Top 5 places in Sweden you must see

Typical Visby street roger4336/Flickr

Typical Visby street ©roger4336/Flickr

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, Kosterhavet, Gothenburg and Visby. I recommend you to visit as many of these as you can. You will surely have part of an unforgettable experience.

Stockholm

Undoubtedly one of the top 5 places in Sweden you must see is the capital city, Stockholm. Stockholm is considered by many one of the most beautiful cities of the world. Built on 14 islands, where lake meets the sea, the city has a picturesque setting. Besides its architecture, the city is also well-known for its progressiveness, trend, design, food and usage of technology.

Gamla Stan, Stockholm sk12/Flickr

Gamla Stan, Stockholm ©sk12/Flickr

Skåne

Skåne offers undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking natural areas of Sweden. It is an excellent destination for holiday makers preferring silence and fantastic views. Skåne seem to be a province of contrasts. The province occupies a peninsula, presenting vast forests, magnificent fields and chalk-white beaches at the same time. It surely makes an excellent summer destination.

Kosterhavet

The incomparable National Marine Park, Kosterharvet is another place you must see in Sweden. It is centred around the Koster Islands, being located only a two-hour drive from Gothenburg. With small fishing villages, gorgeous landscapes and fantastic coastlines, the marine park is a must-visit. You can explore the area by joining a guided tour or a boat trip.

Gothenburg

Known as the “capital of West Sweden”, Gothenburg is a favorite destination for many. The small, yet wonderful city offers amazing canals, cobblestone streets and picturesque open spaces to explore. It also houses the biggest botanical garden of the country. Impressive museums, food markets and Michelin starred restaurants make the city even more attractive among tourists.

Gothenburg Alex of Gothenburg/Flickr

Gothenburg ©Alex of Gothenburg/Flickr

Visby

One of the top 5 places in Sweden you must see is with no doubt Visby. Located in the west coast of Gotland, Visby is an amazing port city. A two-mile medieval stone wall encircles the city, suggesting us that Visby used to play an important role in history. Many sights of Visby have been inscribed on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Its cuisine and nightlife are also very famous.

Typical Visby street roger4336/Flickr

Typical Visby street ©roger4336/Flickr

 

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