5 days in West Coast Itinerary

5 days in West Coast Itinerary

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5 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Gothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Fjallbacka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Brussels

2
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.
Take a break from Gothenburg with a short trip to Trollhätte Canal in Trollhattan, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, get curious at Universeum, and admire the landmark architecture of Fish Church.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gothenburg trip builder website .

Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fjallbacka.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Trollhätte Canal, Jonsereds Tradgardar
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Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago

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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Vitlycke Museum, then trek along Tjurpannans Naturreservat, then take in the dramatic natural features at King's Cliff, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Kungsklyftan. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Backa Hallristningar and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nordens Ark.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fjallbacka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Fjallbacka takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fjallbacka

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Backa Hallristningar, Tjurpannans Naturreservat, Nordens Ark, Vitlycke Museum
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Nordens Ark ©
Nordens Ark
Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan
Vitlycke Museum ©
Vitlycke Museum