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Island hiking - West Sweden

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WAN SWE 01
Duration
8 days / 7 nights
Price
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On this self-guided walking tour, explore the most beautiful islands and villages on Sweden's west coast on foot. The Bohuslän region offers a unique archipelago with hundreds of islands, picturesque fishing villages, granite boulders and small sandy beaches. You will visit different regions on the coast and also visit the city of Gothenburg.

Your adventure begins in historic Marstrand, now a popular little summer island. In this area you will spend a few days hiking on different islands, all with unique experiences. The tour continues north to Ramsvik Natur Nature Reserve Ramsvik, Bohus Malmön and the lively fishing port of Smogen. The tour ends in Gothenburg where you have a free day and night to enjoy the charming and charming city.

During this walking holiday you will stay in comfortable, carefully selected accommodation along the coast.

We rate this trip as easy as the hikes are relatively short. However, you will
You walk on trails, granite rocks, etc., which can be a bit technical at times.

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Overview of your benefits
  • Good value for money
  • Tour incl. hotels and luggage transport
  • Extensive route booklet & GPS data
  • Top brand rental bikes bookable
  • Over 30 years of experience

Check into the centrally located hotel and take some time to explore the surrounding area.

Overnight place: Gothenburg

Hotel example: Comfort Hotel Gothenburg 3*

Today you take the local bus (1 hour self-guided) to charming Marstrand, which stretches across the two islands of Marstrand and Koön. Your accommodation is right by the sea on Koön. Today you can hike either Marstrand or both Marstrand and Koön. Catch the ferry (2 minutes ferry time on your own) directly in front of your hotel to Marstrand. The coastal path around the island is 5 km long, so you also have time to visit the village and the Carlstens Fortress. Then take the ferry back to Koön and enjoy a 8km beautiful walk over granite rocks, stairs and boardwalks.

Marstrand hike: 4,5 km, 1,5 h, +75 m, -75 m
Koön hike: 7,5 km, 2 hrs, +150 m, -150 m

Overnight place: Marstrand

Marstrands Havshotell 4*

Today you go by bus or car (5 minutes on your own) to the ferry. A 30-minute ferry ride takes you to Dyrön South Harbour. The hike around the picturesque island of Dyrön offers breathtaking panoramic views, small beaches, mouflon sheep and much more. The path was created by the locals, the "blue men", and leads over rocks, stairs and a small forest. 
A tip: book the sauna with sea view in advance.

 

Overnight place: Marstrands

Marstrands Havshotell 4*

After breakfast there is an included transfer (1h40min) to the fantastically rugged nature reserve of Ramsvik Island. Here you can experience the world of birds, diverse flora and, of course, panoramic views! After the hike, take the local bus (20 mins on your own) to the lively village of Smogen with its famous "Smogenbryggan", a 600m long waterfront promenade with restaurants, cafes, shops and boats.

 

 

Overnight place: smogens

Smogens Hafvsbad 4*

Today you have the option to spend a relaxing day in Smogen and explore through the village and the nearby cliff paths, or you can choose between two different hikes.

a) Island Bohus Malmön 10 km: Take the local bus + a short ferry ride (50 mins self-guided) to Bohus Malmön Island, famous for the Bohus granite and the stonemasons that used to work here. Take a stroll around this fantastic island. When the weather is summery
you can swim at one of the beaches.
Hike Bohus Malmön: 12,2 km, 2,5-3 h, +180 m, -180 m.

b) Kungshamn to Tullboden 14 km: Take the local bus (5 mins on your own) or walk 4 km further to Kungshamn where the trail starts. You will explore both the inland forest and the coastal countryside dotted with charming little villages. From Tullboden, take the local bus back to Smogen (40 minutes on your own).
Hike Kungshamn - Tullboden: 14 km, 4-5 h, +220 m, -200 m

 

Overnight place: smogens

Smogens Hafvsbad 4*

After breakfast, take the bus from Smogen to Gothenburg (2,5 hours on your own). Check into your centrally located hotel, then take the tram to Botaniska Trädgården/ Botanical Gardens, 15 minutes from the city center. Stroll through the beautiful gardens and maybe enjoy lunch or a coffee in the café/restaurant before continuing your walk along the forest paths of Änggårdsbergen nature reserve. You'll do the circular hike we recommend, but there are many different trails you can use if you want to detour.

 

Overnight place: Gothenburg

Comfort Hotel Gothenburg 3*

Today you have a free day to explore the city of Gothenburg. City gardens, shopping, nice restaurants, etc. You can get around on foot and by local buses and trams. Or maybe rent a bike? If you are more into walks and islands, you can hike to the very beautiful islands of Gothenburg's southern archipelago. Take the tram (20 min on your own) + the ferry (20 min on your own) and we recommend a hike to the islands of Brännö and Galtarö. 

 

Overnight place: Gothenburg

Comfort Hotel Gothenburg 3*

Hotel check-out or extension.

Overnight place: Gothenburg (departure)

Services

  • 7 nights with breakfast
  • 1 x picnic lunch
  • Passenger and luggage transfer between Marstrand – Smogen
  • 1 x entry to the Wellness/ SPA in Marstrands Havshotell
  • Free entrance to wellness/ SPA in Smogens Hafvsbad
  • Entry to Carlstens Fortress in Marstrand
  • Tour map and detailed information in English or German (1 per room)
  • GPX files
  • 24 hour service hotline
     

Basic price in € per person

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Double room including breakfast Cat. I/Cat. II
27.04.2024 - 21.06.2024 1.199,00 €
22.06.2024 - 27.08.2024 1.399,00 €
28.08.2024 - 01.10.2024 1.199,00 €
Single room including breakfast Cat. I/Cat. II
27.04.2024 - 21.06.2024 1.589,00 €
22.06.2024 - 27.08.2024 1.849,00 €
28.08.2024 - 01.10.2024 1.589,00 €

Additional Services

  • Single traveler surcharge: 110,00 €

Gothenburg

Room price per person Cat. I/Cat. II
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 100,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 166,00 €

Gothenburg (departure)

Room price per person Cat. I/Cat. II
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 100,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 166,00 €

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Reisecode
WAN SWE 01

Island hiking - West Sweden

Duration
8 days
Overnight stays
7 nights
Overnight stays
about 62 km

Every Thursday to Sunday April 27.04th. – 01.10.

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Basic price in € per person * 2024 Cat. I/Cat. II
Double room including breakfast From €1199
Single room including breakfast From €1649

Attention: This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

By plane:

Gothenburg
Landvetter Airport is about 20 km south-east of the city center and is served by both
Domestic flights and international flights served. Airport buses go to the Nils Ericson Terminal at Gothenburg Central Station.
Copenhagen
You can fly to Copenhagen and take a train to Gothenburg. Trains between the airport and Gothenburg run regularly and take 4 - 4,5 hours with one change.
Stockholm
You can fly to Stockholm and from there take the train to Gothenburg. Trains between Stockholm and Gothenburg run regularly and take 3 - 5 hours depending on whether you take the regular train or the express train.
 

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Overnight in good 3 and 4 star hotels. The hotels mentioned in the program are the hotels we normally use, but other accommodation can also be booked.

Not included: Cultural tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses

General information

Not included in the price: Cultural development tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses.
This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Maps presented are for illustrative purposes only and do not reflect geographical reality.

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