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Gothenburg: Land & Water Amphibious Bus Sightseeing Tour

1. Gothenburg: Land & Water Amphibious Bus Sightseeing Tour

Experience sightseeing with a splash during an amphibious bus tour of Gothenburg. Start the tour at Stora Teatern - a musical and a theater building in the city center - where you will board the bus. Then, set off through central Gothenburg passing sights like Avenyn, Poseidon, Liseberg, Ullevi, and the Fish Church. As the surface beneath changes, the real fun begins and it is time for the bus to get wet. Hold on to your phones and cameras and prepare for some butterflies in your stomach as the 10-ton bus transforms into an amphibious boat and enters the river. Listen as the music gets louder and a big splash of water hits the windscreen. Before you know it, you are floating. After a couple of minutes of cruising on the water, the guide will give some additional info about how the bus works. From the water, get a great view of the city and see big ships leaving and entering the city. After about 20 minutes in the water, head back to the pickup point passing some more incredible sights on the way.

Gothenburg: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

2. Gothenburg: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

See the sights of Gothenburg at your own pace with a 24-hour ticket for the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. 8 different stops along the route to explore with a variety of areas and attractions for you to discover. tBus stops: 1. Stora Teatern / Gran Theatre, 2.Järntorget, 3. Linnéplatsen, 4. Haga, 5. Valand / Kingsgate Avenue, 6. Korsvägen / Liseberg, 7. Drottningtorget, 8. Brunnsparken / Lejontrappan Marvel at the Stora Theatern, where many of the city's large concerts and shows are performed. Visit the Gothic-style fish market of Feskekörka, get stunning views of the river from the top deck of the bus and get insights into the history of the city with the informative on-board commentary in 7 different languages.

Gothenburg: Haga Old Town Walking Tour

3. Gothenburg: Haga Old Town Walking Tour

Haga is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Gothenburg. The pedestrian street Haga Nygata is lined with well-preserved houses, many in the characteristic Gothenburg style called "landshövdingehus," with one floor in brick and the rest in wood. Each iconic house and building has a wealth of historic significance and during this 2-hour walking tour, your tour guide will enlighten you about some of the best ones. As you go, be charmed in the most Swedish of ways by a neighborhood that used to be a slum with a seedy reputation in the 19th century but is now Gothenburg's hippest area with no shortage of cafes, delicatessens, and independent shops. Follow your local guide to the area's must-see places, hidden gems, and local hotspots, and gain a proper introduction to the most iconic neighborhood in Gothenburg.  

Mölndal: Gunnebo House and Gardens Guided Walking Tour

4. Mölndal: Gunnebo House and Gardens Guided Walking Tour

Visit one of the most complete 18th century estates in Scandinavia, Gunnebo Palace and Gardens, on a walking tour. Learn about the Hall family who built and lived in the palace and about the striking architecture of its gardens from your local guide. Walk into Gunnebo Palace and feel like you've stepped back to the 18th century. Located on a hill, the neoclassical manor house stands tall and overlooks the surrounding countryside. Hear stories of how the house came into being. It was constructed at the end of the 18th century as a summer residence in the neoclassical style for John Hall, at the time one of the wealthiest men in Gothenburg, who hailed from Scotland. Learn how John Hall engaged the services of the city architect of Gothenburg, Carl Wilhelm Carlberg, to design the house and the surrounding gardens, the servants’ quarters, and the service buildings. After your guided tour, stroll in the neat and manicured gardens and try the organic and seasonal menu at the restaurant and café.

Gothenburg: City Highlights Bike Tour with Transfer

5. Gothenburg: City Highlights Bike Tour with Transfer

As per your requested time, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Gothenburg and drive you to the centre to start catch your bike and discover Gothenburg in a free and sportive way. See the Gothenburg Museum of Art from the outside, get a nice picture taken by our tour guide and get full of information about the museum. Then continue the trip by visiting Liseberg from the outside. It is an amusement park located in the centre of Gothenburg that opened in 1923. It is the most visited amusement park in Scandinavia, attracting about three million visitors annually. Then visit Gustav Adolfs square, where you will going to see and learn about few buildings, dating back to the 15th century. Then take a ride around the coast of the North Sea and enjoy feeling the wind on your face through uncrowded roads. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel.

Gothenburg: Guided Walking and Swedish Fika Tour

6. Gothenburg: Guided Walking and Swedish Fika Tour

Do as the Swedish do and go for a traditional fika at a fik. Your guide will teach you the art of Swedish fika, the act of relaxing with a coffee and a pastry. Discover Gothenburg’s top-class cafés and award-winning bakeries. Immerse yourself in their charming atmosphere and take Instagram-worthy photos of your treats.  You will also hear stories about the city and learn interesting facts on this 2-hour walking tour.

Gothenburg: Private Walking Tour with a Guide

7. Gothenburg: Private Walking Tour with a Guide

Pickup from your hotel as per your request time by our tour guide to start your private walking tour discover Gothenburg city with a rich past history and cosmopolitan the second biggest city in sweden after stockholm the capital. Explore the streets of Gothenburg’s by our tour guide visiting Old Town and Haga quarters, which are home to antique shops, art galleries, and historical buildings dating back to the late 18th century. Visit the Gothenburg Museum Of Art from outside and listen to the rich past history of Gothenburg and enjoy taking pictures. Then visit Liseberg from outside, one of the largest amusement parks in Sweden, features more than 40 thrill rides and family attractions dating back to 1923. Then after the tour end start drive you back to your hotel.

Gothenburg: Instagram Photoshoot and Guided Walking Tour

8. Gothenburg: Instagram Photoshoot and Guided Walking Tour

Meet your friendly guide, who is also one of Gothenburg’s most successful influencers, then set out on your Instagram adventure. Explore the city’s picturesque streets, passing by famous landmarks, scenic viewpoints, trendy hotspots, and hidden gems. Seek out the very best locations for your Instagram-worthy photoshoot, and receive professional tips and tricks from your influencer/guide. By the end of the tour, you’ll have an array of influencer-approved photographs, as well as the knowledge to create unforgettable art time and time again.

Gothenburg Airport: Private Transfer To/From Gothenburg

9. Gothenburg Airport: Private Transfer To/From Gothenburg

Enjoy a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport and your accommodation in Gothenburg. Choose from a 1-way service to or from the airport. Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrivals hall with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will track your flight so you won't have to worry in case of a flight delay. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high-quality standards.

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What people are saying about Gothenburg

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 390 reviews

Fantastic crew, all professionals, funny Jasper, cool Oscar, amazing Alex. Gorgeous sights, educational tour and great atmosphere for all ages. Make sure not to miss this experience.

Amazing experience for the whole family! Very nice captain and hostess!(guide)

Det var jättekul upplevelse. Vi blev väldigt glada med allt. Tack! :):)

One of the best activities I've ever done! So knowledgeable l!

It was a great tour of a historic castle. We recommend.