Welcome to Gothenburg

The city is eminently walkable. From Centralstationen in the north, retail-centric Östra Hamngatan leads southeast across one of Gothenburg’s 17th-century canals, through verdant Kungsparken (King’s Park) to the city’s boutique and upscale bar-lined ‘Avenyn’ (Kungsportsavenyn) boulevard.

The waterfront abounds with all things nautical, from ships, aquariums and sea-related museums to the freshest fish. To the west, the Vasastan, Haga and Linné districts buzz with grassroots creativity and an appreciation for well-preserved history.

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Gothenburg Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Sightseeing Bus Tour

Cosmopolitan Gothenburg rewards sightseers with its delightful harbor setting, laid-back vibe, thriving arts, shopping, and restaurant scene.One of the best ways to discover the city is aboard this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Sit back, pop on your headphones to listen to the audio commentary, and enjoy the panoramic views. Your open-top double-decker whisks you from one fantastic landmark to the next. Along the way, hop off at the beautiful shopping thoroughfare of Avenyn to browse for souvenirs. Stop at Feskekörka, the city’s fascinating fish market, and perhaps feast on fresh seafood at any one of its trendy restaurants (own expense). Leave the bus at Drottningtorget to stroll around the leafy city park. Or maybe hop off at Korsvägen to visit the awesome Universeum nature centre, with its indoor rainforest and stunning shark tunnel.Armed with your ticket, you’re free to leave and reboard your bus at any of the seven stops along the route. Or, stay on the bus for the entire 1-hour loop — and even do it all again — viewing the main sights in an effortless sightseeing experience. What’s more, your ticket is valid for 24 hours from first use, so you can set your own pace! And don’t worry about the weather: If it rains, tour staff will quickly pop a protective roof over the upper deck of your bus to keep you snug and dry.Gothenburg Bus Stops (1-hour full loop duration): Stora Teatern Feskekörka Valand/ Avenyn (near Haga) Korsvägen for Liseberg theme park, the Universeum and Museum of World Culture Drottningtorget Gustav Adolfs Torg for Nordstan shopping mall Lilla Bommen Harbour for the Opera House, Barque Viking and boats to Älvsborg Fortress Discounted City Attractions:Show your hop-on hop-off ticket at the following attractions and enjoy savings on select purchases. Nordstan Kajutan Hard Rock Café Café Husaren Gothia Towers Liseberg

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Landvetter Airport Shared Arrival Transfer

Travel from Landvetter Airport to any of the bus stops listed in Gothenburg City.There are two routes from Landvetter Aiport:First Route Korsvagen Park Aveny Kungsportspl Nils Ericson Term Second Route Lundaskog Sandlid Provn.institutet Sven Eriksonspl Sodra Torget Grand Hotel Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!

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Gothenburg Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour with Feskekôrka Market

Buzzing shopping streets, unusual museums, winding canals and leafy gardens: Gothenburg is a compelling mix of historical landmarks, vibrant street life and modern-day surprises. So what better way to discover this unique city than on a hop-on hop-off boat tour? Take off from Kungsportsplatsen in the heart of the city for a boat ride that allows you to hop on or off to your heart’s content at any of the four stops — it’s completely up to you. Alternatively, stay on board to enjoy the 50-minute ride, which includes audio commentary, along the city’s canals.Leave your boat at Lilla Bommen to admire the impressive Opera House and one of Scandinavia’s largest sailing ships known as Viking, or visit the 17th-century fortress Nya Älvsborg residing on an island. Step ashore at Feskekörka to trawl through its seafood-laden stalls and perhaps dig into a delicious, straight-from-the-sea lunch (own expense). Or, why not take time out at Lejontrappan, and scour Gothenburg’s main shopping streets for souvenirs and designer goodies?The commentary from the live guide adds an extra dimension to your sightseeing, revealing interesting facts about the city’s past and present. Want more? Your ticket provides discounted entry to some of Gothenburg’s favorite attractions, including the Liseberg for its legendary white-knuckle rides!Gothenburg Boat Stops (full loop in 50 minutes): Kungsportsplatsen Lejontrappan for central shops and restaurants Lilla Bommen harbor Feskekôrka Discounted City Attractions:Show your hop-on hop-off ticket at the following attractions and enjoy savings on select purchases. Segway Adventure Nordstan shopping mall Kajutan restaurant Hard Rock Cafe Café Husaren in Haga Gothia Towers Hotel Liseberg amusement park

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Landvetter Airport Shared Departure Transfer

Travel from any of the stops listed in Gothenburg City bus stop to Landvetter Airport.Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.It's that easy!

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Gothenburg Small Group Walking Tour

HighlightsJourney through this beautiful city with a group of no more than 10 peopleDiscover the gems of Gothenburg and famous landmarks as Feskekôrka (the fish church), Poseidon and othersYou don’t need to choose between the famous sights and the hidden gems - with us you’ll discover both!Learn what living in Sweden is really like and get personalised recommendations for the remainder of your journey Central start location and choice of 10am or 2pm start. Relaxed walking pace. What You Can ExpectOur tour will take you around the city centre, discovering both its most famous sights as well as it’s hidden corners. You will gain local insight and hear fascinating stories about this wonderful city, and you’ll get to know Gothenburg as both an enchanting historical town and as a dynamic modern hub.You’ll discover the gems of Gothenburg, encountering landmarks such as the Feskekôrka, Gustav Adolfs Torg, Domkyrkan and Kronhuset. Together we will also explore the charming Haga district, one of the oldest areas of Gothenburg over which the Skansen Kronan stands sentinel, and where you’ll find Gothenburg’s biggest cinnamon buns!To choose a Nova Fairy Tales experience is to live in Gothenburg, not just visit it! We know that you’ll have an unforgettable time with us and that your tour will be one of the highlights of your trip! 

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Gothenburg Private Walking Tour

HighlightsEnjoy a beautiful, relaxed 3-hour walk through the sights of Gothenburg with your family and friendsDiscover the gems of Gothenburg and famous landmarks as Feskekôrka (the fish church), Poseidon and othersWe’ll show you all the highlights of the city, but also help you explore off the beaten trackYour guide will give you personal recommendations on where to go, what to do and where to eatThis is a tour that’s all about you! What You Can ExpectYou’ll love your 3 hour tour with us. We’ll make sure you see the city highlights, such as the Fish Church and Domkyrkan, but you’ll also get to uncover hidden gems and out-of-the-way places that will make your trip even more memorable. You’ll see Gustav Adolfs Torg, where the city was founded, and some of Gothenburg’s most historic buildings such as Kronhuset and Skansen Kronan. You’ll also get to explore the enchanting Haga district where you’ll find everything from antique shops to spice stores to Gothenburg’s biggest cinnamon buns and best marzipan!On a private tour your guide will be happy to tailor your experience on the day based on what you want to do and see. You’ll get personalised recommendations for where to eat and explore for the rest of your stay and of course, the chance to ask all the questions you want!To choose a Nova Fairy Tales experience is to discover Gothenburg, not just visit it!