Snowmobiling across Lapland is an exhilarating way to see Sweden in winter.
#02 River-rafting, Värmland
Build your own raft and glide down the graceful Klarälven River, taking in some of Sweden’s scenery.
#03 Swimming in a lake
Amongst Sweden’s 100,000 lakes, you’re bound to find one you can call your own.
#04 Midnight sun
From late May to mid-July the sun never sets in northern Sweden.
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.
#07 Sámi culture, Lapland
Sights such as Jokkmokk market and Fatmomakke village in Lapland are monuments to the thriving culture of Sweden’s indigenous population.
#08 Gothenburg’s Konstmuseum
The Fürstenberg Galleries boast some of Sweden’s finest late-nineteenth-century paintings, and Poseidon stands guard outside.
One of the most unusual structures in Europe, the Icehotel is a masterpiece of snow and ice sculpture.
#10 Gammelstad, Luleå
Proudly listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Gammelstad is Sweden’s largest church town.
Explore the cobbled lanes and medieval churches of this ancient walled city.
#12 Gamla Stan, Stockholm
Gamla Stan in Stockholm is one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities.
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.
#15 Vasa ship, Stockholm
After lying in mud for centuries at the bottom of Stockholm harbour, the mighty Vasa warship has now been restored to her former glory.
Don’t leave Sweden without crossing the Arctic Circle, 66° 33’ north.
The quintessential Swedish dish best enjoyed with a cold beer or a shot of akvavit.
#18 Renaissance buildings, Kalmar
Perfectly preserved architecture in Sweden’s most beautiful town square.
#19 Europe’s last wilderness
Wild, rugged and remote, Sweden’s far north is about as far from civilization as you can get.
#20 A sauna and a splash
The perfect end to a long day, a Swedish sauna traditionally finishes with a roll in the snow or a plunge into cold water.
#21 Bohuslän coast
Sweden’s most enchanting stretch of coastline with smooth rocky outcrops perfect for sunbathing.