Midnight sun in Swedish Lapland (Photo: Tomas Utsi/imagebank.sweden.se) Summer in Central Sweden (Photo: Johan Willner/imagebank.sweden.se) View over Stockholm (Photo: Ola Ericson/imagebank.sweden.se) Harbour of Gothenburg (Photo: Göran Assner/imagebank.sweden.se) Beach huts in Southern Sweden (Photo: John Sander/imagebank.sweden.se) Möllevångstorget in Malmö (Photo: Leif Johansson/bildarkivet.se)

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In August crayfish feasts are a Swedish tradition

Crayfish party, kräftskiva

The months of August and September mean kräftskiva in Sweden.  Don a silly hat, leave your inhibitions at home and succumb to the Swedish crayfish party. And bring your singing voice – you’re going to need it.

Canola field in Skåne

Gourmet walks in Skåne

Discover southern Sweden’s gourmet walking trails where you can dine like a local and enjoy a new coastal walk for foodies in Skåne.

Kayaking in West Sweden

Kayaking and canoeing in West Sweden

The Bohuslän coastline was made for paddling. There are no strong currents or tidal waters, but there are 8,000 islands, islets and rocks to explore and discover in a kayak. One of them could be yours

Different Swedish design at Designtorget store

Swedish Design

Heard of H&M and IKEA? Acne, J. Lindberg, WESC, Filippa K, House of Dagmar?  Here’s a quick guide to where to shop for design and fashion on a trip to Sweden.

Restaurant Familjen in Gothenburg

Bistros and bars in Gothenburg

Gothenburg is a gourmet haven for seafood lovers and it’s not restricted to fine dining establishments. There are plenty of cool bistros and bars to explore on a weekend break to Gothenburg.

Göta Kanal

Göta Canal

Good grief, it took 58,000 people and 22 years to build the man-made stretch of the Göta Canal that winds almost 200 kilometres through West Sweden. It is a magnificent achievement and a fantastic place to go for boat trips, cycling, walking and sightseeing.


Upcoming events in Sweden Bookable accomodation

  • Power of Fashion - 300 years of clothing01 January - 31 December
  • Game On 2.025 October - 28 September
  • Umeå - European Capital of Culture 201401 January - 29 January
  • Swedish Sin - Exhibition22 May - 18 January
  • TaubeSpelen - Music Festival12 July - 13 July
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