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 30th (Mon): make a trip to Stortorget, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Skanes Djurpark, and then admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Oresund Bridge - Oresund Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Skanors Havsbad, and then head outdoors with Falsterbo Strand.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Malmo tour planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Malmo is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Trelleborg.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — 31:

Trelleborg

— 1 night
Trelleborg Municipality is the southernmost municipality of Sweden, in Skåne County. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): soothe aching muscles at Falsterbonasets Spa and then don't miss a visit to Smygehuk.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Trelleborg itinerary tool.

Drive from Malmo to Trelleborg in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Simrishamn.

Things to do in Trelleborg

Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:

Simrishamn

— 3 nights
Simrishamn is a locality and the seat of Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 6,527 inhabitants in 2010. Visit Knabackshusens strand and Sandhammarens Strand for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stenshuvud National Park and Church of Holy Trinity. Step out of Simrishamn to go to Kristianstad and see Naturum Vattenriket, which is approximately 58 minutes away.

Start your trip to Simrishamn by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Trelleborg to Simrishamn takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Simrishamn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bastad.

Things to do in Simrishamn

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Bastad

— 4 nights
Båstad is a locality and the seat of Båstad Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden, with approximately 5,000 permanent residents. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tylosand Strand and Grimsholmen Nature Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Hallands Vadero and Danska Fall. Explore Bastad's surroundings by going to Railway Museum Angelholm (in Angelholm) and Nissan (in Halmstad). It doesn't end there: stroll through Hovs Hallar and stroll around Hembygdsparken.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bastad visit planner.

You can drive from Simrishamn to Bastad in 2.5 hours. June in Bastad sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Marstrand.

Things to do in Bastad

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:

Marstrand

— 3 nights
Marstrand is a seaside locality situated in Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Explore hidden gems such as Ramsvikslandet and Smogens Fisketurism. Step out of Marstrand with an excursion to Gustafsbergs naturreservat in Uddevalla--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Marstrand and explore the historical opulence of Carlstens Fastning.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marstrand vacation builder tool.

Getting from Bastad to Marstrand by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daytime highs in Marstrand are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Marstrand

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

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.
Visit Saltholmen and Stravalla strand for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat and Trollhätte Canal. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Masthuggskyrkan, examine the collection at Maritiman, and get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Gothenburg day trip planning app.

Drive from Marstrand to Gothenburg in an hour. In June in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 17:

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