1 Vrångö
Chill undisturbed and work on your overall tan on this idyllic island on the furthest reaches of the Gothenburg archipelago.
2 Marstrand
Rub shoulders with the summer yachting crowd and watch the sun set over one of western Sweden’s most attractive towns.
3 Fiskebäckskil
This picture-perfect fishing village on the Bohuslän coast is home to painter Carl Wilhelmson’s studio.
4 Karlstad
This shimmering lakeside town on Lake Vänern is known for its long hours of sunshine, great beaches and laidback inhabitants.
5 Mårbacka
Get to know one of the Swedes’ most loved writers, Nobel prize winner, Selma Lagerlöf, at her former home in central Värmland.
6 Rafting on the Klarälven River, Värmland
Build your own raft and glide down one of Sweden’s most enchanting rivers.

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