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 ©

Beauty by the Water

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, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, and see the interesting displays at Skansen.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Stockholm. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Uppsala.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

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

2
nights
Uppsala

Uppsala ©

Bike Town

Dominated by two major universities, Uppsala serves as Scandinavia's oldest center of higher education.
On the 5th (Mon), look for gifts at The English Bookshop, examine the collection at Museum Gustavianum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uppsala Domkyrka, then examine the collection at Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the world of politics at Uppsala Castle (Uppsala Slott). Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Skokloster Castle, then take in the waterfront at Sigtuna Boardwalk, then delve into the distant past at Gamla Uppsala, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Linnaeus Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Uppsala trip planner.

You can drive from Stockholm to Uppsala in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Uppsala are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Uppsala

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Skokloster Castle ©
Skokloster Castle

3
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Change things up with a short trip to Marine Museum Karlskrona in Karlskrona (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Kalmar Castle, experience rural life at Skalby 4H-gard, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalmar Cathedral, and snap pictures at Ölandsbron.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalmar trip maker app.

Getting from Uppsala to Kalmar by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Kalmar can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums · Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites

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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 ©

Sweden's Berlin

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Emporia Shopping Center, snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, walk around Kungsparken, then don't miss a visit to Little Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Petri (St. Peter's Church). Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens (Botaniska Tradgarden), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lund Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Stortorget, then admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso, and finally explore the galleries of Malmohus castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Malmo trip planner.

You can drive from Kalmar to Malmo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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

3
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Gothenburg

Gothenburg ©

Little London

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 appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, and finally examine the collection at Maritiman. On the next day, stroll around Jonsereds Tradgardar, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen, then step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and finally walk around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Malmo to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

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