Stockholm, the national capital, is located 230 miles (370 kilometers) northeast of Skene, while Gothenburg is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.
While it can be tempting to just chill out while vacationing in Skene, remember, the surrounding region's treasure-trove of natural and man-made attractions await. Harryda, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Boras, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest of Skene are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
Boras, is another interesting spot to head to. It is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Skene and offers a number of interesting things to see, for example Boras Arena, Boras Zoo and Boras Museum. If you still have time left, it's worth investigating Boras Art Museum, Knalleland Shopping Center and Stadsparksbadet Water Park before heading back to Skene.
Discover the region's rich cultural makeup within Vastra Gotaland 's art museums.
Take a break from seeing the sights and spend a relaxing afternoon swimming or sailing.
Authentic traveling encompasses so much more than just the scenery, it's also about the poetry, song and story of a place. Your days in Vastra Gotaland will become infinitely richer if you take the time to learn some handy words, sayings and salutations in Swedish. Learning how to use a few practical words, such as "Vill du dansa med mig?", meaning "Would you like to dance with me?", can help to make your vacation even more pleasant. And, for "Where are you from?", you can practice the phrase "Varifrån kommer du?" Why don't you give it a go!
When it is time to leave Skene, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your Swedish kronor on last-minute souvenirs, and bid a fond Hej då (farewell) to this spectactular spot.