1. Have fun at Liseberg amusement park

Liseberg amusement park

Head-spinning rides, carousels and concerts are an essential part of summer. In Ocotber there is fantastic Haloween theme and later in November the park opens up for Christmas at Liseberg.

To Liseberg

2. Visit the splendid Gothenburg Museum of Art

Gothenburg Museum of Art

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

To the museum

3. Take a day tour to Gothenburg archipelago

Gothenburg Archipelago

You can get out to craggy coast and picturesque fishing villages in less than an hour. Read more about the Archipelago of Gothenburg and how to access the islands here.

To the Archipelago

4. Take a waterside city tour on the Paddan boat

About Paddan sightseeing

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

About Paddan

5. Buy seafood at Feskekôrka fish market

Feskekôrka fish market

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.

To Feskekôrka

6. Take a 'Fika break' in Haga

About Haga

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

To Haga

7. Go on safari through the rainforest at Universeum

About Universeum

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

To Universeum

8. Shop for Gothenburg designs

Shopping in Gothenburg

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

To the Shopping page

9. Enjoy local cuisine

Gothenburg Restaurants

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

To Restaurants

10. Delve into a green oasis

Gothenburg parks and gardens

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. 

Parks and Gardens