Gothenburg Welcome Excursion Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

47551


Categories

Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

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

Discover the top sights of Gothenburg with a knowledgeable local guide


Welcome to Gothenburg - the gateway to the west! I will create a discovery tour based on your wishes.

Here the possible highlights:

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 Gota Square - the culture centre
Haga, first suburb of Gothenburg
The old fortress "Skansen Kronan" (from outside)
View the city from the Masthuggs Church
The Botanical garden
"Fish Church" - fish market
The Maritime Centre of Gothenburg.

* Please, note that the sights included in the tour will depends on the departure point.
* Due to a railroad tunnel construction, some streets are blocked.

Itinerary

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.
I will customize the visit in accordance with your interests.
We can visit the Botanical Garden, Tradgardsforeningen, with the impressive Palm House, and the Slottskogen Park. From the Masthuggs Church, you will enjoy an impressive view of the town. Many old wooden houses are preserved in Haga, first suburb of Gothenburg. For sea food lovers, the "Fish Church" is a must. (Not open on Sundays and Mondays). Located at the Gota Square, the culture centre of Gothenburg, are the Art Museum, the Hasselblad Photo Exhibition, the Concert Hall and the Municipal Theatre. At Gustav Adolf Square rises the statue of the founder of the city, King Gustav II Adolf. Along the Gota river quay, 13 different ships are docked at "Maritiman". Here is also the new Opera House located, as well as the guest harbor.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port (Only at Amerikakajen cruise ship dock.), Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: At the gate of the cruise ship's dock at Amerikakajen. If the pick up is at the Gothenburg - Landvetter airport, meeting point will be outside the arrival hall. For those who are already in the city, we can meet at Gustav Adolf Square, Gothenburg city center.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

According to Swedish law it's forbidden to take paying guests in a private car, due to insurance reasons.

Ecofriendly public transportation included.

Please, inquire me for a quote and a customized tour if requested.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Public Transportation Tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Transportation by taxi at additional cost.

Admissions to museums.

You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

Eleonor was marvelous. She is very knowledgeable about the city and is flexible as to what you want to do and see. She met us promptly and got us around the city very efficiently. It was a very enjoyable day and I would certainly recommend Eleonor to anyone visiting Gothenburg.
Tim Santana

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    47551


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

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

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