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5 Day - Independent self-drive between two of Sweden's largest cities.
This short self-drive between Gothenburg and Stockholm allows you to travel independently through this lovely part of Sweden. Enjoy the historic Bjertorp Manor in the picturesque Swedish countryside. There are countless options for relaxing walks along the lakes, swimming, reading a book whilst enjoying the long summer nights. With a car, you are in a perfect location to explore the Vänern and Vättern lakes and the countryside of Sweden.
NOTE: This tour can also run in opposite direction from Stockholm to Gothenburg.
- Day 1
- Arrive in Gothenburg and visit Liseberg amusement park
- Day 2
- Saab museum, lunch in Trollhättan and Askersund
- Day 3
- Relaxing day by the biggest lakes in Sweden
- Day 4
- Drive to Stockholm via Örebro
- Day 5
- Depart Stockholm
- Start Place
- Gothenburg, Sweden
- End Place
- Stockholm, Sweden
- Destinations Visited
- 5 Days
- 2 nights' accommodation in traditional countryside manor houses on half board basis (breakfast & dinner)
- 2 nights' accommodation in centrally located hotels in Gothenburg and Stockholm
- Car hire group B for 3 days including free mileage, CDW
- 24-hour emergency service
- Taxes and service fees
Day 1 - Arrive in Gothenburg and visit Liseberg amusement park
Arrive Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden and make your way to your centrally located hotel. If time prevails, enjoy the cafe street, head off for a summer concert or ride at Liseberg amusement park.
AccommodationCentrally located hotel in Gothenburg
Day 2 - Saab museum, lunch in Trollhättan and Askersund
Leaving Gothenburg, head towards Bjertopr Manor. If you happen to be a Saab fan, the Saab Car museum in the town of Trollhättan is a must visit. Beautifully located next to Göta Kanal, it is also a perfect lunch stop on the way. Continue your drive to Askersund and check into beautiful manor hotel Bjertorp Manor .
Bjertorp Manor is perfectly located between Vänern (the biggest lake in Europe) and Vättern. Built in 1914, this is Sweden's youngest art-nouveau castle. Each room has an individual design and the hotel recently had a complete renovation. There is a private golf course on the gorunds and a lovely old world bar to enjoy.
Day 3 - Relaxing day by the biggest lakes in Sweden
Bjertorp Manor is perfectly located between Vänern (the biggest lake in Europe) and Vättern. There are countless options for relaxing walks along the lakes, swimming, reading a book whilst enjoying the long summer nights.
Day 4 - Drive to Stockholm via Örebro
Today’s journey takes you towards Stockholm. On the way, visit Örebro castle, more than 700 years old and rich in Swedish history. Enjoy some lunch in the beautiful open-air museum of Wadstena. Continue to Stockholm and stay overnight in Hotel Rival, walking distance from King’s Castle and old town Gamla Stan. The ABBA museum is highly recommended and tickets can be booked beforehand.
Optional Add Ons
Day 5 - Depart Stockholm
Our services end after breakfast - enjoy your time in Stockholm!
All prices listed are per person.
30 Sep 2019
For a greener option, please ask us about changing your vehicle to a 'green' car; either a diesel or a hybrid.
Please note that this trip can be run in the opposite direction.
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