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Author: Charlott Holmåker

Gothenburg Football Association and the Swedish Football Association are focusing on encouraging more girls and women to train as football referees. Their Plus 10,000 initiative demonstrates just how seriously the…

On Saturday August 7th, 2021 the City of Gothenburg will provide the scene for ÖTILLÖ, the origin of the sport of Swimrun.  From Öloppet in 2019. Photo: Jakob Edholm. ”Gothenburg…

Did you know that Gothenburg was named Best Sustainable City Stay 2021 by Lonely Planet? The city is particularly proud of this award and continues working towards making your stay…

Gothenburg can now add another sustainability award to its list of accolades. Lonely Planet unveiled its Best in Travel 2021 list today, naming Gothenburg the world’s Best Sustainable City Stay.…

A number of Gothenburg cafés are now offering a deposit-paid multiple-use container for take-aways. The deposit can be reclaimed using an app. The concept was originally created for Gothenburg Culture…

During the weekend of 14–15 December an initiative that is part of Christmas City Gothenburg gave locals a chance to sit down and get to know a stranger at the…

Gothenburg is at the top among the world's most sustainable cities for the fourth year in a row according to the Global Destination Sustainability Index 2019. This was revealed on…

Gothenburg is the most hospitable city in Europe! Christina Bonnevier from Gothenburg Tourist Centre, which is part of Göteborg & Co, recently accepted the ECM TIC Hostmanship Award 2019 in…

Gothenburg, Sweden, was awarded The European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020 at a ceremony in Helsinki on 9 October. The title is awarded by The European Commission aiming at rewarding…

You are invited to Sweden’s first beer week on 5–13 April! How about a tour on a Paddan canal boat, stopping at various breweries along the way? Or walking the…

On 19 March, the park Jubileumsparken in Frihamnen harbour won the Siena Prize, which is awarded by Architects Sweden for Sweden’s best landscape architecture project. In the Jury Statement, Jubileumsparken…

For the third year in a row, Gothenburg has come out on top when it comes to sustainability, according to Global Destination Sustainability Index 2018, which was revealed on Wednesday.…