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From its rugged northern Arctic wilderness to the medieval cobblestone streets of its cities, Sweden is as diverse as it is stunning.
Combine your hotel and flights to create your own unforgettable Sweden Holiday Package. Choose from 8858 hotel options starting at AU$137 a night with Expedia. Next, add airfares and unlock fantastic discounts just for combining your bookings. Need a rental car or want to join a tour? Just add them to your package. A bike tour around Stockholm or a walk through a nature reserve in Gothenburg will help introduce you to the Swedish way of life.
Day 1-2: Spread across 14 main islands, the nation’s capital Stockholm is the ideal place to begin your trip. Wander its narrow streets stopping at Gamla Stan (the Old Town), Royal Palace, the Skansen open-air museum and Vasa Museum, which houses a 17th-century warship. Marvel at magnificent mansions and quaint summer houses as you cruise through the city’s vast archipelago of islands.
Day 3-4: Head through the crystal-rich region of Kalmar toward the south of Sweden for beautiful national parks and golden sand beaches. Spend the evening wining and dining in cosmopolitan Malmö.
Day 5-8: Fly north to Swedish Lapland for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Stay in a room made of ice at the famous Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi and if luck is on your side, witness the spectacular phenomenon of the northern lights.
The most important dates on many Swedes’ social calendars is Midsummer Eve, a celebration of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Festivities are held all over the country between June 20 and 25.
Basing yourself in the capital? Check out our Stockholm Holiday Packages and discover this city’s beautiful buildings, islands, parks and more.