Midnight sun in Northern Sweden (Photo: Tomas Utsi/imagebank.sweden.se) Naturbyn ecovillage in Central Sweden (Photo: Jacque de Villiers/imagebank.sweden.se) Stockholm (Photo: Björn Olin/Folio/imagebank.sweden.se) Harbour of Gothenburg (Photo: Göran Assner/imagebank.sweden.se) Malmö (Photo: Justin Brown/imagebank.sweden.se) Blekinge archipelago, Southern Sweden (Photo: Johan Willner/Johnér)

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View over Old Town/Gamla Stan in Stockholm

Eurovision Song Contest 2016

The Eurovision Song Contest 2016 will be held in Stockholm, Sweden in May this year.

Concert in the small bar at Riche, Stockholm

Stockholm nightlife

Classy cocktails, boho beers and chic champagne nights. Welcome to Stockholm.

The Botanical Garden in Gothenburg

Nature in Gothenburg

If you can drag yourself away from the sights, sounds, shops and fantastic eateries of the city, take in the city’s wild and wonderful parks or take a boat trip out to the nearby West Coast islands on Gothenburg’s doorstep.

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.

Lookout from Skierffe, Rapadalen in Swedish Lapland

Sweden’s national parks

Swedish forest, mountain and marine national parks and a whole lot of wild Swedish adventure.

Nassa, Storskäret, Stockholm archipelago

Sweden’s archipelagoes

The Stockholm archipelago. The West Coast archipelago. Heard of them? Sweden’s archipelagoes are oases of naturally perfect peace and quiet, of unwinding and discovering a different side of Sweden.

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 2016

Inspiration from Sweden

Welcome to the 2016 edition of the Sweden Magazine! Read it online, download it, or order a copy.


Upcoming events in Sweden Bookable accomodation

  • "Nostalgic evenings"30 May - 15 August
  • The Legacy of Andy Warhol at Artipelag15 April - 25 September
  • Walpurgis celebration at Skansen30 April
  • Fika party 06 May - 07 May
  • Josef Frank på Millesgården20 May - 02 October
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