This is a page that gives you information about Gothenburg SwedenAfter meeting tourists in Gothenburg 10 years ago I decided to publish a page for you who are asking where to find museums, hotels, affordable food and parks. In the different menues above you should be able to find what you are searching for. If not then please use the search box just below the menues or send me a mail and I'll give you an answer as soon as possible.
Next weekend we'll get around 60000 football players with staff and families in Gothenburg. Lot of exciting football with different styles like samba, african and chinese football. You are able to see most games free. It is just the finals on old Ullevi there is a small fee for entrance. If you are visiting Gothenburg during this week you''l need to book a hotel room a.s.a.p. You'll find plenty of them here>>>. I am also presenting some B&B, hostels, camping, cottages and hotels in Gothenburg. Pack your toothbrush some extra pants and visit us.
On friday, the 21:th, it is time for a swedish tradition called midsummer. This is a very old tradition in sweden and Finland. You don't see it too much in other countries. In Denmark they usually celebrate St. Johns birthday with a barbeque in the garden and in old times they tried to scare witches and other mean ghosts. I give you some suggestions for Midsummer in Sweden here>>>
We had another exciting half marathon on last saturday. Suddenly the little town of Gothenburg where crowded with people from all over the world. Last years winner, Shadrack kimining, won again after a good last kilometer. I got some pictures>>>
We had lot of storm troopers and comic heroes in Gothenburg this weekend. Artists from DC comics, swedish artists, many comics, gaming and a lot of other stuff to see. I got some pictures>>>.
Right now we've got a culture festival all over sweden. This is the festival in Gothenburg.
volvooceanrace.com. I visited last race. Check it out here>>>
We had good winds but a lot of rain on the sundays inport race for volvo ocean race. I got some pictures.
Boatfair 2018 is started. Take a trip to swedish mass for some inspiraton.
First snowflakes this winter fell in Gothenburg today. Looks like we are getting a cold week. Check it out on weather in Gothenburg.
Now the annual christmas fairs are starting again. On saturday the annual dristmas fair in Haga Gothenburg opens. You'll see pictures from some of the fairs 2016 here>>>>
Apartments for rent in Gothenburg. I am getting questions about free apartments and room in Gothenburg from foreign seekers. I found some sites that could be interesting for finding a room or flat. Please check it out here>>>.
We had an exciting swimrun competition in our southern archipelago during the last weekend. 400 runners tried to cross the islands and the sea between them in a 33 kilometer long land trail and 6 kilometers swimming. I got some pictures>>>
If you would like to see some of our first letters or book writing in Scandinavia you should visit the old stone carvings in Vitlycke Tanumshede. We actually began writing down signs for about 4000 years ago. The scientists has been interpreting these carvings as worship for gods, beggings and lot of other things. I maybe should see them as good old stories from our ancient ancesters. I'll give you a couple of pictures on world-info.se
This week Gothenburg will be filled with thousand of soccerloving youngsters.
1661 teams, 40200 players, 82 nations and all their parents, functionairs and thier equipment managers gonna fill up this little city with people during the week. The building on the picture is Gothia cup academy where the head group is trying to coordinate all the logistics, food, lodging and matches during the week. Trust me tese guys are busy right now. You are actually able to follow the games through the web. On computer or smartphone. Check it out here>>>
Next week all of sweden is celebrating midsummer The majority of swedes is having parties or are out having big meals. There are though some places for you as a tourist to visit. I'll give you some examples here>>>
We got an exciting visit last friday. The Norwegian getaway landed in the harbour during the day. Loaded with tourists who wanted to check old parts of Gothenrburg. This is the largest passengers ship ever visited Gothenburg harbour. Read more about it here>>>
Goteborgsvarvet 2017 got more then 60000 runners this year. People everywhere. Both runners, markets, trolleys, cars and you name it. I got some pictures.
We had a fantastic evening for Gothenburg Prioritet Grand Prix. This race is the introduction for Gothenburg giro who runs during the weekend. I got a couple of pictures. Check them out here>>>
I got some pictures from the annual chalmers cortege This is an old tradition that gathers a lot of people in Gothenburg.
Bothanical garden plants are giving flowers everywhere at the moment. If you are in the city then put together a good picknick basket and enjoy the cherry flowers. You'll get a lot of fresh stuff in saluhallen. I showed some pictures from China nearly two months from now. This week the cherries are also giving flowers up in the cold Sweden.
Sunny but windy on this year of tough viking in Gothenburg. I got some pictures.
Time for a visit in Bothanical garden . Spring is here and the bulbs or onions are showing their flowers. I got a couple of pictures.
This weekend Gothenburg city museum started a new exhibition called Gothenburgs birth. This one shows the origin of todays Gothenburg and displays some of the findings archeologists made during the work for a new center in Gamlestan. Very interesting.
We got an interesting fair about bicykles in Gothenburg this weekend. Lot of vehicles to try, a lot to discover about the development of electric, racing, commute and mountain bikes this weekend. I managed to get some pictures. Check them out on bikedenmark.nu >>>
Every swede eats semla this time of year. A long tradition before the fasting. Well, I am lying if I say every swede eats these fat buns but you see them everywhere. I show you a recipe here>>>.
Time for the annual booksale. You're gonna see a lot of bookstores that are announcing book sale all around Sweden on Wednesday. I think it looks like sale in other parts of the world. The only difference is that this sale just conatins books,
Huge boatfair this year I got some pictures but I where not able to see all of the fair during one afternoon. Prepare your self on a long day with a lot to discover. The boatfair is running all week and stops next weekend. Take the opportunity to see what is happening here this week. You´r nearest hotel for this fair is Gothia towers.
Happy new year from Gothenburg Sweden
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