Welcome to Southwestern Sweden


South of Gothenburg, the coast around Halmstad is home to sandy Blue Flag beaches and Sweden’s top surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. The attractions of inland Västergötland are low-key and eclectic, from Trollhättan's post-industrial museums and mighty locks to Lidköping's fairy-tale Läckö Slott.

North of Gothenburg, the Bohuslän coastline shatters into myriad granite islands with craggy cliffs and adorable red-and-white fishing villages. Yachts weave their way among uninhabited islets and skerries, while the area's mysterious Bronze Age rock carvings testify to the rich spiritual life of the region's early inhabitants. Further north, Dalsland, with its network of canals, locks and narrow lakes amid thick, dark forest, beckons boating and kayaking enthusiasts.


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$24.91 Tours & Sightseeing

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

$14.27 Transfers & Ground Transport

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!

$14.27 Transfers & Ground Transport

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!

$46.04 Tours & Sightseeing

Gothenburg Small Group Walking Tour

Highlights 3-hour small group walking tour of Gothenburg Discover the gems of Gothenburg and famous landmarks as Feskekôrka (the fish church), Poseidon and others Learn illuminating facts about the places that most inspire your guide Choose a 10am or 2pm departure to suit your schedule Small-group tour limited to 10 people to ensure a more personalized experience What You Can ExpectGreet your guide in the city centre of Gothenburg. The tour will take you through the city centre, discovering Gothenburg’s most famous sights and its hidden corners. With the help of our knowledgeable guides, you will gain local insight, learn the basics, and hear interesting stories about this wonderful city. On our travels we will discover the gems of Gothenburg, encountering landmarks such as the Feskekôrka, Gustav Adolfs Torg, Domkyrkan and Kronhuset. We will also explore the charming Haga district, one of the oldest areas of Gothenburg where you can see Skansen Kronan and where you may even indulge (if you want!) in one of Sweden’s famous cinnamon buns. Our tour will give you a great introduction to Gothenburg as both a historical and a modern city. You will see Gothenburg through the eyes of someone who lives and breathes the city. You will gain local insight and receive personalized attention from your guide on this small group walking tour, limited to 10 people. Bring comfortable walking shoes, high spirits and get ready for a fantastic day out!

$149.05 Tours & Sightseeing

Nightly Aurora Photo Tour in Abisko National Park

During our Nightly Aurora Photo Tour we will visit one of our beautiful locations in Abisko National Park including two teepees, Abisko’s world famous Sami camp and the frozen surface of Lake Torneträsk. Our Nightly Aurora Photo Tours are strictly limited to 10 participants per guide – maximizing your ability to spend as much one on one time with your guide as possible. We are confident that you will go home with lots of great pictures and memories of the Arctic that will last a lifetime! Itinerary: 8:00 PM First you will meet your guide where you will be given a high quality camera and we will spend a few minutes explaining how to use it. All of the camera’s settings will be taken care of in advance so that all you have to do is enjoy watching and photographing the aurora borealis. You will also be given a pair of warm overalls to help keep you safe and comfortable during your night in Abisko National Park. 8:30 – 11:00 PM The adventure begins! Your guide will use their many years of experience to lead you into Abisko National Park where you will search for and photograph the magical aurora borealis. During this time we will discuss the history of Abisko National Park and give you a local’s insight into Lapland’s folklore. You will learn how the aurora fits into the local culture and your guide will share information that will help you understand the solar system and the countless stars and constellations above Abisko National Park. We will explain the science behind the aurora in layman’s terms so you can understand exactly what you are seeing when you watch the aurora borealis dance overhead. During your adventure we will also discuss the impact that strong solar storms and the auroras that they create may have on modern society in the years to come. 11:00 – 11:30 PM Return Upon arrival to the hotel you will collect your memory card full of photographs of the evening’s adventure. Additional information: It is important that you bring warm clothes to wear under your overalls and warm insulated winter boots for your feet. We ask that you provide your own SD memory cards to be used in our cameras . We recommend a minimum of two to four gigabytes of storage space. Memory cards are also available for purchase if needed (16 GB: 250 SEK).

$27.62 Tours & Sightseeing

Gothenburg Private Walking Tour

Highlights 3-hour private walking tour of Gothenburg Discover the gems of Gothenburg and famous landmarks as Feskekôrka (the fish church), Poseidon and others Learn illuminating facts about the places that most inspire your guide Choose a 10am or 2pm departure to suit your schedule What You Can Expect Greet your guide in the city centre of Gothenburg. The tour will take you through the city centre, discovering Gothenburg’s most famous sights and its hidden corners. With the help of our knowledgeable guides, you will gain local insight, learn the basics, and hear interesting stories about this wonderful city. On our travels we will discover the gems of Gothenburg, encountering landmarks such as the Feskekôrka, Gustav Adolfs Torg, Domkyrkan and Kronhuset. We will also explore the charming Haga district, one of the oldest areas of Gothenburg where you can see Skansen Kronan and where you may even indulge (if you want!) in one of Sweden’s famous cinnamon buns. Our tour will give you a great introduction to Gothenburg as both a historical and a modern city. You will see Gothenburg through the eyes of someone who lives and breathes the city. You will gain local insight and receive personalized attention from your guide on this small group walking tour, limited to 10 people. Bring comfortable walking shoes, high spirits and get ready for a fantastic day out!