Summer with the family

The Gothenburg archipelago has plenty of experiences waiting for you this summer. Credit: Peter Kvarnström

Summer in the archipelago

Discover Gothenburg from the water with Let’s boat’s electric rental boats. Credit: Happy Visuals

Summer sightseeing

Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere at one of Gothenburg’s many outdoor bars this summer. Credit: Hugo Hall

Summer bites and drinks in the sun

Gothenburg is famous for its warm and chilled-out atmosphere, and during the summer you get the best of it at the city’s lively outdoor bars and restaurants. Here you’ll find our guides to charming outdoor areas and rooftop bars with stunning views. There are also plenty of delis and parks for those who are up for a picnic!

Hot and sunny weather? Cool off with an ice cream from one of the city’s popular ice cream cafes – dominated by homemade ice cream and locally sourced ingredients.

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Upper House is one of the luxury spas in Gothenburg where you can relax this summer.

Summer indulgence

Boutique hotels, Michelin-starred restaurants, exclusive wines, freshly caught seafood and luxurious spa experiences – in Gothenburg there are plenty of opportunities to indulge. In this guide we’ve listed lots of ways to pamper yourself this summer!


Gothenburg’s classic amusement park, Liseberg, is not only the Nordics’ largest, but also Europe’s best in 2023. With many rides and experience attractions, hundreds of thousands of flowers, cuddly bunnies, food, drinks and entertainment, Liseberg offers activities for all family members.

Gothenburg Culture Festival, in a hybrid format, was one of the many popular summer events in 2021. Credit: Julius Cederdahl

Summer events

Go City Gothenburg

Are you looking to visit multiple attractions during your visit to Gothenburg? The Go City Gothenburg pass can grant you access to some of the most sought-after attractions, while saving you up to 50% off the price of entry. Operating in over 30 cities worldwide, this product is dedicated to simplifying the way that you experience a city. Whether you’re looking to see Gothenburg via a Paddan Boat tour or want to delve into the immersive museums including the Universeum or Maritiman Ship Museum, Go City offers these attractions plus 25 plus other Gothenburg attractions all on one pass.