Southern Goteborg Archipelago, Gothenburg

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Discover a car-free oasis just outside of Sweden's second-largest city at Southern Goteborg Archipelago, the popular island chain off of Gothenburg. Spend time on the beach relaxing, fishing, boating, and kayaking, or explore charming villages by foot. Visit one of the nine larger islands, such as Styrso and Branno, or discover smaller and lesser-known options. Remember, however, that you can travel only by ferry, electric car, scooter, or bike. The islands gets quite crowded in the summer. To visit Southern Goteborg Archipelago on your holiday in Gothenburg, and find out what else Gothenburg has to offer, use our Gothenburg sightseeing app .
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  • We experienced the ferry-boat from Saltholmen to Styrsö in March on our visit to Gothenburg. The weather was sunny but a cold wind was blowing. Inside the boat it was warm and the seats were comfortab...  more »
  • Very beautiful! Worth visiting during this time of the year. Quite cold, but very beautiful houses and very beautiful landscape also. You’ll see swans also.  more »
  • You can visit some of the islands of the archipelago by ferry, with the same tram ticket. Very well communicated. Worth the trip, if good weather, spend a day walking along the trails and enjoying the views and sea (fresh water)
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