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Archipelago and culinary tour

With its colourful fishing villages, an archipelago of 10,000 islands and the Kosterhavet national marine park; the Bohuslän coastline, north of Gothenburg, must be seen to be believed. This 7-night itinerary is a wonderful introduction to this spectacular region and combines both the cityscape of Gothenburg with the natural beauty and tranquillity of the West Coast.

7 Nights

From £998 per person

Return flights to Gothenburg Landvetter airport with SAS Scandinavian Airlines; private transfer on arrival; 5-days car hire (Group A), Bed & Breakfast accommodation as detailed and a 48-hour Gothenburg Pass. Single room supplement on request.

Day
1

On arrival at Gothenburg Landvetter airport, you will be transferred to the Hotel Elite Park Avenue in Gothenburg.

Day
2-3

Free time in Gothenburg to explore the city.

Gothenburg boasts five Michelin starred restaurants, as well as many more superb cafes and restaurants, serving fresh local cuisine and innovative menus. For lunch the bustling Feskekorka (fish market) or the Saluhall (food market), offer the opportunity to sample local, seasonal produce as well as savoury and sweet delights. Here, tasty fish soups and open crayfish sandwiches are the order of the day.

Day
4

After breakfast, collect your car from Gothenburg downtown office and drive along the coastline to Villa Sjötorp in Ljungskile, a member of the ‘Taste of West Sweden’ culinary programme.

En route, Sunvil would recommend that you visit Pilane Sculpture Park and the Nordic Watercolour Museum on the island of Tjörn. The cafe at the watercolour museum is part of the ‘Taste of West Sweden’ culinary programme and offers high quality, local dishes.

Day
5

After breakfast, drive to Fjällbacka and take a boat trip to the archipelago of the Weather Islands.

In the afternoon, travel by car to Grönemad to participate in an oyster course, one of the many experiences available on the West Sweden Shellfish Journey.

Day
6

The Bohuslän coast is brimming with quaint fishing villages. Today, why not take a ferry from Halleviksstrand (on the island of Orust) to the island of Käringön in the archipelago? Käringön is home to the much-renowned restaurant (seasonal opening hours). Alternatively, visit the old fishing village of Smögen and its Sea Lodge restaurant, a member of the ‘Taste of West Sweden’ culinary programme.

Day
7

After breakfast, head inland to the region of Dalsland or Västergötland visiting the rock carvings at Tanum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, en route. Sample local and seasonal delicacies including smoked fish, game, wild mushrooms and berries at one of the many Taste of West Sweden restaurants in Dalsland.

Day
8

After breakfast, drive to Gothenburg Landvetter airport for the return flight to the UK.

En route stop at Gunnebo House and café, a member of the ‘Taste of West Sweden’ culinary programme and a wonderful spot for lunch.

To book this itinerary, or discuss a tailor-made alternative, call one of our Sunvil experts on:

020 8758 4722

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