Gothenburg and Sweden's West Coast: Klaava Travel Guide

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 The West Coast region in the southwest corner of Sweden is that nation’s favorite vacation destination. The City of Gothenburg, which is located on the West Coast, is Sweden’s second largest city after the capital Stockholm. Scandinavian city life in Gothenburg and sea life on the West Coast combine to create an attractive vacation destination that brings travelers to the region from Sweden, other European countries and beyond the ocean.

Gothenburg and Sweden’s West Coast is a visual travel guide packed with information, photographs, maps and videos on this exquisite Scandinavian destination. Long time ago, Vikings used to live in the region, but also Danes and Norwegians have ruled the West Coast. Region’s history is still present in many castles, fortresses and old villages, but equally impressive is the scenery across the beautiful archipelago.

The guidebook shows you the best sights in Gothenburg and on the West Coast that every visitor should see. It also directs readers to outdoors and indoors activities that are popular in the region.

Gothenburg and Sweden’s West Coast helps you plan your trip to Sweden, and because the book has been designed for tablets, laptops and smartphones, travel tips are always within reach in the destination, too.

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Klaava Media
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Published on
Dec 31, 2015
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Pages
121
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ISBN
9789527074299
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English
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Travel / Europe / Scandinavia (Finland, Norway, Sweden)
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