The largest collection of Scandinavian art from the 1880s and 1890s at the Museum of Fine Arts.
The art and design displayed in the Röhsska Museum.
Maritiman, one of largest floating museums in the world.
The former headquarters of the East India Company transformed into the City Museum.
The temporary exhibitions at the Nordic Watercolour Museum located on a peninsula north of the city.
Art work from the Eriksbergshallen gallery.
Walk around the adorable little streets of Haga, the oldest district in the city, and visiting its many shops, cafés and restaurants.
Buy a "Gothenburg Pass", which offers unlimited access to public transport (trams, busses and boats), discounts in the main shopping centres (Nordstan, Arkaden, Kompassen, Avenyn, and Innerstaden), and free admission to the Liseberg amusement park, the National Science Discovery Centre for the Family, and several other museums in the city. 340 SEK (Ł32) for 48 hours. It can be purchased at the Kungsportsplatsen 2 and Nordstadstorget tourist information centres, in hotels and youth hostels, and in the shops of the Pressbyrĺn chain.
Admire the view of the Ferris wheel standing at the entrance to the Port.
Cruise along the channels when the ice hasn't turned them into a giant skating rink!
Walk around the islands in the southern archipelago. In summer, take tram 11 to the end of the line. A ferry will drop you off on this archipelago which is discovered exclusively on foot.
Discover the villages and the beaches in the northern archipelago. You can hire a car when you arrive.
To think about
Take along warm, thick clothing since the climate can be harsh on the city, its inhabitants and its visitors! However, you can also wait and buy what you need on the spot, thanks to the wide variety of shops there for this purpose.
Exchange or withdraw money after you arrive! The Swedish Krona (literally, crown) has been the official currency of Sweden since 1873. One pound Sterling equals approximately 11 SEK.