Destination guide

The theatrical city of Gothenburg awaits you

The area's museums and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Gothenburg. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and boating, this romantic city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Gothenburg City Museum, Maritima Museum or Gothenburg Opera. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Gothenburg

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gothenburg a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Universeum (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Liseberg Amusement Park (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Barnens Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • St. Jorgen Golf Club (3 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Positivparken (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Hills Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gothenburg

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gothenburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Castle Forest (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Baltespannarparken (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Palm House (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Garden Society of Gothenburg (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Keillers Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gothenburg

The nearest airport is in Gothenburg (GOT-Landvetter), located 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Gothenburg Central Station, Gothenburg Liseberg Station and Chapmans Torg Tram Stop are the main stations in the area. You can see more of Gothenburg by catching a ride on the metro at Kungsportsplatsen Tram Stop, Brunnsparken Tram Stop or Domkyrkan Tram Stop.

Where to stay near Gothenburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 88 holiday rentals near Gothenburg. From 65 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gothenburg for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gothenburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Gothenburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sahlgrenska University Hospital: 88 holiday rentals
  • Gothenburg Savenas Station: 100 holiday rentals
  • Gothenburg Utkiken: 94 holiday rentals
  • Chalmers University of Technology: 90 holiday rentals
  • Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre: 94 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gothenburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gothenburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 65 Houses in Gothenburg. Our other popular types of Gothenburg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gothenburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Gothenburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.