Enjoy a day of exploration and discovery in picturesque Gothenburg. Located on Sweden’s southwest coast, Gothenburg has been a vital port through the centuries. View the dramatic cliffs of the port's Archipelago as you cross the Alvborg Bridge and breathe in the fragrance of colourful flowers at the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Head out on a walking tour through the city’s cultural hub Götaplatsen – a square bordered by the Musuem of Fine Arts and featuring the impressive Poseidon Fountain. Set sail to Gothenburg on a European cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line.
What youNEED TO KNOW
Port Name & Location Port of Gothenburg Ship will DOCK at this port.
Time Zone CET (Central Europe Time) UTC/GMT +1 hour
Language The local language is Swedish. Say hello in Swedish: "Hallå"
Currency & Shopping Swedish Krona (SEK)/br>Shop for glass goods, wooden Dala horses, and snaps.
Best Way to Get Around Explore this city on foot, by bus, or by taxi. Organised shore excursions are also available for sightseeing.
Famous For Known as one of the most important cities in Sweden, Gothenburg is known for its Dutch-style canals. Don't miss Slottsskogen, the largest park at 274 acres.
Fun Fact #1 Known as one of the largest amusement parks in Scandinavia, Liseberg Park is over 75 years old and is home to several local performers and artists.
Fun Fact: Landmarks The Volvo museum is devoted to the evolution of Sweden's leading car manufacturer. Car aficionado's will enjoy touring this historical facility.