Get ready for a hassle free and friendly holiday if you're planning a trip to the clean streets of Gothenburg. As Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg is packed with historical highlights and cultural entertainments, and you'll find it's got a refreshing and modern atmosphere too.
From the excitement of the famous Liseberg theme park to the tranquil coastal beauty of the city archipelago, there's lots of variety to choose from - meaning it's easy to tailor your Gothenburg holiday to suit your style.
A trip to Gothenburg isn't complete without a ride on the 60 metre high Wheel of Gothenburg. Offering spectacular views of the city, it's a great photo taking opportunity. Down on ground level, you'll find much to keep you busy too. Gothenburg boasts over 500 shops - so you'll be able to get your hands on some of the classic, simple Swedish style - as well as a thriving cafe culture.
Liseberg theme park is also home to bustling Christmas markets from mid-November every year, so it will appeal to shoppers as well as fun-seekers during the winter.
You'll find that Gothenburg's nightlife is welcoming and sophisticated, but you may need to look a little harder than you would in bigger party destinations. It's well worth it though, as the stylish bars of Gothenburg boast some pared-down Swedish charm, and you'll have plenty of time to explore if you fly to Gothenburg in the summer, when the nights stay light until around 11pm.
Before heading out to the bars and clubs, stop in one of Gothenburg's many eateries to enjoy some of its amazing fresh sea food. There quite a few Michelin Guide restaurants in the city and it has a reputation for its quality dishes, so you're sure to be well fed.
Gothenburg is a great city for walking around in, offering good pathways and great views. The scenic canal network is a particular highlight and a wander around the coastline really reveals Gothenburg's natural beauty. You can always take boat trips from Gothenburg's harbour - the largest in Sweden - to see the city from a different angle.
The city has numerous well located hotels with spa facilities and other amenities such as swimming pools, perfect for peaceful retreats, as well as city hotels nearby tourist attractions.