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In summer Gothenburg traditionally attracts fans of beach rest. Its picturesque coastline is a perfect choice for active pastime. The most popular beach is located in the heart of the city. This is the place where you can comfortably relax together with your family members or devote your time to sports entertainment. Fans of boating are recommended to make a trip to the western archipelago. Here boats ply along the coast and visitors are offered to participate in interesting excursions to the nearby islands - Brännö, Styrsö and Vinga. Here it should be noted that each island has special huts, in which travelers can stay for a few days and enjoy their rest away from the city. Dalsland Channel is a no less attractive holiday destination. Tourists are recommended to attend special interesting cruises that take place here. This place is a perfect choice for sportsmen - the canal has become a regular venue for various competitions in rowing and canoeing.
Nordstan is the largest shopping center in Sweden. It is located near Gothenburg railway station. It houses more than 150 stores, including large Twifit women's clothing store and Hemtex … Open
Fans of shopping will get a real pleasure in walking around the city. Gothenburg is the location of the largest shopping center in the country - Nordstan. You will need more than one day to visit all of its stores. The territory of the complex is home to more than a hundred of various shopping pavilions. Innerstaden shopping complex consists of several large areas that sell all kinds of goods. If you want to browse fashionable clothing and stylish accessories, you should visit Magasingatan. In addition to galleries and shopping malls this centre is the location of several very nice jewelry stores.
Avenyn Street is another very interesting shopping destination. There are over 200 retail stores there. It is worth noting that you will also find several attractive restaurants there, so checking of sparkling shopping windows can be perfectly combined with tasting local delicacies. Of course, there are excellent open air markets in this beautiful city. Feskekôrka fish market is the most famous of them. The market is a true architectural landmark. Every day the market is visited by a huge number of buyers. This is the place where you can buy the rarest seafood. Copyright
Gothenburg is located on the west coast of Sweden which is washed by the North Sea. The city was founded by order of Gustav II Adolf in 1621. Initially this was a large industrial port in … Open
The opening of Saluhallen grocery market was held in 1889. Its visitors can always find freshest products there. The market is visited by not only by ordinary citizens, but also by chefs of many local restaurants. The abovementioned Avenyn Street is famous not only because of a great choice of shops and restaurants, but also thanks to a large choice of nightlife facilities. Popular nightclubs that host their guests every evening are Excet, Peacock, Push and Blvd, and Berså. Jazz lovers should not forget to visit club Nefertiti.
winter sunset in goteborg The city and its surroundings can be explored on foot or with the help of rented transport. For this purpose, you can use a bicycle (Hillside Cycling, Styr & Ställ Bike Rental) or segways (Segway Adventure). And since there are plenty of attractions in the city, both natural and architectural, it would be convenient to rent transport to make your stay in Gothenburg as comfortable as possible. A must-have point for a walk through the city is Vrango, the place offering stunning views of the city. Relaxation, serenity, and nothing more - just what you need to find peace of mind.
Gothenburg is an ideal place for a holiday with children. The choice of family-oriented sightseeing here is simply huge. The main attraction of many tourists with children is considered to … Open
Those looking for golf opportunities will find entertainment in Hills Golf & Sports Club, an amazing center that brings joy by providing all conditions for playing the game of billionaires while admiring stunning views. Another club is for bowling players, and its name is Stars and Stripes. Its situation is highly appreciated by both adults and the smallest citizens, just like the one in Skatås Leisure Center. Have you ever played mini golf? Whatever the answer is, Golfbaren Allén Minigolf is open for you.
Checking out local escape rooms would be a great idea for those wishing to get a dose of adrenaline and test their wits at the same time. Centers providing the best escape quests have non-trivial riddles and captivating scenarios but very simple names like Gothenburg Escape Game, Escape House Gothenburg, The Room. Some other places where you can increase adrenaline to the level of "above average" include Go-Kart centers such as Gokartcentralen, Go Karting Majorna, and High Sport Klatterfabriken. Those who feel nostalgic about Counter-Strike and would like to take part in a real game must visit Paintball Dreams or Laserdome Goteborg.
Culinary experts often call Gothenburg "the fish temple" of Sweden. For many years the city has remained the gastronomic center of the country. Numerous restaurants and cafés have already … Open
For gamers preferring to receive adrenaline not in a physical reality but in a virtual one, it wouldn't be superfluous to visit VR World. Strike & Co i Göteborg enjoys great popularity among locals and tourists alike, and the best that this center can offer is bowling. When it's time for movies, people tend to choose the best cinemas - Filmstaden Bergakungen and Capitol. It's also worth checking out the upcoming events at Ullevi Stadium that often holds interesting shows and competitions.
Children's Zoo is ideal for family vacations - here you can watch domestic animals like chickens and sheep, as well as deer, fallow deer, penguins, seals. On Slottsskogen's playground, there are all conditions for children to have plenty of fun, including rides, a zoo, and great places to walk. The smallest citizens will also be happy to come to Sjofartsmuseet Akvariet where, besides visiting the aquarium, there is an opportunity to learn a lot of interesting things in a museum of the city’s history located on its grounds. It is the best way to understand the city.
When the name of Gothenburg is mentioned, those who prefer heavy music immediately recall guitar riffs of Hammerfall, In Flames, Katana, and, of course, the founders of MDM (melodic death … Open
Gothenburg is also famous for its interesting museums, among which it is first and foremost necessary to single out Aeroseum with its special atmosphere that boggles the minds of even those who are not fond of aviation. Car enthusiasts appreciate the Volvo Museum, and connoisseurs of marine themes give preference to Maritiman. One of the most distinctive museums in the city is the Museum of World Culture, a great place to explore the culture. You can find quite unique Radio Museum where you can learn the history of radio, as the name suggests. There are museums for art lovers, for example, Goteborgs Konstmuseum, Alfons Abergs Kulturhus.
And one more must-have for visiting Gothenburg awaits fans of everything mysterious and mystical. We are talking about Varberg Fortress located just outside the city. The fact is that it has a somewhat ill-famed reputation because once there was a prison where the execution of especially dangerous criminals took place. Their remains were buried here on the spot. That is why many people note some feeling of anxiety, and some eyewitnesses even claimed to have seen ghosts here. This place was often visited by television companies. Although cameras haven't filmed anything paranormal here, the popularity of this place as the center of mystical inspiration is still strong. And yet it is worth checking out why this place is so popular.
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Where: Kungsportsavenyn 8, Goteborg; Telephone: +(0)31-105820/105812;
Trädgår´n Gothenburg
Where: Nya Allén 11, Goteborg; Telephone: +46 (0)31 10 20 80;
Where: Kungsportsavenyn 21, Goteborg;
Where: Kungsportsavenyn 11, Goteborg;
Where: Mässans gata 24, Goteborg;
Where: Kungsportsavenyn 5, Goteborg; More info: Tram stop;
Where: Kungsportsavenyn 36-38, Goteborg;
Where: Hvitfeldtsplatsen 6, Goteborg; More info: Tram stop;
Park Lane
Where: Avenyn 38, Goteborg; More info: Tram stop;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Goteborg
♥   National Park 'Kosterhavets nationalpark' , 136 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Ytre Hvaler' , 157.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Goteborg
♥   Amusement park 'Liseberg' Gothenburg, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Goteborg
♥   Restaurant 'Fiskekrogen' Göteborg. Type - Seafood. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Swea Hof' Göteborg. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Magnus & Magnus' Göteborg. Type - Creative. 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Dorsia' Göteborg. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kometen' Göteborg. Type - Scandinavian. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Goteborg - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Goteborg - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Goteborg?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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