Gothenburg

Gothenburg, Sweden
Photo
by Mikael Miettinen from Göteborg, Sweden
/ CC BY 2.0
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Gothenburg

Climate in Gothenburg:

Best time to visit Gothenburg:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is the peak tourist season in Sweden. The weather is warm, with temperatures ranging from around 59°F to 77°F (15°C to 25°C).
  • Ideal for outdoor activities, exploring archipelagos, and enjoying cultural events 

Autumn (September to October):

  • Autumn showcases stunning foliage with temperatures around 41°F to 59°F (5°C to 15°C).
  • Good for enjoying the fall colors, experiencing fewer crowds, and outdoor adventures.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Sweden can be cold, with temperatures dropping below freezing, especially in the northern regions.
  • Perfect for winter sports, such as skiing and snowmobiling, and experiencing the Northern Lights.

Spring (April to May):

  • Spring offers a milder climate, with temperatures ranging from approximately 41°F to 59°F (5°C to 15°C).
  • Perfect for witnessing nature's awakening, hiking, and visiting gardens.

Money & Prices

Currency in Sweden:

Swedish krona (SEK)

How expensive is a trip to Gothenburg?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
12.77 USD
Fast food meal:
9.45 USD
Mid-range meal:
35.38 USD
Bottle of water:
0.93 USD
Soft drink:
2.54 USD
Cappuccino:
4.22 USD
Local Beer:
6.95 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
3.49 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.21 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Gothenburg:

General information

Sweden general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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