Midsummer is a, more then thousand years, old tradition in Sweden.
The midsummer in Sweden got wonderful light nights and the sun looks like it will never go down. You've got a kind of midnight sun all the way down to Gothenburg. If you would like to see the midnight sun for real you should visit northern parts of Sweden like Haparanda. The longest day on the northern globe is 21:th of June. Then the sun never goes down in Haparanda and in Gothenburg we maybe get a couple of hours with some darkness.
This is matjes or pickled herring usually served on swedish meetings around midsummer with sour cream and chive. To this most people offers a snaps with the herring.
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My first suggestion is that you try the archieplago here during midsummer.
Hotel trubaduren on Hoenoe offers midsummerpackage with midsummerbuffé and music entertainment. You'll see more about Hoenoe here>>>
Vraongoes leisure association Writes they are offering events with midsummer maypole and gives plays for the children from 15 pm on midsummer eve(23:rd of June).
The society Arbores on Styrsö offers also a maypole, pickled herrings with fresh potatoes and maybe a little snaps.
The braennoe society is arrangin party on their football ground friday the 21:rd 10 am. Goes on to 17 pm on the afternoon. If you would like to meet some of the inhabitants here I suggest you join them to help with midsummer pole, tables and herring table. Register as a volunteer here>>>.
Lies between hotel Gothia and the avenue in Gothenburg. Quite close to the tivoli Liseberg.
On the top of Hotel Gothia you've got a nice view over the city. You are able to book you midsummer dinner and enjoy a good eer or wine with a wonderful view up here.
Why not visit Marstrand? And enjoy the celebrations round the island. But you'll need to book fast. There is not many rooms left right now. If these are full you could always try Grand hotel Marstrand or Nautic hotel. Another affordable and fun way of lodging here is the old Carlstens soldierhotel who is the original house where soldiers wehere living during the 18:th and 19:th century. Here you sleep from 470 skr a night(around 47€ or 50$). Book a room here>>>
The Garden Society of Gothenburg arranges exhibitions and got open 10-16 on midsummer eve.
You also got some bars with a view over gothenburg to visit during this evening. Like:
The skybar on hotel riverton with a view over the whole harbour.
Hotel Belora with cielo rooftop bar another perfect place to realx and just enjoy the evening.
Rooftop bar on hotel scandic rubinen avenyn is another bar on the roof where you could enjoy the evening sun during midsummer eve.
Naas castle has, restarted, their midsummer celebrations.
They start already 10 in the morning and are holding events here all the night through to next evening on midsummer day.
If you've got a suggestion on more events then please send me a mail through and I'll try to put it up here as soon as possible.
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