Sweden

Sweden

Travel tips to Europe: Sweden

About County

Beautiful and clean, Sweden is a land of cultural diversity, with Danish and wild northern Arctic influences. You can also feel the life of the city in its beautiful and challenging cities and at the same time feel the peace of the village. Sweden is full of charm with beautiful medical villages, islands, lakes and forests, which make their landscape.
The vast majority of the Swedish territory is forests and unforgettable thousands of lakes. One of Sweden’s beauty is its islands and you cannot go without these islands. They offer the most imaginative and beautiful experience for all visitors. Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, a city with 14 islands, with great restaurants, nightclubs, bars and great art. Where you go, most people speak English. If visitors want to try the seafood, the west coast is the ideal place. It is also popular in the ancient city of Uppsala. Don’t miss a trip to the ice hotel, which is sculptured with ice in Lapland every winter. Sweden is an interesting country with excellent roads and a modern high-speed train system.

Population and languages

Sweden has about 9 million inhabitants. The population and the official language are Swedish. Lapland is spoken by northern Sami people. Most people speak English freely, many also speak German and French.

Electricity

Voltage – 230 volts, frequency – 50 Hz. European standard 2-pin plugs are used.

Geographical location

Sweden is a Nordic country located on the Scandinavian Peninsula and is the fifth largest country in Europe. Western neighbor is Norway; Finland in the north-east, the south-western border is surrounded by the Skagerrak and Kattegat, and the west coast is bordering the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia. Most of the area is wooded and has thousands of lakes, mainly in southern Sweden.

Local customs

Like any other country, Sweden also has its own custom. It is common not to drink until the recipient reaches the roasting. Smoking is prohibited in many public places. It is also common to tell a Tack för to kill a host after a meal that means thanks for the meal. Casual clothing is acceptable for everyday and formal use in social meetings. It is also common to serve up to ten percent of restaurants and about the same percentage of taxis.

Places to visit

Stockholm is Sweden’s largest city and one of the world’s largest cities. The Old Town is a pleasure for your eyes and walking through the city canals and parks is an experience. Most visitors want to walk and visit the medieval part of Gamla Stan. The city is basically made up of archipelagos, which are extremely picturesque and can be explored by cruises.

Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden. You can’t miss this city attraction at the world-class Liseberg Amusement Park. It is home to popular museums such as Ostindiska huset, Konstmuseet and Sj√∂fartshistoriska museet.
Vadstena – Renaissance Castle Vadstena Nest & klosterkyrkan.

Visby – Visby Harbor, ruins of ruins, St. Nicholas, St. Lars and St. Karin, St. Mary’s Cathedral and Gotland’s Fornal Historical Music.

Oland – Graborg Fort, Eketorp Museum and Borgholm Castle Ruins.

Traveling

Air: Air transport is well connected to the rest of the world. Many international airlines serve Sweden, with the exception of their local SAS airlines. Other airlines include Air Canada, Air France, Aeroflot, British Airways, Finn Air, Lufthansa, Ryan Air and others.

Sea: Ferries connect Sweden to other places such as New Castle, Copenhagen and St. Petersburg and others.

By Train: Trains connect Ostend, Sweden and London. The Eurostar train is also connected to Denmark.

Roads: Visitors from the UK can go to Sweden via Demark or Germany.

Duty Free Products
1. Up to 200 cigarettes or 250 g of tobacco.
2. 100 cigarettes or 50 cigars.
3. 1 liter of alcohol at 22% or 2 liters of wine or 32 liters of beer
4. Perfume
5. Gifts up to 1700 SEK.

Prohibited Items
Madicines, rifle, pistol, bullets, weapons, most meat and dairy products, eggs, plants, endangered species, fireworks and alcoholic beverages that contain more than sixty percent of alcohol.

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