkangarna Naturreservat (in Hallekis) and Gotene (Osterplana Hed och Vall, Gotene Kyrka, &more). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Billingens Fritidsomrade, grab your bike and head to Sjotorp Bicycle Rental, Gota canal, identify plant and animal life at Brommo Skargard Nature Reserve, and see the interesting displays at Lugnas Qvarnstensgruva.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariestad online day trip planner.

Drive from Falkoping to Mariestad in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uddevalla.

Things to do in Mariestad

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Uddevalla

— 4 nights
Uddevalla is a town and the seat of Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Explore Uddevalla's surroundings by going to Sundsby Sateri (in Hjalteby), Fjallbacka (Weather Islands & Kungsklyftan) and Tjurpannans Naturreservat (in Grebbestad). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Strandpromenaden, enjoy breathtaking views from Hastepallarna - Bodele, identify plant and animal life at Ramsvikslandet, and make a trip to Backa Hallristningar.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Uddevalla online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mariestad to Uddevalla in 2 hours. Traveling from Mariestad in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Uddevalla, with lows around 48°F. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uddevalla

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

West Coast travel guide

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Theme Parks · Specialty Museums · Gardens
Sweden's West Coast charms visitors with rocky islands covered in pine trees and red and white boathouses and fishing cottages. A ferry from the city of Gothenburg brings you to the car-free archipelago, perfect for long walks and bike rides along the beaches. The more than 20 islands are home to several villages, yours for the wandering. Seal safaris, sea fishing and boat excursions are among the things to do under the clear blue skies. Sail the day away amid stunning nature and past picturesque lighthouses.