Visit Sweden, the largest of the Nordic countries! Bordered by Norway and Finland, Sweden is connected to Denmark by the bridge of Öresund. The northernmost part of the country is in the Arctic, while the south is mostly luscious forest and farmland. The capital city Stockholm is situated on an impressive archipelago; the city lies across 14 islands connected by 50 bridges! This cosmopolitan city blends both classic and modern architecture. Gamla Stan, the Old Town, is dominated by the Royal Palace and Swedish Parliament. In contrast, the city centre is completely new and exudes modern Scandinavian style, from the local fashion to shops and restaurants.

Sweden holidays reveal a fascinating history that goes all the way back to the Vikings. Fascinating evidence of this history can be seen across the country! The parks of Stockholm are dotted with rune stones and there are several burial mounds around the countryside. Many medieval towns and fortresses are well-preserved and can be visited today.

Travel Sweden on Expat Explore’s 18-day Northern Explorer tour, an incredibly popular itinerary that starts in Amsterdam and travels through Scandinavia, the Baltic states and central Europe. Check out the itinerary below and explore with us!