30 days in West Coast Itinerary

30 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Start: Winnipeg
Fly + Drive:  20 h
1
Mariestad
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Falkoping
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Halmstad
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Gothenburg
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Fjallbacka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Winnipeg

3
nights
Mariestad

Mariestad ©
Mariestad is a locality and the seat of Mariestad Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lugnas Qvarnstensgruva and Kanalmuseet i Sjotorp. Husaby Kyrka and Gotene Kyrka will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Mariestad: Sjon Orlen (in Tibro), Billingens Fritidsomrade (in Skovde) and Munkangarna Naturreservat (in Hallekis). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vristulvens Adventurecenter, get outside with Hindens Rev, and grab your bike and head to Sjotorp Bicycle Rental, Gota canal.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mariestad route builder tool.

Winnipeg, Canada to Mariestad is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Mariestad is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Winnipeg in September; daily highs in Mariestad reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Falkoping.

Things to do in Mariestad

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sjotorp, Gotene, Sjon Orlen, Billingens Fritidsomrade, Hindens Rev
Highlights from your plan
Hindens Rev ©
Hindens Rev
Husaby Kyrka ©
Husaby Kyrka
Vristulvens Adventurecenter ©
Vristulvens Adventurecenter

5
nights
Falkoping

Falkoping ©
Falköping is a locality and the seat of Falköping Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lacko Castle and Skara Domkyrka. Take a break from the city and head to Mossebergs Friluftsomrade and Hornborgasjon. Get out of town with these interesting Falkoping side-trips: Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat (in Varnhem), Ekopark Halle- och Hunneberg (in Vargon) and Lidkoping (Vanermuseet & Rorstrands musuem). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Dalenmuseet, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kungslena Kyrka, take in the exciting artwork at Lofwings Atelje och Krog, and stop by Falkopings Saluhall.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Falkoping trip maker site.

You can drive from Mariestad to Falkoping in an hour. September in Falkoping sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Halmstad.

Things to do in Falkoping

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lidkoping, Skara, Broddetorp, Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, Ekopark Halle- och Hunneberg
Highlights from your plan
Dalenmuseet ©
Dalenmuseet
Lacko Castle ©
Lacko Castle
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat ©
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat

7
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. Visit Galgberget and S:t Olofs kapell for their historical value. Mjellby Konstmuseum and Teckningsmuseet will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halmstad: Falkenberg (Doktorspromenaden, Grimsholmen Nature Reserve, &more), Ostroo farfarm (in Tvaaker) and Varberg (Varberg Kyrka, Getteron 1:a vik, &more). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Halmstad Golfbana Tylosand, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ostra Stranden, kick back and relax at Tylosand Strand, and go for a walk through Steningekusten.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Halmstad driving holiday planner.

Getting from Falkoping to Halmstad by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Falkoping in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Halmstad, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Halmstad

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Varberg, Falkenberg, S:t Olofs kapell, Teckningsmuseet, Ostroo farfarm
Highlights from your plan
Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station ©
World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station
Svedinos Bil- & Flymuseum ©
Svedinos Bil- & Flymuseum

10
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Universeum and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum). Get a sense of the local culture at Haga and Aeroseum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gothenburg: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono), Roro naturreservat (in Ockero) and Tjoloholms Castle (in Fjaras). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago, examine the collection at Volvo Museum, stroll around Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and get engrossed in the history at City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum).

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gothenburg trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Halmstad to Gothenburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fjallbacka.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boras, Kvarnbyn, Jonsereds Tradgardar, Skulptur i Pilane, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Vitlycke Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Tjurpannans Naturreservat, and then take in breathtaking views at Kungsklyftan. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum, thentake in the waterfront at Smogenbryggan, thenidentify plant and animal life at Ramsvikslandet, and finally make a trip to Skulpturutstallningen Udden.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fjallbacka trip maker app.

Drive from Gothenburg to Fjallbacka in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fjallbacka

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanumshede, Hunnebostrand, Smogenbryggan, Tjurpannans Naturreservat
Highlights from your plan
Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan
Vitlycke Museum ©
Vitlycke Museum
Ramsvikslandet ©
Ramsvikslandet

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