16 days in Sweden Itinerary

16 days in Sweden Itinerary

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16 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24​h
1
Stockholm
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kalmar
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Malmo
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
4
Gothenburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Kiruna
— 3 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Melbourne

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.
You'll explore and learn at Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Osynlig Utstallning - Stockholm and Royal Armory. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, get to know the fascinating history of Strandvagen, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stockholm trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Abisko to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Stockholm are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Klackeberga Kyrka, get engrossed in the history at Kalmar County Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalmar Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Stortorget.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kalmar itinerary planning app .

Fly from Stockholm to Kalmar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Kalmar sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Malmo.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites
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Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral
Klackeberga Kyrka ©
Klackeberga Kyrka

3
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.
Let the collections at Malmohus and Moderna Museet - Malmo capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kungsparken and Medborgarhuset. Take a break from Malmo with a short trip to Eslovs Leksaksmuseum in Eslov, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso, and examine the collection at Disgusting Food Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Malmo route planning website .

Traveling by train from Kalmar to Malmo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. November in Malmo sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Eslov, Lund University Main Building
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Malmo Konsthall ©
Malmo Konsthall
Spas
Eslovs Leksaksmuseum ©
Eslovs Leksaksmuseum

3
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 some cultural insight at No Limit Street Art Boras and Masthuggskyrkan. Appreciate the collections at Aeroseum and Maritiman. When in Gothenburg, make a side trip to see Tjoloholms Castle in Fjaras, approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Skansen Kronan, look for all kinds of wild species at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oscar Fredriks Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Haga.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gothenburg online holiday maker .

Drive from Malmo to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

No Limit Street Art Boras, Tjoloholms Castle
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Masthuggskyrkan ©
Masthuggskyrkan
Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum
Tjoloholms Castle ©
Tjoloholms Castle

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): hike along Midnattssolstigen, then get engrossed in the history at Hjalmar Lundbohmsgarden Ek Forening, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kiruna Kyrka, and finally examine the collection at Samegarden Museum. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Kiruna Stadshuset, then see the winter wonderland with Svea Snowmobile, and then head outdoors with Ice Driving.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kiruna day trip planning site .

You can fly from Gothenburg to Kiruna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gothenburg in November, things will get much colder in Kiruna: highs are around -4°C and lows about -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kiruna

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Midnattssolstigen ©
Midnattssolstigen
Samegarden Museum ©
Samegarden Museum
Hjalmar Lundbohmsgarden Ek Forening ©

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