Gothenburg Vacations

Sweden
Gothenburg (pronounced Yur-te-boy in Swedish) was founded by King Gustav Adolf in the early 17th Century. For years it was an important trading center, and today is the home of Sweden's largest university, attended by 60,000 students. Perhaps it is this infusion of youthful exuberance which gives the population has …

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Things to see and do in Gothenburg

jonsson | FlickrLiseberg
Liseberg
Jacob Poul Skoubo | FlickrSlottsskogen
Slottsskogen
StartAgain | FlickrHaga
Haga
sebilden | FlickrGarden Society of Gothenburg (Trädgårdsföreningen)
Garden Society of Gothenburg (Trädgårdsföreningen)
Johnny Bong | Trip by SkyscannerVolvo Museum
Volvo Museum
Bernt Rostad | FlickrFeskekörka
Feskekörka
claeskrantz | FlickrAvenyn
Avenyn
Johnny Bong | Trip by SkyscannerSkansen Kronan
Skansen Kronan
mescon | FlickrGothenburg Botanical Garden (Botaniska Trädgården)
Gothenburg Botanical Garden (Botaniska Trädgården)
Mikael Miettinen | FlickrGötaplatsen
Götaplatsen

Reviews of Gothenburg

Peter  Fermont
Peter Fermont
02/08/2019

Love'd it.. never been before to Sweden... If you'r Dutch or German the written text on boards etc are easy to read and understandable without learning any Swedish. Love the bars beer and shoping centers. Nature is awesome people are different. Not used to say hi on the streets.

Caroline Aranius
Caroline AraniusVasteras, Sweden
09/01/2015

Göteborg is without a doubt my favorite city in Sweden with its friendly attitude and green environment. The city offers plenty of adventures; choose from one of many food markets, shopping, parks, museums, amusement parks and much more. There's also plenty of opportunities for a day trip to one of many smaller authentic cities along the coast (Västkusten).

Ryan @ OnyxHotels
Ryan @ OnyxHotelsAustin, Texas
25/07/2014

I visited here years ago when staying with my friend's family that lived in this rural community. The people were fantastic, the food I had was amazing, and we had a great time using the bus system to get around and explore.

Joel Gouveia
Joel Gouveia
28/11/2013

Beautiful city, flooded with snow. Felt a lot like home it the straight streets, the docking area and the beautiful bridges over the calm river.

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