Chill Out in Gorgeous Gothenburg on Gratifying Private Guided Tours
‘Chill out’ is easy to do in Gothenburg, the second largest city in Sweden. While it is often overshadowed by the capital city, Stockholm, it is becoming ever popular with tourists on Gothenburg sightseeing tours. It has experienced a recent boom in the cuisine industry and becoming a top spot for food lovers.
Gothenburg is the place of culture and history with picturesque architecture, renowned art museums and galleries and a charming Old Town area called Haga which dates back to the 18th century with cobblestone streets and quaint surroundings.
Socially this city is very lively with a great number of Michelin star restaurants to choose from and a sophisticated bar culture for all who come to visit Gothenburg on tour to enjoy.
Shopping is also a very popular activity in the city and it is known for local clothing brands and vintage shops, there are bargains to be found when you look hard enough.
There is a lot you can experience on a city tour of Gothenburg.
Top 10 Things to Do in Gothenburg
Take a Fascinating Gothenburg Adventure Safari Tour in Universeum
Take a fascinating Gothenburg adventure safari tour in Universeum. This is the largest science centre and museum in Scandinavia and located in the heart of Gothenburg. There is is so much to see and do in this place you will need to come back daily to see it all. There are adventure activities, amazing sights of animals and plants in this seven-floor tropical rainforest with vast aquariums.
Other interesting places to take a Gothenburg private guided tours include The Gothenburg Museum of Art, Röhsska Museum, Feskekörka (the Fish Church) or the Gunnebo House and Gardens.
For some excitement for all the family and a break from Gothenburg Sightseeing tours, a trip to the Liseberg amusement park is recommended.
Travel Tips for Gothenburg
The recommended time to visit to do Gothenburg sightseeing tours is Early Autumn/Fall or late Spring. It is not as busy as peak season, the prices are lower and the weather is more suitable for tours that involve walking around. Christmas is also another great time to visit Gothenburg with excellent Christmas markets and celebrations going on all over town. If you like it sunny and warm, then go in July and August.
Gothenburg is slightly cheaper than the capital Stockholm, but it is still a little expensive. You do get what you pay for in good service and conditions. A meal with 3 courses for two people in a mid-range restaurant will cost on average US$88. Private Gothenburg tours are also cheaper due to transport and admission fees to attractions being cheaper in the city. There are street food stalls that are cheap and tasty!
The earlier you book accommodation and private Gothenburg tours the better the prices should be. Not all restaurants are expensive and if you like fish, you are in for a treat in both taste and price. It is advisable to have a copy of your passport with you when out and about but leave the original in the hotel safe. When seeing the sights without an organized tour, you should buy a Goteborgskortet travel pass.
November to March is said to be the very bad weather months with temperatures going as low as -1 degree Celsius in February. It tends to still be sunny though with less rain from January. June and July are the hottest months with temperatures averaging 22 degrees Celsius. August is the wettest month with July coming a close second surprisingly. May and September are good months for Gothenburg sightseeing tours.