Why You Should Visit Gothenburg Landvetter
As Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg is a thriving student city with plenty of culture to complement its vibrant nightlife scene and interesting heritage. The city is known for its many excellent museums – the Gothenburg Art Museum is a must for culture-lovers and is also home to a concert hall. You can also take a stroll through the city’s historic center and see some of its finest architectural wonders like the Gothenburg Cathedral and the unique Oscar Fredrick Church with its colorful ornamentation. Gothenburg is also celebrated for its many beautiful parks and open spaces where you can enjoy some peace and serenity – one of the finest gardens in the city is the Tradgardsforeningen which has received many prestigious awards. If you fancy venturing out of the city you may want to take a ferry to the Southern Archipelago islands and enjoy some of the stunning scenery.
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Arriving In Gothenburg Landvetter
Gothenburg Landvetter Airport is the second busiest airport in Sweden situated around 20 km outside of Gothenburg. The airport is housed within a single terminal complex and offers an excellent range of amenities and facilities to keep travelers happy including retail and duty-free shopping, various dining and drinking establishments and free Wi-Fi. If you want to use public transport when you arrive, there is a bus service into the city which takes around 30 minutes, although you can opt for a taxi if you would prefer. Gothenburg has a comprehensive public transport network consisting of buses, trams and ferries to help travelers get around, although you will be able to find plenty of car rental companies at Gothenburg Airport if you want your own transport.
Travelers looking to catch flights from the UAE to Gothenburg Landvetter will not be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines providing nonstop flights from anywhere in the UAE. However, Gothenburg Landvetter Airport is connected to a variety of leading airports around Europe such as Frankfurt and London Heathrow Airport which makes it possible to complete the journey with a single stopover.
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Gothenburg Landvetter Travel Information
Sweden is a part of the Schengen Area which enables UAE nationals to travel to the country on a visa free basis for a period of up to 90 days. The weather in Gothenburg over the summer can be surprisingly warm with average highs exceeding 20 degrees during July and August; however, you can expect freezing temperatures and a lot of snowfall if you are visiting over the winter period.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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