End of April it is Walpurgis Night, Valborg and this is the night of the bonfire in Sweden, traditionally believed to ward off evil spirits, but now a festive way of welcoming in spring.
What stretches halfway between Sweden and Denmark, weighs 82,000 tonnes and carries 6 million vehicles per year between the countries? Öresundsbron, or the Öresund Bridge in English, is the answer. And it’s the centrepiece and setting of Nordic-noir tv hit The Bridge.
Following the launch of Michelin Nordic Cities Guide, Malmö now has three Michelin stars, with Ambiance à Vindåkra, Bloom in the Park and Vollmers each being awarded a star. The city also received two Bib Gourmand awards, awarded to restaurants that offer exceptional value for money, for Bastard and Sture.
The White Guide, Sweden's leading restaurant guide presenting the country's top 250 restaurants and covering 500-plus restaurants every year, has just launched its website in English.
Vintage and cult classics in Stockholm’s SoFo
Are you so loopy about lobster that you’ll join us on a lobster safari? Want to worship at a fish church? Or forage the deep, dark forests of Dalsland for berries and mushrooms. Let your food trip to West Sweden begin.
In Sweden both Swedish and foreign-registered vehicles pay congestion taxes in Stockholm and Gothenburg and bridge tolls in Motala and Sundsvall.
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