Dog sledding is a magical way to see northern Sweden in winter.
Build your own raft and glide down the graceful Klarälven River, taking in some of Sweden’s scenery.
This twelfth-century cathedral is the finest Romanesque building in northern Europe.
Amongst Sweden’s 100,000 lakes, you’re bound to find one you can call your own.
From late May to mid-July the sun never sets in northern Sweden.
Stretches of white sandy beaches and clear, warm waters are perfect places to relax and play in the summer sun.
Get to grips with Sweden’s stirring Viking past on this Stockholm island.
Eat until you drop: the smorgasbord is a perfect way to sample Sweden’s excellent cuisine.
Sights such as Jokkmokk market and Fatmomakke village in Lapland are monuments to the thriving culture of Sweden’s indigenous population.
Poseidon stands guard outside Gothenburg’s art museum – home to some of Sweden’s finest paintings from the turn of the last century
One of the most unusual structures in Europe, the Icehotel is a masterpiece of snow and ice sculpture.
Proudly listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Gammelstad is Sweden’s largest church town.
Explore the cobbled lanes and medieval church ruins of this Hanseatic walled city.
Enjoy a fika (coffee and cake) in one of the open-air cafés in Stockholm’s atmospheric Old Town.
No visit to Stockholm is complete without a trip to one of the 24,000 islands that make up the archipelago.
A trip on the Inlandsbanan through northern Sweden is one of Europe’s great train journeys.
After lying in mud for centuries at the bottom of Stockholm harbour, the mighty Vasa has been restored to her former glory.
Don’t leave Sweden without crossing the magical Arctic Circle, 66° 33’ north.
The quintessential Swedish dish, best enjoyed with a cold beer or a shot of akvavit.
Sweden’s most enchanting stretch of coastline with smooth rocky outcrops perfect for sunbathing.
Take a tour around one of Sweden’s finest castles, and marvel at its medieval magnificence.
The Jokkmokk winter market sells everything from bearskins to candlesticks.
Explore the wild, rugged and remote far north on the Kungsleden hiking trail.
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Europe’s biggest bear park is the perfect place to see Sweden’s greatest predator in its natural habitat.
The perfect end to a long day, a Swedish sauna traditionally finishes with a roll in the snow or a plunge into cold water.