Gothenburg (Göteborg), is Sweden’s second largest metropolis. Guests can discover the gorgeous coastal metropolis, magical islands and a few of the finest seafood on the earth.
Situated on the west coast of Sweden, Gothenburg has a metropolis pulse with nature on its doorstep.
Hire a motorbike and discover the town with model new rental bikes from Styr & Ställ. Styr & Ställ has launched greater than 130 stations and 1,750 bicycles round city throughout summer season 2020, which will be rented through a brand new app-based reserving system. Single-ride passes begin from 20 SEK / 1.70 GBP.
For many who need to head out of city, the säröbanan route awaits. Journey from Gothenburg down the previous railway line to Särö and expertise spectacular views of the ocean and exquisite nature alongside the way in which. The final prepare to Särö departed in 1965. However that doesn’t imply that the previous railway line now not attracts guests, the truth is it’s fairly the opposite. Right now, Säröbanan is a extremely fashionable bicycle route, taking you from Linnéplatsen in central Gothenburg to Särö, passing the cliffs, seashores and pure areas alongside the coast.
Delsjön is one among Gothenburg´s most central swimming and nature areas. Right here you may take a calming stroll within the nature reserve, go on a canoe journey, take a pleasant swim on the seaside Delsjöbadet or from the encircling cliffs. On the seaside you discover jetties, playgrounds, a barbecue space and a seaside volleyball courtroom. As well as, Skatåts health centre presents numerous working tracks.
Alternatively, head to The Sauna Frihamnen. The sauna is located within the park Jubileumsparken which is a part of the town’s quatercentenary. It was created by German architect collective Raumblabor Berlin and in massive elements it’s constructed from recycled materials.
The mountain climbing in and round Gothenburg is taken into account a few of the finest in Sweden. Go to the crags of Utby and also you’ll quickly realise why. Or get a ship to the island of Hönö and go bouldering in a singular atmosphere. If you happen to’d slightly keep indoors, there are a number of difficult indoor climbing partitions to strive.
Uncover parks and gardens
At Gothenburg botanical backyard you may discover round 16,000 species of crops within the completely different greenhouses and the rock and herb backyard. The Botanical Backyard presents an unlimited and spectacular assortment of crops and flowers and is a superb place to go to all yr spherical. With over half one million guests a yr it’s one of the fashionable sights within the area. Though you may nonetheless discover your individual spot or path.
Änggårdsbergen Nature reserve, inside strolling distance of the town centre, is a well-liked spot for outside actions starting from strolling via the woods to downhill mountain biking. The various ecological atmosphere and fauna accommodates a number of examples of nature typical of Western Sweden, resembling heathland and moorland. Änggårdsbergen lies subsequent to the Botanical Gardens and stretches from the inexperienced parks of western Gothenburg in direction of the character space Sisjön, south of the town of Mölndal. Forest bathing is a should for many who actually need to get again to nature.
Slottskogen is Gothenburg’s primary park. Take a stroll alongside the winding paths lined with leafy greenery and also you’ll see why Slottsskogen is the locals’ favorite place to unwind. You’ll additionally have the ability to see elks, Gotland ponies, Gute sheep and different Nordic animals within the park zoo. In Slottsskogen you’ll discover massive, open areas, excellent for kids to play in or for outside actions. There are additionally volleyball courts, miniature golf, outside gyms and playgrounds. One of many fashionable playgrounds is journey playground Plikta. On the opposite facet of the park is the thrilling playground Naturleken that makes use of nature to create a enjoyable atmosphere for kids. The observatory Slottsskogsobservatoriet is situated within the northern a part of the park, on the highest of the hill, and it’s a terrific spot to go to if you wish to be taught extra about stars and planets.
Vättlefjäll nature reserve is likely one of the bigger open-air recreation areas within the area. Right here you may go canoeing or fishing within the many lakes, hike alongside the paths Bohusleden, Vättlefjällsleden and Pilgrimsleden and benefit from the moorlands, forests and hills.
Discover the northern archipelago
The Gothenburg archipelago – with a number of islands inside quick distance of one another – is ideal for a weekend journey.