When to Go

High Season (mid-Jun–Aug)

  • High season starts at midsummer; expect warm weather. Most sights and accommodation will be open.
  • Some restaurants and shops close in July or August as Swedes take their own holidays.

Shoulder (Sep–Oct)

  • Weather is still good, even if no one's around to enjoy it.
  • Many tourist spots are closed, but you’ll have the rest all to yourself.
  • Hotel rates return to normal but drop at weekends.

Low Season (Nov–May)

  • Best season for winter-sports adventures, the Northern Lights and holiday markets.
  • Book accommodation and winter activities in advance.
  • Many campgrounds and hostels close for the winter.