Gothenburg city tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

46475


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Swedish (fluent), Norwegian (fluent), German (advanced), English (fluent), Danish (advanced)

During this walking tour I will show you the essential parts of Gothenburg city centre


Founded in the beginning of the 17th century as a trading centre, Gothenburg has always kept its international and friendly atmosphere. Lots of green parks and waterfront location, gives the town a relaxing spirit.

The Gustav Adolf Square, - the statue of King Gustav II Adolf
The old and new Opera
The moat and former ramparts, now a nice park
The Garden Society Park, with Rose Garden and Palm House (summer time)
The Göta Square, the culture centre
Haga, first suburb of Gothenburg
The old fortress "Skansen Kronan"
The Maritime Centre of Gothenburg

Please, note that which sights that can be included in a 2 hours walking tour, depends on where the tour starts.

Itinerary

At the Gustav Adolf Square, rises the statue of King Gustav II Adolf, founder of the city. Along the parade street, the Avenue, you find many nice restaurants, cafes and pubs. The Göta Square, the culture center of the town, is surrounded by the Art Museum and City Theatre, as well as the Concert Hall, where the National Symphony Orchestra is performing. The famous amusement park Liseberg is open April - September every year (reachable depending on where you start). Ullevi Sport Stadium is not only hosting big sport events, but also open air concerts. Along the quay, close to the Opera, you find the Maritime Centre of Gothenburg, - the biggest swimming ship museum in the world. Depending on where the walking tour starts, a walk through Haga, first suburb of Gothenburg, can be included. From Haga it's possible to walk up the 200 steps to the old fortress "Skansen Kronan", and enjoy a splendid view the city. It time admits, take a walk in the Garden Society Park, with Rose Garden and Palm House (summer time)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

This is a walking tour through the city centre of Gothenburg. It's possible to expand the tour, using either public transportation, taxi or private car. This tour is not suitable for cruise ships passengers, when docking at Arendal or Skandiahamnen, where the big cruise ships dock.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: Guided walking tour. There are no entrance fees during this tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

A Recent Review of this tour

Eleonor was excellent! We had a wonderful time with her. In a relatively short time we saw and learned so much about Gothenburg. And we enjoyed being with her.
William M.

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Private tour guide Eleonor

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