- Resort type: City resort
- Landscape: Town, Lakes
- What to do: Historical & Architectural Monuments, Amusement Parks, Hiking, Shopping, Nightlife
Skara is a city and the administrative centre of the Skara Commune in the west of Sweden on the territory of Vastra Gotaland County.
Skara is one of the oldest cities in Sweden. It preserved many historical and architectural sights. In the centre of Skara, the tourists will see Skara Domkyrka built in the 11th century. At the Stortorget Square, the tourists will find an old well the walls of which depict the pictures from the life of the city and the country.
Those who want to learn more about the country and the city, should visit Vastergotland Museum. Do not miss a chance to go to an open-air Fornbyun Museum, which has the expositions devoted to the life in the Middle Ages.
The lovers of the excursion tourism can take a tour around the city and see Galakvist Castle.
In the town of Aksvalle which is 8 kilometres away from Skara, there is Skara Sommarland amusement park with camping, summer cottages and water rides.
The ecological tourists can watch the birds on the Hornborgasjon Lake. If you come to the city in the period from April to May, you will see an amazing thing – dancing cranes.
The best restaurants of the resort such as Connys Kalaskok, Herrtorps Qvarn and La Morelle offer delicious meals. At night, Mangos Skara nightclub opens its doors. In BEST WESTERN PLUS Jula Hotell & Konferens, Skara Stadshotell and Brunsbo Gaestgiveri, there are souvenir shops. You will have a great shopping experience in ICA Kvantum Munken, Kellfri AB and City Gross Skara malls.