1. Have fun at Liseberg

Head-spinning rides, carousels and concerts are an essential part of summer. In November the park opens its big Christmas market.

2. Visit the splendid Gothenburg Museum of Art

The museum has three stars in Michelin’s Green Guide and houses impressive Nordic collections dating from the 15th century.

3. Go on a day tour of the Gothenburg archipelago

You can get out to craggy coast and picturesque fishing villages in less than an hour.

4. Take a waterside city tour

This classic tour with a Paddan canal boat winds around the moat and canals of the city.

5. Buy shrimps at Feskekôrka

The "Fish Church" is a fish market hall completed in 1874 to a design by the city architect, Viktor von Gegerfeldt. And yes, it does actually look like a church.

6. Coffee in Haga

This charming quarter has a wonderful selection of cafés and small shops. You might like to try a giant cinnamon bun on Haga Nygata.

7. Go on safari through the rainforest at Universeum

At Universeum you can find a rainforest, a huge aquarium and a variety of exotic animals and plants – all under one roof.

8. Shop for Gothenburg designs

Local clothing brands, second-hand items and interior furnishing are just some of the many treasures you can find while exploring the city.

9. Sample the local cuisine

Visit one of Gothenburg’s restaurants. Seafood is a real speciality here.

10. Delve into a green oasis

Just a stone’s throw from the city centre is the Garden Society of Gothenburg (Trädgårdsföreningen) – one of the best preserved nineteenth-century parks in Europe. A short tram ride away you'll find Gothenburg Botanical Garden, a world class botanical garden with more than 16 000 different species of plants.