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Football associations target female referees with new digital campaign

Events · 15 February 2021

Gothenburg Football Association and the Swedish Football Association are focusing on encouraging more girls and women to train as football…

Gothenburg becomes a new destination for ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series

Events · 10 February 2021

On Saturday August 7th, 2021 the City of Gothenburg will provide the scene for ÖTILLÖ, the origin of the sport…

New reasons to visit Gothenburg in 2021… when the time is right

Uncategorised · 26 January 2021

Did you know that Gothenburg was named Best Sustainable City Stay 2021 by Lonely Planet? The city is particularly proud…

Lonely Planet: Gothenburg is the world’s best sustainable city to visit 2021

Destination · 17 November 2020

Gothenburg can now add another sustainability award to its list of accolades. Lonely Planet unveiled its Best in Travel 2021…

Gothenburg launches unique take-away deposit scheme

Events · 13 November 2020

A number of Gothenburg cafés are now offering a deposit-paid multiple-use container for take-aways. The deposit can be reclaimed using…

GBG talks – an initiative that brings strangers together in Gothenburg

Destination · 16 December 2019

During the weekend of 14–15 December an initiative that is part of Christmas City Gothenburg gave locals a chance to…

Gothenburg tops world sustainability rankings for fourth consecutive year

Destination · 31 October 2019

Gothenburg is at the top among the world's most sustainable cities for the fourth year in a row according to…

Christina from Gothenburg is the best host in Europe!

Destination · 24 October 2019

Gothenburg is the most hospitable city in Europe! Christina Bonnevier from Gothenburg Tourist Centre, which is part of Göteborg &…

Gothenburg is The European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020

Destination · 10 October 2019

Gothenburg, Sweden, was awarded The European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020 at a ceremony in Helsinki on 9 October. The…

GBG Beer Week – the highlight of Sweden’s beer capital

Destination · 4 April 2019

You are invited to Sweden’s first beer week on 5–13 April! How about a tour on a Paddan canal boat,…


Uncategorised · 22 March 2019

On 19 March, the park Jubileumsparken in Frihamnen harbour won the Siena Prize, which is awarded by Architects Sweden for…

Gothenburg tops world sustainability rankings for third consecutive year

Destination · 14 November 2018

For the third year in a row, Gothenburg has come out on top when it comes to sustainability, according to…