Vastergotland is a province, located towards the south west of Sweden. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Vastergotland will discover that there is plenty of self catering rental accommodation available here. There are plenty of rental townhouses and apartments to be found in the region’s cities and towns. Those visitors on a more generous budget or looking for more spacious accommodation, may wish to spoil themselves by renting a manor house or castle, set in the region’s rolling, flower strewn landscape.
There is something for everyone to do in Vastergotland. The region’s landscape lends itself to numerous recreational activities, such as cycling, hiking and horse riding. The region’s many lakes and rivers are ideal for canoeing and fishing; they also provide the perfect conditions for cruises and boat trips. Golf enthusiasts may while away their holidays in Vastergotland improving their handicap in one of the region’s many golf courses.
No holiday in Vastergotland can be complete without visiting Gothenburg, Sweden’s second city. Here visitors can experience the city’s interesting past by visiting the City Museum and the Museum of Fine Art. Also of interest, whilst here, is the city’s Botanical Garden and the Southern Gothenburg Archipelago - which is an ideal spot for a picnic.
For the kids in your travel party, they will be spoilt for choice when it comes to attractions. Take them to Liseberg Park, which is a very popular amusement park in the area. They will also love Slottsskogen, which affords plenty of zoological exhibits. For a more hands-on experience, they will simply love the Universeum, which is a children’s science museum.
Visitors spending their holidays in Vastergotland will discover that summers are mild, with temperatures often reaching the early 20s degrees Celsius. Winters are much cooler, which temperatures generally just reaching single figures in degrees Celsius, with snowfall being quite commonplace.
Visitors planning to spend their holidays in Vastergotland will first fly to the region’s largest airport, Gothenburg City Airport (GSE). There are numerous airlines operating regular flights to this airport from the UK, to include British Airways, SAS, Ryanair, and BMI. These flights depart from several UK airports, to include London Gatwick, London Heathrow (LHR) and Birmingham (BHX).