Gothenburg (Göteborg), is Sweden’s second greatest metropolis. Guests can discover the gorgeous coastal metropolis, magical islands and among the greatest seafood on the earth.
Positioned on the west coast of Sweden, Gothenburg has a metropolis pulse with nature on its doorstep.
Lease a motorbike and discover 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 could be rented by way of a brand new app-based reserving system. Single-ride passes begin from 20 SEK / 1.70 GBP.
For many who wish to head out of city, the säröbanan route awaits. Trip from Gothenburg down the outdated railway line to Särö and expertise spectacular views of the ocean and delightful nature alongside the best way. The final prepare to Särö departed in 1965. However that doesn’t imply that the outdated railway line now not attracts guests, actually it’s fairly the opposite. At this time, Säröbanan is a extremely standard bicycle route, taking you from Linnéplatsen in central Gothenburg to Särö, passing the cliffs, seashores and pure areas alongside the coast.
Delsjön is certainly one of Gothenburg´s most central swimming and nature areas. Right here you may take a soothing stroll within the nature reserve, go on a canoe journey, take a pleasant swim on the seashore Delsjöbadet or from the encircling cliffs. On the seashore you discover jetties, playgrounds, a barbecue space and a seashore volleyball court docket. As well as, Skatåts health centre gives quite a few working tracks.
Alternatively, head to The Sauna Frihamnen. The sauna is located within the park Jubileumsparken which is a part of town’s quatercentenary. It was created by German architect collective Raumblabor Berlin and in massive elements it’s constructed from recycled materials.
The mountaineering in and round Gothenburg is taken into account among the greatest 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 novel setting. In the event you’d reasonably 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 gives an unlimited and spectacular assortment of crops and flowers and is a good place to go to all yr spherical. With over half 1,000,000 guests a yr it’s probably the most standard points of interest within the area. Though you may nonetheless discover your personal spot or path.
Änggårdsbergen Nature reserve, inside strolling distance of town centre, is a well-liked spot for out of doors actions starting from strolling by way of the woods to downhill mountain biking. The various ecological setting and fauna incorporates a number of examples of nature typical of Western Sweden, corresponding to 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 town of Mölndal. Forest bathing is a should for individuals who actually wish to get again to nature.
Slottskogen is Gothenburg’s most important 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 be capable of see elks, Gotland ponies, Gute sheep and different Nordic animals within the park zoo. In Slottsskogen you’ll discover massive, open areas, good for kids to play in or for out of doors actions. There are additionally volleyball courts, miniature golf, out of doors gyms and playgrounds. One of many standard 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 setting for kids. The observatory Slottsskogsobservatoriet is situated within the northern a part of the park, on the highest of the hill, and it’s an amazing 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.