A shopping spree or visit to the museum on the very same day as you plunge into the salty sea or paddle across a glittering lake. Nature is always around the corner and the distances are short. You can easily travel on public transport from cafés and city attractions to cliffs or green forests in no time.

For the Family

In Gothenburg, there's plenty of fun stuff to do for kids of all ages – and their parents too. Getting around town with the whole family is easy and the nearest playground is never far away.

For Nature Lovers

Whether it's exciting mountain bike adventures or quiet walks in the forest you're looking for, Gothenburg has something for you. And the Garden Society, Gothenburg Botanical Garden and the park Slottsskogen offer green oases right in the city centre.

For Ocean Lovers

The surging sea is never far away in Gothenburg. Stroll around on idyllic archipelago islands, go lobster fishing, watch seals in the wild or kayak to secluded beaches.

Arts and Culture

Gothenburg's cultural scene is flourishing on many levels. Here you'll find everything from opera shows and Rembrandt to independent theatres and street art.

Sightseeing and Architecture

Join a sightseeing tour or discover the city on your own. Here are the spots and buildings to check out.

Activities for Every Season

Spring, summer, autumn and winter. Every season in Gothenburg has something special to offer, from sunny summer days to cosy autumn dinners and crisp winter adventures.

Cycling and Walking

Gothenburg offers everything you would expect of a cosmopolitan city – within walking or cycling distance. Explore the city in a sustainable way.

Gems outside the City Centre

Already seen all the sights in central Gothenburg? Or maybe you just want to relax and unwind away from the traffic and crowds? Check out some of the exciting nearby areas.