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

Culture in Stockholm

Come to Stockholm and discover why the city is labeled the cool ‘capital of Scandinavia’!

Ski resort Åre in Jämtland

Direct flights to Åre, northern Europe's leading alpine sport resort

Åre in Sweden is Northern Europe's largest and most advanced and diverse alpine sport resort. And it's not just the skiing that keeps people coming here, this place is well known for it's sizzling nightlife. From December 2016 you can fly direct to Åre Östersund airport from London Gatwick


Swedish music phenomenon

If you haven’t heard ‘Dancing queen’ by ABBA, or ‘One’ by dance collective Swedish House Mafia, you must have been living under a rock. Because music from Swedish musical artists is massive everywhere.


Swedish crisp bread from Stora Skedvi in Dalarna.

Meet the Original Hipsters

A thousand years before the first sourdough was set to ferment in the trendy neighbourhoods of Stockholm, crispbread bakers walked from farm to farm and baked up the rye harvests. We went looking for the origins of the modern hipster in the Swedish countryside.

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.

Fjällbacka in Bohuslän, West Sweden

Crime Fiction - West Sweden

Murder and mystery are in the air on the west coast of Sweden, at least in the books of Swedish crime writers Camilla Läckberg, Åke Edwardsson and Ann Rosman.

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

  • Shaun the Sheep Land 18 June - 06 November
  • Uppsala Short Film Festival24 October - 30 October
  • Old Town Christmas Market19 November - 23 December
  • Nobel Prize Day10 December
  • 50 Shades Of Ink Tattoo Expo14 April - 16 April
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