21 days in Sweden Itinerary

21 days in Sweden Itinerary

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Gothenburg
— 3 nights
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Lund
— 3 nights
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Visby, Gotland
— 3 nights
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Abisko
— 2 nights
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Are
— 2 nights
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Arvika
— 1 night
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Skinnskatteberg
— 1 night
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Stockholm
— 5 nights

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Delsjon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like No Limit Street Art Boras and Volvo Museum. Take a break from Gothenburg with a short trip to Trollhätte Canal in Trollhattan, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), see the interesting displays at Maritiman, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg tour planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Gothenburg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Gothenburg, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lund.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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No Limit Street Art Boras ©
No Limit Street Art Boras
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Trollhätte Canal ©
Trollhätte Canal

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Lund

Lund ©

Reading City

Small enough to cover on foot in a single afternoon, Lund boasts one of Europe's oldest and most prominent universities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Naturum Vattenriket and Stenshuvud National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Lund: Osterlenchoklad (in Skane-Tranas) and Ales Stenar (in Ystad). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Lund Cathedral, stroll around Kungsparken, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Petri (St. Peter's Church).

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lund online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Gothenburg to Lund by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daily temperatures in Lund can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Lund

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Stenshuvud National Park ©
Stenshuvud National Park
Naturum Vattenriket ©
Naturum Vattenriket
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hogklint Naturreservat and Gotlands Museum. Step out of Visby with an excursion to Langhammars Sea Stack Field in Faro--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Visby City Wall, make a trip to St. Mary's Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Free Tours Visby, and explore the ancient world of Drottens ruin.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Visby journey planner.

Getting from Lund to Visby by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Visby can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Visby

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum

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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 24th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Lights Over Lapland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Abisko visit planner.

Getting from Visby to Abisko by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Visby, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Abisko, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 9°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Are.

Things to do in Abisko

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland

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Are

Åre is a locality and one of the leading Scandinavian ski resorts situated in Åre Municipality, Jämtland County, Sweden with 1,417 inhabitants in 2010. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): experience rural life at Millest Moose Farm, admire the sheer force of Tannforsen, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skistar Are, then stop by Are Chokladfabrik, and then head outdoors with Aventyrligt i Are AB.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Are online trip planner.

Getting from Abisko to Are by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Arvika.

Things to do in Are

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Skistar Are ©
Skistar Are
Aventyrligt i Are AB ©
Aventyrligt i Are AB

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Arvika

Arvika ©
Arvika is a locality and the seat of Arvika Municipality, Värmland County, Sweden with 14,244 inhabitants in 2010.GeographyThe town of Arvika is situated at Kyrkviken, a bay of Glafsfjorden, Sweden's only inland fjord, a remnant of the time following the last ice age (once a fjord of the Ancylus Lake).The area is hilly with the tallest hill Storkasberget close to the town centre.Arvika and its surroundings have excellent water infrastructure. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Arvika Town Center, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, then take in the exciting artwork at Arvika Konsthantverk, and finally hike along Bergs klatt Nature Reserve.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Arvika online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Are to Arvika takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Skinnskatteberg.

Things to do in Arvika

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter ©
Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter
Bergs klatt Nature Reserve ©
Bergs klatt Nature Reserve
Arvika Konsthantverk ©
Arvika Konsthantverk

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Skinnskatteberg

Skinnskatteberg ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Wild Sweden.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Skinnskatteberg itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Arvika to Skinnskatteberg takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Skinnskatteberg

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wild Sweden ©
Wild Sweden

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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.
Get in touch with nature at The Green Trails and Skeppsholmen. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uppsala Domkyrka and Royal Armory. Get out of town with these interesting Stockholm side-trips: Uppsala (Museum Gustavianum & Linnaeus Garden). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Strandvagen, take in nature's colorful creations at Rosendals Garden, ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset), and admire the masterpieces at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm road trip app.

You can drive from Skinnskatteberg to Stockholm in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Green Trails ©
The Green Trails
Skeppsholmen ©
Skeppsholmen
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka

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