18 days in Sweden Itinerary

18 days in Sweden Itinerary

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18 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
+2
Fly + foot + train:  26​h
1
Malmo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gothenburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Stockholm
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

2
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Sandhammarens strand and Ribersborgsstranden. Venture out of the city with trips to Sandhammarens Fyr (in Loderup) and Havang (in Kivik). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Oresund Bridge, make a trip to Little Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lund Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso.

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Brisbane, Australia to Malmo is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Malmo, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in December; daily highs in Malmo reach 7°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Loderup, Lund Cathedral, Havang
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Ribersborgsstranden ©
Ribersborgsstranden
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Southern Goteborg Archipelago and Tjoloholms Castle. Head to Lisebergs Nojespark and Fish Churchfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, tee off at Hills Golf & Sports Club, take in nature's colorful creations at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Saltholmen.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg day trip planner .

Take a train from Malmo to Gothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tjoloholms Castle
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Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Saltholmen ©
Saltholmen
Fish Church ©
Fish Church

9
nights
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Head to Ostermalm Saluhall and HAPPYsthlmfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at The Green Trails and Langholmen. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, get into the urban bustle at Kulturhuset, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm road trip planning site .

You can fly from Gothenburg to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gothenburg in December; daily highs in Stockholm reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Ostermalm Saluhall ©
Ostermalm Saluhall
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
The Green Trails ©
The Green Trails

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