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Ice skating in Stockholm, Stockholm
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Destination

Swedish cities

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.

Stockholm

Sweden’s capital city Stockholm spreads out over 14 islands in Lake Mälaren and looks out proudly to the Baltic Sea to the east. Her grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums tell her 700 year-old history beautifully. Find out more about Stockholm 

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A view of the amusement park Gröna Lund (green grove in English) as seen from the south side of Stockholm. Gröna Lund is also known as a summertime concert venue. Its roots are from the 1880s, making it Sweden's oldest amusement park; however, the area has been used for similar purposes since the early 18th century.
Stockholm |
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Gothenburg

Island-hop Gothenburg's archipelago for swims and catching rays and be back in time to freshen up, put on your glad rags and hit the clubs and pubs of the Avenyn district? Find out all the things you can do in Gothenburg

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Feskekôrka, the Fish Church, is the local name for the famous indoor fish market in Gothenburg. This tourist magnet houses a fish market, reflecting one of the city's oldest trades.
Gothenburg |
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Malmö

All roads in the gorgeous province of Skåne in southern Sweden lead to Malmö. The city is part of the expanding Öresund region and is joined to Copenhagen in Denmark by the mighty, arching Öresund bridge. Read more about Malmö 

Rocks, apartment buildings and the Turning Torso high-rise by the waterfront in Malmö.
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The so called Western harbour in Malmö was turned into a residential area when the industries here ceased their operations. In 2001 a residential expo was held in the area and that resulted in the varied types of architecture that can be found in the area. There is also a marina for the residents and visiting boats.
Malmö, Skåne |
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