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Gothenburg: Land & Water Amphibious Bus Sightseeing Tour

1. Gothenburg: Land & Water Amphibious Bus Sightseeing Tour

Experience sightseeing with a splash during an amphibious bus tour of Gothenburg. Start the tour at Stora Teatern - a musical and a theater building in the city center - where you will board the bus. Then, set off through central Gothenburg passing sights like Avenyn, Poseidon, Liseberg, Ullevi, and the Fish Church. As the surface beneath changes, the real fun begins and it is time for the bus to get wet. Hold on to your phones and cameras and prepare for some butterflies in your stomach as the 10-ton bus transforms into an amphibious boat and enters the river. Listen as the music gets louder and a big splash of water hits the windscreen. Before you know it, you're floating. After a couple of minutes of cruising on the water, the guide will give some additional info about how the bus works.  From the water, get a great view of the city and see big ships leaving and entering the city. After about 20 minutes in the water, head back to the pickup point passing some more incredible sights on the way.

Gothenburg: Haga Old Town Walking Tour

2. Gothenburg: Haga Old Town Walking Tour

Haga is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Gothenburg. The pedestrian street Haga Nygata is lined with well-preserved houses, many in the characteristic Gothenburg style called "landshövdingehus," with one floor in brick and the rest in wood. Each iconic house and building has a wealth of historic significance and during this 2-hour walking tour, your tour guide will enlighten you about some of the best ones. As you go, be charmed in the most Swedish of ways by a neighborhood that used to be a slum with a seedy reputation in the 19th century but is now Gothenburg's hippest area with no shortage of cafes, delicatessens, and independent shops. Follow your local guide to the area's must-see places, hidden gems, and local hotspots, and gain a proper introduction to the most iconic neighborhood in Gothenburg.  

Mölndal: Gunnebo House and Gardens Guided Walking Tour

3. Mölndal: Gunnebo House and Gardens Guided Walking Tour

Visit one of the most complete 18th century estates in Scandinavia, Gunnebo Palace and Gardens, on a walking tour. Learn about the Hall family who built and lived in the palace and about the striking architecture of its gardens from your local guide. Walk into Gunnebo Palace and feel like you've stepped back to the 18th century. Located on a hill, the neoclassical manor house stands tall and overlooks the surrounding countryside. Hear stories of how the house came into being. It was constructed at the end of the 18th century as a summer residence in the neoclassical style for John Hall, at the time one of the wealthiest men in Gothenburg, who hailed from Scotland. Learn how John Hall engaged the services of the city architect of Gothenburg, Carl Wilhelm Carlberg, to design the house and the surrounding gardens, the servants’ quarters, and the service buildings. After your guided tour, stroll in the neat and manicured gardens and try the organic and seasonal menu at the restaurant and café.

Gothenburg: Private Walking Tour with a Guide

4. Gothenburg: Private Walking Tour with a Guide

Pickup from your hotel as per your request time by our tour guide to start your private walking tour discover Gothenburg city with a rich past history and cosmopolitan the second biggest city in sweden after stockholm the capital. Explore the streets of Gothenburg’s by our tour guide visiting Old Town and Haga quarters, which are home to antique shops, art galleries, and historical buildings dating back to the late 18th century. Visit the Gothenburg Museum Of Art from outside and listen to the rich past history of Gothenburg and enjoy taking pictures. Then visit Liseberg from outside, one of the largest amusement parks in Sweden, features more than 40 thrill rides and family attractions dating back to 1923. Then after the tour end start drive you back to your hotel.

Gothenburg: City Highlights Bike Tour with Transfer

5. Gothenburg: City Highlights Bike Tour with Transfer

As per your requested time, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Gothenburg and drive you to the centre to start catch your bike and discover Gothenburg in a free and sportive way. See the Gothenburg Museum of Art from the outside, get a nice picture taken by our tour guide and get full of information about the museum. Then continue the trip by visiting Liseberg from the outside. It is an amusement park located in the centre of Gothenburg that opened in 1923. It is the most visited amusement park in Scandinavia, attracting about three million visitors annually. Then visit Gustav Adolfs square, where you will going to see and learn about few buildings, dating back to the 15th century. Then take a ride around the coast of the North Sea and enjoy feeling the wind on your face through uncrowded roads. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel.

Gothenburg: Private Göta Älv Boat Tour with Pickup

6. Gothenburg: Private Göta Älv Boat Tour with Pickup

As per your request time our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Gothenburg then drive you till the centre downtown to start catch your boat and discover Gothenburg by freely way and feeling the wind on your face through uncrowded roads. Lejontrappan is the starting point for ride the boat and its one of the most famous point in Gothenburg. Lejontrappan is a Swedish word and it's mean in English The Lion Stairs. Enjoy ride the boat in Goth-River through Gustav Adolfs square where you will get to see and learn from our guide about king Gustav Adolfs statue which standing in the square since the late 17th century. Additionally you will get to see and learn about the stock market building which is dating back to the 18th century and its constructed with shape of the new classical art. Then ride the boat through The German Church, also called Christinae Church, is church located in the city centre of Gothenburg, Sweden. Named after Queen Christina, it was inaugurated in 1748, and used by the German and Dutch congregation in Gothenburg. After that enjoy ride the boat in the open Baltic sea at Lilla Bommen is a part of Gothenburg harbor used for visiting boats and also the name given to the land surrounding the harbor. The eponymous building along with The Göteborg Opera house and the barque Viking are all located at Lilla Bommen. Water and snacks will be served during the boat tour. End the tour with the view and the history of Feskekörka is a Swedish word and its mean in english the fish church, its an indoor fish market in Gothenburg, Sweden, which got its name from the building's resemblance to a Neo-gothic church. It opened on 1 November 1874, and was drawn by the city architect Victor von Gegerfelt. At the end of the tour, drive you back to your hotel.

Gothenburg: Instagram Photoshoot and Guided Walking Tour

7. Gothenburg: Instagram Photoshoot and Guided Walking Tour

Meet your friendly guide, who is also one of Gothenburg’s most successful influencers, then set out on your Instagram adventure. Explore the city’s picturesque streets, passing by famous landmarks, scenic viewpoints, trendy hotspots, and hidden gems. Seek out the very best locations for your Instagram-worthy photoshoot, and receive professional tips and tricks from your influencer/guide. By the end of the tour, you’ll have an array of influencer-approved photographs, as well as the knowledge to create unforgettable art time and time again.

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4.6 / 5

based on 45 reviews

I can highly recommend this tour! Very fun and entertaining, especially Jasper the tour guide and Oskar the "Captain" Hats off to those fellas, they were great! 10 out of 10! Money very well spent! (Speaking of money, I would really liked to have shown my appreciation for them at the end of the tour however I didn't have any 'real' money with me, so a tip for anyone taking this tour, have some cash with you if you want to show your appreciation for what they do and how well they do it!)

I have a great time and experience period the guide was funny and informative bus that turn into the boat while straight and it was a fun adventure.

A really great trip. We learned lots of fun facts about the city and enjoyed our trip at sea. Alex our guide was very friendly

The tour was wonderful. It was informative and we all had a lot of fun. Can I definitely recommend.

such a fun and cute tour! lovely fabulous guide! thanks to Alex so much!