Ett mysigt hotellrum med en dubbelsäng i mitten och en kamin till vänster

Which weekend will you choose?

Great location by the sea with 60 minutes to the world and 80 minutes to Stockholm. Gävle is situated between two European roads and several railways, so travelling here is a piece of cake. Here are some tips and inspiration on what you can do during your visit. Let yourself be inspired and put together your own favorite weekend!

Enjoy a Weekend in Gävle this Summer 

Explore Gävle this summer and experience a weekend full of adventure and relaxation! Enjoy beautiful beaches by the sea, hike through picturesque forests, and explore exciting attractions. Whether you're traveling with family or friends, there's something for everyone here with us. You definitely should visit Gävle this summer!


Welcome to join us in Gävle

The iconic words may be associated with a certain Swedish TV show. Whether you're a master chef or something else entirely, we've listed some reasons to come here this summer.

Five reasons

Husbilar uppställda vid vattenkanten

Discover Gävle's hidden gems

What's a summer in Sweden without a weekend getaway in a camper van? Here, we've gathered our best tips for a true Swedish holiday with a camper van.

Camper van weekend

Slänggunga med passagerare far i luften en fin sommardag

The children's playful weekend

With butterflies in the stomach, family-friendly adventures, and an abundance of children's activities, Gävle is the perfect destination for families seeking excitement and joy!

A Playful Weekend for Kids

Cyklist på väg ner för en backe på en stig genom skogen

Loads of Highlights! 

Enjoyable and challenging! Breathtaking views and gourmet experiences! A whole weekend filled with high-quality content awaits here in Gävle. Come on over!

Top-notch weekend

Summer weekends in Gävle's nature

Book a delightful weekend close to nature. Bring your loved ones for relaxing experiences near Stockholm and the Mälardalen. Here in Gävle, everything is close by. From deep forests and sea views to the city's convenience. There's something here for everyone.

Härligt frodig grön trollskog med träd och mossa

Get out and enjoy

Welcome to indulge in a weekend with nature as your experience and playground. Gävle has many different facets and you can explore some of them. Experience the city's parks, deep forests, and water landscapes.

Nature weekend

Liten öppen båt ligger förtöjd vid en liten brygga

Experience Gävle's coastline

Enjoy an archipelago weekend close to Stockholm. Our rich history and connection to the sea will be ever-present throughout your entire visit as Gävle invites you to seaside nature experiences.

Archipelago Weekend

Tre personer i kajaker på Färnebofjärden.

Butterflies in the stomach

Here with us, you'll find everything from high ropes courses and trampolines to unbeatable experiences at sea or on the lake. We dare promise a packed weekend of just this during an adventure-filled weekend!

Adventure weekend

Discover something new

Visiting new places is a wonderful experience. You get to see new things, meet new people, and try new things. One of the best things about travel is that you can discover new tastes and smells and be inspired to think new thoughts.


Fint dukat med vinglas underlägg och bestick på en restaurang

The Taste of Gävle

A food weekend is a fantastic opportunity to explore culinary delights and savor delicious food. Gävle offers a bountiful array of flavors to enjoy!

Weekend for foodies

Vit skulptur mitt i ett rum med tavlor

Cultural trip to Gävle

Experience our history with everything from ironworks to fishing villages, and give yourself a real cultural injection at the city's various museums. Choose and pick among activities and attractions, and be inspired for a really cozy weekend.

Cultural weekend

Autumn is coziest in Gävle

Autumn in Gävle is cozy with its colorful deciduous trees that adorn the cityscape and create a picturesque atmosphere. Chilly mornings invite warm drinks, while the clear blue sky and soft sunlight give a peaceful feeling. Events such as the inauguration of the Gävle Goat and cozy cafes attract residents and visitors to enjoy the charm of autumn.

Tre personer på en bro

Autumn weekend

Bring your best friend or loved one on a cozy weekend in the autumn darkness. Is there anything more beautiful than the color splendor of the autumn leaves in the city parks?

More about autumn weekend

Starting Christmas with a weekend in Gävle is a memorable start to Christmas.

The city is adorned by the world-famous Gävle goat and a magical Christmas illumination. Christmas markets spread Christmas spirit with the scent of mulled wine and traditional treats. You experience genuine Christmas atmosphere and participate in festive events such as Christmas signage and concerts, which makes Gävle a perfect place to start the Christmas season.

Stor fin vit byggnad vid ett torg med en stor gran en fin vinterkväll med snö

Christmas weekend

As obvious as it is time to light the first candle in the Advent candlestick, it is time for the inauguration of the Gävlebock and the whole of Christmas begins in Gävle this first Advent weekend!

Read more about Christmas weekend

Människor promenerar en kväll mellan röda hus i ett vinterlandskap

Julen börjar i Gävle

Varmt välkomna till Gävlebockens egen stad! Njut av en weekend nära Stockholm när Gävle dukar upp ett helt smörgåsbord av aktiviteter som fyller hela helgen med hjärtvärmande, juliga och gnistrande upplevelser.


Winter magic in Gävle

There are many ways to enjoy winter in Gävle and Gästrikland. Ski or snowboard in any of our slopes, or go cross-country skiing in the surrounding forests. You can also go ice skating on frozen lakes. Find your winter favorites.

Långfärdsskridskoåkare på glansig is i skymningen

Wonderful winter weekend

Glistening ice and sparkling snow! Experience the best of winter in Gävle with a weekend getaway.

Winter weekend

Två skidåkare i längdspåret en fin vinterdag

A weekend with sports

Sport, sport, sport. Get active, watch sports - you decide!

Sport weekend

Barn som åker slalom på Kungsberget

A break with sport

Here are some tips for winter sports activities! Just two hours from Stockholm and the Mälardalen region.

Sport break