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I'm looking at how to travel from Göteborg - Oslo. Train is an option, but the direct train do not appear to have discounted tickets, while the cheaper train tickets need a change and take 6 hours.
So, I'm considering bus. I looked at https://www.nettbuss.se and it seems that tickets are cheaper if you book just a day or two in advance. Tickets for tomorrow are 109 SEK compared to 259 SEK for early June. Is this normal or not? If I book with that site, will I get tickets sent by email? Will I need to print out the tickets, or can I show a 'code' on my mobile?
Appears that the tickets need to be printed out unless sent by sms - probably need a Swedish phone number.
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I've been accepted to spend six months in Sweden on exchange from university, starting in September. The thing that is absolutely on the top of my wishlist to do is to go to Lappland and (hopefully) see the northern lights. However, all the tours I've looked at have been ridiculously expensive. So, what would you recommend as the best place to go to "experience" Lappland on a budget. Also, I'm not massively keen on seeing the traditions of the local people if they're only put on for tourists, I'd rather something authentic to today. Thanks!
I understand the Under the Bridges boat tour is not included in the Stockholm Card, but is it at least discounted? I know the Royal Canal Tour is included (which is 160 SEK), so could you use the Stockholm Card to take the Under the Bridges tour instead (220 SEK) and only pay the difference of 60 SEK (220 -160)?
I'm going to be spending 3 nights in Stockholm later this month (2 full days) and am looking for suggestions on an itinerary to cover the two full days. I'll be staying in Gamla Stan, so I'll be pretty central.
I'm mainly interested in sightseeing so would rather limit museums as they take up quite a bit of time, something I won't have.
However, I will definitely go to the Vasa Museum.
I'm also going to either do the Under the Bridges boat tour or Royal Canal boat tour.
I've been debating between getting the Stockholm Card or SL Transport card. It seems the Stockholm Card is valuable for longer stays and for seeing many museums, so I'm thinking the 72-hour SL Transport card makes the most sense? I do like to walk a lot though, so I'm not necessarily going to be a very heavy public transport user (even though I enjoy taking public transport).
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flying into Arlanda airport and need transport to Stockholm city center at around midnight. Any tips?
I'm looking to spend a day in the Stockholm Archipelago. Lots of sites and even ferry companies themselves suggest visiting islands such as Sandhamn, Moja, Uto Finnhamn etc. I'm just wondering whether these are really feasible in a day trip as it takes more than 2 hours to reach these islands from central Stockholm. Would any of you recommend this given that so much time would be spent on the ferries? How interesting are the ferry rides themselves? Also, i heard it is possible to travel out of Stockholm by bus and head west and this will speed up the ferry journeys considerably. Is this the case?
Given that i've not researched much on this. Any further suggestions for visiting the archipelago would be greatly appreciated.
I will be visiting Stockholm in June, I arrive at Frihamnen from Riga and will leave from Vartan to Helsinki using Tallinksilja. I have seen information on transfers on Tallinksilja's website but when I proceed to make a booking I am not able to add transfers on my purchase. Where can I buy these transfers? I will be staying at the Comfort Inn near Central Station so a transfer from the port to Central Station would be ideal. If anybody on LP has used Tallinksilja's transfer please let me know how the service and bookings work.
I'll be travelling on the coast in the Ramvik region
Thanks for any info; plans include
hiking, camping an having fun :-)
We will be going to Sweden in mid to late August and want to spend about about 5 days on the Bohuslan Coast (forgive me not putting the correct accents in, difficult on my American keyboard!). There are so many choices of villages to see but we like what we have read about Smogen, Skarhamm, Mollosund, Lysekil and Fjalbacka.
We are retired and won't be into kayaking or heavy duty hiking, but we enjoy coastal walks, charming villages etc. We also want to see bronze age carvings.
We are on a budget and want to find some reasonably priced places to stay- small hotels for example.
Any info you have will be welcome. Thank you. or I guess I could say...tack.
With the given circumstances please give me your opinions, thoughts, answers, anything!
-18 years old
- Online business earning at least 48,000 $ yearly
Do not worry about whether my business works or not disregard that part from any of your replies please.
My only goal is:
Travel to Europe for a few years at the specified situation above and become a swedish or italian resident a few years to come, ultimately making me a citizen from either one.
Anyway, I've looked around Google for some time now and I've found quite a few helpful sources including this site, Nomadicmatt, tripadvisor and a few others. I don't think I fully understand the Schengen laws enough to just go out there and start traveling.
Getting straight to the point, my questions are:
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We are invited to a wedding in Copenhagen this August. Around that we would like to plan our 3 week family holidays (2 adults, 2 teenagers). Of course Scandinavia is great outdoors but our kins won't want to hike or canoe in lonely areas.
We plan to see Gothenburg, Malmo and Copenhagen. Any other recommandations of places that are interesting for teenagers ?
An idea was to have a house or appartment on the beach near Gothenburg ? Where should we go ?
Any ideas are appreceated. Thanks.
I will be traveling with a friend to Stockholm in August. We are planning to stay 5 days in Stockholm and 2-3 days in Gällnö or Finnham.
Which of the two islands would you recommend? I've done some research and had a look at the archipelago website including the hostels. Both islands and hostels seem so beautiful and I can't decide which one to go to. Now, my friend and I love to spend time in nature, walking, cycling. My friend also loves paddling.
Any suggestion is welcome.
I have the guide books and know of the major attractions. I am curious if anyone can recommend side trips, unusual or lovely sights, or restaurants along the way. One of us is physically challenged, so we won't do a lot of hiking. Mostly curious if there are side roads along the way that will further our progress but present lovelier vistas.
this summer I'll be going to Sweden for the first time. Could someone, please, recommend a restaurant for good value, budget, and tasty Swedish food?
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