Sweden

About Sweden

Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains. Its principal cities, eastern capital Stockholm and southwestern Gothenburg and Malmö, are all coastal. Stockholm is built on 14 islands. It has more than 50 bridges, as well as the medieval old town, Gamla Stan, royal palaces, and museums such as open-air Skansen. Malmö, linked to Copenhagen by the Oresund bridge, has a network of canals and parks. Port city Gothenburg is a gateway for exploring the islands and seal colonies of the Väderöarna Archipelago. Northern Lapland is known for its indigenous Sami culture, the Northern Lights, and Jukkasjärvi’s ice hotel. Vikingabyn is a reconstructed 10th-century Viking village on the island of Gotland. Summer days are long and outdoor midsummer celebrations are a national tradition. Inland holiday cabins are bases for fishing, hiking, and sailing. Freezing winters offer skiing at numerous resorts, including Åre and Sälen.
Vasa

The Vasa Museum is a maritime museum in Stockholm. The museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th-century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628. Around the ship are numerous exhibits and models portraying the construction, sinking, location, and recovery of the ship. It also features four floating museum ships moored outside the Vasa Museum.
Skansen

Skansen is the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located on the island Djurgården in Stockholm. It is the world's oldest open-air museum and the many exhibits over the 75-acre site include a full replica of an average 19th-century town, in which craftsmen in traditional dress such as tanners, shoemakers, silversmiths, bakers, and glass-blowers demonstrate their skills in period surroundings.
Stockholm Palace

Stockholm Palace or the Royal Palace is the official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch. The palace is used for representative purposes by the King whilst performing his duties as the head of state. The interior of the palace consists of 1,430 rooms of which 660 have windows. The palace contains apartments for the Royal families, representation, and festivities such as the State Apartments, the Guest Apartments, and the Bernadotte Apartments.
Icehotel

Icehotel is the world’s first and largest hotel made of ice and snow. It is an ephemeral art exhibition in a unique natural cycle, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. Each year the winter hotel is reincarnated in a new guise, carefully designed and handcrafted by around 40 artists from all around the world.
Stockholm City Hall

Stockholm City Hall is the building of the Municipal Council for the City of Stockholm in Sweden. It houses offices and conference rooms as well as ceremonial halls, and the luxury restaurant Stadshuskällaren. It is the venue of the Nobel Prize banquet and is one of Stockholm's major tourist attractions. The small park between the building and Lake Mälaren's shore is adorned with several sculptures, among them Carl Eldh's ensemble representing the three artists August Strindberg, Gustaf Fröding, and Ernst Josephson.
Drottningholm Palace

Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located in Drottningholm built on the island Lovön and is one of Sweden's Royal Palaces. The gardens and park areas surrounding the castle and its buildings are one of the main attractions for the tourists that visit the palace each year.
Abisko National Park

Abisko National Park is a National Park situated in the Swedish province of Lapland. The national park is known for its cross-country skiing opportunities, snowshoeing, and other winter sports along with numerous species of birds in the park. During the summer you can experience light day and night and see the midnight sun.
ABBA The Museum

ABBA The Museum is a Swedish interactive exhibition about the pop band ABBA in Stockholm. The museum showcases the band’s stage clothes, artifacts, concert footage, interviews, etc. in a contemporary, interactive setting. Once inside the museum you can sing and dance with holograms of ABBA, don a digital costume projected on to you in a special booth and you can record it by scanning your ticket at the attraction.
Fotografiska

Fotografiska is the largest photography museum in the world. The museum showcases the greatest photographers, whether they’re just emerging artists, or already famous internationally. Unlike traditional museums, it is not Fotografiska’s role to display its own collection. Instead, our exhibitions are developed directly with the artists, estates, collections, and galleries or curated around a central theme.
Storkyrkan

Storkyrkan also called Stockholms domkyrka the oldest church in Stockholm. Inside, Storkyrkan still maintains much of its late medieval appearance in the form of a hall church with a vaulted ceiling supported by brick pillars. It has been the scene of historical events on numerous occasions and was used as a coronation church for centuries. The church contains several important works of art as well as elaborate furnishings, among these a late medieval sculpture of Saint George and the Dragon and Vädersolstavlan, a painting which shows one of the earliest images of Stockholm.
Stockholm

Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, encompasses 14 islands and more than 50 bridges on an extensive Baltic Sea archipelago. The cobblestone streets and ochre-colored buildings of Gamla Stan the old town is home to the 13th-century Storkyrkan Cathedral, the Kungliga Slottet Royal Palace, and the Nobel Museum, which focuses on the Nobel Prize. Ferries and sightseeing boats shuttle passengers between the islands.
Best Time To Visit Sweden

The best time to visit Sweden is from June to August when all the cafes and attractions, including open-air museums, are open, and people visit the north of Sweden to enjoy the midnight sun.

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