Visit Central Sweden
The most popular destination in central Sweden is the capital Stockholm. Often called the 'Venice of the North', Stockholm is a city of islands, where you'll discover an interior brimming with museums, parkland and captivating architecture.
Within a short boat ride of central Stockholm lies the Stockholm Archipelago. With thousands of islands and islets offering tranquillity, beaches and scenic walks there are plenty of destinations to choose from, including local favourite Vaxholm.
The province of Dalarna is a great place to discover everything that is typically Swedish. Visit Leksand to join in the midsummer festival celebrations with the lakeside community or head to mountainous Orsa, where you'll find yourself in Swedish bear country.
Further north discover the tranquil beauty of Lake Storsj”ßn before continuing on to nearby ski resort Åre, renowned for its warm, friendly atmosphere and excellent ski slopes.
Top itineraries in Central Sweden
This tailor-made trip combines a cruise on Sweden's Göta Canal with stays in two of its city greats - the capital, Stockholm, and Gothenburg on the country's picturesque west coast.
This superb five-day independent tour takes you to three fantastic capitals in just five days. You'll travel from the Swedish capital, Stockholm, to Finland's Helsinki and on to last year's European Capital of Culture, the exciting city of Tallinn in Estonia.
Combine Sweden's two largest cities on this five-day tailor-made tour, staying at 4-star superior hotels and travelling across the country by train.
Top places to stay in Central Sweden
Stockholm’s largest hotel, Clarion Sign is situated in the heart of the city. Combining Scandinavian design and architecture, the hotel is within touching distance of Stockholm’s best shopping, dining and entertainment
As one of the most impressive hotels in the region, it boasts a warm, welcoming interior with a carefully curated mix of vintage and modern luxury, giving the feel of a well-loved house rather than hotel
Hotel Diplomat, the traditional deluxe hotel by Stockholm’s waterfront, is set right in the city centre of Stockholm. The elegant Art Nouveau palace offers stunning harbour views, contributing to that luxurious hotel experience.
This is a stylish boutique hotel with plenty of charm and character. During your stay you may well meet the charismatic owner, who having travelled extensively, has acquired a vast and fascinating collection of art and furniture that now adorns the hotel. Comfy sofas give the bar and lounge an espe…
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