Spend your free days in southern Sweden, Blekinge, and be as born again. Head out into the unique, beautifully diverse nature. Discover the archipelago, the glittering lakes and the white sandy beaches. Explore the living history, enjoy the culture, the local food and the world heritage and the naval city of Karlskrona. Welcome to Blekinge, a small landscape with great experiences!
The beauty of Gothenburg becomes apparent as you walk around the harbour and city centre and explore the different neighbourhoods that lend the area a pleasant and relaxing vibe. There are cafés on every street corner and world-class restaurants serving expertly-prepared dishes with the freshest ingredients. Gothenburg offers year-round events and attractions like the Liseberg amusement park, the Opera, the annual film festival and book fair, the Way Out West music festival, many sporting events, and much more.
There’s something very special about Gotland. It might be the light, the beaches and the ever present sea. The fact that the island is one of the sunniest places in Sweden – even in November – certainly helps. Or it could be the cultural heritage, the history you can see and feel everywhere. Or the people: down-to-earth, hospitable folk who make the most of life. Perhaps it’s the bustling street life in the walled city of Visby, or the scenery, the open and inviting landscape. You’re welcome to discover and explore this one-of-a-kind island.
For several months of the year, Idre is covered in winter snow and ice which allows visitors to make the most of everything winter has got to offer: from frozen lakes and snow-covered forests to cross-country trails, skiing slopes and snowmobile trails. During summer, numerous outdoor activities are also possible. In-between adventures, you can recharge your batteries in one of Idre's picturesque restaurants, cafés, and pubs.
Karlstad is a wonderfully compact Swedish city, built on a grid pattern with wide, tree-lined streets, avenues, promenades, and squares. Karlstad has a "big city" feel, with many quality hotel and other accommodation options, with the advantage that city’s many attractions are just a short walk away: shopping streets, malls and arcades, culture, historical sites, urban nature activities, parks, transport, and amenities. Don’t forget that this is child-friendly Sweden and children are welcome everywhere in Karlstad.
Sweden’s smallest province welcomes everyone who is in search of the greatest adventures. Moreover, the best that life has to offer is free here – the singularly beautiful countryside. Some 300 kilometers of coastline, with an abundance of beaches, more than 75 nature reserves, Stora Alvaret and South Öland’s world heritage cultural landscape. There are 28 different orchids growing throughout the island. There are also numerous destinations for excursions. Whatever you want to do, you are welcome to Öland!
In scenic southwestern Dalarna, you will find the Säfsen Resort, an experience destination with year-round activities, from full-fledged skiing in winter to downhill biking and outdoor activities during the summer, spring, and autumn. Säfsen is an ideal destination with lots of activities and adventures for the whole family. Just 130 km away from Örebro, 270 km from Stockholm, and 340 km from Gothenburg, it is easy to get here.
Stockholm is a city of contrasts. Trends in music, design, fashion, and technology are born here. And innovations that spread worldwide are also invented here. Trendy bars and world-class restaurants are shoulder-to-shoulder with historical cafes and cosy neighbourhood pubs. Stockholm is simultaneously urban and close to nature, and water is an ever-present feature in this city where lake and sea meet. The atmosphere is open, tolerant and welcoming, and diversity and innovation are highly encouraged. Stockholm is a city for everyone.
Sweden’s seventh largest city is also one of the country’s oldest. Welcome to Västerås! You’ll find activities and events for the entire family to enjoy here as well as a rich cultural life, a vibrant night life, a boiling sea life and an exciting history. You can spend the night under water or among the treetops, visit a Guide Michelin award winning cathedral and Sweden’s largest burial mound Anundshög — there really is something for everyone in Västerås!
What do you think of when you hear the name, Vimmerby? Do you think of Astrid Lindgren? Do you think of Småland? Most people know of Vimmerby because of Astrid Lindgren, since this is where she was born and grew up. She has put her mark on the whole area, and today Vimmerby is the place where families find adventures and the very best experiences. The award-winning Astrid Lindgren's World, Virum Moose Park, and the beautiful countryside are examples of the sort of outings that provide every opportunity for a fun-filled holiday.