The Kingdom of Sweden is a Scandinavian gem in Northern Europe. This Northern beauty and mother of vikings offers plenty of activities and must-see sites which cannot be experienced elsewhere. Go and ride a dogsledge in north in winter or enjoy the beautiful archipelago during the summer, Sweden basically has it all. We listed couple of activities which should definitely be experienced while visiting this beautiful and extraordinary country. Hopefully you will get inspired and pack your bags for your journey to experience the beauty of Sweden.
Stockholm is a capital which cannot be missed. It offers old cultural experience such as King´s castle where the Royal Family is still living in generations, beautiful Old Town where you can stroll on small streets with stone pavement between old buildings and many architectural UNESCO listed. At the same time Stockholm offers modern cuisine (several Michelin listed restaurants), great shopping and urban modern architecture with it´s parks. Yes, Stockholm has it all.
The Stockholm Archipelago started to rise out of the sea 800 million years ago. It is a collection of more than 30,000 islands, skerries and rocks which were polished to their current form by the glacial ice sheet. You can travel by any boat leaving from Stockholm, enjoy views and eat gourmet meals while cruising.
Åre is a northern area in Sweden where many Scandinavian leading ski resorts are located. During the winter Åre offers skiing, ride with a dog sledge or just enjoy beautiful mountain views covered in snow. During the summer Åre is opened for mountain biking, sport hiking, paragliding and kayaking.
Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries. The city is home to many students, as the city includes both the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. The city is known for hosting some of the largest annual events in Scandinavia and it´s people and climate are usually portrayed as warm and welcoming.
Gotland is Sweden’s largest island and Visby is the largest city on the island.Visby is a popular vacation destination for Scandinavians during the summer and receives thousands of tourists every year. It is by far the most populated locality outside the Swedish mainland. Visby is sometimes called “The city of roses” or “The city of ruins” since medieval ruins are well preserved there.Each year in August the annual Medieval Week is taking place when people dressed in Medieval costumes are living as vikings for a week.