Destination guide

The artsy city of Gothenburg awaits you

The area's museums and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in 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 vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gothenburg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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 center.

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 around Gothenburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 112 vacation rentals near Gothenburg. From 92 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gothenburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gothenburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gothenburg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gothenburg Central Station: 108 vacation rentals
  • Gothenburg (XWL-Gothenburg Central Train Station): 95 vacation rentals
  • Gothenburg Opera (Goteborgsoperan): 109 vacation rentals
  • Volvo Cars Torslanda Factory: 130 vacation rentals
  • Gothenburg City Theater (Goteborgs Stadsteater): 104 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gothenburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 92 Houses in Gothenburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gothenburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gothenburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Gothenburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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