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Southern Goteborg Archipelago

Saltholmen--Ferry Terminal, Gothenburg, Sweden
+46 31 368 42 00
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Seeing the locals on the Southern Archipelago

I asked the locals if I could visit Vrango in half a day's time. They told me yes! But what I have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago

Really nice and relaxing to visit Bohemian Brännö and Brännö Varv with the Beautiful café where... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kayak rental and retailer. Offering high quality kayaks and equipment for rental and sales. Guided trips all year. Drysuits for winter paddling!
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (42 reviews)
“island hopping” (24 reviews)
“tram ticket” (20 reviews)
Saltholmen--Ferry Terminal, Gothenburg, Sweden
+46 31 368 42 00

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I asked the locals if I could visit Vrango in half a day's time. They told me yes! But what I have learnt is, do find out the boat timing. From Elite Park Ave Hotel, I took 2 trams and reach the Saltholmen boat terminal....More

Thank breadfish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice and relaxing to visit Bohemian Brännö and Brännö Varv with the Beautiful café where reasonable prices and Good tastes mingle

Thank Lena L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to the archipelago is a "must do" for a tourist in Gothenburg, I suppose, especially if you have the transit pass. The boat rides are worth the pass $ by themselves. Basically, you take a boat onto these cute little islands and walk around....More

Thank nysingle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's magical, just go. You get there by public transportation and can bike around. Small businesses everywhere will assure you the perfect fika!

1  Thank MPaolucci
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're going from south Goteborg to an island, then another one, another one etc via a simple fery system. The island are wonderful, peaceful with a different character for each one. I strongly recommend taking a day for this !

Thank quintnico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the long way back to Saltholmen! The archipelago is starkly beautiful in a harsh unyielding and captivating way.

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Southern Archipelago is a magic collection of small rock islands with tiny villages that are bustling in the summer and very quiet in the winter. The islands are best experienced by taking a stroll along the shore and through the little towns. You can...More

Thank MaxMaxi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a sunny fall day, I had a great trip to the islands. It is easy to get there from Gothenburg by taking tram 11 to the end and hopping on the ferry. The same tram ticket can be used to get onboard. I took...More

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fun day trip out of Gothenburg and easily accessible by tram from the city centre. we used the city pass and it included travel on the ferries to the islands. do make sure to get a copy of the ferry schedules as they may not...More

Thank pompettchu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s easy to go at this place with the public boat transport system! You can use the same transport card for the whole town and also for isles ! Once you’re are arrived, it very cool to make the isle tour! You can see little...More

Thank Guillaume C
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Natasha M
19 October 2017|
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Response from Magnus S | Reviewed this property |
Ferries operate all year around, these are inhabited islands.
Xin S
10 April 2017|
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Response from Corway | Reviewed this property |
How long are you there for? I purchased a three day pass for absolute pennies (super cheap), which allowed me to use all trams and the ferry. If you're going to hop from island to island, plan ahead. Ferry times are... More
28 February 2017|
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Response from Mats L | Reviewed this property |
You can also do a smaller journey to the Älsborgs Castle and back located at the mouth of the harbour. It´s a small Island with a fortress that was used until 100- years ago There ´s roundtrip tickets. It´s very popular in... More