39 days in Sweden Itinerary

39 days in Sweden Itinerary

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39 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Gothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Uddevalla
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Eksjo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kalmar
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Stockholm
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 30​min
6
Abisko
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Visby, Gotland
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  3​h 15​min
8
Halmstad
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Malmo
— 5 nights
+4
train + foot + Fly + bus + train:  6​h 15​min
End: Cardiff

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gothenburg side-trips: No Limit Street Art Boras (in Boras) and Getteron 1:a vik (in Varberg). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Liseberg amusement park, take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), get to know the fascinating history of Haga, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Gothenburg road trip tool .

Cardiff, UK to Gothenburg is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cardiff in November: high temperatures in Gothenburg hover around 8°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Uddevalla.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Getteron 1:a vik, No Limit Street Art Boras, Kvarnbyn
Highlights from your plan
Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park
Haga ©
Haga

4
nights
Uddevalla

Uddevalla is a town and the seat of Uddevalla Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Get out of town with these interesting Uddevalla side-trips: Kungsklyftan (in Fjallbacka), Grebbestad (Tjurpannans Naturreservat & Kayaking & Canoeing) and Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum (in Tanumshede). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Backa Hallristningar, delve into the distant past at Hogsbyns Hallristningar, steep yourself in history at The Rock Carvings in Tanum, and take in panoramic vistas at Hastepallarna - Bodele.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Uddevalla trip maker site .

Drive from Gothenburg to Uddevalla in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Eksjo.

Things to do in Uddevalla

Outdoors Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

Grebbestad, Falkoping, Kungsklyftan, The Rock Carvings in Tanum, Eds MC- and Motormuseum for veteran motorbikes
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Rock Carvings in Tanum ©
The Rock Carvings in Tanum

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Eksjo: Savsjo (Eksjohovgards Castle & Vallsjo gamla kyrka), Holsbybrunn (Levanders Lanthandelsmuseum & Kleva Gruva) and Hultet (in Tranas). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Gamla Stan, look for all kinds of wild species at Naturreservatet Skurugata & Skuruhatt, and see the interesting displays at Eksjo Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Eksjo holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Uddevalla to Eksjo in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Eksjo

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Savsjo, Holsbybrunn, Vetlanda Museum, Hultet
Highlights from your plan
Vetlanda Museum ©
Vetlanda Museum
Gamla Stan ©
Gamla Stan
Kleva Gruva ©
Kleva Gruva

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, parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Kalmar Castle, get a new perspective on nature at A world of Dinosaurs, explore the world behind art at Kalmar Konstmuseum, and stop by Gerdas Te & Kaffehandel.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kalmar vacation planner .

You can drive from Eksjo to Kalmar in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kalmar are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Klackeberga Kyrka ©
Klackeberga Kyrka

8
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, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kalmar to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park and then make a trip to Trollsjon. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Aurora Sky Station.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Abisko trip maker app .

Getting from Stockholm to Abisko by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in December, expect nights in Abisko to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 0°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Abisko

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Trollsjon
Highlights from your plan
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Aurora Sky Station ©
Aurora Sky Station

4
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 out of town with these interesting Visby side-trips: Gannarve Skeppssattning (in Klintehamn), Grogarnsberget (in Katthammarsvik) and Folhammar (in Ljugarn). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Visby City Wall, examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, make a trip to Jungfrun, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botaniska Tradgarden.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Visby planning website .

Getting from Abisko to Visby by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Abisko, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Visby, ranging from highs of 4°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Halmstad.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Gotland, Grogarnsberget, Roma klosterruin, Föreningen Gotlandståget, Gannarve Skeppssattning
Highlights from your plan
Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Föreningen Gotlandståget ©
Föreningen Gotlandståget

4
nights
Halmstad

Halmstad ©
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Explore Halmstad's surroundings by going to Railway Museum Angelholm (in Angelholm) and Gekås Ullared (in Ullared). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Hallands Konstmuseum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tylosand Strand, browse the collection at Halmstad Stadsbibliotek, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ostra Stranden.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Halmstad road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Visby to Halmstad takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Halmstad

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gekås Ullared, Railway Museum Angelholm
Highlights from your plan
Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Hallands Konstmuseum ©
Hallands Konstmuseum
Ostra Stranden ©
Ostra Stranden

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: Landskrona (Island of Ven & Landskrona's Art Gallery), Ystad (Ales Stenar & Per Helsas Gard) and Helsingborg (Church of St. Mary, Sofiero Palace, & more). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, make a trip to Little Square, get your game on at The Alley Escape Rooms, and admire the striking features of Lund Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Malmo attractions planner.

Getting from Halmstad to Malmo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Malmo sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lund, Helsingborg, Ystad, Landskrona
Highlights from your plan
Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

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