Welcome to Gothenburg!
Gothenburg is the largest non-capital in the Nordics and located on the beautiful west coast of Sweden.
Welcome to GothenburgExplore our beautiful coastal city, famous for Volvo, magical islands and some of the best seafood in the world.
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.
Christmas at Liseberg amusement parkExperience the fairy tale in one million sparkling Christmas lights!
Pettson & Findus at GötaplatsenHelp Pettson & Findus to celebrate Christmas! Open 7.00-8.30 and 16.00-24.00.
Christmas spirit at Gustaf Adolfs TorgGustaf Adolf Torg’s facades will be lit up by Christmas lights.
Bältespännarparken - A warm and welcoming meeting placeChristmas stories, warmth and light! Open 7.00-8.30 and 16.00-24.00.
Sights & activities
Exciting museums, interesting sights, lots of activities and an amazing archipelago. Discover Gothenburg!
See & doExciting museums, shopping, lots of activities and an amazing archipelago. Discover Gothenburg!
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.
Green Experiences and Outdoor AdventuresWalks, parks, adventures and more are just a tram ride away.
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.
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.
MajornaCosy cafés, trendy restaurants and a vibrant cultural scene in this relaxed neighbourhood in west Gothenburg.
The seasons of Gothenburg
Experience sunny summer, amazing autumn and cosy christmas in Gothenburg.
Christmas City Gothenburg
Christmas City Gothenburg, one of Scandinavia's most popular Christmas destinations, takes place between November 29 and January 6.
Autumn City Gothenburg
Gothenburg is really the perfect autumn escape. The city hosts a broad variation of activities for all ages and interests. Check out some of the new exhibitions, visit the farmer’s market in Haga and stroll down the cosy shopping streets.
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 third year in a row, Gothenburg is the world’s leading sustainable destination. Global Destination Sustainability Index is an international ranking of the sustainability performance of different destinations.