Sweden Travel Tips

3 Days in Stockholm: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 368 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and these Scandinavians know how to make good use of their environment. Built on 14 islands, Stockholm is known for its famously blue water, its terracotta coloured ...  Read more

3 Days in Gothenburg: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

Tours & Tickets

With its scenic riverfront, legendary hospitality and hip nightlife scene, many visitors to Gothenburg find themselves staying longer than intended, but with only a few days to take in the ...  Read more

Biking in Stockholm

By Viator, January 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From designer-clad hipsters biking to work, to aged retirees making their morning run to the bakery, it seems that everyone in Stockholm owns a bicycle and you?ll be in good company if you choose to ...  Read more

See Stockholm by Boat

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 183 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Visitors to the so-called ?Venice of the North? will find that Stockholm's beautiful canals and bridges definitely deserve to be described by a thusly flattering a moniker. A wide variety of boat ...  Read more

Stockholm Helicopter Tours

By Viator, May 2014

Tours & Tickets

Stockholm might not have an iconic lookout point like the London Eye or the Eiffel Tower, but there are still plenty of ways to get a view of the city, like strolling along the scenic ...  Read more

Gothenburg Viking History

By Viator, May 2014

Tours & Tickets

From their iconic horned helmets to their blood-thirsty plundering and pillaging, the Vikings are surely among Europe?s most notorious warriors, and you can?t enter a souvenir store in Sweden without ...  Read more

Gothenburg Boat Tours

By Viator, May 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

With its strategic location at the meeting point of the Göta River and the Kattegat Sea, Gothenburg has long been one of Sweden?s most important maritime centers and the modern city center is ...  Read more

Stockholm Viking History

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 107 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The territory north of Stockholm once represented Sweden?s Viking heartland. Their heyday corresponded roughly with the Dark Ages, when they were feared and respected throughout Europe, as far afield ...  Read more

Winter tour of Gamla Stan

By Nicholas C , February 2014

We phoned having made two bookings for one day to discover we could not do it. No problems said Natalie. What a great guide at an excellent level for the children. In all, a group of eight of us ...  Read more

Best Day Trips from Stockholm

By Zoe Smith , United Kingdom, March 2013

You could spend months exploring Stockholm?s vast 30,000 island archipelago, but if you?d prefer a change of scenery there?s plenty to see in the surrounding area, including these popular day trip ...  Read more

How to Get Around in Stockholm

By Zoe Smith , United Kingdom, March 2013

A sprawling archipelago jutting out into the Baltic sea, Sweden?s capital makes a dramatic location for a walking tour, but if you want to make the most of your sightseeing time, here are a few tips ...  Read more

Swedish Art at the Millesgården

By Diana Edelman , USA, February 2013

Spend an afternoon getting lost inside Stockholm?s Millesgården. Part art museum, part sculpture garden, its easy to get caught up in the world of famous sculptor Carl Milles and the other art ...  Read more

Winter Activities in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, February 2013

Sure, the days are shorter and the temperatures are sub-zero in Sweden during the winter, but that doesn?t mean there aren?t plenty of things to enjoy in this Scandinavian country. From extreme ...  Read more

New Year?s Eve in Stockholm

By Diana Edelman , USA, December 2012

Planning on ringing in 2013 in Stockholm? You?re in luck! From traditional celebrations to partying all night, there are plenty of options to ensure the start to your New Year will be celebrated ...  Read more

Holiday Markets in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, November 2012

Starting in November, holiday markets begin to decorate Sweden with their sparkling lights. Ornamented Christmas trees and flickering candles line city streets, merchants in their cozy stalls sell ...  Read more

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