Great deals for cultured and historic holidays in Sweden
Explore the rich history of Stockholm and Gothenburg
Many visitors have been impressed with the Scandinavian country's two major cities simply by setting foot in them. Known throughout the world for their sublime architecture, exploring the older parts of each place will feel like stepping into a Nordic fairytale. Both cities equally pride themselves on their natural beauty, from the gardens of Slottsskogen to the Royal National City Park - you will be able to see thriving city culture effortlessly intertwined with nature. Not content on just relying on past glories and beautiful greenery, both cities house exquisite restaurants - the likes of Frantzén and KOKA currently hold Michelin stars. Located by the ocean, both of the bustling metropolises illuminate the water at night, making their colours all the more romantic as the sun sets. Wake up and fall asleep to such views with one of our expertly chosen hotel offers, and enjoy exceptional discounts.
Take the road north to Umeå
Follow the coastline north of Stockholm, and you'll encounter large towns such as Umeå. Located beside the Gulf of Bothnia, linking it to Finland, it's a dream location of ice fishers. With few finer ways to experience a key part of the Scandinavian diet, it's also a great way to see how the people of the land have caught their food for thousands of years. Returning from the beautiful wilderness, you'll be able to further satisfy your hunger at any number of bakeries. With a great love of cinnamon and lingonberries - the Swedish know how to indulge a sweet tooth. Outside of the traditional food culture, the vast town is a pilgrimage for music lovers, having been the home to many of the country's more notable bands, it also hosts an annual Jazz Festival. Surrounded by unspoilt beauty, it's an area of striking contrasts - housing all the comforts you could desire while offering a clear view of the vast and uninhabited landscapes.
Follow the waves to Gotland
An ever-popular location for holiday makers, the southern island of Gotland is just as rich in history and natural beauty as the mainland. Once a place of great military significance, the island is also home to a number of beautiful Medieval churches and the Berezan' Runestone - all this and more makes it the perfect Sweden holiday for a history buff. Home of the National Park of Sweden, you'll be able to explore the ever changing culture and history of the country and then lose yourself in its boundless natural beauty. All it takes to see such a place is jumping on one of the ferries from Stockholm.
Whether you wish to see pristine natural sites or walk the cities and revel in food that fuses the finest aspects of modern and traditional influences - a Sweden holiday has something for everyone.