Location: Haparanda, Sweden
Length: 12,3 km
Width: 5 m, 2 lanes
Surface quality (out of 5): 5
Highest point: sea level
Operating times: all year round
Route: Nikkala to Seskarö
Driving in Sweden
When thinking about great drives, driving in Sweden isn’t the first thing that would come up to anyone’s mind. Even so, you might be surprised to know that this country has a few fantastic drives for driving enthusiasts. One of them is the Nikkala to Seskaro road. This route is the proof that driving in Sweden can be an exciting experience. Here’s why.
Nikkala to Seskarö Road Description
The road we’re talking about is called Industrivägen. Its surface is asphalted, and it will offer drivers a special drive for 12,3 km. This road was built in 1978, and it links Nikkala to Seskarö. The island this road takes you to, Seskarö, is located in Haparanda’s fantastic archipelago of Sweden.
If you’re not convinced yet, let us mentioned that this road is known as one of the best coastal drives in the world. It takes you straight south from the E4 road. This drive is over a few bridges, over the Gulf of Bothnia. It will take you through 5 smaller islands, all offering some beautiful views, especially when the weather is clear and sunny.
There aren’t many places to stop by during the drive, but you can admire the views and the openness of this road. Driving in Sweden is an experience one should try, especially if we’re talking about this way.
Moreover, the E4 is Sweden’s most important highway. Before arriving in Nikkala, it passes fifteen of Sweden’s thirty biggest cities. Also, it’s the second longest road within a single country in the European Union. The E4 road is used by Norwegians to drive between Finnmark and Southern Norway.
All in all, this coastal drive isn’t something you get to do everyday, so, if you’re planning to do something special, include driving this road on your list.
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