What’s on in Gothenburg?

There’s always plenty happening in Gothenburg!
There is a wide range of activities for young and old alike. Here we have collected useful links to make your stay even better. See what’s on this particular month or search in the event calendar for anything going on now on every cultural scene.

What’s on this month
Gothenburg event calendar

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre
There’s always something going on at our neighbour, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre! Around 30 different trade fairs are held each year, including the Boat Fair, Book Fair, Beer & Whiskey fair, MyDOG and EuroHorse.

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Liseberg – Scandinavia’s greatest amusement park
There is something for everyone at Gothia Towers next door neighbour Liseberg – from breathtaking attractions to gentle children’s carousels that give the little ones just as big a thrill. The park is open summer, Halloween and Christmas at Liseberg during winter.

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Universeum Science Discovery Centre
You’ll find everything from technology, fascinating facts and electrifying experiments to living animals and plants. In the rainforest you can get close to apes, poisonous frogs and caimans at the largest science discovery centre in Scandinavia.

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Meet the world at The Museum of World Cultures
The Museum of World Culture runs varying thematic exhibitions with focus on contemporary global issues, which together reflect the diversity and variability of the world we live in.

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Gothenburg’s Official Tourist Guide
On the official site goteborg.com you’ll find lots of suggestions of things to see and do in charming, friendly Gothenburg, the second largest city in Sweden. Find the best cafe, beach or picnic spot.

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Hillside Cycling – Gothenburg Mountain biking
The ultimate mountain biking experience in the Gothenburg area of Sweden. The local trails are renowned for their intricacy. The singletracks are tricky, consisting of challenging climbs and descents allowing for fast riding.

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Sightseeing, Excursions and Dinner Cruises with Strömma
Get a taste of Gothenburg, a city full of life and movement. Take the opportunity to explore the cityby bus and boat with our partner Strömma. The sightseeing bus-stop is just outside the hotel. We sell these excursions at the front desk as well as the Gothenburg Pass with packed with 30 top attractions.

Sightseeing
Excursions
Dining Cruises
Gothenburg Pass

Shopping in Gothenburg

Shopping in Gothenburg means world-class shopping. You’ll find the biggest brands and the most well-stocked department stores, as well as the smallest boutiques and quaintest passageways.

Shopping guide

Shopping at Hede Fashion Outlet outside Gothenburg
More than 150 of the hottest Scandinavian and international fashion and lifestyle brands, 15 minutes by commuter train to Kungsbacka Hede from Liseberg station. All at outlet prices, up to 70% cheaper compared to normal retail prices. Special deal for guests at Gothia Towers. Well worth a visit!

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Excursions outside Gothenburg
If you have some spare time and feel like exploring the beautiful surrounding, check out West Sweden tourist guide.

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Welcome to Gothenburg!