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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Walpurgis Eve at Skansen

Walpurgis Night and May Day

Tonight 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.

Kullen in Skåne

Fall for Skåne’s natural charm

Love food, and love hiking? Explore the highlights of a gourmet walking route in Skåne, part of the popular Skåneleden hiking trail, the route hugs the coast and offers great views and even more amazing food!

SPA in Sweden

Best spas in Sweden

The prestigious Spa of the Year awards 2014 have been announced and the big winners were Yasuragi Hasseludden spa in Nacka outside Stockholm and Upper House in Gothenburg. 

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.

Umeå – European Capital of Culture 2014

Umeå – European Capital of Culture 2014

As well as being European Capital of Culture in 2014, Umeå can also claim to be the northernmost capital of culture, located as it is in northern Sweden, a place of extreme natural beauty and rugged wilderness (and culture, of course).


Upcoming events in Sweden Bookable accomodation

  • Bothnialoppet - ice-skating race08 March - 08 March
  • Liseberg amusement park premier!26 April - 27 April
  • Walpurgis celebration at Skansen30 April
  • Retro Weekend featuring the Hot Dog Challenge01 May - 04 May
  • Nordic Championship in Oyster Opening 201402 May - 03 May
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