Get in touch with Swedish culture

Get in touch with Swedish culture

How can we describe Swedish people? Maybe some of the best words for doing it are tradition-celebrating, environmentally minded, healthy-living, nature-loving, summertime slacking, punctual, a little difficult to get to know, “changing with the seasons” and direct. Swedish lifestyle may seem to be very attractive for many tourists. If you are also attracted by this lifestyle and you would like to get in touch with Swedish culture, I recommend you to read the following guide before tra... [read more]

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]

Best things to do in Malmö

Best things to do in Malmö

As the third largest Swedish city by population, Malmö is a great tourist destination. It is home to numerous great attractions. The city used to be most industrialized towns of entire Scandinavia. Later the city has seen a major transformation in terms of architectural development. Malmö is home to numerous historic sights, parks, museums, theatres and other sights. There are numerous things to see and to do in this fantastic Swedish city. If you are planning a visit to the southernmost r... [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]

Stockholm’s best areas to visit

Stockholm’s best areas to visit

You probably know that Stockholm was built on a series of islands. There are totally 14 islands composing the territory of the city. This fact makes Stockholm an extremely attractive tourist destination. In case you would like to explore Stockholm, I recommend you to read this guide before traveling. Below I will present you Stockholm’s best areas which are surely worth to explore. Centred on the old town named Gamla Stan, most districts of the city are on self-contained islands. Thus, all... [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]

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]