It’s easy to see Gothenburg’s rich history when you gaze up at the imposing stone fortress Skansen Kronan. Formerly a military installation it now houses a lovely cafe. Continuing the theme we come to the historic wooden district of Haga where centuries-old wooden homes are still used today.
Oscar Fredrik Church is a clear landmark in the city with its beautiful spire and classic styling. In the heart of the city you also cannot miss the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre. Moving onto museums there are many to choose from: the Göteborg Konstmuseum houses a large collection of both domestic and international art while the Volvo Museum tells you everything you ever needed to know about this very Swedish marque. Back outside enjoy an ice cream in the sun at the Guest Harbour or head to the Slottsskogen to unwind with locals under a shady tree.
A waterside city-tour around the city’s canals is also a must for visitors in Gothenburg. If you’re looking for more action, the Liseberg amusement park with its head-spinning rides and carousels is the place to go. Afterwards you can enjoy one of the year-round famous events at the Scandinavium Arena.