Göteborg Off The Beaten Path

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    Roda Sten
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  • Alvsborgsbron
    Alvsborgsbron
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    Christmas ball.
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Göteborg

  • 1. Archipelago

    Mosts tourists to Göteborg opt to visit the Northern part of the archipelago (Orust, Hönö), as they are very well connected to the mainland and are easily accessed by car. Not so many, however,...

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  • 2. Forests & lakes

    Take a tram no.7 or 11 to Bergsjön. It´s a little lake 5 minutes walk away from the last stop. There´s no tourists, but many locals enjoying the lake and it´s surroundings. Water in the lake is really...

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  • 3. Walk around

    This place in Ramberget, Hisingren area is indeed a find, because you travel slightly northwest by tram & then you have to walk for about 10-15 minutes. You'll be passing residential flat blocks and...

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  • 4. Riverside

    The Alvsborgsbron bridge is Goteborg's impressive bridge which is situated near the sea entrance to the city. The bridge, which looks a bit like the Golden Gate Bridge links Goteborg with Hisingen,...

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  • 5. Fishing

    I did something that I never thought I'd do; I actually went fishing. My friend's father is now a private fishing guide, so she and I went out with him and about 20 other people in beautiful weather...

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  • 6. Kungälv

    Kungälv is a small town some 30 km north of Göteborg and worth seeing for its picturesque wooden houses in the centre and for a huge fortress. It stands where two rivers (Göta and Nordre Älv) meet as...

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  • 7. Denmark

    I wasn't sure whether to add this as an 'off the beaten path tip' or not. But while I was in Goteborg I did come down to Helsingborg and (*very* briefly) to Helsingfor in Denmark. My friend Henrik...

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  • 8. Linnégatan

    In the city centre, but still off the beaten path since it is up on a hill away from major sights, you will find the Annedal Church. We had many school leaving do's here but that's not why it's worth...

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  • 9. Kinnekulle

    FRENCH: Entre Kinnekulle et Lidköping: Une photo juste pour le plaisir des yeux !...ENGLISH: Between Kinnekulle and Lidköping: A photo just for pleasuring the eyes !...DUTCH: Tussen Kinnekulle en...

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  • 10. Göta Canal

    Gota Canal cruise (3 days toward or away from Göteborg) is wonderful. The locks are fascinating. There are several stops en route, and the local people often greet the canal boats with flowers and...

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  • 11. Internet

    In the City-Library you can read the daily paper in english, listen to some music for free and check you mail in the internet. Newspapers are downstairs. Music department is in the groundfloor, you...

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  • 12. Expat pubs

    I was with Irish friends so we spent a lot of time at the Dubliner and the Irish Rover. The Rover is much more off the beaten track - all American, Australian, English and Irish there. Good if you...

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  • 13. Änggården

    This is a place we went to a lot as children, since the Änggårdsbergen nature reserve starts just behind the house and we went on sports days in its forest. The house is an 18th century summer...

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  • 15. The best view of Gothenburg!

    On Jenny Lindsgatan 14-18 you get the best view over Gothenburg! You see the whole central city and can see the river valley that Gothenburg is built around. It...

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  • 16. Go Karts in Majorna

    If you like driving around in small carts in an indoor arena, competing against your friends, feeling the rush when you take a corner good in a high speed, this...

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  • 17. Paintball

    This is really an activity that I think is quite silly, running around in masks in the wood firing paint at eachother. However, when you are in the middle of...

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  • 18. The posh graveyard

    I like walking on graveyards. It is peaceful and quite and when you look on the tombs you always think about the faiths and destinies lying deep under ground....

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  • 19. Keillers Park

    Keillers Park is situated on and around the mountain Ramberget (you can read about that in another tip of mine). In the beginning of the early 20th century the...

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  • 20. Ramberget (the frame mountain)

    Ramberget is a "mountain" on Hisingen in the northern part of Gothenburg. The mountain and the park around it is called Keillers Park (you can read about that...

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  • 21. Kättilsröd 4h farm

    There are a number of 4H farms in Sweden and one of them is located on Hisingen in Gothenburg. It is a very nice farm. The purpose of the 4H farms is to grow...

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  • 22. IKEA

    In what place could be better to see Swedish design at its best and most famous?There are two floors, in which upstairs are display rooms, retail space and a...

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  • 23. IFK Göteborg.

    Well, you have to go to the football stadium Ullevi and watch this fabaoulos team from Göteborg, called IFK Göteborg. They have many nick names as Änglarna,...

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  • 24. Kulturreservat Gathenhielm

    The Kulturreservatet Gathenhielm is a small group of houses, which are part of the beginning of the city of Gothenborg. You can find them close to...

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  • 25. Trouble around Poseidon

    I am not sure if I should post this or not. In case somebody feels offended, please drop me a line and I will remove the tip...There is a funny story behind the...

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