Christmas in Gothenburg

In December Gothenburg will be transformed into a magical Christmas city. The city will be full of activity with fun events, concerts, attractions, entertainment and Christmas markets – all part of the annual Gothenburg Christmas City event coinciding with the IFF World Floorball Championships 2014.

Read more about Christmas in Gothenburg on the official tourism website


Lane of Light

Walk along the three kilometre long glimmering Lane of Light, which stretches from the harbour to Liseberg Amusement Park via Avenyn, the city’s main boulevard.


Liseberg Amusement Park

Sweden’s largest Christmas market at Liseberg has five million twinkling lights, an ice rink and cheerful Christmas music. There are plenty of fun rides and attractions for the whole family. Opening hours >>


The taste of Christmas

During the Christmas period, restaurants serve a mouth-watering “julbord” – a typical Swedish Christmas buffet. A delicious highlight for both locals and visitors.  


Christmas shopping in Gothenburg

Gothenburg has an exciting mix of international fashion brands, independent shops, pedestrian streets, malls and department stores.

A very popular mall is Nordstan, where you will find Christmas gifts for everyone, and also a traditional Christmas market.


Christmas Film Show

Stop at Götaplatsen to enjoy the spectacular light and video show projected onto the facade of Gothenburg Museum of Art. The movie is fifteen minutes long and shown daily. Schedule >>


The Singing Christmas Tree

Don't miss this startling and atmospheric tradition! Local choirs are singing beautiful carols from the stage in the shape of a Christmas tree. Concert schedule>>


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