Volvo Photo Locations Part 236
Styrfarten is street in Eriksberg in Göteborg, Sweden. Styrfarten leads towards the Maskinkajen, the road across the Göta Älv river which runs through Göteborg towards the sea.
The former ship-yard district on the northern banks of the river has been transformed into wide-stretched quays, new residential areas, restaurants, cafés and theatres. Go for a stroll along the water and see some of the newest neighbourhoods in town, while feeling the breeze from the river.
You can walk along the water all the way from Lindholmen Science Park to the iconic red harbour crane in Eriksberg. Along the way you will pass by the modern residential neighbourhood Sannegårdshamnen that once used to be a coal and salt harbour. Turn left around the small mountain Sörhallsberget and follow the waterfront towards Eriksberg you can soon spot the East Indiaman Götheborg, the ship moored to Pier Four (Pir Fyra). The original ship was launched in 1739 and made three journeys to China before it sank in the sea outside the fortress Nya Älvsborgs fästning. Today’s replica is built to look as similar to the original as possible and on certain days you can enjoy guided tours on board to get to know the history.
The whole walk offers magnificent views of the grand bridge Älvsborgsbron and in several nice restaurants, such as Piga and Tapas by River awaits you in Eriksberg. The old engineering workshop here is today a venue for exhibitions and events (Eriksbergshallen). Quality Hotel 11 is located right next door, in close proximity to the ferry stop Eriksberg.
More information at sv.wikipedia.org and www.goteborg.com.
Thanks to Victor Wibom, who found this Volvo Photo Location!