From  £1440
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Get lost amid the vibrant streets of Gothenburg
  • See the impressive Carlsten Fortress & rest and relax in Fjällbacka
  • Enjoy your fill of the incredible seafood specialties of the region
  • Explore the charming coastal villages and scenic islands
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Gothenburg & West Coast Fly-Drive

6 Day Tour, from £1440 per person

Take in the best that the vibrant city of Gothenburg and the stunning West Coast Archipelago have to offer on this 6 day fly-drive. The hire car provides the freedom to effortlessly explore Sweden's second largest city and the pristine islands of the Bohuslän Coast - considered an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Explore the villages of fishermen and the many islets while travelling towards Fjällbacka coastal village and stay in local speciality hotels. This is the best way to become immersed in the charm of this truly authentic and beautiful region and to see as many of the island's highlights as possible.

Tour Itinerary

Gothenburg City

Fly from the UK to Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city. Upon arrival, pick up the hire car and go to the hotel for check in. The remainder of the day is free to explore the vibrant city which boasts a variety of excellent restaurants and tourist attractions. We recommend taking a stroll along the famous Avenyn boulevard, Gothenburg's main street.


Overnight at Comfort Göteborg Hotel or similar.

Comfort Hotel
Carlsten Fortress, Marstrand Island

This morning, drive to the archipelago of the west coast of Sweden. We recommend a detour to see the island of Marstrand and the sweeping views from Carlsten Fortress. Venture into the Tjörn archipelago and across to Klädesholmen, a small and charming island, known for its herring industry. (B)


Overnight at Salt & Sill Hotel or similar.

Salt and Sill Hotel
Fiskebäckskil Fishing Village

Take a pleasant stroll by the sea on the picturesque island of Åstol, which can be easily reached by ferry. Then continue north by crossing the island of Orust. Arrive in Fiskebäckskil, a beautiful village with small wooden houses along the quay, shimmering colours and traditional fishing boats. At the end of the day, take the small ferry to Lysekil. (B)


Overnight at Gullmarsstrand Hotel or similar. 

Gullmarsstrand Hotel
Stangehuvud Nature Reserve

The small village of Lysekil, on the island of Västra is full of charm and is a real pleasure to explore. We recommend taking a stroll through the Stangehuvud Nature Reserve before heading north. Take the coastal road, rather than the national road, in order to make the most of the trip. Finish the days' drive upon reaching the small resort village of Fjällbacka. (B)


Overnight at Stora Bryggan Hotel or similar. 

Stora Bryggan Hotel
Picturesque Fjällbacka marina

Enjoy a day free in Fjällbacka. Those fond of Camilla Lackberg's detective novels should consider joining a theme guided tour. If not, why not go on an excursion on the island of Välon?  (B)
Overnight at Stora Bryggan Hotel or similar.

Stora Bryggan Hotel

Leave the archipelago behind and return to Gothenburg. Drop the hire car off at the airport and then check in for the flight home. (B)

Pricing Information

6 day tour, from £1440 per person
(Single person supplement + £905)

Price Includes

  • Return international flights from the UK to Sweden
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • 5 nights accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals as specified by B,L,D (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • 6 day car hire (Toyota Yaris or similar) including unlimited mileage, partial reduction of excess in case of accident or theft, & local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Car hire additional driver, GPS, fuel, road/bridge/ferry tolls
  • Optional excursions

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Price Notes

  • Price is based on two people sharing
  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class. Regional flights are available (supplements may apply)
  • Accommodation may vary from itinerary due to availability. Alternative hotels will be of the same standard and within 60 km of advertised hotel

Tour Route Map

  1. Sweden, Gothenburg
  2. Sweden, Skafto Island
  3. Sweden, Fjallbacka
  4. Sweden, Gothenburg

Tour Accommodation

Comfort Hotel
Comfort Hotel
Comfort Hotel This hotel is overlooking the Göta Älv River in central Gothenburg, only 350 yards from the Gothenburg Opera House. Guests at Comfort Hotel have free gym and sauna access.......
Salt and Sill Hotel
Salt and Sill Hotel
Salt and Sill Hotel Sweden’s first floating hotel is situated on Klädesholmen Island, 45 minutes’ drive from Gothenburg. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and panoramic views of the......
Stora Bryggan Hotel
Stora Bryggan Hotel
Stora Bryggan Hotel This waterfront hotel is located on Ingrid Bergman Square, next to Fjällbacka Harbour. It provides views of the Skagerrak Strait, dining options and tastefully decorated......
Gullmarsstrand Hotel
Gullmarsstrand Hotel
Gullmarsstrand Hotel With an idyllic waterfont location overlooking Gullmar Fjord, this Fiskebäckskil design hotel is found on Skaftölandet Island. It features a private pebble beach and......

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