Places in Uppsala & Central Sweden
Drenched in history but never stifled by the past, Uppsala has the party vibe of a university town to balance out its large number of important buildings and general atmosphere of weighty cultural significance. It’s a terrific combination, and one that makes the town both fun and functional, not to mention very rewarding for the interested traveller.
Lake Siljan Region
Typically, when you ask Swedes where in Sweden they would most like to go on holiday, they get melty-eyed and talk about Lake Siljan. It’s understandable – the area combines lush green landscapes, outdoor activities, a rich tradition of arts and crafts, and some of the prettiest villages in the country.
Tips and articles
Umeå 2014: a year of highlights for the European Capital of Culture
Looking at Umeå, it’s easy to see why this likeable town, the capital of Västerbotten County and part of Norrland – Sweden’s northernmost province – has been granted the title of European Capital of Culture for 2014...
More than meatballs: a gourmet guide to Swedish cuisine
Having a muppet as your main culinary ambassador is a lot to overcome, especially for a smallish, out-of-the-way country like Sweden, whose presence in global pop-culture is fairly limited...
Top winter experiences in northern Sweden
Wrap up warm and let northern Sweden work its magic on you this winter. Here are nine incredible experiences to get you started...
Stieg Larsson’s Stockholm
With more than 60 million copies of the bestselling trilogy Millennium sold worldwide, late author Stieg Larsson has presented a different side of Stockholm to the world...