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Cheap Flights to Sweden

Officially the Kingdom of Sweden, Sweden is located in Northern Europe and shares a border with Norway, Finland and Denmark. It also shares a maritime border with the Baltic Sea to the east and the Gulf of Bothnia by Finland. Sweden is a Scandinavian country that is connected to Denmark across the Öresund by a bridge-tunnel. Sweden is European Union’s third largest country by area and the largest of the Nordic countries.

Sweden has two major airports. The Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN), located in the Sigtuna Municipality, is an international airport that serves the general population of Stockholm and Uppsala. It is the largest airport in the country and the third largest airport in the Nordic countries. The Stockholm Arlanda Airport is considered to be the major gateway for international travel. Meanwhile, the Göteborg Landvetter Airport is an international airport that serves the city of Gothenburg. It is located in Landvetter and is the second-largest airport in Sweden.

When planning a holiday in Sweden, be sure to include these top tourist destinations to the itinerary:

Vasa Museum – Named the Vasamuseet in Swedish, the Vasa Museum is a maritime museum that showcases maritime history and artifacts. It is located on the island of Djurgården and is the home of a fully intact and well-preserved 16the century ship – the 64-gun warship names Vasa. The Vasa Museum is considered to be the most visited museum in Scandinavia.

Gamla Stan – Previously known as the Staden Mellan Broarna and meaning “The Old Town”, Gamla Stan is an old town located in Stockholm. It primarily consists of Stadsholmen and the surrounding islets of Riddarholmen, Helgeandsholmen and Strömsborg. The Gamla Stan consists of old medieval alleyways, cobblestone streets and archaic North German architecture. It is home to several popular sites including the Stockholm Cathedral, the Riddarholm Church, the Nobel Museum and the Royal Palace.

Skansen – Also known as the Sconce, the Skansen is the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden. It is located on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm. The museum is home to many exhibits and encompasses a land area of 300,000 square miles. Visitors to the Skansen can experience a full replica of an average 19th century town complete with bakers, glass blowers, shoemakers, silversmiths and tanners demonstrating their skills. Meanwhile, the zoo is home to a wide variety of Scandinavian animals including the lynx, red fox, reindeer, wolf, wolverine and brown bear.

Drottningholm Palace – Called the Drottningholms Slott in Swedish, the palace is the private residence of the royal family of Sweden and one of Sweden’s Royal Palaces. It is located in the island Lovön in Drottningholm. Within the palace grounds, there are other structures that exist including the palace church, the palace theater and The Chinese Pavilion. The Drottningholm Palace also surrounded by extensive gardens and park areas. The Palace is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List as the most well-preserved royal castle built in the 1600’s in Sweden. It is open to the public so be sure to check their official website for the latest information about opening hours.

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