Goteborg (Gothenburg or Göteborg) is the 2nd-largest city in Sweden and the 5th-largest in the Nordic countries. Located by Kattegat, on Sweden's west coast, the city proper features a population of 549,790 with 549,840 inhabitants in the urban area and 982,360 in the metropolitan area. The total city area of Goteborg is 447.76 km2 (172.88 ml2).
Goteborg was established by royal charter by King Gustavus Adolphus in 1621. At the mouth of Göta älv, the Port of Gothenburg is the biggest port in the Nordic countries. Goteborg is also home to many students, as it includes both Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg. Volvo was founded in the city in 1927.
Gothenburg is served by Goteborg Landvetter Airport, situated 30 km (18.64 miles) southeast of the city center. Smaller Goteborg City Airport, 15 km (9.32 miles) from the city center, was shut to regular airline traffic in 2015.
Goteborg city hosts some of the biggest annual events in Scandinavia. Gothenburg Film Festival, which has been held in January since 1979, is a leading Scandinavian film festival with more than 155,000 visitors per year. In summer, a variety of music festivals are held, such as Metaltown and Way Out West.
Highlights: Canals, Gotaplatsen, Art Nouveau buildings, Botanical Gardens
The Goteborg cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Goteborg, Sweden.
If you lose the Goteborg location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Goteborg cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Goteborg, Sweden. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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21 December, 2016