1. Exploring the Heritage of Drottningholm Palace: Built in 1699, Drottningholm is the home of the Royal family of Sweden, therefore, automatically, is one of the most beautiful and majestic monuments of Sweden.
You can even take a self-guided audio tour of the palace to explore its rich hostage and know about its centuries of history. Moreover, this beautiful castle also reserves its place in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Location: 178 93 Drottningholm, Sweden.
Timings: 10 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Entry Fee: 130 SEK (INR 1120) (adults), 65 SEK (INR 560) (children) (General Entry).
2. Explore the depths of Lapland: Lapland is Sweden’s Northern largest as well as the largest province. If you are in Sweden to experience the mind-blowing natural phenomenon of Northern Lights and Midnight Sun in the best way possible, this is the very place to be.
Additionally, this is the region you need to be if you wish to experience the best of skiing, canoeing, and hiking. Moreover, this is one of the most scenic regions of the country and a must-visit for all who plan a visit to Sweden.
3. Go hiking on the King’s Trail: Hiking is one of the most important activities to do in Sweden. This 400-kilometer long hiking trail is the most popular one and is well equipped with huts and cabins between Kvikkjokk and Abisko for a fulfilling experience.
This majestic trail is all covered with snow during the winters and becomes a skiing paradise. On the other hand, you can get to admire the beauty of the Scandinavian mountain ranges on your hiking adventures during the warmer months.
4. Gorge on some authentic Swedish food: Each country has a great authentic food platter to offer to its visitor. The same is the case with Sweden. Your visit to this country would be incomplete if you leave without gorging on some of the most popular Swedish cuisines such as salmon with dill potatoes, crayfish august, vaffeldagen, and Selma to begin with.
5. Take a Boat Ride along the Gota Canal: Did you know that Sweden has a set of Canals which interconnect all the lakes in the country with each other? Well, Gota Canal has the most scenic of the surroundings and stretches over 200 kilometers and connects Lake Vattern to Lake Vanern. You can choose the route of your choice and hop on a boat to take a ride along these beautifully crafted waterways.
Timings: 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Price: Variable (as/route selected).
6. Go Kayaking: Sweden is home to several archipelagos which home some beautiful and inhibited islands with clear waters surrounding them, throughout the summers. If you are visiting Sweden during the summers, do not forget to go Kayaking under the clear skies in one of Sweden’s archipelagos to feel the adrenaline rush and to admire the endless beauty of nature as it is one of the most beautiful things to do in Sweden. Some of the most popular areas where you can go kayaking include Skanses and Stockholm Archipelago.
7. Go Skiing in Are Village: If you want to indulge in skiing and sledding adventures, visiting Are and spending a few days is a must for you. The famous icy slopes of Are has witnessed endless world championships and is a great adventure sports destination.
Moreover, even if you can go skiing only during the winter months, Are acts as a wonderful hiking destination if you are planning to visit Sweden during the summer months. Do not forget to get on the Ski lift and view the surroundings of Are is the best way possible.
8. Stay at the ICEHOTEL: Imagine staying at a hotel completely made with ice, including your beds! Sounds interesting right? Well, there is a hotel in Sweden where you can stay with ice all around you!
Ice walls, ice beds, ice bars, ice sculptures, combined with the best of the luxury and services, ICEHOTEL is more of an experience than just a stay. You must stay at this unique hotel, even if it is for a day to experience staying within the freezing temperatures ranging from -5 to -7 degrees Celsius.
Location: Marknadsvägen 63, 981 91 Jukkasjärvi, Sweden.
Timings: The hotel is open year long.
Price: 2000 SEK (INR17200) onwards/ night.
9. Visit ABBA: You cannot miss out on the best museum in the country on your visit to Sweden. Moreover, it is a must-visit for music lovers from around the world to know about the legendary band which gave the legendary hits like Mama Mia and Dancing Queen to the world. Apart from knowing about the band’s iconic history, visitors also get to indulge in some interactive sessions to boost up the fun factor.
Location: Djurgårdsvägen 68, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden.
Timings: 11:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Entry Fee: SEK 250 (INR2150) (adults), SEK 95 (INR816) (children).
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