Stroll around Gunnebo’s beautiful gardens and enjoy a sustainable meal or Swedish fika. Credit: Happy Visuals

Gunnebo House and Gardens – a unique 18th century estate

Just 15 minutes from the city centre of Gothenburg, you’ll find Gunnebo House and Gardens. The estate makes a perfect daytrip for strolling around in a genuine 18th century setting, taking a guided tour and enjoying organic food and Swedish fika in the restaurant.

Step right into the late 19th century at the castle Nääs slott. Credit: Maria Kopp

Floda & Nääs – where industrial meets modern

Floda and Nääs are exciting places that engage all of your senses, where innovative cuisine meets well-preserved historical sites. Wind down in these tranquil settings, just half an hour from Gothenburg.

Choose between a wide range of cosy cafes in the capital of “Swedish fika” – Alingsås. Credit: Tina Stafrén

Alingsås – the capital of “Swedish fika”

Just half an hour from Gothenburg you’ll find the quaint little town Alingsås with lots of activities for all ages. Named the capital of “Swedish fika”, the town offers numerous cafes and bakeries, cosy shopping streets and beautiful parks.

Discover the exciting history of Sweden’s sailing capital Marstrand. Credit: Per Pixel Petersson

Marstrand – Sweden’s sailing capital

Far out to the west, where the archipelago ends and the open sea starts, lies Marstrand. A haven for sailing and swimming, with quaint neighbourhoods and car free streets. Discover the island’s lovely scenery, salty swimming spots and fascinating history.

Try bouldering, bake your own “Hönökaka” or just enjoy the view from archipelago island Hönö. 

Hönö – a gem on the west coast

Hönö is a real west coast gem – a perfect place to spend a day, or three. You’ll find cliffs, fishing boats, fishermen’s shacks, cosy places to eat, shops and beautiful landscapes. An island full of life all year round.

Catch a ferry from Saltholmen to reach the islands Styrsö and Vrångö. Credit: Emil Fagander

Styrsö and Vrångö – idyllic archipelago islands

It will only take you 30 minutes to get from central Gothenburg to the amazing archipelago island Styrsö. Exchange the city bustle for a day in a fantastic archipelago setting – experience the peace and quiet, enjoy a fresh seafood dinner on smooth granite rocks, and finish with a lovely salty swim in the sea.

On Vrångö, further south, you’ll find breathtaking nature, classic archipelago houses and many nice beaches. A perfect daytrip all year round.