West Coast

West Sweden is an exciting mix of lakes, forest, islands and pretty coastal villages. The coastal city of Gothenburg is the second biggest in Sweden and is a vibrant place full of great restaurants, museums, culture and shopping.

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West Coast at a glance

  • The province of Dalsland in West Sweden is characterised by wild and dense forests, glittering lakes and rivers. A perfect base for a Sweden luxury adventure holiday.

  • With 450 square km of open water, the region is recognised as a world class destination for kayaking and a perfect getaway for those who enjoy fresh water swimming.

  • Abundant with wildlife and with stunning scenery it is definitely not one to miss. The adventure doesn't end on the water, high ropes course, zip lines and a stunning coastline all be waiting to be explored.

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Dalsland

Dalsland’s unspoilt wilderness of dense forests, lakes and waterways is a dream destination for those looking for a Sweden Adventure Holiday.

  • Dalsland is recognised as a world class destination for kayaking and a perfect getaway for those who enjoy fresh water swimming as there is a huge amount (about 450 km2) of open water to choose your very own spot!
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Gothenburg

With a bustling cafe culture, world-class restaurants and wonderful green spaces – the city was ranked as the 12th most inventive city in the world by Forbes.

  • Experience this magical city at Christmastime with all the stalls selling local goods in the Christmas market!
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Experiences in West Sweden

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Here are just a few of the amazing experiences you can enjoy in West Sweden.

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Destinations in West Coast

Dalsland

Dalsland’s unspoilt wilderness of dense forests, lakes and waterways is a dream destination for those looking for a Sweden Adventure Holiday.

  • Dalsland is recognised as a world class destination for kayaking and a perfect getaway for those who enjoy fresh water swimming as there is a huge amount (about 450 km2) of open water to choose your very own spot!
Explore

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Gothenburg

With a bustling cafe culture, world-class restaurants and wonderful green spaces – the city was ranked as the 12th most inventive city in the world by Forbes.

  • Experience this magical city at Christmastime with all the stalls selling local goods in the Christmas market!
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General Information

West Sweden is an exciting mix of lakes, forest, islands and pretty coastal villages. The coastal city of Gothenburg is the second biggest in Sweden and is a vibrant place full of great restaurants, museums, culture and shopping. Combining the outdoors of Dalsland with the city you can have a holiday that will suit the whole family and can include everything from sea kayaking to a crayfish safari.

Capital

Stockholm

Population

8,878,000

Area

449,964 SQ KM

Language

Swedish

Currency

Swedish Krona

Best time to visit

December-March

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