Archipelagos, Göteborg

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    General tip on Archipelago

    by gubbi1 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    There are several tips already for the Archipelago on VT. It is a very nice area and I have to say that you didn't see Göteborg if you miss this.

    If you go there you can use the tram ticket for the ferry if you started the tram trip less than 1.5 hours before you got onto the ferry.

    (Sorry, the link is just swedish! Check it anyway...)

    Map Sk��rgaarden, G��teborg

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    Styrso

    by albert34 Written Jun 22, 2010

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    I had choosen this island due to the the timetables.The archipelago is a must in Göteborg if you like Nature (even if not).Forests,beaches,silence..
    The ships to the islands are like sea buses:speed and tickets.

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  • Visit our southern archipelago

    by citygbg.se Written Aug 15, 2007

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    In our southern archipelago you've got hundreds of small islands that is well worth a visit summertime. From Saltholmen you'll take our usual county ferry that ships you out to the islands for 14skr, $2, 1£ or 1.5€
    On Styrso, Donso, Vargo and lot of other destinations here you've got a hostel, bar and B&B.
    This time of year the water is quite warm and you are able to dive from cliffs or just lay on the warm beaches and enjoy the sun.
    The islands often got nice roads where you are able to walk or take a bike round the islands.
    On the islands many people are fishing for cod, mackerel and salmon.

    cafe Tangen small roads around the islands
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    VISIT THE ARCHIPELAGO

    by hevbell Written Apr 12, 2004

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    Goteburg has two Archipelago's - one to the south and one to the north. If you get a nice day [even in winter] take a trip out to one or more of the islands! It makes a relaxing change from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

    It was my favourite thing that I did the whole trip :)

    See my "off the beaten path" tips for more info

    Styrso
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    Trip to the Southern Archipalego.

    by A2002 Written Jan 6, 2004

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    The ferry ride around all the islands from Saltholmen took 2 hours round-trip. We did not get down on any island to have a walk around, because it was too cold. We just had a sight-seeing trip on the ferry. The scenery was amazing and beautiful.

    It started snowing on our return journey...

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  • ARCHIPELAGO

    by annamantere Updated Jul 13, 2003

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    You just shouldn´t miss this! Really beautiful islands short ferrytrip away from Göteborg. Nice nature, beaches, forests, houses etc. The scenery is something I could just stare at for about billion years and I don´t think I´d get bored. There´s a hotel in at least one of the islands and I´ve seen people camping in Vrångö, don´t know if it´s actully allowed, but the locals do it anyway.

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    A visit to the archipelago

    by Sjalen Updated Mar 6, 2003

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    Island after island with unspoilt scenery! There is the northern and the southern archipelago. If you have a whole day to spend, try to go to the southermost island of Vrångö with its seal colony. If you have a few hours, just go to for instance Styrsö. If instead you want to go north, you have to catch a bus on Hisingen (check the current bus schedules as they change) and then go to for instance Hönö. Where ever you go you will find cliffs and small beaches as well as the nice scenery.

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