Many hotels in Gothenburg have put together winter break offers for a cosy and safe staycation. Here are some of them! 

Discover food in new ways

Gothenburg's restaurants are working hard to offer amazing food in these extraordinary times. Explore everything from Michelin-star takeaway and gourmet bags to delicious cook-it-yourself packages.

Enjoy the outdoors 

While you won't find any alps in Gothenburg, that doesn't mean that you can't go skiing. At Alebacken, slopes are open througout the winter break!

If you prefer cross country skiing, head to indoor Skidome at Kviberg Park, where you'll have perfect conditions every time.

There are many other ways to stay active, from the obstacle course in Kviberg to adventurous mountainbike trails. Find your way to one of the outdoor gyms or go for a run in the forest.

Explore exciting playgrounds

Did you know there are exciting caves and a rain-themed playground in Gothenburg? Explore the many playgrounds around town – there are plenty of gems for the Christmas holidays.

Indoor fun 

If you're not an outdoors-y type of person, then you might enjoy one of these indoor activities instead.

Milajki is an interactive style factory pop up portal with photo and video friendly selfie scenarios. Inviting you to have fun together with friends and family while stepping up your social media game.

Knock down pins, play shuffle board or challenge a friend in the arcade. At Star Bowling you'll find several winter break offers, all in line with current restrictions and recommendations. 

At Boulebar Rosenlund you'll feel as if you've travelled to the south of France, with pétanque and pastis to keep you occupied. 

Go hiking or enjoy a winter barbecue

In Gothenburg, fresh air and wide open spaces are never far away. Explore nature areas in the city centre or check out one of the many hiking trails further out. 

Who said summer is the only barbecue season? Gothenburg has plenty of beautiful barbecue sites by a forest, a lake or the sea, where you can prepare a warm and cosy meal with your family or your closest friends.

Check out outdoor art

Gothenburg is filled to the brim with outdoor art, and it's all there for you to discover. Enjoy statues, gallery windows, street art and manhole cover poetry – and don't miss the 21 kilometre art walk.

Have lunch or "Swedish fika" outdoors

Many of Gothenburg's restaurants offer winter-style outdoor seating, parasols, glass walls and infrared heating – so that you can explore the city's culinary landscape in a safe way.

Visit a castle

A short ride from the city centre you'll find breathtaking castles and gardens. Join the quiz walk at Gunnebo House and Gardens or make a day trip to one of the old forts.

Stroll through parks and gardens

Gothenburg Botanical Garden, Hisingsparken, Kungsparken and Slottsskogen city park are just a few of Gothenburg's cosy green spaces. Discover a new favourite in 2021.

Experience the waterfront city

Gothenburg has developed along the river Göta älv. Discover the artwalk on the northern river bank, try out the archipelago's hiking trails or relax with a coffee at the Lindholmen harbour.