6 days in Sweden Itinerary

6 days in Sweden Itinerary

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6 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Stockholm
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Visby, Gotland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Gothenburg
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  6​h 30​min
End: Cardiff

2
nights
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Gripsholm Castle, then see the interesting displays at Royal Armory, and then get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Medeltidsmuseet, take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), learn about all things military at Army Museum, then explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Strandvagen.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stockholm online vacation planner .

Cardiff, UK to Stockholm is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cardiff to Stockholm. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gripsholm Castle
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Gripsholm Castle ©
Gripsholm Castle
Royal Armory ©
Royal Armory
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde ©
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, then see the interesting displays at Gotlands Museum, then contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Visby City Wall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Bla Lagunen, then steep yourself in history at St. Nicolai Ruin, and then identify plant and animal life at Hogklint Naturreservat.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Visby day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Visby takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Visby are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Bla Lagunen
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Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Bohus Fastning, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), then see the interesting displays at Volvo Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Maritiman.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gothenburg road trip planner .

Getting from Visby to Gothenburg by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bohus Fastning
Highlights from your plan
Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum
Maritiman ©
Maritiman

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