Gothenburg travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gothenburg

Gothenburg is relaxed, friendly and just a little eccentric. With its charming historical center, great design showrooms, engaging museums and easy-going attitude, it's a city that puts a smile on every visitor's face.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Gothenburg

When to Visit Gothenburg

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July and August bring the best weather conditions as well as city-wide music and food events during Kulturkalaset, although spring is a lovely time to visit as well.

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How to Get to Gothenburg

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Where to Stay in Gothenburg

If you want to stay in luxurious surroundings, good options include the gourmet-food-oriented Dorsia Hotel & Restaurant and the Elite Plaza Hotel Göteborg.

Popular Neighborhoods in Gothenburg

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How to Get Around Gothenburg

The Cost of Living in Gothenburg

Shopping Streets

If you want to shop for big brands or designer furniture, check out Nordstan, a massive city center shopping mall. However, it's more fun to shop at the boutiques, toy stores and craft shops in areas like Haga.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in town include ICA Supermarket and Lidl. Expect 12 eggs to cost around SEK27.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
C$ 14.55
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
C$ 125.40
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
C$ 4.07
C$ 5.03

Where to Eat in Gothenburg

Seafood tends to be dominant in Gothenburg and there are some exceptional restaurants to try. The shellfish at riverside eatery Sjömagasinet is superb, as are the shrimp sandwiches at Cuckoo's Nest, while Fiskekrogen serves up a huge range of fish dishes. Expect meals to come to around SEK100-150.