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Sweden Holidays 2020
Sweden holidays take you into the heart of Scandinavia, where you can discover a truly unique destination. Made up of thousands of islands, a number of canals and lakes, Sweden really is a ‘beauty on water’. The Scandinavian nation has an abundance of landscapes which will appeal to just about every holidaymaker. If you’re a lover of the outdoors, there are vast stretches of forests, coastlines and mountains to satisfy your craving for nature. On the other hand, you can experience cosmopolitan cities like its capital, Stockholm or visit coastal delights like Gothenburg.
Sweden’s cities have plenty to offer its visitors, whether you’re looking for calm and tranquillity mixed with the hustle and bustle or culture and history mixed with modernity. Stockholm boasts a medieval old town, Gamla Stan, as well as being comprised of 14 islands, mostly interconnected by bridges and walkways. On the other hand, Gothenburg is home to ships and plenty of museums which can highlight the different models and uses.
Why book Sweden holidays
Vasa Museum, ABBA The Museum and Nobel Museum
Cultural hotspot not to miss
Check out the Royal Palace for a fantastic photo op
Explore the city
Head to the capital Stockholm to experience Sweden's city life
Lush natural wonders
Explore Sweden's lush green mountains and valleys with a variety of hiking trails
Must-visit historical sites
Sweden is home to loads of castles including Malmo Castle, Kalmar Castle and Gripsholm Castle
Great national parks
Abisko National Park is full of stunning views and perfect for those who love the outdoors
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Things to do in Sweden
Sweden has a mixture of things to see and do, so if you’re looking to explore some of the country’s history and surroundings, it’s pretty easy to do so. Sweden is also home to loads of open spaces and greenery which is perfect for those who wish to spend time in the outdoors and admire the surrounding views.
- Gamla Stan – Head to Sweden’s capital to visit its old town. Mainly on the island of Stadsholmen, Gamla Stan is recognised as one of the largest medieval towns within Europe.
- Stockholm Palace – This beautiful palace houses three museums as well as an extensive library. Guided tours are available to explore even more than just its majestic exterior.
- ABBA: The Museum – Who isn’t a lover of ABBA? Relive the band’s supreme reign as pop icons through exhibits and memorabilia.
- Haga, Gothenburg – Head to the western city to explore the charming area of Haga, full of cobblestoned streets
- Gothenburg Botanical Garden – For a peace of mind on your Sweden holiday, this botanical garden features scenic views of trees, plants and small waterfalls.
When to go
The best time to visit Sweden would typically be between May and September. As the country experiences summer, the daylight hours become longer, and the weather warms up to its highest temperatures albeit the early 20s. However, as the winter comes, Sweden is used to seeing snowfall and extremely cold temperatures. Sometimes, this snow might even last throughout winter into early and mid-spring. Wintertime in the south of the country is usually milder unlike the north.
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