Winter in Sweden (Photo: Fredrik Broman/imagebank.swede.se) Winter in Sweden (Photo: Mikko Nikkinen/imageabank.sweden.se) Stockholm (Photo: Henrik Trygg/imagebank.sweden.se) Gothenburg main street Avenyn (Photo: Patrik Gunnar Helin/Göteborg & Co) Winter in West Sweden (Photo: Mikael Svensson/bildarkivet.se) Western Harbour and Turning Torso in Malmö (Photo: Peter Westrup/Folio)

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Walpurgis Eve at Skansen

Walpurgis Night and May Day

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.

The Bridge

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.

Restaurant “bloom in the park” in Malmö

Fine dining in Malmö

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.

Restaurant Oaxen Krog & Slip in Stockholm

Your guide to Sweden's best restaurants

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 shopping in Stockholm, “Herr Judit”

Södermalm

Vintage and cult classics in Stockholm’s SoFo

 

Lobster Safari in West Sweden

Food trips, events and experiences in West Sweden

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.

Bridge of Motala

Information from the Swedish Transport Agency: Sweden’s congestion taxes and bridge tolls

In Sweden both Swedish and foreign-registered vehicles pay congestion taxes in Stockholm and Gothenburg and bridge tolls in Motala and Sundsvall. 

Sweden Magazine 2015

Inspiration from Sweden

Welcome to the 2015 edition of the Sweden Magazine! Read it online, download it, or order a copy.


Upcoming events in Sweden Bookable accomodation

  • TaubeSpelen - Music Festival12 July - 13 July
  • The International Science Festival 15 April - 19 April
  • Linnémarschen Walking Event25 April - 26 April
  • Walpurgis celebration at Skansen30 April
  • GoteborgsVarvet Half Marathon23 May
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