Mothers all over the world deserve a special day! Mother’s Day was first celebrated in USA in 1908. A lady named Anna Jarvis had recently lost her own mother and wanted to honour her, so she convinced President Woodrow Wilson to instate an official Mother’s Day. The celebrations spread across the world and was first celebrated in Sweden in 1919. It is not an official holiday in Sweden but is still celebrated by many families. And of course, there are many reasons to celebrate the mothers in our lives! Here are our top tips for gifts and activities!
The best gifts create memories for life! With a gift card she can choose everything from a scenic cruise in the archipelago to picturesque Vinga or Marstrand, a unique dining experience or brunch with the best views in Gothenburg!
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a classic Italian family dinner at restaurant Enoteca Maglia in Majorna. The menu is composed on a daily basis to ensure they always use the best and freshest produce. If she’s interested in wine the restaurants wine list will hit the spot - Enoteca Maglia specialises in wine pairing and has one of Sweden’s broadest selection of Italian wines.
Treat her to a delicious cake with combination of sweet pancakes and a sharp, creamy lemony filling that is sure to be a hit with the whole family! Make a mini version for a luxury breakfast treat, as a dessert after brunch or to enjoy with an afternoon tea.
Take her to Rosenlund just opposite Feskekörkan for a game of boule! An activity with easy rules where everyone can join in! Take the opportunity to celebrate with a brunch in the bistro located next to the courts. Make sure you make reservations for both brunch and boule courts in advance!