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Self-catering in Sweden - recommendations please

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Ginfox Thu 27-Mar-14 02:56:29

Planning 2wk stay in Gothenberg area at begiining of Sept. Would ideally like to stay on outskirts so we can explore city and country (will hire a car). All suggestions gratefully received. TIA.

CuttedUpPear Thu 27-Mar-14 06:11:56

We went to the Aeroseum when we were there last month. It's a huge underground bunker full of military planes and helicopters and a few lorries. You are allowed to climb up and sit in quite a few of them and there's a flight simulator in a real plane which DS took me up in, it was really fun!

There is a soft play area for smaller kids and a big cafe.

The staff there are lovely, it's full of retired Swedish gentlemen who like tinkering with planes.

We got there by 2 buses from Gothenborg train station, you should ask the driver to let you off at the Aeroseum - there is just a big plane parked on a crossroads in the middle of nowhere to mark it!

CuttedUpPear Thu 27-Mar-14 06:12:45

Just noticed you are hiring a car - free parking there so all good smile

Ginfox Thu 27-Mar-14 06:25:56

Thanks Cutted. Where did you stay? Any recommendations for accommodation?

CuttedUpPear Fri 28-Mar-14 08:29:05

We stayed with family there so no recommendations sorry.

stinkingbishop Fri 28-Mar-14 08:30:44

Watching with interest! ANY Swedish self catering tips warmly welcomed - city or country.

Annebronte Thu 03-Apr-14 20:44:47

Stenebynas is fab. In woods and countryside on shores of a lake. You can swim, there are boats. Just lovely.

Ginfox Tue 08-Apr-14 08:16:42

Thanks Anne. I'm now looking at Uppsala area, as it is near airport, and loads cheaper than Stockholm. But we will prob need to hire a car, which will bump the price up about £300 for the week.

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