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Alvsborgs Nya Fastning

Nya Alvsborg, Gothenburg 413 01, Sweden
+46 10 478 70 00
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Gothenburg Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour
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  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
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“old fortress” (3 reviews)
“guided tour” (6 reviews)
“boat ride” (4 reviews)
Nya Alvsborg, Gothenburg 413 01, Sweden
+46 10 478 70 00
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

it should be more than 3 stars but because they have it open for one month and change per year and it took me a.5 years to be able to get to visit it it is only 3 stars. It is a great trip with...More

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a must for anyone visiting Gothenburg. I guided tour goes from Lille Bommen in summer. They even have medieval actors, and great for a BBQ.

Thank AntonFiskviken
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A nice day trip from Gothenburg nice boat ride to a stunning fortress, tours are very animated with people wearing period costumes welcoming visitors at the dock.

Thank Jimmydtraveler
Reviewed 30 August 2016

You get the boat from the heart of the city and it takes you down the river and out to the castle. A very relaxing journey and you get to see Gothenburg from the water. When you arrived at the castle, you are herded all...More

1  Thank TTheworld
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Even the trip itself is worth coming! We sihghtseen some nice coast and harbour, saw interesting ships, big bridge... Th island with a fortress is great to walk around - we were with a dog and had fun for some hours. The tour was in...More

Thank izi f
Reviewed 5 August 2016

here's my vlog about the whole thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsTg8smiFus ok so on their website, it says that they have guided tour in English but I think because there was only 2 of us that needed it to be in English and we didn't speak up, the...More

Thank Nicoliamo
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Travel is by the Sankt Erik from Lilla Bommen. It wasn't a good start as a problem with the engine controls meant we reversed into the opposite quay. Oops! However after the 30 minute ride we arrived at the island. It seems very well maintained...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I am mystified by all these rave reviews as it's really nothing great. Have these reviewers travelled so little that they think this is stellar?? The guided tour is only in Swedish and whilst there are plaques with English translations to most buildings, it takes...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Historical and well preseved fortress in Gothenburg at the harbour. Take the boat from Lilla bommen and you have to go back with the boat also. But there are plenty of time to see the guided tour and some own time. There are a smal...More

Thank Mazetti
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This 17th century fortress and prison sits out in the middle of the river, accessible only by ferry. It's a popular place for banquets. The locals with me said they hadn't been here before and that it was a place for tourists. The food was...More

Thank bluevoter
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