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The Stockholm skyline showing Lake Mälaren at sunset, with the City Hall tower with three crowns in the foreground.
City Hall, Stockholm
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Destination

Destinations

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.

Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Sweden's three largest cities, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö are all great for a city break. All three have culture and history in abundance, great restaurants and bars, cosy cafes for a Swedish Fika and they are small enough to walk around. Read about things to do in the Swedish cities

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Photo: Henrik Trygg/mediabank.visitstockholm.com
There is water all around the island of Djurgården in the heart of Stockholm.
Photo: Henrik Trygg/mediabank.visitstockholm.com

Northern Sweden

Northern Sweden and Swedish Lapland are unique. There is nowhere else in the world where you can visit the ICEHOTEL and Treehotel. Or sit around the campfire with a Sami guide, sharing stories of the day’s dog sledding adventure.

A man is leading a number of reindeer with sleds through a winter landscape of snow and ice.
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There are several ecotourism tour operators in Swedish Lapland with whom you can experience the Sami lifestyle. Nature´s Best is the first national quality label for nature tours in Europe. Learn more at www.naturesbestsweden.com.
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Central Sweden

Central Sweden is home to capital city Stockholm, the provinces of Dalarna and Värmland, as well as the beautiful city of Uppsala.

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Stockholm's town hall and the island of Riddarholmen.
Photo: Henrik Trygg/mediabank.visitstockholm.com

Southern Sweden

Southern Sweden has so much exciting nature to offer. You can expect picturesque landscapes, lush forests, yellow canola fields, a majestic coastline and scenic landscapes, but there is so much more to this region. Visit SmålandÖlandMalmö in Skåne, and the amazing summer island destination Gotland. On the west coast of Sweden you'll find Sweden's second largest city Gothenburg, and the region of West Sweden will sure stun you with it's beautiful archipelagoes.

A treeline divides yellow rapeseed fields in Skane.
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A treeline dividing yellow rapeseed fields, a typical landscape scene from Sweden’s southernmost province Skåne (or Scania).
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Photo: Jerker Andersson/imagebank.sweden.se