Gothenburg is an amazing summer city. Come here and explore idyllic archipelago islands, freshly caught seafood, salty swims and a vibrant atmosphere. It is known for its Dutch-style canals and leafy boulevards like the Avenyn, the city’s main thoroughfare, lined with many cafes and shops. Lonely Planet named Gothenburg ‘Best Sustainable City’ in 2021. A friendly city on the West coast of Sweden, home to a vibrant cultural scene, world-class restaurants, sustainable living, and a fascinating history, all within walking distance. Adventure is never far away, with wide open spaces and magical archipelago islands waiting to be explored.
Fly from the UK to Gothenburg and take the airport Flygbussarna bus into the bustling city centre to check in for your three-night city break. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore this exciting city.
Spend the day exploring Gothenburg by using your Go City pass. This includes both the hop-on-hop-off Gothenburg sightseeing bus and boat, so you can easily get your bearings and explore.We recommend a visit to the Gothenburg Museum of Arts - one of the finest in Sweden. It showcases renowned collections from international and Nordic artists. Its aim is to challenge the way we experience art by featuring artists and their works from unusual perspectives. Visit Gothenburg Museum to see the country's only exhibited Viking ship, Äskekärrsskeppet, and other fascinating exhibitions, as well as a visit to the Volvo Museum by journeying through history from 1927 until present day and learn all about Volvo's history and heritage. (B)
Today, why not consider using your Go City pass to experience the Paddan sightseeing boat tour. Step aboard the Paddan boats in the centre of the city at Kungsportsplatsen. See the old moat and canals that date from the 17th century while learning about the history of Gothenburg’s construction and defence. During this tour you will pass by famous sights – the opera house, the famous fish market “Feskekörka”, green parks, the old ship yard areas and docks along the harbour. The guide on board will tell you about Gothenburg’s history, present time and sights along the route mixed with stories and anecdotes. (B)
Today is free at leisure until it is time to take the bus back to the airport for your flight home. (B)