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Awesome lighthouse outlook !

Went out on a RIB inflatable from downtown Göteborg,........-Weeeeeeeeeeee ! once out on the... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
ghm11_2
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Sweden
so close but so far!

This island lives thanks to the effort of a bunch of people that decided to save it from being... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
SaraTheLynx
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Vinga | Position 57.632975,11.606183, Gothenburg 411 10, Sweden
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Went out on a RIB inflatable from downtown Göteborg,........-Weeeeeeeeeeee ! once out on the island, You are flabbergasted by the beautiful archipelago surrounding you ! The great songwriter Evert Taube grew up here, while his father was the lighthouse keeper.......there was a small school for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

This island lives thanks to the effort of a bunch of people that decided to save it from being razed to the groung. They guide you trough it to make you see how hard yet beautiful life must have been to those who where estabilished...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

one of the best places on the archipelago. the boat ride in summer is a must see for anyone visiting gothenburg

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The three structures on Vinga are an important seamark that everyone passes when arriving at or leaving Gothenburg by ship. But the island is not easy to reach except for the short summer period when trips run from the centre of Gothenburg. The island is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Henry L
Reviewed September 6, 2017

If you are visiting Gothenburg don't miss Vinga. Go by boat from the guestharbour or visit the nothern island Hönö and go from there. Guided tours and a café, I always bring a picnic. If you feel like a swim the water is crystal clear.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Gothenburg, founded 1621, would not exist if it wasn’t for the Port of Gothenburg, which is the largest port in entire Scandinavia! There are many islands and skerries at the entrance to the Gothenburg and its port. The ships need pilots and lighthouse to find...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Olof J
Reviewed July 12, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 23, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Morgan L
Reviewed February 2, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank KentA704
Reviewed October 21, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Asbjörn H
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