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Summer in the city, Stockholm
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Things to do

Nature in the city

Even in Sweden’s big cities; Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, nature is literally on your doorstep.
Nature in Stockholm

As international cities go Stockholm usually gets a mention as being one of the most beautiful. It sits on 14 islands, is surrounded by water and has abundant parkland, forest and lakeshore beaches.

Kayaking in the city centre.
Photo: Tove Freiij/imagbank.sweden.se
Nature in Gothenburg

Being a port city you are never far from water in Gothenburg; down at the harbour where giant ferries traffic continental Europe, or the city’s beautifully laid-out canals.

Gothenburg, West Sweden
Magical summers evening in Gothenburg
Photo: Faramarz Gosheh/imagebank.sweden.se
Nature in Malmö

Malmö is famous for its city centre parks (16 and counting) and its beautiful canals that wind their way through the older parts of town. 

Malmö, Skåne
An outdoor picnic in Malmö, Skåne.
Photo: Karolina Friberg/imagebank.sweden.se