28 days in Sweden Itinerary

28 days in Sweden Itinerary

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28 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7​h
1
Gothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Arvika
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Hunnebostrand
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
Visby, Gotland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Kalmar
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Stockholm
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Athens

4
nights
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 historical perspective at Haga and Southern Goteborg Archipelago. No Limit Street Art Boras and Universeum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gothenburg: Roro naturreservat (in Ockero), Vandringsleden runt Marstrandson (in Marstrand) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono). There's lots more to do: stop by Kvibille ostbod, identify plant and animal life at Akulla Bokskogar, don't miss a visit to Kvarnbyn, and get outside with Ostra Strandens Gokartbana.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg online journey planner .

Athens, Greece to Gothenburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Gothenburg due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Athens in September, with highs in Gothenburg at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Arvika.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Roro naturreservat, No Limit Street Art Boras, Akulla Bokskogar, Natureserve Mollungen, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

4
nights
Arvika

Arvika ©
Arvika is a locality and the seat of Arvika Municipality, Värmland County, Sweden with 14,244 inhabitants in 2010.GeographyThe town of Arvika is situated at Kyrkviken, a bay of Glafsfjorden, Sweden's only inland fjord, a remnant of the time following the last ice age (once a fjord of the Ancylus Lake).The area is hilly with the tallest hill Storkasberget close to the town centre.Arvika and its surroundings have excellent water infrastructure. Visiting Varmlands Moose Park and Bergs klatt Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Not Quite and Lesjofors Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Arvika side-trips: Trollstigen (in Lesjofors), von Echstedtska Garden (in Saffle) and Skalleruds Kyrka (in Dals Langed). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, shop like a local with Arvika Konsthantverk, and delve into the distant past at Hogsbyns Hallristningar.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Arvika day trip planner.

Getting from Gothenburg to Arvika by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Hunnebostrand.

Things to do in Arvika

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Lesjofors, Skalleruds Kyrka, Not Quite, Varmlands Moose Park, Hogsbyns Hallristningar
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Varmlands Moose Park ©
Varmlands Moose Park
Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter ©
Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter
von Echstedtska Garden ©
von Echstedtska Garden

4
nights
Hunnebostrand

Hunnebostrand ©
Hunnebostrand is a locality situated in Sotenäs Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 1,731 inhabitants in 2010. Get some historical perspective at Lacko Castle and The Rock Carvings in Tanum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tjurpannans Naturreservat and Nordens Ark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hunnebostrand: Fjallbacka (Kungsklyftan & King's Cliff), Stangehuvud Naturreservat (in Lysekil) and Ekopark Halle- och Hunneberg (in Vargon). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Munkangarna Naturreservat.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hunnebostrand driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Arvika to Hunnebostrand takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Hunnebostrand

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Fjallbacka, Lacko Castle, Ekopark Halle- och Hunneberg, The Rock Carvings in Tanum, Tjurpannans Naturreservat
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Ramsvikslandet ©
Ramsvikslandet
Stangehuvud Naturreservat ©
Stangehuvud Naturreservat
The Rock Carvings in Tanum ©
The Rock Carvings in Tanum

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Visby City Wall and St. Mary's Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Tjauls Adventures and Hogklint Naturreservat. Venture out of the city with trips to Bungemuseet (in Farosund), Grogarnsberget (in Katthammarsvik) and Langhammars Sea Stack Field (in Faro). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Folhammar, delve into the lush surroundings at Furilden Naturreservat, make a trip to Drottens ruin, and examine the collection at Föreningen Gotlandståget.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Visby road trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hunnebostrand to Visby. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Langhammars Sea Stack Field, Bungemuseet, Föreningen Gotlandståget, Grogarnsberget, Furilden Naturreservat
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Grogarnsberget ©
Grogarnsberget
Föreningen Gotlandståget ©
Föreningen Gotlandståget
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall

4
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kalmar Castle and Kalmar Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at Kalmar County Museum and A world of Dinosaurs. Get out of town with these interesting Kalmar side-trips: Kristianopels Kyrka (in Fagelmara) and Marine Museum Karlskrona (in Karlskrona). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Gerdas Te & Kaffehandel, contemplate the long history of Stortorget, snap pictures at Ölandsbron, and let little ones run wild at Stadsparken.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kalmar online day trip planner .

Fly from Visby to Kalmar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Granso naturreservat, Kristianopels Kyrka, Marine Museum Karlskrona
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Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral

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.
Popular historic sites such as Stockholm Old Town and Drottningholm Palace are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at The Green Trails and Riddarholmen. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and take in the exciting artwork at Fargfabriken.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Kalmar to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Stockholm are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

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

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