16 days in Sweden Itinerary

16 days in Sweden Itinerary

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Stockholm
— 5 nights
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Uppsala
— 2 nights
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Kalmar
— 3 nights
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Malmo
— 2 nights
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Gothenburg
— 3 nights

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Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, and get in on the family fun at Junibacken.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Stockholm. In July, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Uppsala.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
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Uppsala

Uppsala ©
Dominated by two major universities, Uppsala serves as Scandinavia's oldest center of higher education.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stop by The English Bookshop, see the interesting displays at Museum Gustavianum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uppsala Domkyrka, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the world of politics at Uppsala Castle (Uppsala Slott). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Skokloster Castle, then take in the waterfront at Sigtuna Boardwalk, then steep yourself in history at Gamla Uppsala, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Linnaeus Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Uppsala tour planning website.

Getting from Stockholm to Uppsala by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Uppsala sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Uppsala

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Sigtuna Boardwalk, Skokloster Castle
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Skokloster Castle ©
Skokloster Castle

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nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Go for a jaunt from Kalmar to Karlskrona to see Marine Museum Karlskrona about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kalmar Castle, play a few rounds at Kalmar Golfbana, let little ones run wild at Stadsparken, and try for a hole-in-one at Kalmar Parkgolf.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kalmar trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Uppsala to Kalmar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Malmo.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Marine Museum Karlskrona
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Marine Museum Karlskrona ©
Marine Museum Karlskrona
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum

2
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Malmo

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
On the 10th (Sat), look for gifts at Emporia Shopping Center, snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, stroll around Kungsparken, then make a trip to Little Square, and finally admire the striking features of St. Petri (St. Peter's Church). Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens (Botaniska Tradgarden), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lund Cathedral, then make a trip to Stortorget, then admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso, and finally explore the historical opulence of Malmohus castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Malmo online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kalmar to Malmo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Malmo can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Lund
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Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

3
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Gothenburg

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): have fun and explore at Universeum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, then get to know the fascinating history of Haga, and finally see the interesting displays at Maritiman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Jonsereds Tradgardar, then walk around Slottsskogen, then step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and finally admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg online tour planner.

You can drive from Malmo to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Jonsereds Tradgardar
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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

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