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Stockholm Pass
"Explore the beautiful city of Stockholm with unlimited travel on hop-on hop-off buses and boats with 22 bus stops and 8 stops by boat (the boat runs during the summer only) it is the perfect way to see as much as you can during your visit. In addition to that gain free entry to more than 60 different attractions in this gorgeous Scandinavian city. For additional benefits check out the Itinerary section below.""""Make the most of your time in the Swedish capital with the Stockholm Pass
From SEK595.00
 
Swedish Lifestyle and Private Walking Tour of Uppsala
"The tour will start at the central station or your hotel and take you for a walk in central Uppsala. It will take you into Uppsala cathedral and you will see the main building of Uppsala University the Uppsala Castle and the Botanical Garden. The tour will also take you along the Fyris river and through the central shopping area. The tour will introduce some features of modern Swedish lifestyle. The City of Uppsala is aiming to be the most What does that mean for the daily life of men and women?This tour is particularly attractive for far away travellers who come to Sweden for the first time and are not so familiar with Swedish history or society. It is also well suited for those w the capital of Sweden just 40 min away by train.""""A guided walk in Uppsala - a city of learning. In a pleasant mix of old and new this tour will take you to some of the main sights in central Uppsala - the cathedral
From SEK1,200.00
 
Swedish Lifestyle and Private Walking Tour of Uppsala
"The tour will start at the central station or your hotel and take you for a walk in central Uppsala. It will take you into Uppsala cathedral and you will see the main building of Uppsala University the Uppsala Castle and the Botanical Garden. The tour will also take you along the Fyris river and through the central shopping area. The tour will introduce some features of modern Swedish lifestyle. The City of Uppsala is aiming to be the most What does that mean for the daily life of men and women?This tour is particularly attractive for far away travellers who come to Sweden for the first time and are not so familiar with Swedish history or society. It is also well suited for those w the capital of Sweden just 40 min away by train.""""A guided walk in Uppsala - a city of learning. In a pleasant mix of old and new this tour will take you to some of the main sights in central Uppsala - the cathedral
From SEK1,200.00

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Long Summer Nights and Appropriate Curtains

After trying to spend the last few weeks sleeping in the long summer days of Scandinavia, I was starting to get frustrated that every hotel, hostel, cabin, etc. had curtains that barely blocked out...
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The right of public access in general

The right of public access (allemansrätten) is a unique right that we have in Sweden (there are similar systems in Norway and Finland). It is alike for Swedes and for from visitors from abroad....
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The right of public access: camping

The right of public access is great for backpackers and people travelling on a budget. The rules for camping are simple: It is allowed to camp in the countryside for one or two nights in the same...
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The right of public access: berries

Let me give you another example of the right of public access (allemanrätten). You are allowed to pick berries or mushrooms in the countryside. But do remember that in areas protected by law, like...
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The right of public access: flowers

You are allowed to pick wildflowers under the right of public access, but only the ones that don't have a protected status. Now here is where things might get very complicated. Some flowers are...
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The Systembolaget

When you want to buy alcohol in Sweden, you have to go to the Systembolaget. The selling of alcohol in Sweden is state controlled and that means that you can only buy it in these stores. Every bigger...
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Driving in Sweden

Driving in the north of Sweden sometimes includes driving on ice-roads. When the temperature has been low for quite some time, the crossing of rivers can be done by car (!). However, only go on the...
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Some beautiful Swedish music

You can download and listen to the beautiful song Koppången here: http://www.knopfler.net/mp3/koppangen.mp3 Sweden has a rich culture of Folk Music and Dance. The folk tunes often appear in the art...
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24th December: Christmas time!

Holidays & celebrations of Sweden24th December: Christmas time!God Jul! (Merry Christmas!)24th December : Christmas time! Not the 25th and 26th are the most important days for Swedes, but the 24th is...
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Swedish Festivals

1) Christmas Festival:-Lucia - celebrated on 13th December (not an official holiday).Christmas - celebrated to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ24th December (Christmas Eve) - public holiday25th...
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Allemansrätten (The right of Common Access)

Everyone living in Sweden enjoys certain rights and privileges in the countryside which is known as allemansrätten or the right of common access. The countryside is accessible to everyone living in...
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Kräftskiva: lobsters, songs and snaps

If you have the luck to be guest of a Swedish family in summer as I had, you can miss the Lobsters evening. (Kräftskiva). Small river lobsters are grilled, schnaps are drunk and traditional songs are...
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Driving with mobile

Surely everybody knows that Scandinavian rules for drunk drivers are really very severe and probably are as severe as in your country. But probably you dont know that Sweden is one of the few European...
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Julmust

Julmust (jul = Christmas, must = must) is a soft drink that we drink during Christmas. Wikipedia defines the must: "Must is made of carbonated water, sugar, hops extract, malt extract, spices,...
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Popular Cities in Sweden

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Stockholm

Stockholms Län
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Malmö

Skåne
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Göteborg

Västra Götalands län
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Kiruna

Norrbottens Län
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Uppsala

Uppsala Län
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Abisko Nationalpark

Norrbottens Län
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Top Hotels in Sweden

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Sodra Blasieholmshammen 8, Stockholm, Stockholm, 103 27, Sweden
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Kungstorget 9, Gothenburg, SE-411 17, Sweden
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Engelbrektsgatan 16, Malmo 211 33, Sweden
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Dragarbrunnsgatan 23, Uppsala 753 20, Sweden
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Smedjegatan 3, Visby, Gotland, 62155, Sweden
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Campingvagen 5, Kiruna, 98135, Sweden
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Top Things to Do in Sweden

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Gamla Stan - The Old Town

Gamla Stan is the historic heart of Stockholm. It’s made up of three islands - Helgeandsholmen, Riddarholmen and Stadsholmen - but it’s Stadsholmen, the largest, that people usually think of when they...
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St Peter's Church - Sankt Petri Kyrka

Sankt Petri Kyrka is tucked away at the back of Stortorget, on Goran Olsgatan. It's a red-brick church, originally built in 1319 and its bulk does rather loom over the narrow streets below. Inside it...
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Liseberg

Liseberg is an amusement park for children, young ones and older ones. It has something for everyone no matter what your interests are. It kffer some 35 different rides ad other attractions like...
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Gamla Uppsala

The history of the Gamla Uppsala Church dates back to the 11th century, when the first church was built on the site of a former pagan temple. It burnt down in the middle of the 13th century and was...
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Lund Cathedral

Lund's dome church is the oldest cathedral to be found in Scandinavia. It was built in Romanesque style between 1104 and 1145, but changes to the towers in the 19th century made the church look as it...
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Kärnan

Karnan A short walk from the terminal we make our way here. Not many tourists around , so lots of good photo opps. Most of what was the castle burned down , but just the one section remains . They...
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