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An open metropolis with a vibrant cultural scene, world-class restaurants, sustainable experiences and a fascinating history - all within walking distance. Adventure is never far away, with deep forests and magical archipelago islands just waiting to be discovered.
Liseberg Göteborg

See & do

What to see and do in Gothenburg? Here are our tips.

Liseberg Park
Within the largest park in Scandinavia awaits everything from breathtaking rides and games to refreshing foods and wonderful gardens.

Not to mention three enchanting seasons – summer, halloween and christmas. Soar through the sky in Valkyria – Europes longest Dive Coaster, with a vertical drop 50 meters high. Feel the G-forces as you freefall from 146 meters above the ocean in AtmosFear or choose among the just-right belly-tickling rides, soft rabbit hugs and cold ice creams in Kaninlandet.

Bohus fästning

Bohhus fortress is a unique place with over 700 years of Nordic history full of royalty, bloody sieges, witch trials and dungeons. The castle has been subjected to 14 sieges, but has never been conquered by force.


The southern islands of Gothenburg's archipelago are car-free and you can reach them by boat from Saltholmen or from Stenpiren in the city. To the northern islands you take the road ferry from Lilla Varholmen on Hisingen. Both parts of the archipelago are beautiful and well worth a visit. Here you will get tips on the easiest way to get there.

Vattentornet i Slottsskogen 

The water tower is located at the highest point of the Castle Forest, 80 meters above sea level. In the summer months, viewings of the tower are arranged by Aquatoriet.

VR World Göteborg

VR World Gothenburg offers experiences, events, games, rentals, cards & film and the chance to buy your own VR package that they build and install.

VR World is Gothenburg's first virtual reality center and offers a large variety of games and experiences for all types of adventurers. They often change games and experiences but also have a permanent selection that does not change.

Prices in SEK:

1 VR experience SEK 100

30 minutes SEK 200

1 hour SEK 300

More tips on what you can do in Gothenburg can be found here

restauranger i Göteborg

Eat& drink

In Gothenburg there are lots of fine restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs. Here are our tips.

Butcher’s Market

Butcher's Market is a genuine and US-inspired hamburger joint on Storgatan right by Avenyn. Hamburgers, milkshakes and craft beer are served here, both American and local beer from Gothenburg.


Enjoy food from forest, lake and sea in a lovely setting in the heart of Gothenburg. Eating what our forests, lakes and seas have to offer is more important than ever. This trend is growing stronger and attracts not only food geeks and hunters, on the contrary, today all kinds of people of all ages choose to eat these delicacies, which are also sustainable and climate-smart food.


Koka has chosen to opt out of meat and works mainly with local growers, fishermen and mushroom and oyster pickers. They try to always have a really good environmental mindset in all parts of the business and the percentage of organic products today amounts to 90% of everything they use.


Jennie & Mats vision is to create a modern total gastronomic experience based on the best ingredients from the sea together with carefully selected drinks. All in a more lively and warm atmosphere with hearty service.

Restaurang 2112 

Restaurang 2112 is the restaurant where it is fresh, calm, cozy and festive. They draw inspiration from both classic and newly released rock that fills the venue. A place for all occasions and with Sweden's best hamburgers according to the White Guide. Here you will find the mix between the quiet neighborhood pub and the finest of restaurants with an unbeatable pub menu.

hotel in göteborg


There are plenty of hotels and hostels in Gothenburg. Here are a few selected.

Liseberg Grand Curiousa Hotel

Stay next door to Scandinavia's largest amusement park at Sweden's most magical family hotel, where curiosities and things remarkable await in every corner and crevice. A pony carousel in the lobby? Surely! A slide to reception? Of course! At Liseberg Grand Curiosa Hotel you'll find everything and more – your story starts here.

Jacy'z Hotel & Resort

Jacy'z Hotel & Resort is a completely new type of resort created by the same owners of Ystad Saltsjöbad, Pigalle, Ellery Beach House and Steam Hotel.

The 100 meter high scraper, which is already seen as a landmark in Gothenburg, focuses on experiences & the range of restaurants, bars and activities is astonishing. Jacy'z wants your feeling after the visit to be like when you've been to a big city, that you haven't seen everything and just have to go back.

One of their most spectacular experiences is the Pachanga Pool Club located on floors 27&28. Here you can order an ice-cold coco margarita, lean back in one of the sunbeds and just enjoy. At the edge of the pool you will be greeted by the most incomparable view of the city.

You will find 3 restaurants at Jacy's. Archie's with All American Classics, Gaby's their American lunch restaurant where different cultures from all corners of the world meet in a fantastic mishmash, and Gogogaga their Asian fusion skybar and Social Dinner Club with vibes from L.A. up among the stars.

Upper House

On the top floors of Gothia Towers you will find the Upper House hotel. With its 53 rooms & suites, glass-bottom outdoor pool and fantastic view of Gothenburg, Upper House is one of the city's most popular hotels.

All first class furnished rooms offer luxurious beds, bathrobes, slippers, minibar, flat screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities. Turndown service is offered every night. The hotel's spa takes up floors 18, 19 and 20 and offers an outdoor pool, indoor pool, Turkish steam bath and the chance to book spa treatments.