Southern Goteborg Archipelago, Gothenburg
(4.8/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Southern Goteborg Archipelago and other Gothenburg attractions using our handy Gothenburg vacation route planner.
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  • We visited Gothenburg and with tram reached the port to catch a ferry and visit the surrounding islands. To great effect, the snowy landscape and the sea in the frozen part, which says a lot about the temperature. Freezing but it was worth it.
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  • We took to tram and ferry from Gothenburg to Branno. It was cold and windy, so good we had warm clothes on. On the island, we walked a loop for about 90minutes and only ran into one other person (plus...  more »
  • We had a nice trip to the little islands of the arcipelago The landscape is wonderful and the inhabitants are so welcoming,they offre homegrown apples to the passers-by A nice little restaurant Vrångö...  more »