The archipelago, composed by over 20 islands and just a stone’s throw away from Gothenburg, is an absolute must, no matter the season. It extends along the coast like a nest of pearls and offers stunning nature trails, charming villages and plenty of activities. Here you will find a selection of some of the best islands of the archipelago. So put on your swimming suit and discover the hidden gems of Gothenburg!
The ten northern islands are accessible by car, bus, bike from Lilla Varholmen ferry terminal, where you can take your car in the ferry free of charge. The northern islands are popular with tourists and are easily connected by bridges, so take your car or rent a bike and discover the northern islands!
All the islands of the Southern archipelago are car free and easily reached with ferries from Saltholmen boat terminal. You can find all the detailed information about how to get to the islands at the Göteborg Tourist Office website. Since no cars are allowed, the South is the perfect destination for long walks and bike rides!