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Vinga, Gothenburg 411 10, Sweden
+46 31 60 96 60
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Genuine west coast feeling

This small island has the naked round granite cliffs that gives a genuine Swedish west coast... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gothenburg, Sweden
Ocean view experience

Starting with a nice harbour ride on a big shiplike boat was as a free sightsing itself. We did... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Morgan L
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Vinga, Gothenburg 411 10, Sweden
+46 31 60 96 60
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small island has the naked round granite cliffs that gives a genuine Swedish west coast feeling. It's always windy, but very nice to look out to the open ocean from the top of the lighthhouse

Thank Jonas414
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Starting with a nice harbour ride on a big shiplike boat was as a free sightsing itself. We did see so much more of the town from the seaside. Entering the open sea was exiting and so beautiful! The island we landed on was not...More

Thank Morgan L
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

So it's not very cheap to take the boat going out to Vinga. And it's not very pleasant if the weather is bad. But it is a wonderful island. Located on the rim of the Gothenburg archipelago, it gives a soothing feeling of isolation and...More

1  Thank KentA704
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Its summer. You´ve got plenty of time. Take the slow boat from central Gothenburg or from Hönö Klova and experience a place that time has left behind. bring along a pick-nickbasket, add some wine (don´t forget the water) and walk to the bath. There you...More

2  Thank Sannegarden
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Go to Vinga to see one of the most genuine Gothenburg places. This is the Island and the sea mark that have met sea farers coming to Gothenburg for hundreds of years. It was here the famous artist Evert Taube lived during his youth and...More

1  Thank Christer G
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A good friend of mine took me and my wife to this exciting island at the most western point of the Swedish/Gothenburg archipelago, over the weekend. If you really want to come to terms with nature and experience a true outdoor excurusion. Bring something to...More

1  Thank Anders R
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Scenery galore. Scenic trip there. Scenic island. Bring some food, take a quick BBQ and of course you must take the walk up to the lighthouse

1  Thank George F
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This trip out to Vinga was amazing, and well worth the trip if you are in Gothenburg during the summer months. The trip was free with the city card, and ended up being the highlight of the weekend. The boat was comfortable, and the scenery...More

1  Thank KPreston29
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I did an evening tour to this island. Spending a whole day here is nice with family if you want to swim also. I went for a walk and saw the lighthouse and the nature surrounding it. Also the boat to it, the views and...More

Thank Jacomijn74
Reviewed 14 November 2015

To visit Vinga is a really wonderful excursion. There are no regular ferry boats to this small island far out in the sea and very much connected with the poet and songwriter Evert Taube who was born here.

Thank GothenburgProfessor
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