Visit the capital of "Swedish fika"
Just half an hour from Gothenburg lies the cafe town Alingsås, a natural destination for anyone who loves pretty wooden houses, freshly brewed coffee and home-made pastries.
Go hiking on Gotaleden
The Gotaleden is a 71 kilometre walking trail between Gothenburg and Alingsås in West Sweden. Beautiful nature, pitstops near to town and proximity to train stations characterise this trail.
A gem on the West Coast
Hönö is the perfect place to spend your day. You’ll find cliffs, fishing boats, fishermen’s shacks, cosy places to eat, shops and beautiful landscapes.
Where industrial meets modern
Floda and Nääs are exciting places that engage all of your senses, where innovative cuisine meets well preserved historic sites. Wind down in these tranquil settings, just half an hour from Gothenburg.
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.
A true archipelago idyll
In Gothenburg’s archipelago there are many magical islands, but one that shines extra bright is Styrsö. It’s hard to imagine that there’s a city so close to this idyllic island – but Gothenburg isn’t far away at all.
Panoramic views and rare plants
Vrångö is the southernmost of the all year round inhabited islands in the archipelago. It’s known for its lovely scenery and excellent swimming possibilities, featuring flat sandy beaches as well as smooth rocks.