Attractions in Sweden
The main beauty of Sweden are of natural origin: the harsh tundra of Lapland, the Islands of the Bothnian Bay, the green hills of the West, rocks of Norrbotten, beautiful lakes. Cultural attractions are mostly located in major cities: malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm.
In Stockholm’s old town Gamla Stan is the Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet), many beautiful churches, picturesque streets, shops, restaurants and cafes. Adjacent to the Palace Armoury (Livrustkammaren) and the Treasury (Valuables). In the same part of the city are the Nobel Museum (Nobelmuseet) and Knight’s house (Riddarhuset). Beautiful old houses can be seen on the banks of Norrmalm (Norrmalm), the Islands of södermalm and Kungsholmen. Interesting and the island of Skeppsholmen with many museums and one of the best art collections of the 20th century. On the adjacent island of Blasieholmen (Blasieholmen) is the national Museum (Nationalmuseum) with the excellent collection of Scandinavian and European paintings and sculpture, as well as a permanent exhibition of Swedish design.
Sightseeing city tours (bus and walking) as a rule, included in most group tours. The Royal Palace (entrance ticket
90 SEK), Museum of ancient ship Vasa (ticket
80 SEK), Museum tales of Astrid Lindgren’s Junibacken (the entrance ticket
90 SEK). The Museum under the open sky Scansen (the entrance ticket
110 SEK), excursions to countryside castles Drottningholm and Gripsholm, a trip to the ancient capital of Sweden, Sigtuna and Uppsala (
EUR 20/10 per adult/child for group tours).
The cost of excursions depends on the number of people in the group. The estimated cost for group outings — EUR 50-60 per person for groups of at least 8 people. The cost of individual trips by car also depends on the number of tourists. For example, a private guided tour of Sigtuna and Uppsala by car for 1-4 people will cost about 500 EUR, and in a car for 8 persons — in 585 EUR. Country excursion to the Royal castle Drotningholm in the first case will cost