Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden, located on the west coast by the Gota River. The city is served by Landvetter Airport
, which is located 25 kilometers outside the city and operates dozens of daily flights to Stockholm and other surrounding cities.
Sweden’s second city is much more than just an after-thought or a stopover on the way to Stockholm. Besides being home to the largest Nordic port, Gothenburg is also a great option for travelers looking to explore 17-century heritage homes, impressive museums, and beautiful churches and government buildings intermingling with modern architecture.
Gothenburg is a beautiful and green city, with many public parks and gardens adorning much of the city. At an impressive size of 110 hectares, Castle Park – Slottsskogen
is the city’s largest park. It features an aviary, a zoo, and several landscaped gardens and pools. The Waterfront
area is also a beautiful attraction not to be missed. There are several hotels located near the waterfront, ranging from boutique hotels in historic buildings to modern skyscrapers.
Many of the hotels in Gothenburg are also within walking distance of the many impressive local museums. The Konstmuseet
, also known as the Gothenburg Art Museum, is a constant favorite among travelers and locals alike. The museum is home to an impressive collections of Sandinavian art dating back to the 1800s.
Of course, there’s a lot more to see and do in Gothenburg and the best way to discover what else this city has to offer in terms of attractions, landmarks, and hotels is by exploring the interactive map on this page.