Useful info for visiting Lund in Sweden

Useful info for visiting Lund in Sweden

The city of Lund is with no doubt one of the most attractive cities in South Sweden. Making part of Scania Province, the city is considered to be founded around 990. At this time Scania belonged to Denmark. The old city is famous for its university. Lund University is considered to be one of the largest institutions for education and research in Scandinavia. Besides its university, the city is also popular for its beautiful cathedral, not to mention its other tourist attractions. Lund includ... [ read more ]

Places in Skåne you can not miss

Places in Skåne you can not miss

Skåne (Scania) is the southernmost of the 25 non-administrative provinces of Sweden. It is a very attractive region among tourists. Its largest city is Malmö which is also the administrative centre of the province. The province is home to several great urban travel destinations, national parks and other sights. There are numerous places in Skåne you can not miss, including Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg, the Dalby Söderskog National Park, the Söderåsen National Park, the Stenshuvud Natio... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the Stockholm Archipelago

Tourist guide to the Stockholm Archipelago

One of the most breathtaking tourist destinations of Sweden is the Stockholm Archipelago. The archipelago includes thousands of islands which are easily accessible from the capital city. The islands belong to the Södermanland and Uppland provinces. These islands are very attractive among tourists. If you are interested in natural wonders and unique tourist attractions, don’t miss this fantastic area. In order to help you find the best sights, below I will present you some useful info rela... [ read more ]

Top 5 places in Sweden you must see

Top 5 places in Sweden you must see

Sweden is an extremely beautiful country, being abundant in unique landmarks. You can miss a wonderful destination if you find only the Western or the Southern European countries attractive. Sweden has given so many to the world: the Vikings, the Nobel Peace Prize, the ABBA, the Absolute Vodka, the IKEA, the Volvo and so on. You can not miss such a fantastic country. There are numerous destinations here which are worth visiting. Below I will present you the top 5, including Stockholm, Skåne... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 most beautiful castles in Sweden

Top 5 most beautiful castles in Sweden

Sweden is a country of innumerable options for entertainment, lots of tourist attractions and natural wonders. This beautiful Scandinavian country is very attractive for many tourists. There are so many things to see and to do in this majestic country that you would need to spend months here to discover all the beauty and activities offered by Sweden. From immense cities to large natural areas including lakes, forests and rivers, from scenic coastlines to cultural landmarks, the country i... [ read more ]

Famous Old Towns in Sweden

Famous Old Towns in Sweden

Sweden is abundant in unique tourist destinations. There are numerous destinations in this Scandinavian country which are worth visiting sights. From large cities with unique architectural jewels to wonderful natural jewels, the country is famous for its fantastic sights. Stockholm, Malmö, Lund, Gothenburg and Uppsala are just some of the most famous cities which are famous among tourists. Some of the Swedish cities are proud for their Old Towns, including Stockholm, Visby, Uppsala and Karl... [ read more ]

The highlights of Scania

The highlights of Scania

The southernmost province of Sweden, Scania is a majestic destination for tourists. The province actually occupies the territory of a peninsula, being characterized by amazing landscapes. There are three fantastic national parks in Scania and some major urban destinations: Helsingborg, Malmö (the third largest city of Sweden) and Lund. Skåne County is almost coextensive with the territory of Scania. Malmö is the administrative centre of the county. If you are interested in a journey to So... [ read more ]

Visit Skåne castles

Visit Skåne castles

If you are planning your holiday in Sweden, more precisely in Skåne Province, I suggest you to visit the castles of the area. If you like old architectural jewels, your perfect recreation area will be Skåne. This wonderful province is situated in the southern part of Sweden, including astonishing cities like Lund, Malmö and Helsingborg. Skåne Province used to be a kingdom for hundreds of years. Due to this fact, this part of the country is full of wonderful castles. Skåne’s most visite... [ read more ]