Gothenburg, Sweden Cruise Port
When cruising to Gothenburg, Sweden be ready to try some exciting new foods as well as some classics in the “Culinary Capital” of Sweden. Goteborg, as it’s referred to in Sweden, is the country’s second city and has a great history. The climate of the area is very temperate and comfortable for walking around to explore what the city has to offer on your cruise to Gothenburg, Sweden. Gothenburg, different than that of Stockholm, appears as more of a European city and is all about seafood. The Feskekora, translates to “Fish-Church”, was built in the 1800’s as a test to see if a building could stand without pillars- and it can! This unique building holds all kinds of fresh seafood for purchase daily. Gothenburg is also very interested in art; the Museum of Art holds many works by Picasso, Monet, Rembrandt and many others. Below, we have listed a few of our favorite things to do when cruising to Gothenburg, Sweden:
Explore Magasinkvarteret, the shopping quarter where a cup of coffee will go great with the many different types of fresh made pastries and breads found along the shops.
View the Alvsborg Fortress, one of the best preserved fortresses in Sweden and has a great history behind it and even some cafes, a craft shop and beautiful scenery.
Walk through the Science and Natural History Museum, with exciting aquariums, indoor rainforests, ocean tanks and safaris.
Sample some of the local favorites in a nearby restaurant or café that is sure to feature seafood, but has many other options.