52 days in Sweden Itinerary

52 days in Sweden Itinerary

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52 days in Sweden Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  17​h
1
Gothenburg
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
2
Angelholm
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Malmo
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
4
Kalmar
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Eksjo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Skovde
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Borlange
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Ornskoldsvik
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Visby, Gotland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Stockholm
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Lagos

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gothenburg: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono), Sillmuseum (in Kladesholmen) and Trollhätte Canal (in Trollhattan). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, enjoy the sand and surf at Southern Goteborg Archipelago, engage your brain at Universeum, and shop like a local with No Limit Street Art Boras.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gothenburg trip itinerary planning tool .

Lagos, Nigeria to Gothenburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Lagos in September, with highs in Gothenburg at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Angelholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Boras, Fishing Charters & Tours, Trollhätte Canal, Getteron 5:e vik, Sillmuseum
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:
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Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

5
nights
Angelholm

Angelholm ©
Ängelholm is a locality and the seat of Ängelholm Municipality in Skåne, Sweden with 39,612 inhabitants in 2010.HistoryThe old settlement Rynestad was mentioned around the year 1600.The city was founded in 1516 as Engelholm by King Christian II of Denmark, who moved the settlement from Luntertun on the coast because it was difficult to defend. Get out of town with these interesting Angelholm side-trips: Hilleshogs dalar (in Glumslov), Church of St. Mary (in Helsingborg) and Kullen Lighthouse (in Hoganas). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Naturum Kullaberg, hike along Kullaleden Leading Quality Trail, play a few rounds at Halmstad Golfbana Tylosand, and delve into the lush surroundings at Rabocka.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Angelholm day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Angelholm in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Angelholm can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Angelholm

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Halmstad, Helsingborg, Nyhamnslage, Soderasens National Park, Naturum Kullaberg
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Naturum Kullaberg ©
Naturum Kullaberg
Church of St. Mary ©
Church of St. Mary
Sofiero Palace ©
Sofiero Palace

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Malmo side-trips: Landskrona (Island of Ven & Citadellkolonierna), Ales Stenar (in Ystad) and Barseback (in Loddekopinge). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, browse the exhibits of Malmohus, walk around Kungsparken, and have some family-friendly fun at VR Malmo.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Malmo sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Angelholm to Malmo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Kalmar.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lund, Landskrona, Prastens badkar, Gyllebo lake, Ales Stenar
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Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

5
nights
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalmar: Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest (in Vimmerby), Kristianopels Kyrka (in Fagelmara) and Marine Museum Karlskrona (in Karlskrona). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kalmar Castle, get engrossed in the history at Kalmar County Museum, snap pictures at Ölandsbron, and stop by Gerdas Te & Kaffehandel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kalmar trip planner.

Getting from Malmo to Kalmar by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Malmo in October since evenings lows in Kalmar dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eksjo.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Marine Museum Karlskrona, Kristianopels Kyrka, Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:
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Kalmar County Museum ©
Kalmar County Museum
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Ölandsbron ©
Ölandsbron

2
nights
Eksjo

Eksjo ©
Eksjö is a locality and the seat of Eksjö Municipality, Jönköping County, Sweden with 9,701 inhabitants in 2010.HistoryThe city of Eksjö most likely appeared sometime in the Middle Ages when it was the centre for the thing, a regional council. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Eksjo Museum and then make a trip to Gamla Stan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Naturreservatet Skurugata & Skuruhatt, go deep underground at Kleva Gruva, and then don't miss a visit to Kulturgatan.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Eksjo trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Kalmar to Eksjo in 2.5 hours. In October in Eksjo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Skovde.

Things to do in Eksjo

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kleva Gruva, Kulturgatan
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Eksjo Museum ©
Eksjo Museum
Kleva Gruva ©
Kleva Gruva
Kulturgatan ©
Kulturgatan

5
nights
Skovde

Skovde ©
Skövde is a locality and urban centre in Skövde Municipality and Västra Götaland County, in the Västergötland in central Southern Sweden.Skövde is situated some 150 km northeast of Gothenburg, between Sweden's two largest lakes, Vänern and Vättern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skovde: Karlsborg (Undenas Kyrka & Tivedens Nationalpark), Osterplana Hed och Vall (in Gotene) and Munkangarna Naturreservat (in Hallekis). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Göta Canal, learn about all things military at Flygvapenmuseum, head outdoors with Sjon Orlen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vambs kyrka.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Skovde day trip site .

Traveling by car from Eksjo to Skovde takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Borlange.

Things to do in Skovde

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Karlsborg, Osterplana Hed och Vall, Mossebergs Friluftsomrade, Sjon Orlen, Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
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Göta Canal ©
Göta Canal
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum
Tivedens Nationalpark ©
Tivedens Nationalpark

5
nights
Borlange

Borlange ©
Borlänge Municipality is a municipality in Dalarna County in central Sweden, with an area of 586.4 km². Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Borlange: Stora Lunan Gardsmejeri (in Falun), Gavle (Boulognerskogen City Park & The Prison Museum of Sweden) and Axmar bruk (in Axmar). There's lots more to do: go deep underground at Falu Gruva, take in nature's colorful creations at Basna Tradgard, identify plant and animal life at Gyllbergen Naturreservat, and make a trip to Langbryggan.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Borlange attractions planner .

Getting from Skovde to Borlange by car takes about 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Borlange can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ornskoldsvik.

Things to do in Borlange

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Falun, Rattvik, Gavle, Axmar bruk, Arsunda Vikingagard
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Axmar bruk ©
Axmar bruk
Falu Gruva ©
Falu Gruva
Rummet i Borlange ©
Rummet i Borlange

4
nights
Ornskoldsvik

Ornskoldsvik ©
Örnsköldsvik is a locality and the seat of Örnsköldsvik Municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden, with 28,991 inhabitants in 2010.Its natural harbour and archipelago is in the Gulf of Bothnia and the northern boundaries of the High Coast area. Get out of town with these interesting Ornskoldsvik side-trips: Bjornlandet Nationalpark (in Fredrika), Sando Bridge (in Kramfors) and Bonhamn (in Nordingra). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Hoga Kusten, walk around Skuleskogen National Park, brush up on your military savvy at Hemso Fastning, and get engrossed in the history at Ulvo Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ornskoldsvik trip planner .

Traveling by car from Borlange to Ornskoldsvik takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, daytime highs in Ornskoldsvik are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Visby.

Things to do in Ornskoldsvik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Harnosand, Ulvo Museum, Bonhamn, Sando Bridge, Bjornlandet Nationalpark
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 1:
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Bjornlandet Nationalpark ©
Bjornlandet Nationalpark
Hoga Kusten ©
Hoga Kusten
Bonhamn ©
Bonhamn

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Visby: Gannarve Skeppssattning (in Klintehamn), Folhammar (in Ljugarn) and Grogarnsberget (in Katthammarsvik). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Visby City Wall, get outside with Gotska Sandon, steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Cathedral, and get out on two wheels at Tjauls Adventures.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Visby online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ornskoldsvik to Visby. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ornskoldsvik in November: high temperatures in Visby hover around 7°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Visby

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gotland, Grogarnsberget, Gannarve Skeppssattning, Föreningen Gotlandståget, Folhammar
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
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Botaniska Tradgarden ©
Botaniska Tradgarden
Visby City Wall ©
Visby City Wall
Hogklint Naturreservat
Hogklint Naturreservat

8
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, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Stockholm Old Town.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Visby to Stockholm in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 14:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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