Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Why West Sweden?

Why West Sweden?
• English speaking and friendly people
• First class food – especially seafood
• Good value for money
• Plenty of things to see and do within just two hours of Gothenburg

Type of holiday
• City break in Gothenburg
• Fly-drive in the three provinces of West Sweden:
Bohuslän – 8,000 islands
Dalsland – Lakes & forest
Västergötland – Historical attractions of castles and manor houses

Highlights
- the fishing villages and islands
- the culinary tours of the region
- visit and stay at castles and manor houses
- visit to Gothenburg’s beautiful parks and gardens
- Cultural, adventure and wilderness experiences

A few of the 8000 islands…
Marstrand Island
Käringön Island
The Koster Islands – at the heart of Sweden’s first and only Marine National Park
Hållö island

Cultural attractions
UNESCO-listed Vitlycke Rock Carvings
Läckö Castle
Gunnebo House and Garden

What to do?
- Walk along coastal paths or through old forests
- Try some of the best sea kayaking in the world
- Cycle on many of car free islands
…or catch your own dinner with a:

- lobster safari
- crayfish safari
- oyster safari
- mussel safari

Family-friendly destination
– safe adventures
- Nordens Ark nature park
- Crab fishing and seal safaris
- Moose ranch and elk safaris
- Beaver safaris by canoe
- Liseberg Amusement Park and Universeum science centre

A warm welcome all year round! Swedes are crazy about their traditions:
- Midsummer celebrations in June
- Lobster season from September
- Liseberg Christmas Market
- Christmas buffet during December
- Easter breaks in spring

Find inspiration, information and videos at: www.westsweden.com

 

 

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