31 days in Sweden Itinerary

31 days in Sweden Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Stockholm
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 30 min
2
Abisko
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus:  7 h
3
Kalmar
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Eksjo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Stromstad
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Gothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Malmo
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: New York City

6
nights
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
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: see the interesting displays at Skansen, stroll around Kungstradgarden Park, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm tour planning website.

New York City, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 12- hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Stockholm reach 50°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Drottningholm Palace, Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

3
nights
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.
Abisko is known for outdoors, nature, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Abisko National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Tornetrask, go for a walk through Trollsjon, and get outside with Mount Njulla.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Abisko planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Abisko in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. When traveling from Stockholm in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Abisko: temperatures range from 42°F by day to 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Abisko

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bjorkliden
Highlights from your plan
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Mount Njulla ©
Mount Njulla

4
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Kalmar is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Skalby 4H-gard, get engrossed in the history at Kalmar County Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Klackeberga Kyrka, and step into the grandiose world of Kalmar Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kalmar journey tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Abisko to Kalmar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Abisko in April, expect nights in Kalmar to be about the same, around 34°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Eksjo.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Golf
Highlights from your plan
Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Skalby 4H-gard ©
Skalby 4H-gard
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle

3
nights
Eksjo

Eksjo
Eksjö is a locality and the seat of Eksjö Municipality, Jönköping County, Sweden with 9,701 inhabitants in 2010.HistoryThe city of Eksjö most likely appeared sometime in the Middle Ages when it was the centre for the thing, a regional council. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eksjo: Nassjo Konsthall (in Nassjo), Vetlanda Museum (in Vetlanda) and Odeshog (Alvastra Monastery & Ekopark Omberg). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Gamla Stan, identify plant and animal life at Naturreservatet Skurugata & Skuruhatt, get to know the resident critters at Skullaryd Algpark, and see the interesting displays at Eksjo Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Eksjo journey builder site.

Getting from Kalmar to Eksjo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in April, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Stromstad.

Things to do in Eksjo

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Odeshog, Nassjo Konsthall, Vetlanda Museum
Highlights from your plan
Naturreservatet Skurugata & Skuruhatt
Naturreservatet Skurugata & Skuruhatt
Gamla Stan ©
Gamla Stan
Nassjo Konsthall ©
Nassjo Konsthall

4
nights
Stromstad

Stromstad ©
Strömstad is a locality and the seat of Strömstad Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 6,288 inhabitants in 2010.For historical reasons, Strömstad is called a city despite its small population.HistoryOriginally, the province Bohuslän, where Strömstad is situated, was Norwegian territory, which was transferred to Sweden according to the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658.At Strömstad, there was a small fishing village known as Strömmen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stromstad: Backa Hallristningar (in Brastad), Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum (in Tanumshede) and Fjallbacka (Weather Islands & Kungsklyftan). And it doesn't end there: trek along Tjurpannans Naturreservat, play a few rounds at Dynekilen Golf Course, don't miss a visit to Haverud Sluss, and witness the site of a historic battle at Greby Gravfalt.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stromstad online travel route planner.

You can drive from Eksjo to Stromstad in 4.5 hours. May in Stromstad sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stromstad

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grebbestad, Fjallbacka, Haverud Sluss, Kopmannebro Sluss, Backa Hallristningar
Highlights from your plan
Tresticklan National Park ©
Tresticklan National Park
Blomsholm ©
Blomsholm
Kungsklyftan ©
Kungsklyftan

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gothenburg: Rosenlunds Rosarium (in Jonkoping) and HagardsLagard (in Habo). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, try for a hole-in-one at Golfbaren Allen Minigolf, let the kids burn off some steam at Lekplatsen Plikta, and head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Stromstad to Gothenburg in 2 hours. In May in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rosenlunds Rosarium, HagardsLagard
Highlights from your plan
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

5
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.
Explore Malmo's surroundings by going to Hilleshogs dalar (in Glumslov), Odensjon (in Rostanga) and Landskrona's Art Gallery (in Landskrona). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Oresund Bridge, test your problem-solving skills at The Alley Escape Rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Mary, and don't miss a visit to Little Square.

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Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Malmo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In May in Malmo, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Helsingborg, Lund, Hilleshogs dalar, Barseback, Odensjon
Highlights from your plan
Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

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