Things to do in Sweden

There are a host of things to do in Sweden, with diverse landscapes, including snow-capped mountains, lively cities, theme parks and verdant forests. Whether you are looking for adventure tours or more relaxing rural tours, you will find them all in Sweden. Visit the mountainous expanses in the north and the bright forests in the south. Buzzing nightlife and excellent dining options are available in all Swedish cities.

Take a city tour of Stockholm to make the most of this vibrant place. The capital, Stockholm is home to Grona Lund theme park, which is a great family attraction. Open air museum and zoo, Skansen, just beside Grona Lund are also worth a visit. Shopaholics will be spoilt for choice in Stockholm with a vast range of boutiques and designer shops.

Liseberg in Gothenburg is the biggest theme park in Scandinavia and offers hours of fun things to do in Sweden with rides and attractions for all ages. Food and drink tours in Sweden give you a chance to sample local dishes, including fruit soup and pickled herring. If you prefer to ‘get away from it all’ and enjoy the peace and quiet, visit the south and explore on a walking or biking tour. The coastal regions in the west and the east give you plenty of opportunities to relax and make the most of the tranquil atmosphere in the archipelagos.

If skiing and snowboarding is more your ‘thing’ take a trip to the north-west for a choice of winter sports and ski tours. If you are lucky, you may even get to glimpse the northern lights. Or visit in the summer to enjoy the clear streams and breath-taking landscapes. There is much more to Sweden than most first-time visitors imagine and whether you are looking for stunning scenery, colourful, lively cities or glistening lakes you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do in Sweden.

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Best Season:May, June, July, August, September
Popular Location: Stockholm