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

Summer events

During the summer there are plenty of events in Gothenburg, with something for every age and taste.

In our events calendar you’ll find even more options!