Explore the Lake Mälaren

Explore the Lake Mälaren

The third largest lake of Sweden is the Lake Mälaren. It occupies a large area of about 1,140 km², with its greatest depth at 64 m. There are islands on the surface of the lake, with the two largest of Svartsjölandet and Selaön. The island of Björkö is famous for housing the UNESCO World Heritage Site named Birka. It is famous for being a Viking Age settlement. The Drottningholm Palace is also a highlight of the lake, being located on Lovön Island. The lake is a great tourist attracti... [ read more ]

Spend your Christmas in Sweden

Spend your Christmas in Sweden

Would you like to travel in a foreign country this Christmas? If you would like to have part of a real Christmas feeling in a beautiful European country, I recommend you to spend your Christmas in Sweden. Besides being a wonderful country full of natural and cultural jewels, Sweden turns into a magical winter wonderland around this feast. With fantastic Christmas markets, Santa’s World, shopping malls decorated with Christmas ornaments, different festivals and decorated cities, Sweden is a... [ read more ]

Visit Mariefred and the Gripsholm Castle

Visit Mariefred and the Gripsholm Castle

As one of the most popular tourist attractions of Sweden, the Gripsholm Castle is a beautiful architectural jewel. Located in Södermanland, on the shores of the Lake Mälaren, the castle lies near the town of Mariefred. If you would like to make a great day-out, I recommend you to visit Mariefred and the Gripsholm Castle. You will surely have a great time. Both are very attractive among tourists. The town is home to numerous visitor attractions, but the highlight of the area remains the fan... [ read more ]

Top 5 Swedish museums

Top 5 Swedish museums

Sweden is proud for its cultural and natural sights. There are numerous Swedish tourist destinations and tourist attractions which are worth visiting. Whether you prefer wandering in nature or sightseeing in large cities, Sweden has excellent destinations to offer. I have already presented you numerous aspects relating to the best Swedish destinations and attractions. Below I will present you the top 5 Swedish museums, including the Vasa Museum, the National Museum of Art in Stockholm, the M... [ read more ]

Shopping experiences in Stockholm

Shopping experiences in Stockholm

Besides being one of the most attractive cities in Europe, Stockholm is also a paradise for shopaholics. The city is characterized by the presence of big department stores. These are the ideal places for lazy costumers who don’t like to search for all the items they need. They will just have to get into one of the several big department stores of Stockholm where they will find everything. From clothing to jewelry and from electronic products to art crafts, you will find everything in these... [ read more ]