Göteborg city life
The fascinating and intriguing Gothenburg blends Neoclassical architectural buildings with trendy clubs and world class restaurants. In Gothenburg, you can wander through several parks and green spaces, check fashion stores on the big and famous shopping alley, Avenyn boulevard, and admire fancy yachts from the port.
Visit some of the nicest attractions in Gothenburg:
- Gothenburg Cathedral
- The Göteborg City Museum
- The Gothenburg city hall
- Älvsborg Fortress
- The Röhsska Museum
- Skansen Kronan (Crown Keep) – a hilltop fortification
- Universeum – public science centre
- Haga district – gathers many lovely wooden houses
Other nice and unique places that are worth seeing are Fiskhallen, an indoor fish market, truly an attraction in itself, the Volvo museum and the Liseberg amusement park.
Relax or simply admire nature in parks like: Kungsparken, The Garden Society of Gothenburg, a park and a horticultural garden, Rya Skogs Naturreservat – a protected area.
Gothenburg has a pretty active night life, so have fun with your peers in the local bars, cafes and clubs.
Enjoy some of the many festivals held here, such as: The Gothenburg Film Festival, Way Out West, the annual Gothia Cup, the world's largest (in terms of number of participants) football tournament.
Anytime you feel like getting out of the city and exploring, you are only around three hours away from Linkoping, same distance away from Oslo in Norway and Copenhagen in Denmark.
International atmosphere in Göteborg
Gothenburg gathers a pretty diverse population, including minorities from: Iran, Iraq, Finland, Yugoslavia, Norway, African countries.
With a local prosperous economy, Gothenburg has been attracting several foreign investment projects, especially in the following fields: logistics, sales, ICT, life science and technology, with China as a large foreign investor in the area.
While in Gothenburg, you will experience general milder temperatures throughout the year compared to other cities in Sweden. During the summer, daylight is present for around 18 hours, while in the winter you will only enjoy it for around 6 hours. Summers are warm and pleasant with average high temperatures of 19 – 20 °C (66 – 68 °F). Winters are cold and windy with highest temperatures of around 3 °C (37 °F), and snow that can occur from December to March.