Experience Christmas City

Christmas in Gothenburg is full of magic moments. Here, old traditions and new experiences meet and you discover the wonder of Christmas using all your senses.

Sights & activities

Exciting museums, interesting sights, lots of activities and an amazing archipelago. Discover Gothenburg!

What's on in Gothenburg?

Concerts, theatre performances, hockey or football games, fairs and exhibitions. The list of what's happening around town seems never-ending.

Restaurants, cafés and bars

World class restaurants, experimental food rebels, trendy bars and a rolling armada of food trucks – discover Gothenburg's amazing cafés, bars and restaurants.

Green experiences and outdoor adventures

Enjoy the green and leafy parks in the city centre, explore the myriads of islands in the archipelago or visit historic forts and castles. There are also plenty of outdoor adventures to discover. Welcome to a green and grand city.

Fashion & design

Gothenburg has an established fashion design scene and many local brands. Stroll around town and explore small indie shops, international stores and large malls.

Neighbourhoods

Go beyond the city centre to find cosy areas with unique charm and style. Discover different neighbourhoods only a walk or short tram ride away from the central station.

Hotels, spas, camping & hostels

It doesn’t matter if you’re in town for a romantic getaway, a family holiday or a conference – there are accommodation options to suit all the above and more. Gothenburg is also one of Europe's most sustainable hotel cities.

For the second year in a row, Gothenburg is the world’s leading sustainable destination. This year, Gothenburg also won the award for best innovation. Global Destination Sustainability Index is an international ranking of the sustainability performance of different destinations.