When you are a tourist in Sweden, you have a lot of fantastic adventure options. The country has an extraordinary nature varying from lovely beaches, beautiful cliffs, fantastic archipelagos, big open landscapes to huge forests. You will also find the small, characteristic, red painted cottages, picturesque boathouses and beautiful manors and castles.
Fishing as a hobby has great traditions in Sweden. You have many different fishing possibilities, for instance sea-fishing along the coast, fly-fishing in the brook or from a small boat on a quiet lake.
“Every man’s right” is unique for Sweden and an important part of the Swedish culture. Every man’s right is the right of everybody to stay anywhere in the Swedish nature even if the area is private. Choose among lots of bicycle and walking paths.
For the family on holiday the biggest problem is how to choose among all the fantastic and exciting activities and tourist attractions. Some of them – probably the most famous ones are: the World of Astrid Lindgren, Liseberg, Skara Sommerland, Kolmårdens Dyrepark (animal park) among many other attractions.
Abba, Bjørn Borg and J-O Waldner are personalities known in most of the world. Sweden has not got a very big population, but around the country in many of the hidden corners there are (and have been) personalities famous throughout the world for many different reasons. Just think of Astrid Lindgren, Ingmar Bergman, Ingmar Stenmark, Olof Palme, Alfred Nobel and last, but not least, the Swedish royal family.
There are more than 300 museums in Sweden. Many very different types, of course, but each and everyone can teach you some valuable things. Some of the most famous museums are the fantastic Vasa Museum in Stockholm and Skansen, an open-air museum. Art is of very great importance in Sweden. Just think of Carl Larsson, Bruno Liljefors and Ulrika Hydman-Vallien, a few examples taken from the numerous group of Swedish artists.
A visit to Sweden is a visit to a country offering everything from calm and quiet nature to the lively tourist attractions. It is a land of contrasts from the highest top of the mountains to the flat plain, from the tiniest red painted cottage to the most fabulous castle, and from the roaring sea to the tranquil lake. Indeed, Sweden is a fantastic country.