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Active vacation in Sweden - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

The climate in Sweden is quite severe. The winter in this region is long and snowy, which makes winter sports incredibly popular. Sweden is one of the leading powers in skiing. Incredibly popular is cross-country skiing, which Swedes practice from early childhood. In the mountains there are several ski resorts, where you can go skiing and snowboarding. In the central part of the country, trekking is in demand. For travelers who prefer to travel around the country on foot, several fascinating paths have been laid. In northern Sweden, mountain climbing, fishing, kayaking and canoeing, are very popular. Another traditional entertainment is dog sledding and deer sledding.
In Sweden, there are a huge number of different museums, many of which are devoted to the science and history of the state since ancient times. Most …
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In the winter, Sweden turns into a real training ground. Around the small towns in national parks and at ski resorts, there are trails for the classical and skating courses. Skiing is the main sport in the country and the main passion of the Swedes. Incredibly beautiful views open in the north, in Laponia (Swedish Lapland) and in northern Sweden. The relief of these places allows you to go on an exciting journey with incredibly breathtaking views. The sports infrastructure is thought through to the smallest detail, and it will not be difficult to find a ski rental point. You can also do cross-country skiing at the ski resorts. In Vemdalen was laid a route for skiers of length 300 km.
Alpine skiing is not inferior in demand for cross-country skiing. You can go in for mountain skiing in several resorts; the largest being Ore, consisting of 4 villages. The resort has a total of about 100 routes of different levels, and working ski schools. Another resort Selen, is very popular among families with children. It is guided in many respects by family holidays. The routes have soft drops, and along the route the world's largest snowman and snow castle awaits tourists. The oldest ski resort of the country is Vemdalen which offers tourists more than 50 trails, most of which are great for beginners. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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On Swedish Lapland, is a unique monument of nature, where lives locals of the Saami. There are several routes at once, which can be overcome on canine or reindeer sleds. Such a trip will be unforgettable for travelers not only because of the delightful views of the fabulous northern nature, but also thanks to communication with animals. Husky - surprisingly hard-working, active and sociable dog, acquaintance with them will be a real discovery. You can deal with the team by yourself. During the tour you will have to learn how to prepare a team for yourself, to overcome frozen lakes and ancient forests. Such trips usually last for several days, and therefore tourists should be physically prepared for minus temperatures and long-term exposure to fresh air.
Feskekorka (Fish church) in Gothenburg In the central part of the country, trekking is incredibly demanded. This is easily explained by the delightful views of the northern nature and the numerous monuments of history and culture, which are stored in the mountains and forests. In the Abisko Park, the Royal Route is laid, total length of which is more than 400 kilometers. The road was created in the late 19th century and leads tourists to Laponia. On the Royal Route there are a lot of attractions, picturesque lakes and villages. For tourists special huts are provided, where you can stay overnight for rest. In winter, on the Royal Route, you can go on cross-country skiing.
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For mountaineering in Sweden, ice falls and glaciers, located mainly in the northern part of the country, are excellent. The mountaineering center has the highest mountain of the country - Kebnecaise in Laponia. The height of the summit is about 2000 meters above sea level. Not far from the largest ski center of Ore, are the most high-speed rivers of Sweden, ideal for rafting. Bicycle tours are another demanded area. You can go cycling around major cities or on islands where traditional modes of transport are rather limited. The total length of the bike trails in Sweden is more than 2.5 thousand kilometers, all of which are marked on special tracks.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Sweden
♥   Restaurant 'Bloom in the Park' Malmö. Type - Creative. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Bobergs' Stockholm. Type - Modern cuisine. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Bockholmen' Stockholm. Type - Swedish. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Boqueria' Stockholm. Type - Spanish. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Bord 13' Malmö. Type - Creative. On the map   Photos
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks in Sweden
♥   Amusement park 'Kneippbyn' Gotland. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Kolmården Wildlife Park' Kolmården. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Liseberg' Gothenburg. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Parken Zoo' Eskilstuna. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Skara Sommarland' Skara. On the map   Photos
Map of all parks
National and city parks of Sweden
♥   National Park 'Fulufjället' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Färnebofjärden' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Garphyttan' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Gotska Sandön' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Hamra' . On the map   Photos
Country maps Maps of Sweden
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Car rental in Sweden
Map of cities Cities map of Sweden
Map of sights Map of sights in Sweden
Map of relief Relief map of Sweden

Photogallery of Sweden

Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Sweden

Stockholm
Fans of shopping trips will find much interesting in the southern area of the city, where simply every street is home to a huge number of fashion boutiques and shopping galleries. The main souvenirs, which are usually bought by travelers, are artistic glass products. The main shopping malls of the city are Olens City, Sturegallerian, and Debenhams. The range of goods in all of the mentioned shopping centers is very large. In these shopping pavilions you can find home appliances, children's … Read more
Goteborg
Fans of shopping will get a real pleasure in walking around the city. Gothenburg is the location of the largest shopping center in the country - Nordstan. You will need more than one day to visit all of its stores. The territory of the complex is home to more than a hundred of various shopping pavilions. Innerstaden shopping complex consists of several large areas that sell all kinds of goods. If you want to browse fashionable clothing and stylish accessories, you should visit Magasingatan. In … Read more
Malmo
The Hilly Tower entertaining complex is of great popularity among active leisure enthusiasts. Each day the complex presents for its visitors water performances and shows. The center boasts the most incredible attraction and playing grounds. While the youngest visitors are trying and checking for strength the attractions, their parents can devote some time to sampling the delicacies and specialities in one of the nearest restaurants. Water attractions fans are advised to visit the Aq-va-kul … Read more
Norrkoping
The most unusual attraction is called “Safari”. This is a cable way laid directly above the enclosures attracting hundreds of people every day. The amusement park houses the only dolphinarium in Northern Europe opened in 1969. The total volume of its pools is 6,400 cubic meters, which is quite impressive. Dolphin shows are organized for visitors every day, and everyone can watch the feeding and even stroke the animals. The best time to visit Kolmarden is the warm season when most … Read more
Kalmar
Kalmar has its own football team - Kalmar FF. To give the football club a home arena, Guldfågeln Arena was built in the city in 2011. It is a modern sports complex that can accommodate up to 12 thousand visitors. Currently, this is one of the newest stadiums in the city. From time to time, it hosts not only games with the local football team but also bigger events, such as events of the European level. Local people like sports competitions, so if you want to visit some game, it is better to … Read more
Vasteras
For many Sweden is a winter country but that doesn’t mean it is not possible to enjoy water sports and entertainment there. The new water park, Kokpunkten is a modern venue that has prepared some adrenaline-pumping entertainment for its visitors. The indoor water park is open in a gigantic building that can serve up to 1,200 visitors at the same time, and its eight floors offer amusements and fun for everyone. Kokpunkten is a family-friendly place as there are areas for children with safe … Read more

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