42 days in Sweden Itinerary

42 days in Sweden Itinerary

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42 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Novosibirsk
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Stockholm
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Mora
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Linkoping
— 5 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Visby, Gotland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Kalmar
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Kivik
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Lund
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Gothenburg
— 6 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Novosibirsk

7
nights
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Visit Gamla Uppsala and Monteliusvagen for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Osynlig Utstallning - Stockholm and Botanical Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Stockholm side-trips: Uppsala (Uppsala Domkyrka & Godsmagasinet). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Strandvagen, head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, and get in touch with nature with The Green Trails.

For reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm online trip maker .

Novosibirsk, Russia to Stockholm is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Novosibirsk Time (NOVT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mora.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Mora

Mora ©
Mora is a locality and the seat of Mora Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 10,896 inhabitants in 2010.HistoryThere are signs of human activity in the surroundings of Mora dating from 4000 BC. Appreciate the collections at Zornsgarden and Naturum Dalarna. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zorn Museum and Falu Gruva. Venture out of the city with trips to Rattvik (Langbryggan, Rattviks kyrka, & more) and Gyllbergen Naturreservat (in Borlange). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Orsa Bjornpark.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mora road trip planner .

Getting from Stockholm to Mora by car takes about 4 hours. In August, Mora is little chillier than Stockholm - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Linkoping.

Things to do in Mora

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Rattvik, Orsa Bjornpark, Gyllbergen Naturreservat, Naturum Dalarna, Falu Gruva
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Falu Gruva ©
Falu Gruva
Zorn Museum ©
Zorn Museum
Zorngarden ©
Zorngarden

5
nights
Linkoping

Linkoping ©
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. Popular historic sites such as S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae and Wadkoping Open Air Museum are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Motala Motormuseum and Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to the Industrial Landscape (in Norrkoping), S:t Laurentii Kyrka (in Soderkoping) and Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest (in Vimmerby). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Flygvapenmuseum, see the interesting displays at Husqvarna Industrial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Vadstena Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linkoping Cathedral.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Linkoping road trip site .

Drive from Mora to Linkoping in 5.5 hours. In August in Linkoping, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Linkoping

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vadstena, S:t Laurentii Kyrka, Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest, Kolmården Zoo, Husqvarna Museum
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Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum ©
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum
S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae ©
S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at St. Nicolai Ruin and Föreningen Gotlandståget. You'll explore and learn at Gotlands Museum and Bungemuseet. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Visby: Folhammar (in Ljugarn) and Grogarnsberget (in Katthammarsvik). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botaniska Tradgarden, play a few rounds at Visby Golfklubb, kick back and relax at Bla Lagunen, and contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Visby vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Linkoping to Visby in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Visby are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gotland, Bungemuseet, Grogarnsberget, Roma klosterruin, Föreningen Gotlandståget
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St. Nicolai Ruin ©
St. Nicolai Ruin
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Hogklint Naturreservat ©
Hogklint Naturreservat

4
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Appreciate the collections at Kalmar County Museum and Marine Museum Karlskrona. Explore hidden gems such as Kalmar Cathedral and Ölandsbron. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalmar: Vaxjo Cathedral (in Vaxjo) and Ronneby Brunnspark (in Ronneby). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Kalmar Castle, don't miss a visit to Stortorget, tee off at Kalmar Golfbana, and let the kids burn off some steam at Stadsparken.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kalmar trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Visby to Kalmar in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Kalmar sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kivik.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trips

Vaxjo Cathedral, Ronneby Brunnspark, Marine Museum Karlskrona
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Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Marine Museum Karlskrona ©
Marine Museum Karlskrona
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral

5
nights
Kivik

Kivik ©
Kivik is a locality situated in Simrishamn Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden with 960 inhabitants in 2010. Get in touch with nature at Naturum Vattenriket and Hallamolla vattenfall och kvarn. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to IKEA Museum and Ales Stenar. Explore Kivik's surroundings by going to Kjugekull (in Fjalkinge), Kristianstads Golfbana (in Ahus) and Glimmingehus (in Hammenhog). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Stenshuvud National Park, explore the striking landscape at Prastens badkar, look for all kinds of wild species at Forsakar Nature Reserve, and see the interesting displays at Fiskedragsmuseet.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kivik trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Kalmar to Kivik by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Kivik can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Lund.

Things to do in Kivik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Simrishamn, Brosarp, Glimmingehus, Naturum Vattenriket, Forsakar Nature Reserve
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Stenshuvud National Park ©
Stenshuvud National Park
IKEA Museum ©
IKEA Museum
Naturum Vattenriket ©
Naturum Vattenriket

5
nights
Lund

Lund ©
Small enough to cover on foot in a single afternoon, Lund boasts one of Europe's oldest and most prominent universities.
You'll explore and learn at Kulturen in Lund - Museum of Cultural History and Open-Air Museum and Angelholms Flygmuseum. Step out of the city life by going to Hovs Hallar and Tylosand Strand. Get out of town with these interesting Lund side-trips: Helsingborg (Church of St. Mary & Sofiero Palace), Klova Hallar (in Klippan) and Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari (in Markaryd). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Kullen Lighthouse, get outside with Ostra Strandens Gokartbana, admire the landmark architecture of St. Petri (St. Peter's Church), and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens (Botaniska Tradgarden).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lund online travel planner .

Getting from Kivik to Lund by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Lund, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Lund

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Halmstad, Malmo, Helsingborg, Kullen Lighthouse, Hovs Hallar
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Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari ©
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari
Sofiero Palace ©
Sofiero Palace

6
nights
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.
Carlstens Fastning and Bohus Fastning are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kungsklyftan and Tjoloholms Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Gothenburg side-trips: Vitlycke Museum (in Tanumshede), Marstrand (in Marstrand) and Saab Car Museum (in Trollhattan). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), pause for some serene contemplation at Masthuggskyrkan, examine the collection at Maritiman, and meet the residents at Slottsskogen.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Lund to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Marstrand, Kungsklyftan, Kvarnbyn, Saab Car Museum, Bohus Fastning
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Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum
Vitlycke Museum ©
Vitlycke Museum
Tjoloholms Castle ©
Tjoloholms Castle

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