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Top 5 Best Places to Visit in Sweden

July 23
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    Planning a visit to Sweden but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you need some travel inspiration? Look no further! Here are my short, sweet, and to the point top 5 best places to visit in Sweden!


    The country’s capital filled with vibrant buildings and vibrant life. Marvel at the architecture while walking around the Old Town, visiting museums, or between eating Swedish meatballs. Be sure to stop by the Vasa museum with the biggest preserved ship in the world from the 17th century. For more ideas, be sure to read my Travel Guide to Stockholm.

    Abisko National Park and Village

    More than just a site for the Northern Lights, Abisko park has a plethora of flowers during the warm months, and is an icy winter wonderland during the cold months. With a variety of hiking trails and scenic spots, Abisko is a beautiful park worth visiting year round.


    Take a step back into time and visit the most preserved medieval city in all of Scandinavia! Walk the Visby City Wall to get an entire view of authentic traditional Swedish culture and identity. During your visit, take time to visit Saint Karin’s and Saint Nicolai’s ruins and Botaniska Tradgarden.

    Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel

    Have your Elsa moment and let it go! Stay in an ice hotel where everything is made of ice, including the bed and furniture. There are a variety of ice hotel options throughout Sweden with different designs such as Jukkasjärvi. Some are even right under the Northern Lights. Note that these hotels fill up quickly, so be sure to book your ice hotel stay months in advance!


    Part of Sweden’s Laplands, Kiruna is where you can meet and experience the Samis with their reindeer herds. The laplands are considered to be Europe’s last true wilderness, so be ready to explore many lakes, forests, and wildife. Additionally, many snow activities and excursions are offered to maximize your adventure.

    These top 5 best places to visit in Sweden offer a captivating blend of natural beauty, historical richness, and modern charm. These destinations promise unforgettable experiences and an authentic taste of Sweden’s diverse culture and landscapes, making them essential stops for any traveler exploring this Scandinavian gem. Don’t forget to visit my complete travel guide to Sweden!

    Planning a visit to Stockholm? Be sure to visit my Complete Travel Guide.
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