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Autumn holiday in Gothenburg – top five tips

2020-10-12
Autumn holiday in Gothenburg

Fun activities for all ages and interests

Enjoy the best autumn holidays in Gothenburg – we have gathered the best tips of things for you and your family to do. We have listed all of our favourites, a mix of indoor and outdoor activities suitable for all ages. Most of them are free and require no booking!

Autumn activities with film & culture

In Angered, located just outside Gothenburg, you can find the culture house Blå Stället. During the autumn holidays they host several activities for children and teenagers. Don’t forget to pre book your favourite activities!

Children’s film festival Prisma
Children’s Film festival Prisma is aimed at children aged 0 – 15 and showcases fun and moving animated short films from around the globe. Make sure to reserve a spot!   

Wood workshop  
Carver Viggo Stahle hosts a workshop for children aged 10-15 where you can learn all about carving wood.

Build a bridge at Röhsska museet

Make visit to Röhsska – The Museum of Design and Craft during the autumn holidays. Entrance is free for everyone under the age of 25. For children aged 10-12 there is a workshop where you can build bridges indifferent materials. The workshop in itself is free, material cost is 30 SEK. In the exhibition “Forensic Architecture” you can see examples of the functions design and architecture play in our society. 

Try racket sports at Axelhuset

On Thursdays and Fridays during the autumn holidays Axelhuset in Gothenburg has free trial sessions where you can play table tennis, badminton and soft tennis. No pre-booking required!

Hiking at Skändlaberget

Pack a picnic and prepare for a day out in nature! On the island of Hisingen you can find Skändlaberget, a nature area sporting both cultural and historical views. If you fancy a hike there is a 7km long trail that takes you up the mountain and through woods and open landscapes. There are plenty of view points where you can enjoy your picnic. There is a chance of spotting moose, deer, hare or fox during your hike. The area also has a rich historical background and there are places where you can read about the stone-, bronze- and iron age, Vikings and farmers in the 1800’s.

Outdoor play in Slottskogen

If you are in the mood for play, Slottskogen is the perfect destination. There is a 300-meter-long barefoot path in Azaleadalen that mixes different materials. You might not be so keen to remove your footwear in the middle of autumn but don’t worry – it’s just as fun with your shoes on! The Plika playground is one of the most popular ones in Gotehnburg and it’s easy to see why. Here you can find swings, climbing frames and other fun and exciting activities. There is often staff available so that you can borrow bikes, games and toys. There is also a picnic and barbeque are available.  
det perfekta utflyktsmålet för hela familjen. Naturen, gräsmattorna och lekplatserna lockar till rolig leka för stor som små. Barfotaslingan i Azaleadalen är en 300 meter lång sinnesslinga där olika markunderlag blandats. Du kanske inte känner dig sugen på att ta av dig skorna nu mitt i hösten, det går lika bra att upptäcka slingan med skorna på. Lekplatsen Plika är en av Göteborgs mest populära utflyktslekplats som både är spännande och fantasifull. Här finns gungor, klätterställningar och massa annan rolig utrustning som lockar till lek. Ofta finns personal på plats och då kan du låna cyklar, spel och leksaker. Picknick och grillplats finns att använda om man vill.