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Introducing Sweden

It offers everything from deep blue archipelagos and northern lights to killer fashion, food; design Sweden is a dream destination. Truth to be told the best thing about Sweden is its natural assets. Prepare yourself to celebrate all things beautiful and democratic. Sweden is grand cityscapes. Visiting Sweden has a craving for strolling directly into a fashion or home-decor magazine. There are no exhausting outfits in the city of Stockholm, and the care with which houses, cottages, cafes and public spaces are decorated and kept up throughout the country is truly inspiring. Explore Sweden and be a part of its Swedish style which is very subtle and never too showy with our Sweden holiday packages.


Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

Are you planning to visit Sweden? Then you probably will wonder when it’s the best time to visit Sweden? but there no simple answer to this because every time is worth visiting Sweden. During summers you can enjoy warm temperatures of about 20-30 degrees. In the North it’s perfect to see midnight sun and enjoy some scenic views and hiking trails. 

No doubt, summer is the happy time to visit Sweden if you just want to enjoy and explore the country. The pleasant weather and comfortable temperatures makes it easy for you to pack as well. AH, the transition between spring and summer isn’t it lovely. Sweden is preferably visited in the month of June, as it is the first month of summer and do people love it? Oh yes!!! However you can hike, pick strawberries, camp and even rent a sailing boat and explore the archipelagos? So, Embrace the beauty of Sweden and explore your favorite destinations with our International tour packages. 


History & Culture

Sweden, alongside whatever is left of Scandinavia, is prestigious for its Viking society. However, there is a great deal more to this northern European jewel than sea exchanging and predatory. A background marked by occupation by encompassing neighbors has emphatically affected its cutting edge position against struggle and today is one of the world's biggest impartial countries. 

The Swedish Viking Age occurred between the eighth and eleventh hundreds of years, acquiring mind boggling change the way of life and improvement of Sweden. Urban areas like Ystad and Paviken ended up conspicuous exchanging focuses with shipbuilding ventures and nearby expressions and artworks thriving. Christianity surpassed Paganism as the principle religion by the 1100's. 

The Swedish Empire started to come to fruition amid the seventeenth century. Before this, the nation was generally an agrarian based society, neglecting to make a big deal about impact on the European mainland. Under the lord Gustavus Adolphus, Sweden and its consistently developing military overwhelmed the thrashing Holy Roman Empire, taking practically a large portion of the northern territories. By the eighteenth century, Europe's third biggest realm; Sweden, started to fall apart. Lost key fights to Russia and the spread of the Black Plague saw Sweden surpassed by Finland and Russia as the prevailing characters in the Baltic Sea. Experience this historic destination with our Sweden holiday packages from Mumbai. 



In the middle of the last Ice Age, quite a bit of Sweden was secured by a thick layer of ice. By 6,000 BC, when that ice at long last withdrew (or liquefied) it left afterward a profoundly indented coastline (in the south) with numerous islands, and infinite lakes, waterways and streams spread over the whole nation. 
In the north (over the Arctic Circle) Sweden is rough with snow-secured mountains and thick woods, while focal Sweden is ruled by lower mountains in the west that offer method to intensely forested slopes and edges, handfuls and many streams and an expected 101,000 lakes. In the south, huge lakes (some connected by trenches) and broadly developed fields extend over the land.

Sweden's border with Norway is secured by the Scandinavian Mountains, or in Swedish, the Kolen (or Kjolen) Mountains. These are moderately low-level mountains, as Sweden's most astounding point, Kebnekaise, remains at only 2,111 meters (around 7,000 ft.)




Things to Do in Sweden

As kids, a number of us dreamt of living in igloos and getting a taste of the authentic Eskimo life. Thanks to the immense development of tourism industry at an international level, now is the time when your Eskimo dream can come true. If you wish to do so, all you got to do is book yourself a stay at the Ice hotel situated in the land of Sweden. This hotel offers an amalgamation of modern amenities along with livable ice structures. It consists of permanent buildings and also seasonal ice structures. Icehotel is precisely located 200 kms away from the Arctic Circle, which automatically ensures that you will get the best winter experience ever possible.
There is no better way to forget your troubles in life than a great adrenaline rush. And after all, the entire purpose behind setting off on a holiday is also the same. We understand the importance of a good break and due to this, we suggest you include the Liseberg Theme Park in your travel itinerary to Sweden. This amusement park situated in Gothenburg was opened in the year of 1923. Since then, it has attained the reputation of being the most visited amusement park in all of Scandinavia by attracting nearly three million visitors every year.
"AURORA BOREALIS" is visible to the tourists of Sweden right from the beginning of September till the end of March over Swedish Lapland. This phenomenon is knows as NORTHERN LIGHTS and the best place to watch it is the Aurora Sky Station in Abisko National Park. For those who are new to this term, Northern lights are the lights which emerges when energetically charged particles collide with atoms in high altitude atmospheres, and this solar wind is directed into the atmosphere by the Earth's magnetic field. Sweden Lapland provided spectacular places from where one can see these unique lights.
Not everyone has ever heard about "the world’s longest art gallery” and the location as to where is it located. You might be awestruck to know that it's located in The Stockholm subway system which is an intrinsic network of 110 km tunnel system decorated with paintings, installations, mosaics and sculptures by 150 artists since the 1950s. Around 100 of stations beneath Stockholm's land provide us with an exciting thrill of traveling through an exciting story that extends from the artistic pioneers of the 1950s to the art experiments of today. Some of the most famous subway stations are Arsenalsgatan, exit of Kungsträdgården station (blue line) where you will see an archaeological dig consisting of ancient columns and details, Solna Centrum station which is famous for its cavernous, bright red ceiling that seems to 'weigh down' on the platform and so on. All the subway stations are unique in their own way. This piece of art is so unique that it's worth a visit for all kind of people and there is no one who would return unsatisfied after paying a visit to these artistic subway channel of Stockholm's which is one of its kind on this earth!
Ever experienced the presence of sun at midnight? The midnight sun is a phenomenon in arctic near the north and South Pole where the sunlight is experienced for 24 hours. It's the visible in the Sweden Lapland from end may till mid July. The number is such days would increase the nearer you go to the North Pole. Abisko which is the northern most part of Sweden and most near to the North Pole serves as the best place to visit this midnight sun with greater number of such days. This place is worth a visit where you might be experiencing sun in the midnight where in all the earth parts of the earth people would be busy sleeping under the moon.
Sweden is not just about "northern lights" or "midnight sun" it's much more than that, ever heard about Swedish fika? Swedish fika is a part of everyday life for people in Sweden. Fika is a moment where you take a break from everything, often with a cup of coffee or alternatively with tea. Fika is all about slowing down in life and taking a break from everything. In Swedish office there are two Fika breaks in a day where one can take a break and enjoy the moment with friends or alone and relish the moment. In today's hectic world, Swedish Fika is something to look forward to find an excuse to slow down in life, where everything else stops and you can savor the moment.
There are too many museums all around the world, but the Vasa musuem is unique in that regards. It is located on the island of Djurgården. The character of this museum which makes it unique from others is that, it is a maritime museum which displays the only almost fully intact 17th century, 64-gun warhsip Vasa that sank in 1628 on its maiden voyage from Stockholm. It was salvaged almost after 333 years from the sea bed. Today it is the world's best preserved warship and this makes the Vasa museum most visited museum in Scandinavia.


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