23 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport, Drive to Trollhattan
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Trollhattan
— 4 nights
Drive
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Skovde
— 5 nights
Drive
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Halmstad
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gothenburg
— 6 nights
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Trollhattan — 4 nights

Bring the kids along to Tjurpannans Naturreservat and Hastepallarna - Bodele. Change things up with these side-trips from Trollhattan: Tresticklan National Park (in Ed), Uddevalla (Margretegardeparken & Rimnershallen) and Lysekil (Galleri Tint & Stangehuvud Naturreservat).

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Trollhattan trip maker site.

Singapore, Singapore to Trollhattan is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Trollhattan reach 3°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Skovde.
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Skovde — 5 nights

Skövde is a locality and urban centre in Skövde Municipality and Västra Götaland County, in the Västergötland in central Southern Sweden.Skövde is situated some 150 km northeast of Gothenburg, between Sweden's two largest lakes, Vänern and Vättern. Attractions like Arena Skovde Upplevelsebad and Billingens Fritidsomrade make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skovde: Lidkoping (Filsbacksbadet & Lacko Castle), Mariestad (Mariestad Cathedral & Djuro National Park) and Gotene (Sigrid Storrada & Husaby Kyrka). Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Skara Sommarland. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Skara Domkyrka and stop by Lassagardens Keramik.

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Traveling by car from Trollhattan to Skovde takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Halmstad.
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Halmstad — 5 nights

Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Attractions like Tylosand Strand and Getteron 1:a vik make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halmstad: Falkenberg (Grimsholmen Nature Reserve & Langasand Strand), Varberg (Fladenbatarna, Hallands Kulturhistoriska Museum och Varbergs fastning, &more) and Gekås Ullared (in Ullared). The adventure continues: get outside with Steningekusten, pause for some photo ops at 0 + 0 = 8, Nollan, get in on the family fun at Halmstad Aventyrsland, and contemplate the long history of Galgberget.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Halmstad trip planner.

You can drive from Skovde to Halmstad in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Halmstad can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gothenburg.
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Liseberg Amusement Park and Slottsskogen. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, head off the coast to Southern Gothenburg Archipelago, stroll around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), and contemplate the long history of Skansen Kronan.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gothenburg journey website.

You can drive from Halmstad to Gothenburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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West Coast travel guide

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Theme Parks · Specialty Museums · Gardens
Sweden's West Coast charms visitors with rocky islands covered in pine trees and red and white boathouses and fishing cottages. A ferry from the city of Gothenburg brings you to the car-free archipelago, perfect for long walks and bike rides along the beaches. The more than 20 islands are home to several villages, yours for the wandering. Seal safaris, sea fishing and boat excursions are among the things to do under the clear blue skies. Sail the day away amid stunning nature and past picturesque lighthouses.
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