Kayaking through the Koster islands, Bohuslan, West Sweden
Aerial view of Gothenburg, West Sweden
Hiking along The Bohusleden Trail, Bohuslan, West Sweden


West Sweden Coastal Self Drive

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    Holiday Duration

    6 nights

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    Best Time To Go

    June - August

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    Price From

    £1270 per person

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    Wild Rating

    3 out of 5

Holiday Idea

Hidden on the tiny island of Klädesholmen, experience a stay at Sweden’s first floating hotel, Salt & Sill. Offering luxurious seaside living, Salt & Sill is perfect for exploring the surrounding coastal villages and delicious seafood options. When the buzz of a vibrant city calls, no visit to West Sweden is complete without a stay in Gothenburg, Sweden’s second city.


Kayaking through the Bohuslan archipelago, West Sweden
Aerial view of Salt & Sill, West Sweden

Day 1 | Arrive Sweden and Kládesholmen

Arrive in Sweden and drive to the beautiful Bohuslän Coast and the island of Klädesholmen. Check in to Sweden's first floating hotel, Salt & Sill where you will stay for four nights. Why not enjoy dinner in the hotel's restaurant in the evening or ask us about our favourite restaurants on the coast.

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Day 2 | Explore Marstrand & Smögen

Take in the sights of the Bohuslän Coast. The chain of islands are linked to one another by a series of bridges and short ferry crossings. Marstrand, with its impressive fortress and ancient buildings and perfect spots for swimming and sailing; Smögen, a popular summer destination with a delightful mix of shops and boutiques in old seafront wooden houses.

Fjällbacka fishing village, Bohuslän, West Sweden

Day 3 | Explore Fjellbäcka

Explore the charming village of Fjellbäcka, the setting for the popular Nordic Noir books from author Camilla Läckberg. The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Pilane Sculpture Park and Nordens Ark (local wildlife conservation project) are all close by.

Kayaking through Koster, West Sweden

Day 4 | Bohuslän by Kayak

There is no better way to explore the coast than by kayak. Kayak rental, for independent exploring, or guided kayak tours (full or half day) are available directly from Salt & Sill. Speak to us for details and recommendations.

Hotel Eggers, Gothenburg, West Sweden

Day 5 | Arrive in Gothenburg

Leave the calming islands for the lively city of Gothenburg. Check in to Hotel Eggers for two nights, a beautiful, historical building dating back to 1859.

Sunset over the harbour in Gothenburg, West Sweden

Day 6 | Explore Gothenburg

Gothenburg has an appealing ability to mix the old with the new seamlessly. Enjoy a day of exploring, from magnificent 17th century fortresses and well-preserved timber buildings to the modern quayside and contemporary Opera House which overlooks the waterfront.

Hiking to the lighthouse on Marstrand, Vastergotland, West Sweden

Day 7 | Departure Day

Check out of your hotel this morning and transfer to the airport for your departure plans.

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What's included

  • Four days car hire from Gothenburg Airport
  • Transfers from Hotel Eggers to Gothenburg Airport
  • Four nights accommodation at Salt & Sill including breakfast
  • Two nights accommodation at Hotel Eggers including breakfast

The price of this suggestion is based on two people sharing a double or a twin room at Salt & Sill in Kládesholmen and Hotel Eggers in Gothenburg.

Would you like a price including flights? Get in touch today.

Our Sweden team would love to start planning your West Sweden Coastal Self Drive