Skuleskogen national parkPhoto: Joakim Norenius
Welcome to Sweden
Plan your visit to Sweden
Things to do
Looking for things to do in Sweden? If you are looking for adventure, cultural experiences, places to try Swedish food or want to know where to buy some cool design and fashion there is a good chance you can find it in Sweden.
Things to do
Swedish-design textiles, furniture, household objects and glassware has a practical, democratic aesthetic and increasingly sustainable approach to design. In Sweden, design is synonymous with ‘lifestyle’. Try Svenskt Tenn, Bruno Mathsson, Carl Malmsten, Kosta Boda and Orrefors glassware. Enough with the name-dropping already, let's check out design and fashion Swedish-style.
Planning your holiday to Sweden? Explore Sweden and its destinations. From fields and rolling hills in the south, to the archipelagos in west Sweden. Experience the history and culture in our capital Stockholm or travel north to look for the northern lights in Swedish Lapland.
Things to do in Sweden in 2020
Two people sitting on a rock looking at the mountains of Idre
Hiking in Sweden – an adventure from north to south
Sweden is a hiking paradise. Find your favourite trail – from the rugged King’s Trail in the north to undulating forests and plains of the south.
Swedish food and drink festivals for every taste
Sweden’s culinary scene is thriving, with increasing focus on sustainability. Discover the country’s rich food culture by visiting one of the food and drink festivals due to take place in 2020.
Stockholm is known as one of the most inclusive and welcoming cities in the world. Its contemporary, urban appeal is balanced with centuries-old history and closeness to nature. As for the things to do in Stockholm, the list is endless.
Currency, credit cards and money in Sweden
Sweden is often said to be expensive but not everything is expensive, and at the moment the Krona is actually a little lower so it's a perfect time to pay a visit. Read on for more information about currency, payment methods and prices in Sweden.
Midnight Sun and Northern Lights - experience Sweden’s spellbinding natural phenomena
Swedish Lapland – the far northern region of the country – is home to two of nature’s most spectacular phenomena. From the soothing rays of the Midnight Sun to the swirling kaleidoscope of the Northern Lights, a trip north will be well worth your while.
Fika like a Swede
Fika, the delightful custom of enjoying a coffee and a treat with friends, is as Swedish as ABBA. Surely it’s just a coffee break? Not quite. It’s much more than that.
Allemansrätten - Sweden's right of public access
As long as you do not disturb and do not destroy, you are welcome to enjoy nature as much as you want.
The 72 Hour Cabin
"This morning when I opened my eyes, the first thing I saw was the lake and the tall trees and I realised that I'm truly here and it's not a dream! I kept staring at it for a long period of time before finally dragging myself out of the comfy covers." - Baqer Keshwani, participant in The 72 Hour Cabin
Start planning your trip to Sweden!
A boy runs down a wooden pier that has small boats moored to it.
Facts and info
Travelling to Sweden? Here are some facts, figures and information about anything from weather, what to pack, visa and passports and how to get around in Sweden.
Travelling to Sweden in Scandinavia
All you need to know before your trip to Sweden. Which airline flies where, how do you get around once in Sweden and passport and visa info.
A view from above of the Uddevalla Bridge in fog. There is traffic on the bridge and water underneath.
Passport and visa information for Sweden
Passport and visa information for your visit to Sweden.