35 days in Sweden Itinerary

35 days in Sweden Itinerary

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35 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Gothenburg
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  3 h 45 min
2
Visby, Gotland
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h
3
Malmo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Eksjo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Kalmar
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Stockholm
— 9 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Houston

5
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.
Explore Gothenburg's surroundings by going to Boras (No Limit Street Art Boras & Kypegardens walking trail), Trollhätte Canal (in Trollhattan) and Marstrand (in Marstrand). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park, get to know the fascinating history of Haga, step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and engage your brain at Universeum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gothenburg vacation website.

Houston, USA to Gothenburg is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Gothenburg is 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in July, with highs in Gothenburg at 69°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Boras, Trollhätte Canal, Marstrand
Highlights from your plan
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Haga ©
Haga

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Visby: Gannarve Skeppssattning (in Klintehamn), Grogarnsberget (in Katthammarsvik) and Gotlands Forsvarsmuseum (in Tingstade). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Visby City Wall, take a memorable tour with Tjauls Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Hogklint Naturreservat, and step off the mainland to explore Stora Karlso.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Visby trip planner.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Visby in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. July in Visby sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Malmo.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gotland, Grogarnsberget, Föreningen Gotlandståget, Gotlands Forsvarsmuseum, Gannarve Skeppssattning
Highlights from your plan
Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malmo: Kullaleden Leading Quality Trail (in Lerberget), Odensjon (in Rostanga) and Helsingborg (Stortorget Helsingborg, Sofiero Palace, &more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Island of Ven, admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lund Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Malmo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Malmo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Malmo, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eksjo.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Helsingborg, Ystad, Odensjon, Kullaleden Leading Quality Trail, Island of Ven
Highlights from your plan
Sofiero Palace ©
Sofiero Palace
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

4
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Eksjo: Vimmerby (Astrid Lindgrens Childhood Home, Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest, &more), Tivedens Nationalpark (in Karlsborg) and Falsterbo strand (in Falsterbo). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Gamla Stan, see the interesting displays at Eksjo Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Naturreservatet Skurugata & Skuruhatt.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Eksjo day trip tool.

Getting from Malmo to Eksjo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Malmo in July since evenings lows in Eksjo dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Eksjo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vimmerby, Tivedens Nationalpark, Falsterbo strand
Highlights from your plan
Tivedens Nationalpark ©
Tivedens Nationalpark
Gamla Stan ©
Gamla Stan
Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest ©
Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest

5
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Explore Kalmar's surroundings by going to Karlskrona (Karlskrona Porslinsmuseum & Marine Museum Karlskrona). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kalmar Castle, take in the views from Ölandsbron, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalmar Cathedral, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Klackeberga Kyrka.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kalmar trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Eksjo to Kalmar in 2.5 hours. In July in Kalmar, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Karlskrona
Highlights from your plan
Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Ölandsbron ©
Ölandsbron

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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Skansen, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, get in on the family fun at Junibacken, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Kalmar to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Stockholm sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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