Sweden overview

Sweden is a beautiful country with charming cities and stunning scenery. It is not a cheap country to visit, especially for accommodation and entertainment, but the country’s infrastructure is well organized, the attractions are impressive, the nature is breathtaking and the food is superb.

Stockholm, the nation’s capital, is a small city spread over 14 islands. Gamla Stan, the old town, is a delightful part of Stockholm with its cobbled streets. Don’t miss Kungliga Slottet, the huge royal castle with more than 600 rooms. The Djurgarden has beautiful parklands and many fine museums, especially the fascinating open-air museum of Skansen.

Mariaberget, Stockholm, Sweden

Mariaberget, Stockholm, Sweden

Malmo is a small historic town in southern Sweden. The old city has many canals and bridges and is one of Sweden’s top places to visit. You should also visit Vadstena with its stunning castle Vadstena Slott that overlooks the lake and the harbor and Gothenburg for its excellent museums and lively nightlife.

Accommodation in Sweden

In Sweden, there is a wide choice of accommodation. You can sleep on a bed of ice or high up in a tree house or even behind bars in a 19th-century prison. Stay in a country home or a monastery and choose between a normal luxury hotel and a small guesthouse. Price is high even for a standard hotel room.

Airports in Sweden

There are direct flights to Sweden’s Stockholm Arlanda Airport from all major European cities. It is also possible to enter Sweden by car or train using the Öresund Bridge which links Denmark’s capital Copenhagen with Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city. There are ferries from the UK, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Åland, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.