Welcome to enjoy Christmas in Gothenburg 2016. Relax and unwind with friends and family and get away from the stress that Christmas can bring. Take a break for a few days and discover a city filled to the brim with glistening Christmas lights, shiny ornaments and colourful decorations.
Everything from Halloween celebrations to shopping and cosy cafes.
Gothenburg is really the perfect autumn escape. The city hosts a broad variation of activities for all ages and interests.
Stroll between shopping malls and cafés and explore local fashion brands. At dinner time, take your pick from exclusive shellfish, super tasty street food and hearty dishes made from local produce.
The calendar is also packed with concerts, shows, exhibitions and much more with something to suit everyone – young or old. In addition, there’ll be scary Halloween celebrations at Liseberg Amusement Park and Universeum Science Park – for those who dare...
To see a full list of events and activities this Autumn - visit Goteborg.com
Welcome to the Autumn City Gothenburg!
The vibrant Gothenburg art scene includes one of the country’s best art museums, a fascinating applied-arts museum and some of the world’s finest collections of Nordic art. Stroll through edgy industrial art exhibits, view vintage fashion or step back in time to the 1950s in Gothenburg museums. Perched on the harbor’s edge, elegant four-star Hotel Riverton is the perfect home base for exploring Gothenburg museums, historic sites and cultural venues. Visit Gothenburg Tourist Office website to see all the current exhibitions in the city.
Gothenburg will surprise you with its buzzing café culture, fantastic seafood and green spaces. The Sweden’s second biggest city after Stockholm offers great activities and sights, especially in the summer.
Using the City Card will give you access for free or discounts to many of the main tourist attractions and activities that you cannot miss while visiting. You can buy the City Card online, in Gothenburg Tourist Office or in many hotels as Hotel Riverton. Don’t miss out on these 5 Must-Dos for visiting in the summer!
It’s well-known that Sweden is a cool country. The music, the cinema and even the furniture of Sweden is wrapped by a halo of vintage and retro minimalism. Do you delight yourself with Ingmar Bergman and can’t wait for the next movie of Roy Andersson? Are you crazy all over José Gonzalez and The Knife?
You wanted everything from Orrefors and ended up furnishing your house in Ikea?
You have been with no doubt infected by the Sweden-love syndrome. I’m afraid to tell you that once you start being in love with everything coming from Sweden you will never go back.
So, the only thing to do now is to visit the country and get swept up in passion for functional design and fika, the Swedish word for having coffee and cake with friends. Gothenburg is the perfect place to start this trendy trip as it is the emerging capital for independent and artisan food, sustainable fashion, hipster nightlife and music festivals. If you are planning a trip to Gothenburg, follow the advice below and pretend to be as cool as a local for a couple of days: