16 days in Sweden Itinerary

16 days in Sweden Itinerary

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16 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Stockholm
— 3 nights
2
Linkoping
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Gothenburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Visby, Gotland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Kalmar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Karlskrona
— 1 night
7
Malmo
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Step off the beaten path and head to Uppsala Domkyrka and Rosendals Garden. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

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Sydney, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Stockholm to be cooler, temps between 12°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Linkoping.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Uppsala Domkyrka
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka

2
nights
Linkoping

Linkoping ©
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll around Tradgardsforeningen and then get to know the resident critters at Kolmården Zoo. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Flygvapenmuseum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Linkoping Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Linkoping visit planning tool .

You can take a train from Stockholm to Linkoping in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Linkoping, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Linkoping

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Kolmården Zoo
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Kolmården Zoo ©
Kolmården Zoo
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum ©
Gamla Linkoping Open-Air Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Slottsskogen, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Haga. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Maritiman, then see the interesting displays at Aeroseum, then examine the collection at Volvo Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg route maker app .

Drive from Linkoping to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Volvo Museum ©
Volvo Museum

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.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Botaniska Tradgarden, then see the interesting displays at Gotlands Museum, then contemplate the long history of Visby City Wall, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of St. Nicolai Ruin, then identify plant and animal life at Hogklint Naturreservat, then kick back and relax at Grogarnsberget, and finally examine the collection at Föreningen Gotlandståget.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Visby trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Visby takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Visby are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Grogarnsberget, Föreningen Gotlandståget
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Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Gotlands Museum ©
Gotlands Museum

1
night
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Kalmar Castle, admire the natural beauty at Stadsparken, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalmar Cathedral, then take in the views from Ölandsbron, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Klackeberga Kyrka.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalmar trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Visby to Kalmar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Karlskrona.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral
Ölandsbron ©
Ölandsbron

1
night
Karlskrona

Karlskrona ©
Karlskrona is a locality and the seat of Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 35,212 inhabitants in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): head off the coast to Utklippan Marina & Hostel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Fredrikskyrkan, and then learn about all things military at Marine Museum Karlskrona.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Karlskrona trip maker site .

Drive from Kalmar to Karlskrona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Malmo.

Things to do in Karlskrona

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fredrikskyrkan ©
Fredrikskyrkan
Marine Museum Karlskrona ©
Marine Museum Karlskrona

2
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.
On the 5th (Tue), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Stortorget, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens (Botaniska Tradgarden), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lund Cathedral, and finally take in the views from Oresund Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. Petri (St. Peter's Church) and then walk around Kungsparken.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Malmo route planning app .

Traveling by car from Karlskrona to Malmo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Malmo can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lund
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Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral

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