16 days in Sweden Itinerary

16 days in Sweden Itinerary

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Stockholm
— 5 nights
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Linkoping
— 1 night
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Gothenburg
— 2 nights
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Visby, Gotland
— 3 nights
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Umea
— 1 night
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Kiruna
— 1 night
7
Abisko
— 1 night

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Vasa Museum and Royal Armory. Skansen and Uppsala Domkyrka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Stockholm's surroundings by going to Uppsala (Museum Gustavianum & Linnaeus Garden). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip planning tool.

Kansas City, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Kansas City in October, expect nights in Stockholm to be a bit cooler, around 39°F, while days are much colder, around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Linkoping.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
Linkoping

Linkoping ©
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum and then browse the exhibits of Flygvapenmuseum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Linkoping tour itinerary app.

You can take a train from Stockholm to Linkoping in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Linkoping are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Linkoping

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum ©
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Maritiman, then shop like a local with No Limit Street Art Boras, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, then see the interesting displays at Aeroseum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum).

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gothenburg trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Linkoping to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Gothenburg can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
No Limit Street Art Boras ©
No Limit Street Art Boras
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) ©

3
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. Mary's Cathedral and Roma klosterruin. Get some historical perspective at St. Nicolai Ruin and Visby City Wall. Explore Visby's surroundings by going to Grogarnsberget (in Katthammarsvik) and Folhammar (in Ljugarn). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hogklint Naturreservat, don't miss a visit to Drottens ruin, see the interesting displays at Gotlands Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botaniska Tradgarden.

Plan my day in Visby using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Gothenburg to Visby in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. October in Visby sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Umea.

Things to do in Visby

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral

1
night
Umea

Umea ©
Umeå is a town in northern Sweden. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Bildmuseet, then examine the collection at Guitars the Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Vasterbottens Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Umea trip planner.

Fly from Visby to Umea in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Visby in October, with highs in Umea at 46°F and lows at 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Umea

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bildmuseet ©
Bildmuseet
Guitars the Museum ©
Guitars the Museum
Vasterbottens Museum ©
Vasterbottens Museum

1
night
Kiruna

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Kiruna Kyrka.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kiruna online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Umea to Kiruna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Umea in October, with highs in Kiruna at 37°F and lows at 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Abisko.

Things to do in Kiruna

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård ©
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård

1
night
Abisko

Abisko ©
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Silverfallet and then get outside with Lights Over Lapland.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Abisko trip app.

Getting from Kiruna to Abisko by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kiruna in October: high temperatures in Abisko hover around 44°F and lows are around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abisko

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland

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