Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Uppsala1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Uppsala with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Uppsala areaThis Uppsala map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Uppsala and surroundings
Sweden - moving around the countryDue to the fact that the territory of Sweden is quite broad, the country has well-developed air transportation. To date, the country has more than one hundred and fifty airports, both international and domestic, including charter and seasonal ones. The system of railway transportation in the country is also at a fairly high level. All trains are divided into the ones with wagons of the first-class or of the second-class, but both of them are in excellent working condition. The wagons are clean and cozy, and a fairly high-quality service is made available. Also, if the trip involves travelling at night, then passengers will be advised to purchase sleeping spaces in the respective wagons. There is also well-developed water transportation in the country, which is mostly represented by ferry boats cruising not only along the coastal territory of Sweden, but also between neighboring countries. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in SwedenIn Sweden, every year there is a huge number of festivals, including music festivals. The most popular of them is attended by more than 100 thousand people. In Pitea, the festival of Dances and Smiles is hosted annually. For 3 days the city turns into a huge site for music, dancing and enjoying life. Celebrities perform on the concert stage, the organizers arrange spectacular shows, and entrance is absolutely free. In the city of Amal in July, there is a more peaceful festival “Blues”, perfect for visiting with the family. Fans of heavy music should definitely visit the crazy Swedish rock music festival held in the city of Olofstrom. … Open
Photogallery of Uppsala sights
Our guide to Uppsala
Cultural excursion through Uppsala - things to see
There is an interesting religious attraction in the city - the beautiful Skattkammaren Cathedral. Its construction has begun in 1260 and ended only in the early 15th century. The beautiful cathedral is one of the oldest religious buildings of the country. On the territory of the cathedral there are tombs of prominent historical figures and representatives of royal families. The golden tomb of St. Eric attracts … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
One of the most attractive budget restaurants in the city is Ahaan Thai; it specializes in Thai dishes. The restaurant always offers treats of the highest quality. Ahaan Thai serves visitors until late in the evening. Friendly and helpful waiters, excellent Thai noodles with spicy sauces and attractive prices are main advantages of this popular restaurant. The upscale restaurant Peppar peppar is one of the most … Open
Traditions and mentality of Uppsala
Another beautiful holiday tradition of lighting large fires dates back to the late Middle Ages. In ancient times locals believed that this ritual allows to drive witches and evil spirits away from the town. The significant part of celebrations is held in Uppsala Castle (Slottet). During the daytime, local musicians and artists play there. The beautiful holiday dedicated to long-awaited spring always attracts to the … Open
Travel guide to Uppsala
Uppsala has the oldest educational institution in Scandinavia - Uppsala University. It was founded in 1477. Today, the university building is located on the territory of a beautifully landscaped garden and is of great architectural value. Currently, a part of the university houses the Numismatic Museum, which has more than 16000 exhibits. The museum includes a rich collection of works of art. In recent years, … Open
Advices for travellers
6. Local tap water is of high quality, but foreign guests aren’t recommended to use it for drinking. This may affect the process of acclimatization, so it’s better to buy specially purified bottled water in grocery stores. 7. Those who hope to visit natural attractions and walk through the local forests are sure to take repellents. Going for a walk it’s better to choose high-necked and tight … Open
Uppsala Cathedral is, without a doubt, one of the main attractions of the city. The construction of the cathedral started in the 13th century and lasted for almost 200 years. This is a grand-scale building created in the Gothic style. Its spacious halls strike visitors with luxurious interior and fine handmade paintings, which cover both walls and altar. This church is the oldest one in Sweden. Don’t forget to … Open