Discover Gothenburg

The flourishing, green city with the vibrant cultural scene, world-class restaurants and a fascinating history.

Gothenburg is an open and accessible city. It offers almost everything you would expect from a cosmopolitan city – all within walking distance. If you don’t like to walk there’s a range of other ways to explore the city – why not hop on a distinctive tram, bicycle, bus or ferry and start your adventure?

To make it easier for you to have a great time in Gothenburg we’ve gathered some interesting guides below. Make sure to also visit goteborg.com to find all the hidden gems and experience the fantastic nature.

Photo: Beatrice Törnros

Go cycling in Gothenburg

An easy and eco-friendly way to explore the city.

Photo: Peter Kvarnström

Hiking in Gothenburg

It is easy to discover the natural wonders in and around Gothenburg.

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Work and study friendly spots in Gothenburg

Maybe you just want to work or study in a different environment? Visit a cafe, a hotel or a library.

Photo: Frida Winter

LGBTQI Gothenburg

Sweden celebrates all colours of the rainbow.

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Gothenburg on a budget

7 ways to keep it cheap.

Photo: Beatrice Törnros

Outdoor bars and restaurants

Some tips for the best places to enjoy a coffee, a drink or a dinner in the sun.

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Park walks in Gothenburg

Discover Gothenburg’s many parks by foot.

Photo: Fotograf Lars Ardarve AB

Eat and drink like a local

Here’s a few things you should have on your plate and in your glass to qualify as a Gothenburg local.

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Shopping guide

Stroll around town and explore small indie shops, international stores and large malls.

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Swedish fika in Gothenburg

Visit the cafés in Gothenburg and see for yourself why the concept of “fika” is so cherished in Sweden.

Photo: Dino Soldin

Discover Gothenburg’s nighlife

A guide to clubs, pubs and more.

Photo: Frida Winter

Four seasons in Gothenburg

When to visit the Swedish west coast.

Photo: Peter Kvarnström

A guide to the Gothenburg archipelago

The Gothenburg archipelago is amazing and there are so many gems for you to discover.

Photo: Peter Kvarnström

Sweden in brief

Some facts and useful information when living in Sweden!