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Sweden Tours & Trips

Experience daylight at midnight in picturesque Sweden ! Cruise on a 19th Century canal boat through the many lochs from Stockholm to Gothenberg, do a wild and remote mountain trek along ‘King’s Trail’ , drive dogsleds, build an igloo or stay in an ice hotel. Roll in the snow after a Swedish sauna, spend a day cross country ski-ing or take a walking tour through cosmopolitan Stockholm.

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Highlights

  • Explore the ethereal beauty of Stockholm, spread across 14 islands and slice into some of the finest culture, fashion and nightlife to be found in Europe.
  • Get off the beaten path and cycle through Stockholm’s archipelago stretching all the way to the Baltic Sea. Pass through exceptional beaches, hidden lakes, charming island villages and national parks.
  • Cook your own meals and sleep in a tent surrounded by amazing nature as you canoe and kayak through the calm lakes of the Saint Anna area on the east coast.
  • Be one with nature as you hike through the famous Kungsleden Trail sprinkled with hills, mountains and valleys.
  • Learn to ride with a team of Siberian huskies on a dog sledding expedition through pine scented forests and snowy hills in Lapland.
  • Indulge in superb winter sports at world renowned ski resorts in Lulea and Miekojarvi.
  • Enjoy the sights of charming old churches and museums and walk through the royal chambers and secret passages in the palaces of Sweden.
  • Watch the sun, shine at night during the summer months and stay awake all night just to marvel as this amazing natural phenomena.

Tips

  • Be prepared for extended hours of daylight in summer and long winter nights. Regions further north experience extreme variations.
  • The Swedish have a reputation for being efficient and don’t like to haggle over prices. They appreciate straight talk and honesty.
  • While most museums do not charge an entry fee, be prepared to pay around 50 kroner at certain locations.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol in public places as it's against the law.
  • Popular souvenirs include intricately patterned Dala horses, Swedish glass and hand-woven table runners.
  • Swedish cuisine is mostly based off meat and potatoes. Try some popular dishes such as Kottbullar (meatballs) and a wide array of cheese and bread.
  • The locals have perfected the art of queuing. So stand in line, wait your turn and don’t jump the line.
  • The Swedish have a tradition of eating surströmming (fermented fish) but be careful when you open the tin as the smell can be quite strong.