About Gothenburg

Welcome to visit Gothenburg in February!

The city of Gothenburg is always stunningly lit on dark winter nights. Gothenburg is full of great restaurants, cafés and bars, which the residents of the city frequent throughout the long winter months. Everything from cosy Italian coffee shops to intimate basement restaurants with sparkling chandeliers. There is something for everyone in Gothenburg, so it won’t be difficult to find your own favourite eatery.

Visit Gothenburg's Official Guide for the Gothenburg Horse Show for more inspiration during your stay: Gothenburg Guide for the Gothenburg Horse Show

Restaurants
Gothenburg is a great place to enjoy a spectacular meal right now. Gothenburg has everything from the fine dining of Michelin restaurants to family-friendly Italian taverns. The fact that so many restaurants are located in the city centre makes it easy to explore more of what Gothenburg has to offer. Just a short walk away from the city centre you will find Avenyn, where you will find even more great restaurants. Approximately 100 metres from Scandinavium, you will also find both family-friendly and internationally-themed restaurants. 

You will find a detailed guide to restaurants, cafés and much more here.

Hotels
Gothenburg has 8,000 hotel rooms within 15 minutes walking distance of the Scandinavium arena. They consist of everything from luxurious hotels with great views to small boutique hotels with spectacular decor, and charming hostels. We hope that you will have a very pleasant stay during your visit to Gothenburg. Find out more about the hotels Gothenburg has to offer here.

Getting around town
Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city and practically everything is within walking distance, which is great if you are a tourist. However, don’t miss the opportunity to take the tram and the ferry over to Hisingen or explore the Archipelago. Another great option is the Gothenburg Pass travel card, which you can buy at the tourist office. You can find out more about the card here

Tourist attractions
We know that you don’t want to miss a single second of the thrilling competitions at Scandinavium. Fortunately, the fact that the venue is located in the city centre makes it easy to explore more of what Gothenburg has to offer. Enjoy a delicious dinner, go shopping for some Swedish brands, or sample Gothenburg’s cultural life.

Visit Gothenburg's Official Guide for the Gothenburg Horse Show for more inspiration during your stay: