59 days in Sweden Itinerary

59 days in Sweden Itinerary

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1
Kiruna
— 4 nights
2
Abisko
— 3 nights
3
Visby, Gotland
— 7 nights
4
Kalmar
— 4 nights
5
Karlskrona
— 4 nights
6
Lund
— 5 nights
7
Halmstad
— 5 nights
8
Gothenburg
— 7 nights
9
Linkoping
— 6 nights
10
Stockholm
— 9 nights

4
nights
Kiruna

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Vittangi Algpark. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kiruna Kyrka and Esrange Space Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kiruna: Karesuando (Monument of the Northernmost point of Sweden & Vita Huset Museum Karesuando). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård, see the interesting displays at Samegarden Museum, get engrossed in the history at Hjalmar Lundbohmsgarden Ek Forening, and don't miss a visit to Kiruna Stadshuset.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kiruna trip itinerary maker app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Kiruna is an approximately 40-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Kiruna is minus 11 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Auckland in March: high temperatures in Kiruna hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Abisko.

Things to do in Kiruna

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karesuando, Vittangi Algpark
Highlights from your plan
Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård ©
Jukkasjärvi Kyrka & Församlingsgård

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lights Over Lapland and Silverfallet. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Abisko National Park and Aurora Sky Station. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bjorkliden Ski Resort and hit the slopes at Riksgransen.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Abisko vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kiruna to Abisko takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kiruna in March, with highs in Abisko at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Abisko

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bjorkliden, Riksgransen
Highlights from your plan
Lights Over Lapland ©
Lights Over Lapland
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Bjorkliden Ski Resort
Bjorkliden Ski Resort

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Visby City Wall and Tofta strand. Visiting Hogklint Naturreservat and Naturum Gotland will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Visby: Katthammarsvik (Gammelgarn kyrka & Grogarnsberget), Hangers kalla (in Larbro) and Faro (Langhammars Sea Stack Field, Langhammars raukomrade, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Gotlands Museum, steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Drottens ruin, and delve into the lush surroundings at Furilden Naturreservat.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Visby tour itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Abisko to Visby in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Visby can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Visby

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Faro, Burgsvik, Katthammarsvik, Gotland, Roma klosterruin
Highlights from your plan
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral

4
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vaxjo Cathedral and Kalmar County Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kalmar Cathedral and Hesjons badplats. Change things up with these side-trips from Kalmar: Torsas Church (in Torsas) and Swedish Glass Museum (in Vaxjo). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kalmar Castle, snap pictures at Ölandsbron, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ryssby Kyrka.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kalmar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Visby to Kalmar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daytime highs in Kalmar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Karlskrona.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Vaxjo, Ryssby Kyrka, Torsas Church, Hesjons badplats
Highlights from your plan
Vaxjo Cathedral ©
Vaxjo Cathedral
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral

4
nights
Karlskrona

Karlskrona ©
Karlskrona is a locality and the seat of Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 35,212 inhabitants in 2010. Get outdoors at Strandangens beach and Korsholmens Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Marine Museum Karlskrona and Kyrko Mosse. Venture out of the city with trips to Bromolla (Havsdrakarnas Hus & Valje Beach) and Ronneby Brunnspark (in Ronneby). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Blekinge Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trefaldighetskyrkan, and contemplate the long history of Fredrikskyrkan.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Karlskrona trip planning site.

Getting from Kalmar to Karlskrona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lund.

Things to do in Karlskrona

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bromolla, Ronneby, Kyrko Mosse
Highlights from your plan
Ronneby Brunnspark ©
Ronneby Brunnspark
Marine Museum Karlskrona ©
Marine Museum Karlskrona
Blekinge Museum ©
Blekinge Museum

5
nights
Lund

Lund ©
Small enough to cover on foot in a single afternoon, Lund boasts one of Europe's oldest and most prominent universities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lund Cathedral and Kulturen in Lund - Museum of Cultural History and Open-Air Museum. Sofiero Palace and Kullen Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lund: Horsahallen's Rock Carving Area (in Simrishamn), Alabodarna (in Landskrona) and Stenshuvud National Park (in Kivik). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Kungsparken, examine the collection at The Tegner Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Ales Stenar.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lund tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Karlskrona to Lund in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Lund sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Halmstad.

Things to do in Lund

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Malmo, Ystad, Horsahallen's Rock Carving Area, Kullen Lighthouse, Alabodarna
Highlights from your plan
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral
Stenshuvud National Park ©
Stenshuvud National Park
Naturum Vattenriket ©
Naturum Vattenriket

5
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. Escape the urban bustle at Hovs Hallar and Elinge Elk Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Galgberget and Norre Port. Explore Halmstad's surroundings by going to IKEA Museum (in Almhult), Varberg (World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg Kyrka, &more) and Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari (in Markaryd). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Railway Museum Angelholm, kick back and relax at Tylosand Strand, see the interesting displays at Nyvangs Gruvmuseum, and make a trip to City Hall Carillons.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Halmstad online visit planner.

Drive from Lund to Halmstad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Halmstad

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Varberg, Angelholm, Nyvangs Gruvmuseum, IKEA Museum, Hovs Hallar
Highlights from your plan
Tylosand Strand ©
Tylosand Strand
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari ©
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari
IKEA Museum ©
IKEA Museum

7
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.
Visit Skansen Kronan and Tjoloholms Castle for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Volvo Museum and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gothenburg: Carlstens Fastning (in Marstrand), Kungsklyftan (in Fjallbacka) and Tanumshede (Vitlycke Museum & Tanums Hallristningsmuseum Underslos). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Aeroseum, admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), step into the grandiose world of Bohus Fastning, and pause for some serene contemplation at Masthuggskyrkan.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gothenburg trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Halmstad to Gothenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Linkoping.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tanumshede, No Limit Street Art Boras, Kvarnbyn, Saab Car Museum, Carlstens Fastning
Highlights from your plan
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Vitlycke Museum ©
Vitlycke Museum
Tjoloholms Castle ©
Tjoloholms Castle

6
nights
Linkoping

Linkoping ©
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Flygvapenmuseum and Linkoping Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae and Brahehus. Get out of town with these interesting Linkoping side-trips: Wadkoping Open Air Museum (in Orebro), Motala Motor Museum (in Motala) and Polkapojkarna (in Granna). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum, examine the collection at Astrid Lindgrens Childhood Home, stroll around Tradgardsforeningen, and explore the galleries of Linkopings Castle- and Cathedral museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Linkoping trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Gothenburg to Linkoping takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Linkoping can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Stockholm.

Things to do in Linkoping

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vimmerby, Granna, Husqvarna Museum, Wadkoping Open Air Museum, S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae
Highlights from your plan
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum ©
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum
S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae ©
S:ta Birgittas kloster Pax Mariae

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Medeltidsmuseet and Army Museum. Visit Uppsala Domkyrka and Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church) for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stockholm: The Prison Museum of Sweden (in Gavle), Uppsala (Godsmagasinet, Museum Gustavianum, &more) and Sala Silvergruva (in Sala). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Skogskyrkogarden, get a new perspective on nature at Swedish Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at Munktellmuseet, and get engrossed in the history at Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Linkoping to Stockholm takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Uppsala, Vasteras, Munktellmuseet, The Prison Museum of Sweden, Stenhuset
Highlights from your plan
Medeltidsmuseet ©
Medeltidsmuseet
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Sala Silvergruva ©
Sala Silvergruva

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