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  • Stockholm - the starting point of most Sweden vacations,
  • Backpack in the wilderness of the north
  • Wild bull moose
  • Riddarholmen from the Sodermalm Island
  • Kanelbulle
  • Cross-country skiing

Sweden is the 4th largest country in area in Europe yet its terrain on a Sweden vacation can be broken down into two regions. The south is agricultural and the north is heavily forested, the latter making up 65% of the country. It is bordered by Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel. Sweden also has a long extensive coastline. 13% of the country is within the Arctic Circle. 

It is ruled by a constitutional monarchy with similar powers to those of the Queen of England. The population is around 9 million people. One common nickname for Sweden is “Land of Lakes and Castles”.

Geographically, on Swedewn vacations, the country can be broken down into 3 distinct regions. Northern Sweden includes the Arctic Circle area also known as Swedish Lapland with its natural beauty and the perfect place to view both the Midnight Sun in the summer and the Northern Lights in the winter. Other pastimes here are hiking, dog sledding and snowmobiling. A special feature is the 25 year old Ice Hotel situated at Jukkasjarvi 200 kilometres/120 miles north of the Arctic Circle and ironically rebuilt every year.


Central Sweden includes some interesting and attractive cities including the capital, Stockholm which is spread over 14 individual islands. The major attraction on trikps to Sweden is the quaint Old Town (Gamla Stan) dating back to the 13th Century with its cobblestone streets and as the location of the Royal Palace.  Stockholm boasts the only city in Sweden with a subway system with 100 stations. Other cities of interest are medieval Uppsala, a prosperous university city and Sigtuna, also medieval in character and the oldest town in the country with its narrow streets and wooden houses. . 

Southern Sweden is home to two major cities, Gothenburg and Malmo. The former is known for its annual cultural festival and the latter for its proximity and accessibility to Denmark or precisely, Copenhagen

Sweden is also known for its world of cinema producing such notables as Ingmar Bergman, Ingrid Bergman, Max von Sidow and Greta Garbo.  

 

 "Globetrotting with Goway" blog articles

For some additional reading, the following articles are from our blog “Globetrotting with Goway”….. a great source of information for those people who are, or who want to be, world travellers!

Sweden Vacation: Stockholm’s Nordic Charm and Beauty Will Enthrall You

3 Days in Stockholm on a Europe Trip

Scandinavia: A Comprehensive Selection of Travel Ideas for Your Northern Europe Vacation

Road-Testing the World’s Most Liveable Cities for 2016 (as Travel Destinations!)

Ecotourism Destinations: Europe

Explore Scandinavia, Absolute Beauty in Northern Europe

 

 

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Swedish vacations at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from  a Paris vacation, a London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Sweden.

 

 

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