officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian
Peninsula in Northern Europe. It is surrounded by Norway (west), Finland
(northeast), the Skagerrak, Kattegat and Öresund straits (southwest)
and the Baltic Sea (east). It has maritime borders with Denmark, Germany,
Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, and it is also linked to
Denmark (southwest) by the Öresund Bridge. It has been a member of
the European Union since 1995. Its capital city is Stockholm.
km² (173,720 square miles), Sweden is the third largest country in
Western Europe. Sweden has a low population density except in its metropolitan
areas; 84 percent of the population lives in urban areas, which take up
only 1.3 percent of the total land area. The citizens enjoy a high standard
of living and the country is generally perceived as modern and liberal,
with an organizational and corporate culture that is non-hierarchical and
collectivist compared to its Anglo-Saxon counterparts. Nature conservation,
environmental protection and energy efficiency are generally prioritized
in policy making and embraced by the general public in Sweden
|Gothenburg, or Göteborg,
southwestern Sweden. The country's chief seaport and second largest city,
it lies along the Göta River estuary, about 5 mi (8 km) above the
Kattegat. Founded in 1603, the city was destroyed in the Kalmar War with
Denmark (1611 – 13) but was refounded in 1619. Many of the early inhabitants
were Dutch, who built urban canals and laid out the city centre.
|A prosperous period began with the
completion of the Göta Canal (1832) and the start of a transoceanic
shipping service. It retains some historic architecture, and a moat still
encircles the old part of the city. The port's principal exports are automobiles
(Volvo), ball bearings, and paper.
Gothenburg: Sweden's second city by Martin McAllister
Traditionally, tourists in Sweden
have come from the neighbouring countries of Denmark, Norway and Finland.
However, in recent times, Sweden has become a much more popular destination
with tourists from other parts of Europe; especially Britain and Germany,
as well as from countries outwith the continent...
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Hotel & Konferens Göteborg, Gothenburg
Offering modern conveniences,
Apple Hotel welcomes you to stay in Gothenburg and to discover all that
it offers. This property is conveniently located, only 5 minutes
drive from city centre. The hotel offers 114 comfortable rooms that
are equipped with modern amenities. Enjoy delicious buffet breakfast
in the lovely restaurant or by the pool in the summer. Apple Hotel
Gothenburg is equipped to handle groups of up to 300 participants and offer
the latest technology to ensure the success of your event. Guests can make
use of the well equipped gymnasium and an outdoor swimming pool in the
Park Avenue Hotel Gothenburg
The Elite Park Avenue Hotel
in Gothenburg is a business hotel located 25 kilometers from Goteborg's
Airport. Ideally situated in the downtown area, Elite Park Avenue Hotel
will afford guests to explore Goteborg's links with the sea, which can
be traced back as far as the 10th century, when Viking fleets made the
mouth of the Gota River their rendezvous. The nearby Gothenburg Art Gallery
has works by Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Picasso and the celebrated Swedish
artist, Carl Larsson. Slottskogen Goteborg's largest park has retained
a natural appearance and contains the zoological park, a children's zoo,
the Natural History Museum and restaurants.
Blu Scandinavia Hotel Gothenburg
The Radisson Blu Scandinavia
Hotel in Gothenburg is a modern, five-story structure located in front
of the main railway station in the city center. The hotel's location provides
easy access to the city's business and cultural attractions; the art museum
and harbor are within one kilometer, and the conference center and arena
are less than two kilometers away. Gothenburg Lanvetter Airport is 25 kilometers
or approximately a 30-minute drive from the hotel. The Radisson Blu Scandinavia
features a fitness center (fees apply), with an indoor pool, gym, solarium,
sauna and hot tub, and spinning classes are available. Located in the hotel's
glass atrium lobby is the Atrium Bar & Bistro, offering international
and Swedish cuisine.
Jörgen Park Resort Gothenburg
The Sankt Jorgen Park Resort
is located in Gothenburg, Sweden, six kilometres from Varldskulturmuseet
and seven kilometres from Liseberg. The Nordstan shopping centre and Goteborgs
Opean are both located five kilometres away from the hotel. This hotel
has a golf driving range and a gymnasium with fitness equipment. There
are outdoor and indoor swimming pools and there is a health spa which has
a variety of saunas at different heat levels and with different fragrances.
Guests must be at least 18 to enter the spa; children 13 and older are
allowed with an accompanying adult. Sankt Jorgen Park Resort has a bar
which has a pool table and serves light meals. A la carte dishes are served
in the hotel restaurant and the golf restaurant. The St Jorgen 18-hole
golf course is situated next to the hotel.
Hotel Garda Gothenburg
Assuring comfortable accommodation
and friendly atmosphere, this property is an ideal place for business as
well as leisure travellers. Located in the northern central Gothenburg,
Spar Garda Hotel is within the walking distance from the Liseberg Amusement
Park, Ullevi Arena, Swedish Exhibition Centre and the city centre, while
the airport is 25 kilometres away. This property offers 170 beautifully
decorated guestrooms that are elegantly furnished with an array of contemporary
amenities to satisfy the needs of discerning travellers. Start your
day with a scrumptious breakfast served at the hotel. The on-site dining
room serves delicious cuisine for you to feast on. You can sip your favourite
drink as well as relax in the cosy atmosphere of the tastefully designed
bar. At leisure, get energised at the well-equipped gymnasium or
pamper your senses at the sauna.
Hotel Majorna Gothenburg
Boasting a pleasant ambience
and comfortable accommodation, this property is an ideal place for business
as well as leisure travellers. Located in the western Gothenburg,
Spar Majorna Hotel is just 5 minutes drive from the city centre. The green
Slottsskogen Park, Volvo plant on Hisingen as well as the Stena Line ferry
terminals are the major attractions in Gothenburg. The
hotel offers comfortable guestrooms that are tastefully decorated and skilfully
furnished with several modern amenities to make your stay a memorable one.
Start your day with a scrumptious buffet breakfast served at the hotel.
The on-site dining room serves delicious cuisine for you to feast on. After
a tiring day, you can unwind at the cosy bar with a refreshing drink.
At leisure, you can pamper your senses at the sauna or relax at the lobby,
which is also an ideal place to meet friends.
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