Gothenburg is a green city with boulevards and many parks. Tram is a popular mode of transport amongst the 560,000 inhabitants. The compact city centre hosts lots of independent boutiques, shopping malls and cafés, all within easy walking distances. Two universities, both situated in the city centre, and some 50,000 students give Gothenburg a lively atmosphere. The closeness to the sea makes Gothenburg special. The coast and islands are renowned for their natural beauty and picturesque habitation. Gothenburg is rated one of the best food cities in Europe, and the city has several Michelin starred restaurants. Excellent fish and seafood are often featured on the menu.
The Port of Gothenburg works in collaboration with Goteborg&Co to develop Gothenburg as a cruise destination. Read more about what the city offers you as a cruise traveler.
|Store opening hours||Monday–Friday: 10.00–19.00
|Distance from the city centre||From inner harbour: 5-10 min
From outer harbour: Approximately 15-20 min
Gothenburg city centre is on the
other side of the Göta Älv river
|Distance from Landvetter Airport
to the city centre:
|Gothenburg Landvetter Airport: 30 min|
Tourist Information Office
Tourist Office at
|Nearest pharmacy||In the Nordstan Shopping Centre|