Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden, fifth-largest in the Nordic countries, and capital of the Västra Götaland County.
The Gothenburg Botanical Garden is located in Gothenburg, Sweden, and is one of the larger botanical gardens in Europe.Learn more Book this experience
Helix is a steel roller coaster located at Liseberg in Gothenburg, Sweden. The ride, built by Mack Rides, features two linear synchronous motor launches and has a top speed of 100 km/h. It features a 41-metre-tall dual-launch helix.View on Google Maps Book this experience
The tour is designed, depending on your wishes, by locals who enjoy the city and what it has to offer. The tour tries to give you an unique point of view to life in Gothenburg apart from the main touristic sites. Get a glimpse into life in Gothenburg by having a Swedish Fika, take ferries like locals do, and get random facts about the city. The tour takes 90-120 minutes and the starting point can be chosen by you after booking. Want to have a morning tour? No problem! Evening stroll? Also no problem!Book this experience
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Kortedala is a district, mainly residential, in the north-eastern part of Gothenburg in western Sweden. The area has a population of around 10,000 and is one of the typical 1950s suburbs of Gothenburg. The area has many trees and parks.Learn more
Oscar Fredrik Church is a church in Olivedal in Gothenburg, Sweden. It was drawn by Helgo Zetterwall and erected in the 1890s. Belonging to the Gothenburg Oscar Fredrik Parish of the Church of Sweden, it was opened on Easter Sunday 1893.Learn more Book this experience
Private bike tour in Gothenburg with comfortable pickup and bike saftey roods allows you to enjoy the environment freely, to discover Gothenburg's best places and feel the wind on your face through uncrowded roads.Book this experience
Biskopsgården is a district in Gothenburg Municipality, Sweden.Learn more
Vasastan is a district in central Gothenburg, Sweden. While nearby Haga was a suburb for the working class with wooden houses, Vasastan was built in stone in neo-renaissance and baroque style for the wealthy middle class.Learn more
Boat ride in Göta- Älv river in Gothenburg allows you to enjoy the environment freely, to discover Gothenburg best place and feeling the wind on your face through uncrowded roads. Additionally see and learn from our tour guide about the 400 years of Gothenburg history like king Gustaf Adolf statue, The German church, fish church and more.Book this experience
Universeum is a public science centre and museum in Gothenburg, Sweden that opened in 2001. It is a part of Evenemangsstråket, the thoroughfare of events – close to Korsvägen and Skånegatan – which includes sights of interest like Scandinavium, Ullevi, Svenska Mässan, Liseberg and the Museum of World Culture.Learn more Book this experience
Delsjön consist of two coherent lakes, Stora Delsjön and Lilla Delsjön, located in eastern Gothenburg, in the Delsjöområdet nature reserve. They serve as a reservoir for the city, receiving water from the Göta River. At the shore of Stora Delsjön there is a popular beach.Learn more Book this experience
- Tasting of West Coast food. - Visit places considered as providing the world’s best seafood. - Good Choice for Foodies. - Includes a Private guide. - Tour timings are flexible and can be amended depending on availability.Book this experience
Liseberg is an amusement park located in Gothenburg, Sweden, that opened in 1923. It is one of the most visited amusement parks in Scandinavia, attracting about three million visitors annually.Learn more Book this experience
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The archipelago of Gothenburg comprises northern and southern archipelagoes. The southern archipelago is part of Gothenburg municipality located in the province of Västergötland while the northern archipelago is Öckerö municipality, located in the province of Bohuslän.Learn more Book this experience
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Fotö is an island and a locality in Öckerö Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 620 inhabitants in 2010. It is connected to the island of Hönö with bridge.Learn more Book this experience
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Hönö is a locality situated in Öckerö Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 5,110 inhabitants in 2010.Learn more
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Marstrand is a seaside locality situated in Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 1,320 inhabitants in 2010. The town got its name from its location on the island of Marstrand. Despite its small population, for historical reasons Marstrand is often referred to as a city. The town has expanded to the neighbouring island of Koön, which has bridge access to the mainland. The city had free port status, which was declared by King Gustav III, from 1775 to 1794.Learn more
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Stora Dyrön is an island and a locality situated in Tjörn Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 250 inhabitants in 2010.Learn more
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Lygnern is a lake in the municipalities of Kungsbacka and Mark, western Sweden. With an area of 33 km², it is the largest lake in Halland County. Its main outflow is Rolfsån, which in turn empties out into the Kungsbacka Fjord. The lake serves as a source of drinking water for Kungsbacka.Learn more Book this experience
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Klädesholmen is an island and village in Tjörn Municipality, Bohuslän, Sweden. The urban area, with 385 inhabitants in 2010, located on two small islands, Klädesholmen and Koholmen, is connected to Tjörn via a bridge to Bleket.Learn more
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Tjörn Municipality is a municipality that covers the island of Tjörn in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden. Its seat is located in the town of Skärhamn. Tjörn is the sixth largest Swedish island. It is located in the province of Bohuslän.Learn more
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Horred is a locality situated in Mark Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 1,271 inhabitants in 2010.Learn more
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Gothenburg is a Swedish city open to the sea on the west side, facing Denmark. It is the second-largest city in the country in terms of population and it is also the first port in Scandinavia. It attracts more and more tourists but also expatriates thanks to its living environment, mixing urban dynamism and preserved environment.
It is very pleasant to stroll along the Avenyn and Linnegatan avenues or in the cobbled streets of Haga, the trendy district, you will be impressed by the Scandinavian architecture and charming wooden houses. Avenyn stretches from the Gotaolatsen square and its statue of Poseidon, the symbol of the city, right in the middle of the square, to Kungsportplatsen, from where a bunch of small shopping alleys starts on each side!
If you want to go green, the botanical gardens and the Slottsskogen park with its gazebos should satisfy you. The city center of Gothenburg is cut by canals and the river Göta Älv. The nicest place to admire the canals is towards the Kungsparken park, where you can walk in nice little alleys lined with big trees, with on the other side of the canal a nice view of typical Scandinavian buildings.
Once in Haga, climb the hill where "Skansen Kronan", a kind of fortified tower with a crown on top, is located. From here you will have a panoramic view of the city and its green landscape. You can bring a picnic and have lunch on the grass, with the city spread out at your feet. Nice feeling!
Culture lovers are not left out as the city organizes many festivals and has many museums. From marine and fine arts to design and tropical ecosystems, there is something for everyone. Finally, the days end in beauty in Gothenburg, with gastronomy very famous among seafood lovers.
The city is very rich for the tourists, between the visits of gardens, museums, buildings more beautiful than the others while passing by the charm of the Scandinavian city, you will not have time to be bored in this charming city.
Gothenburg is easily visited on foot or by bicycle. It also has an excellent streetcar and bus network, and the public transport system includes ferries to and from the archipelago.
There are hotels to suit all tastes and budgets, although most are still quite expensive.
The five-star Upper House SPA, perched atop the Gothia Towers, includes a luxury hotel and spa. The rooms and suites are designed in a refined Scandinavian style and the hotel also houses a restaurant, Upper House Dining.
Hotel Flora is located near the historic center of Gothenburg. The rooms have been uniquely designed in mid-century style by Swedish interior designer Rasmus Larsson.
Clarion Hotel Post, located near the central train station, also has a lot of character. Located in a former post office, its rooms are elegantly contemporary.
Otherwise, you can stay in a youth hostel, guest house, and many other options available in Gothenburg.
There are plenty of things to see and visit during your stay in Gothenburg, to take your time and enjoy every second of your trip, 2 to 4 days should be great!
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