“The world’s first ice hotel was built in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, in the 1980s by architect Yngve Bergqvist. The hotel has 60 rooms and is carved out of 4,000 tons of densely packed snow and ice “
Browse through different attractions in Sweden. Among older structures are also some significant fortresses and other historical buildings such as at Borgholm Castle, Halltorps Manor and Eketorp fortress on the island Öland, the Nyköpingfortress and the Visby ring wall. Search through the best places to visit in Sweden here
Cities in Sweden
Browse through Cities in Sweden. Find where to visit whilst in the cities of Sweden. Discover information on places to eat and nightlife you can spend your evenings dancing the night away. Find the best places to shop and where to relax after. You can also share your pictures from your visits and leave advice for other people visiting cities throughout Sweden.
Places to Stay
Search through our listings of Places to Stay in Sweden. We provide information on Campsites and Motorhome stops in Sweden. Search our list of dedicated Motorhome Stops and find address and contact details if available.
Traditional Foods in Sweden. There is quite a North-South divide in the regional dishes of Swedish cuisine with the North featuring meats such as reindeer and other similar meat dishes, the South has more vegetables in their diet. Traditional Swedish cuisine is known as ‘husmanskost’. Dishes include pork in all it’s forms, fish, cereals, potatoes, vegetables, berries and apples.
Recipes from Sweden. Recipes from Sweden have quite a north-south divide with the north of Sweden producing wonderfully, rich meat recipes such as reindeer and other meats, although pork is used widely in all sorts of Swedish cuisine, whilst in the south Swedish recipes rely more on vegetables. Swedish recipes also include a great deal of fish in all sorts of forms, pickled, salted or cooked into fish balls. Swedish recipes rely heavily on locally grown and seasonal produce.