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At a glance…

The west coast of southern Sweden is a beautiful landscape of fields, deep forests, sparkling lakes and is home to local history and some of the region's most delicious cuisine.

» 8 day tailor-made self-drive

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £1,195pp incl. flights

» Book by: 30 Sep 2018

Absorb the west of Sweden's local history and delicious foods on this eight-day summer self-drive, taking in charming, scenic routes with country hotels in the West of Sweden. Then, relax in elegant and homely hotels in the non-stop city known by locals as Göteborg, before exploring the canals, parks and botanical gardens of the city – one of Scandinavia's most attractive.

Day by day itinerary

  • Days 1-2 » Gothenburg

    Fly to Gothenburg and check in to your hotel, the Elite Plaza, for two nights. Located in the city centre, the hotel is a superb city retreat, situated a stone's throw from the town's most loved attractions. On your doorstep, explore the city's cultural centre. Dotted with concert halls, cafés, museums and theatres, alongside arts and craft shops in the old city, you'd be forgiven for forgetting the numerous beautiful parks and botanical gardens – but they are well worth a visit.

    Meals: Breakfast included

    Stay: Elite Plaza Hotel, Gothenburg

  • Day 3 » Villa Sjotorp

    Drive along Sweden's scenic West Coast to Ljungskile, a charming area dotted with old fishing villages and rocky outcrops. Check in to Villa Sjotorp, a quaint, typically Swedish country hotel. Serving award-winning food, enjoy sumptuous Swedish fare under a covered terrace, overlooking the gorgeous bay.

    Meals: Breakfast & dinner included

    Stay: Villa Sjotorp, Ljungskile

  • Days 4-5 » Fjallbacka

    Depart and head north to Fjallbacka – a favourite of the renowned Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman. Experience a genuine slice of Swedish coastal life in this idyllic fishing village, with cobbled lanes, boutique cafés and independent shops. Some of the finest seafood on all the west coast can be found in this village – don't miss out.

    Meals: Breakfast included

    Stay: Stora Hotellet Bryggan, Fjallbacka

  • Days 6-7 » Bjertorp Slott

    After driving to Bjertrop Slott, check in to the classy, art-nouveau manor house, Bjetorp Slott, and enjoy seasonal gourmet dining. For the golfer, try your hand at the golf course – one of the region's best. For your fix of culture, head to the Saab Museum in Trollhattan, before soaking up the sights of the impressive locks and rapids of the Gota Alv River.

    Meals: Breakfast & dinner included

  • Day 8 » Departure

    If you aren't extending your journey further, drive back to Gothenburg's international airport in time for your onward flight to the UK.

    Breakfast included

    More time?

    Explore the epic landscapes of rural Sweden by taking a cruise along the 19th century Gota Canal, which stretches from Gothenburg to Stockholm via an interconnecting series of canals, rivers and lakes.

To book call us on:

020 7664 2235

Make an enquiry

At a glance…

The west coast of southern Sweden is a beautiful landscape of fields, deep forests, sparkling lakes and is home to local history and some of the region's most delicious cuisine.

» 8 day tailor-made self-drive

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £1,195pp incl. flights

» Book by: 30 Sep 2018

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