Where to go in Sweden
List of regions
Swedish Lapland, partially segmented by the Arctic Circle, welcomes you with a mix of local Sámi culture and beautiful landscapes. The UNESCO listed Laponia area is northern Sweden's cultural heartland. Visit the traditional Jokkmokk Winter Market or explore the area's Sámi villages, where in the w…
Stockholm's geographical location, at the point where Lake Malaren flows into the Baltic Sea, makes it a capital city with a difference.
Southern Sweden could not represent more of a contrast to the cold north of the country if it tried. With rolling farmland and endless sandy beaches, this region is far removed from the stereotypical Arctic image synonymous with Scandinavia.
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.
Gothenburg enjoys a position of national acclaim as one of Sweden's most beautiful cities. With a far more relaxed atmosphere than rival city Stockholm, Gothenburg also boasts better links to the rest of Europe, in particular Copenhagen.
The Gota Canal connects the east and west coast of Sweden with 120-miles of clear waterways and locks. Built in 1894 the canal is still an excellent way to travel from Gothenburg to Stockholm and remains one of the greatest engineering triumphs in Sweden.
The picturesque Bohuslän Coast of western Sweden has a large summer tourism infrastructure. However with a range of sights that more than justify the crowds, you'll be surprised by the relative ease at which you'll find a peaceful retreat among the quaint fishing villages and rugged coastlines that…
Visby lies to the south of Sweden's capital city Stockholm on the island of Gotland. The name Visby is in keeping with the town's rich historic roots, enduring from the ancient past when the town was nothing more than a Stone Age sacrificial site.
Seeped in history, Malmo was once under Danish rule until King Karl X threatened to invade Copenhagen, convincing the Danes to return the Skåne region to Sweden. Once an influential fishing harbour, Malmo attracted German merchants whose influence can still be seen in the city's architecture today.…