From  £1325
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Get lost amid the vibrant streets of Gothenburg
  • See the impressive Carlsten Fortress
  • Enjoy your fill of seafood specialties
  • Rejuvenate in Fjällbacka
  • Explore the charming coastal villages and scenic islands
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Gothenburg & West Coast Fly-Drive

6 Day Tour, from £1325 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

DAY 1
FLY TO GOTHENBURG
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.

DAY 2
DISCOVER THE ARCHIPELAGO
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. 

 

Overnight at Salt & Sill Hotel or similar. (B)

DAY 3
ISLAND HOPPING
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.

 

Overnight at Gullmarsstrand Hotel or similar. (B)

DAY 4
VISIT LYSEKIL
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 your trip. Finish the days' drive upon reaching the small resort village of Fjällbacka.

 

Overnight at Stora Bryggan Hotel or similar. (B)

DAY 5
RELAX IN FJÄLLBACKA
Picturesque Fjällbacka marina

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

DAY 6
FLY TO THE UK

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 £1325 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and Gothenburg
  • 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

  • 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

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