Hej hej! Välkommen till Sverige!
Welcome to my Sweden page. Here you’ll find everything you want to know about your Sweden vacation. Since 2018 I’ve traveled to Sweden every summer and in 2023 I decided to move there. I bought a house in the north of Sweden (Swedish Lapland) and living here brings me a lot of joy every day. All my blogs about Sweden are only based on my own personal experiences and information has been gathered throughout the summers I spent here.
This page forms the base for your next trip up north. Check out my favorite places in Sweden below, the best blogs and of course plenty of information about the country. Enjoy reading and feel free to reach out if you have any questions! Are you Dutch? Then visit my Dutch page about Sweden or order my Dutch guidebook about Sweden below.
Antonette in Sweden
In the summer of 2015 I traveled to Sweden for the first time and visited the Småland region. In 2018 I returned and made a one month roadtrip through Sweden, which I consider the base for my passion for Sweden. In the summer of 2023 I bought a house in Swedish Lapland and moved up north, on my own.
When I’m not traveling for work, I spent my free time in Sweden I in nature. In the summer I enjoy hiking and often head out on multi day adventures. I also enjoy (ice) fishing, berry picking and finding edible mushrooms.
Verder lezen over Zweden? In mei 2023 verscheen bij Uitgeverij Elmar mijn Reishandboek Zweden, een praktische en culturele reisgids met alle bezienswaardigheden.
Deze reisgids werd met veel plezier geschreven aan de hand van meer dan 15 reizen naar Zweden die ik de afgelopen 10 jaar maakte. Het is een complete gids met veel achtergrondinformatie, kaarten en plattegronden in kleur.
My favorite places in Sweden
Vålådalen nature reserve is one of my favorite places to go for hiking. The Vålådalens fyrkanten is a beautiful multiday hike but there’s also plenty of shorter day hikes that will bring you to some amazing places! And: without many international tourists so definitely worth your time!
One of the most amazing national parks of Sweden is Fulufjället, located in the mountains of Dalarna. Here you will find the highest waterfal of the country and the oldest tree in the world. Once out on the mountain you have amazing views as far as the eye can see, even into Norway.
Grövelsjön in Dalarna
Grövelsjön is located in the far northwest of the province of Dalarna, on the border with Norway. It is a true paradise for hikers and has hardly been discovered by international tourists. From the lake you can be above the tree line within half an hour’s walk and take the most beautiful hikes!
One of my favorite cities in Sweden is Östersund, located in the middle of Sweden. The city is quite compact, making most sights accessible on foot. Be sure to visit the beautiful Jamtli museum and don’t forget to have a fika at one of the many coffee shops.
Småland is one of my favorite regions in the south of Sweden. Spend a day, or two, paddling through the beautiful Lake Åsnen National Park and freedom camp on a beach in the middle of nature. Växjo is also worth a visit, it’s a small city with plenty to explore.
The famous Kungsleden trail crosses the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve: the largest nature reserve in Europe. Visit the Naturum visitor center in Hemavan to learn more about this special place and then head into nature with your backpack.
Accomodations in Sweden
Good to know is that Sweden is a very popular travel destination and it’s best to book your accommodation well ahead to avoid not finding a place to stay.
Accommodations vary between simply cabins on campsites to beautiful lodges and glampings in nature. Choose whatever fits your budget and start finding your perfect accommodation below.
Renting a car in Sweden
Are you renting a car in Sweden? Use the button below to choose between plenty of rental companies all over the country and the right type of rental car for your road trip in Sweden.
Again, make sure to book well ahead as Sweden is picking up in popularity. Prices will only increase but seldom go down.
Book your trip
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