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Welcome to Gothenburg

WELCOME TO GOTHENBURG

Gothenburg, Sweden's second-largest city and the fifth largest in the Nordic region, has approximately 620,000 inhabitants. Located by the Göta älv on the west coast, this vibrant city traces its roots back to the visionary initiative of King Gustav II Adolf. In 1621, Gothenburg was officially founded and granted city privileges, marking the beginning of a rich history that blends tradition with modernity.

AN EVENT FOR ALL AGES:ÅRSRIKA GÖTEBORG

Gothenburg rich in years -
Part of the Veteran World Championships in Athletics 2024

During the Veteran World Championships in Athletics 13-25 August stakeholders in Gothenburg continue to work together for an age-friendly and dementia-friendly society. Under the banner Gothenburg rich in years, we will highlight issues of ageing and health together. Welcome to join the celebration of life!

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EXPLORE GOTHENBURG

NATURE RESERVE

Gotaleden

Gotaleden

Hiking trail

Kungsportsplatsen

Stunning landscapes and interesting sights.

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Änggårdsbergen Nature Reserve

Änggårdsbergen Nature Reserve

Nature reserve

The nature reserve Änggårdsbergen

Beautiful nature reserve a short walk from Gothenburg city centre.

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Vättlefjäll

Vättlefjäll

Nature reserve

Vättlefjäll nature reserve is one of the larger open-air recreation areas in the region. Here you can go canoeing or fishing in the many lakes, hike along the trails Bohusleden, Vättlefjällsleden and …

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Slottsskogen City Park

Slottsskogen City Park

Park

Slottsskogen

A large park and recreation area in the city.

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Naturum Fjärås Bräcka

Naturum Fjärås Bräcka

Naturområde

naturum Fjärås Bräcka

Learn about nature while also experiencing it.

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Göteborgs skärgårdsled

Göteborgs skärgårdsled

Hiking trail

Hönö Pinan färjeläge

A hiking trail in Gothenburg archipelago, which stretches from Hönö ferry terminal to Fotö island in the south and Hälsö island in the north.

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Discover Liseberg amusement park

Make the most of it all, from thrilling roller coasters for adrenalin lovers and cute carousels for tiny adventurers, to fantastic live concerts, spinning wheels of fortune, good food and drink, glorious flower beds and, of course, lots of cuddly rabbits. Lots of things at Liseberg are make-believe, but the experience is always genuine. So come along and live the magic with your friends and family.

As a competitor/accompanying person, you receive a 30% discount on entrance to Liseberg amusement park or on a combined Entrance+Ride pass. The discount is a one-time offer and cannot be transferred to another person. The discount is applied to the price at staffed ticket booths on the day of your visit. To use the discount, you must present an accreditation card with a valid QR code from Liseberg. Cannot be combined with other offers.

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HOSTEL

Göteborgs Vandrarhem

Göteborgs Vandrarhem

Hostel

Göteborgs Vandrarhem / Hostel

Affordable hostel in southern Gothenburg.

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Kvibergs Vandrarhem

Kvibergs Vandrarhem

Hostel

Lilla Regementsvägen 35

Family-owned hostel in the neighbourhood Kviberg.

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Wendelsberg hotel and hostel

Wendelsberg hotel and hostel

Hotel and hostel

Oskar Lundgrens väg 3

Accomodation in a beautiful environment right between Gothenburg city and the airport.

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EAT & DRINK

Guide: The Gastronomic Gothenburg

Guide: The Gastronomic Gothenburg

Join us on a gastronomic journey through Gothenburg – from the city’s star restaurants and white tablecloths, to hidden gems, small hole-in-the-wall places and classic establishments.

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Seafood restaurants in Gothenburg

Seafood restaurants in Gothenburg

The Swedish West Coast is a well known paradise for fish lovers and Gothenburg, with its thriving fish harbour and celebrated restaurateurs, is no exception to the rule. Here is a list of our favourit…

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Waterfront dining in Gothenburg

Waterfront dining in Gothenburg

Gothenburg is located on the Swedish west coast, right where the salty sea meets the river Göta älv. No wonder there are plenty of restaurants to choose from when it comes to a dinner or lunch overloo…

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SIGHTS

The Medical History Museum

The Medical History Museum

Museum

Östra Hamngatan 11

Gothenburg’s history of medicine over 400 years.

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Hop on-hop off Bus

Hop on-hop off Bus

Sightseeing tour by bus

Grand Theater

Guided tour by bus that takes you to Gothenburg’s most popular sights.

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Stinsen Sightseeing

Stinsen Sightseeing

Sightseeing

Gustaf Adolfs torg

A charming train ride along the streets and alleys of Gothenburg.

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Gunnebo House and Gardens

Gunnebo House and Gardens

18th century estate

Christina Halls väg

One of the finest 1700s establishments in northern Europe.

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Tjolöholms slott

Tjolöholms slott

Tudor-inspired castle

A beautiful castle south of Gothenburg.

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Follow Me

Follow Me

Guided tours

Guided tours in Gothenburg.

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INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY UNLEASHED

Gothenburg is not merely a custodian of history; it is a hotbed of innovation and creativity. Home to cutting-edge technology, a thriving start-up scene, and world-class research institutions, the city constantly reinvents itself while preserving the essence of its past. Explore the contemporary art scene at the Röda Sten Konsthall or immerse yourself in the captivating exhibits at the Universeum Science Center—testaments to Gothenburg's commitment to embracing the future.

CULINARY DELIGHTS AND CULMINATION OF CULTURES

A culinary journey through Gothenburg is a feast for the senses. From the bustling Fish Market, where the catch of the day is transformed into culinary masterpieces, to the trendy cafes of Haga, savor the flavors of a city that celebrates its diverse culinary heritage. Gothenburg's cuisine reflects the influences of both land and sea, creating a gastronomic symphony that will leave your taste buds tingling.

THE CONCLUSION

As you explore the historic streets, verdant parks, and cutting-edge venues of Gothenburg, you'll find a city that seamlessly weaves the threads of its past with the vibrant tapestry of its present. Whether you're drawn to maritime history, cultural exploration, or culinary delights, Gothenburg invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey through time and tradition.

Gothenburg is the place where history and hospitality converge to create memories that will last for a lifetime.

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GOTHENBURG ON THE MAP

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