19 days in Skane County, Bohuslan & Gothenburg Itinerary

19 days in Skane County, Bohuslan & Gothenburg Itinerary

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Fly to Copenhagen, Train to Malmo
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Malmo
— 1 night
Drive
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Trelleborg
— 1 night
Drive
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Simrishamn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bastad
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marstrand
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gothenburg
— 6 nights
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Malmo

— 1 night

Sweden's Berlin

A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Stortorget, meet the residents at Skanes Djurpark, and then admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): snap pictures at Oresund Bridge - Oresund Bridge, then stroll through Skanors Havsbad, and then get outside with Falsterbo Strand.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Malmo road trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Malmo is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Malmo are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Trelleborg.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Trelleborg

— 1 night
Trelleborg Municipality is the southernmost municipality of Sweden, in Skåne County. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at Falsterbonasets Spa and then make a trip to Smygehuk.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Trelleborg trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Malmo to Trelleborg in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Trelleborg are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Simrishamn.

Things to do in Trelleborg

Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Simrishamn

— 3 nights
Simrishamn is a locality and the seat of Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 6,527 inhabitants in 2010. We've included these beaches for you: Knabackshusens strand and Sandhammarens Strand. Kids will enjoy Stenshuvud National Park and Naturum Vattenriket. Go for a jaunt from Simrishamn to Kristianstad to see Church of Holy Trinity about 1 hour away.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Simrishamn day trip app.

You can drive from Trelleborg to Simrishamn in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bastad.

Things to do in Simrishamn

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

Bastad

— 4 nights
Båstad is a locality and the seat of Båstad Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden, with approximately 5,000 permanent residents. Take a break from the city and head to Tylosand Strand and Danska Fall. Bring the kids along to Hovs Hallar and Railway Museum Angelholm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bastad: Grimsholmen Nature Reserve (in Falkenberg) and Nissan (in Halmstad). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hallands Vadero and walk around Hembygdsparken.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bastad road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Simrishamn to Bastad takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marstrand.

Things to do in Bastad

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:

Marstrand

— 3 nights
Marstrand is a seaside locality situated in Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marstrand and Gustafsbergs naturreservat. Take a break from the city and head to Ramsvikslandet and Smogens Fisketurism. There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Carlstens Fastning.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marstrand road trip site.

You can drive from Bastad to Marstrand in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Marstrand are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Marstrand

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Gothenburg

— 6 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
You'll get in some beach time at Saltholmen and Stravalla strand. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aeroseum and Maritiman. Take a break from Gothenburg with a short trip to Trollhätte Canal in Trollhattan, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, and head off the coast to Stora Amundon.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Gothenburg vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Marstrand to Gothenburg takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 24:

Skane County travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Bridges · Architectural Buildings
Known for its swathes of patchwork fields and lush rolling hills, Skåne County also features rocky coasts, white beaches, and an abundance of medieval churches. Picture-perfect castles and manors overlook magnificent gardens and peek out above the green valleys. Local art displays of silver, glass, and pottery are among the things to see, and the many golf courses and tennis courts top the list of things to do. Renaissance-style villages embrace historical estates dating from the 12th to 19th centuries. Bursting with southern charm, a combination of historical and modern architecture, cobblestone streets, and rhododendron gardens, Skåne County offers a quiet retreat amidst nature and history.

Bohuslan travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Castles · Hiking Trails