Plan Your Ideal Trip to any of our Curated Destinations in Sweden
If you care about history, culture and music, fashion and design, a great selection of local food, and a similarly rich display of natural beauty, then Sweden is your match. Rest assured that Scandinavia’s largest country has it all and plenty of it!
Whether you look to Sweden’s viking past (combined with sugar-sand beaches) as you explore the island of Gotland, or delve into the longstanding tradition of lively midsummer celebrations — Swedes are known for their hospitality, which will help you discover even the most secluded parts of this all-around fascinating country.
With a great selection of energetic cities, the eastern capital of Stockholm belongs on your list of must-see places. Built over fourteen islands, this vibrant harbor city features a well-preserved historic core but is mostly known for its dynamic, modern and liberal flair. But it is not only the country’s innovative design and constant progress that garner some well-deserved attention around the world. Sweden’s vast and untouched nature creates a stunning counterpart, with thousands of islands and inland lakes framing the country’s colorful coastline.
Much like its neighbor Norway, Sweden’s “allemansrätten” gives you the freedom to roam. Where, you wonder? Graced with nearly 100,000 lakes, lush forests, rolling fields, impressive mountain ranges, and some of the best locations to marvel at the Northern lights, Sweden won’t leave you short of possibilities. No matter the time of the year, an endless list of activities changes along with the different seasons while the Swedes’ love for saunas makes even the darkest and coldest days of winter enjoyable — especially if they are spent in good company.
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Kiruna is a town unique for its location. Sweden’s largest mountain sits in the surroundings, as well as the world’s largest underground iron-ore mine. From here, set out to explore the nature, whether it is hiking and camping under the midnight sun in June or snowmobiling under northern lights in winter
Though Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city, it remains a hidden gem. Whether it’s the beautiful parks, the jazzy music and art scene, or the inventive architecture, there’s a little something for everyone in Gothenburg.
Åre, one of Sweden's most charming ski towns, sits perched in the middle of the largest and most advanced alpine area in Northern Europe. Here, you'll find everything from world class skiing, snowboarding and a great variety of additional alpine activities to suit every preference.
Abisko National Park is located above the Arctic Circle in Northern Sweden. This amazing 7,700 hectares of untouched wilderness is one of the best spots to view the magical Northern lights. In fact, within the park, there is a chair lift that takes you up to the Abisko Sky Station, which is a excellent place to spot the lights.
Stockholm, Sweden’s capital city, sits perched on top of 14 different islands connected by more than 50 bridges. Stockholm is often nicknamed “beauty on water” or even “the Venice of the North”. The beautiful dark blue water truly makes this city sparkle.
Sandhahm is a popular island to visit in the Stockholm archipelago.
This charming island is filled with sweet wooden houses, shops, restaurants, and lodgings. Many choose to take a day trip here and eat lunch in the famous Sandhamns Värdshus, which opened its doors in 1672.
Norrtälje is a charming seaside town located an hour away from Stockholm and can be done as a day trip from the capital or as a wonderful overnight stay. Walk down the lovely cobblestone streets and admire the beautiful harbor, the fascinating medieval road network, and cute little red and yellow wooden houses. This is truly Sweden in a nutshell.
Malmö, Sweden’s third-largest city and center of southern Sweden, is an urban metropolis where modernity meets antiquity – where ancient castles and modern sustainable housing sit side by side in harmony.
Visby, a medieval marvel known as the City of Roses, was built in the 12th century on the little island of Gotland, in the middle of an intensely blue Baltic Sea. The town lies hidden behind the City Wall, which in itself has more stories to tell and secrets to share than you will be able to remember.
Värmdö is located a mere twenty minutes from Sweden’s capital, though you would not believe it, since it feels entirely removed from the hustle and bustle. This tree-lined destination is a perfect getaway to relax. Explore the forests, walk through marked trails as you eat blueberries in July, visit iconic crafts museums in the area and admire the traditional red wooden houses.
Take a multi-day sailing or kayaking trip through one of the world’s largest and most unique archipelagos, which literally starts a few minutes away by boat from the gorgeous capital. The region is a respected and protected natural haven, and a tranquil escape for busy Stockholmers in the summer.