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Sweden’s cities are smaller than those in the UK. This gives places such as Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö an intimate and friendly atmosphere. Walking through the streets is a real pleasure, and you can soon learn the routes between shops, museums and art galleries.

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The museums and galleries contain a wealth of history and culture. As you go further north in Sweden, they also highlight the traditions and lifestyles of the indigenous people of this region, the Sami.

Many of you will also be looking to follow in the footsteps of the Vikings – and you won't be disappointed. The Vikings may have predated the major urban centres of Sweden, but the country still celebrates their historical importance.

The clubs and restaurants may draw you to Sweden. The nightlife is always lively and many of the restaurants make great efforts to stay at the forefront of modern cuisine.

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Countryside

The countryside of Sweden is a breathtaking mix of blue lakes, green fields and dark forests. In the winter, the snow gives the country an even greater charm.
To enjoy the countryside to the fullest, take part in one of the many outdoor activities available. In the summer, you can hike along the wilderness trails and observe the many plants, birds and animals. You can also sail, canoe and fish in the lakes and around the archipelagos off the coast.

In the winter, choose from activities such as skiing, dog sledging and snowmobile safaris. Although many of Sweden's lakes freeze over, you can go ice skating and ice yachting. You may also like to try ice fishing.

Travel tips

Sweden has a high quality of living. As a result, you’ll find every aspect of travelling in the country enjoyable. There are very good standards wherever you go. The currency is the krona (plural kronor). 100 öre=1 krona. You can use most credit and debit cards in Swedish shops, hotels, restaurants and cafés.

To many people’s surprise, Sweden has a generally temperate climate with moderate rainfall. In the north during the winter, however, make sure you’re prepared for cold weather. In the summer, there are long hours of daylight throughout Sweden. If you travel above the Arctic Circle in the north of the country and want to experience a 24-hour day, check the dates when the midnight sun appears.

You’re certain to enjoy your trip to this terrific country. Begin and end it in the best possible way by booking great value flights to Sweden with SAS.

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