17 days in Sweden Itinerary

17 days in Sweden Itinerary

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Malmo
— 2 nights
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Helsingborg
— 2 nights
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Gothenburg
— 3 nights
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Visby, Gotland
— 2 nights
5
Stockholm
— 4 nights
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Uppsala
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of St. Petri (St. Peter's Church), don't miss a visit to Little Square, admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso, then explore the historical opulence of Malmohus castle, and finally snap pictures at Oresund Bridge. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lund Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens (Botaniska Tradgarden), then don't miss a visit to Stortorget, and finally stroll around Kungsparken.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Malmo tour site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Malmo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in Malmo sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsingborg.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

2
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Helsingborg

Helsingborg ©

Pearl of the Strait

A scenic coastal city known for its lively waterfront area overlooked by a medieval castle, Helsingborg considers itself Sweden's gateway to Europe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vrams Gunnarstorp Castle, Kullen Lighthouse and Church of St. Mary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Vrams Gunnarstorp Castle, steep yourself in history at Karnan – the keep of Helsingborg, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tropikariet, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sofiero Palace. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Island of Ven, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Mary, and then enjoy the sea views from Kullen Lighthouse.

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

Traveling by car from Malmo to Helsingborg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsingborg, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Helsingborg

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

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Sofiero Palace ©
Sofiero Palace
Island of Ven ©
Island of Ven
Church of St. Mary ©
Church of St. Mary

3
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum), Maritiman and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), examine the collection at Aeroseum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsingborg to Gothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature
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Universeum ©
Universeum
Haga ©
Haga
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden

2
nights
Visby, Gotland

Visby ©
Located on the largest island in the Baltic Sea, the historical port town of Visby features one of the best-preserved medieval city walls in northern Europe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Nicolai Ruin and Nar Fyr. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Botaniska Tradgarden, see the interesting displays at Gotlands Museum, then steep yourself in history at Visby City Wall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at St. Nicolai Ruin, explore the fascinating underground world of Lummelundagrottan, and then make a trip to Nar Fyr.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Visby route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Visby takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Visby

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
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Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral

4
nights
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: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, stroll through Sodermalm, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Stockholm travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Stockholm takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Uppsala.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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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.
You've added Stora Sundby Slott, Ekolsund Castle, Orbyhus Slott, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Ekolsund Castle, then get your game on at Prison Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uppsala Domkyrka, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Gustavianum. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Stora Sundby Slott, make a trip to Orbyhus Slott, then contemplate the long history of Gamla Uppsala, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mariakyrkan.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uppsala

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Gamla Uppsala ©
Gamla Uppsala
Orbyhus Slott ©
Orbyhus Slott

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