The Best of West Sweden on Foot

From $2,600.00
8 Days & 7 Nights

The Best of West Sweden on Foot

  • Explore the best of West Sweden’s wild and beautiful North Sea coast
  • Hike part of the ‘Soteleden’ long-distance trail, along coastlines and through forests
  • Enjoy the lively, holiday atmosphere of the small fishing village of Smögen
  • Walk around the car-free island of Marstrand, stopping for a dip along the way
  • Indulge in the fresh sea food and enjoy a classic Swedish ‘fika’
Explore the best West Sweden has to offer on this self-guided walking holiday. The rocky west coast region of Bohuslän is a natural paradise dotted with hundreds of islands, rocky beaches and picturesque lighthouses. Combined with the appealing city of Gothenburg, and one of the most exciting foodie scenes in Northern Europe, this tour offers the perfect balance of walking, nature, culture and glorious food. Start with two days of walking along the Soteleden long-distance trail. Walk through peaceful forests, along scenic coastlines and through fields and meadows. Spend two nights in the fishing port of Smögen, relax with a drink on the boardwalk and tuck into some fresh mussels. Walk in the nearby Ramsvik Nature Reserve before heading back to Gothenburg, your base for the next three nights. Explore the city’s unique Nature Reserve, just ten minutes from the city centre by tram. Spend a day hiking around picturesque Marstrand island, and finally enjoy a free day to soak up the city vibes in Gothenburg.


Day 1 Arrive Gothenburg Day 2 Bus to Norden’s Ark, Walk to Bottna Inn 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 3 Walk Bottna Inn to Hunnesbostrand, bus to Smögen 9.6 miles / 15.6 km Day 4 Bus to Ramsvik Nature Reserve, Loop Walk 9.5 miles / 15 km Day 5 Travel to Gothenburg, Botanic Gardens and Änggårdsbergen Nature Reserve Walk 5.3 miles / 8.5 km Day 6 Bus/Ferry to Marstrand, choice of walks Day 7 Free day in Gothenburg Day 8 Onward Travel

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Why Macs

Reasons to believe in Macs Adventure:
The biggest choice

The biggest choice

Self-guided hiking & biking is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
Our Heritage

Around since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.

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Positive Impact

Positive impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organizations to help maintain & restore paths.
The Macs Way

At Macs, we don’t do tour buses, groups, or guides. Instead, we give you the freedom and confidence to have your own self-guided hiking or biking adventure

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You choose your departure date and who you travel with, we do the rest.

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We sort accommodation and luggage transfers and provide your route in an easy-to-use app.

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Getting from A to B under your own steam is intensely rewarding. With Macs, you'll see the world, and yourself, differently.

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