22 days in Sweden Itinerary

22 days in Sweden Itinerary

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22 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  43​h
1
Stockholm
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kalmar
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Malmo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Gothenburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  45​h
End: Portland

7
nights
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, and see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Stockholm road trip planning website .

Portland, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 43-hour flight. Traveling from Portland to Stockholm, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Kalmar is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Klackeberga Kyrka, get engrossed in the history at Kalmar County Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalmar Cathedral, and let little ones run wild at Stadsparken.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kalmar trip site .

Getting from Stockholm to Kalmar by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kalmar can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Malmo.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Golf
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Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Skalby 4H-gard ©
Skalby 4H-gard
Klackeberga Kyrka ©
Klackeberga Kyrka

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Malmo: Naturum Kullaberg (in Molle), Kullaleden Leading Quality Trail (in Lerberget) and Church of St. Mary (in Helsingborg). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Odensjon, admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso, and get your game on at VR Malmo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Malmo trip maker tool .

Take a train from Kalmar to Malmo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lund Cathedral, Rabocka, Hallands Vadero, Odensjon, Church of St. Mary
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Hallands Vadero ©
Hallands Vadero
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tjörnbron (in Stenungsund), Backa Hallristningar (in Brastad) and Fjallbacka (Kungsklyftan & King's Cliff). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, admire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tjurpannans Naturreservat, and enjoy the sea views from Southern Goteborg Archipelago.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip planner .

Drive from Malmo to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. May in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Fjallbacka, Tjurpannans Naturreservat, Rastplats Varldsarvet Tanum, Backa Hallristningar
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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

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