Visit the islands out in the northern archipelago - close from the center!
Gothenburg's Northern Archipelago is located in the waterway between Gothenburg and Marstrand. You will find Rörö at the top of the North and Fotö at the bottom of the South.
If you are here in the summer and love the sea and small picturesque islands, don't miss going out for a visit. Of course, it's just as well to go in autumn, dress warmly and bring a thermos with hot liquid and a pair of good walking shoes. On the islands you can hike, swim, climb, dive, kayak, eat well and shop. There is something for everyone.
The islands are: Hönö, Öckerö, Björkö, Grötö, Kalvsund, Rörö, Källö-Knippla, Hyppeln, Hälsö, Fotö.
You can reach the islands by car, bus or bicycle via route 155 in the direction of Hisingen/Öckerö to Lilla Varholmen's ferry stop. There are two ferries - one to Öckerö/Hönö - about 12 minutes and one to Björkö - 6 minutes. From Hälsö you take the ferry to the northern islands of Knippla, Hyppeln and Rörö.
Summertime: During the summer traffic Styrsöbolaget boats to Hönö-Klåva from Stenpiren via Eriksberg's ferry terminal.