With a gorgeous capital city, delicious food and delightful people Sweden is an enjoyable destination at all times of the year.
Drinking water: Safe to drink from the tap
Plugs: Type C and F (See photo below)
A vaccination certificate, recovery certificate or negative test as long as coming from a country not on the banned list. See below for details.
**Make sure to triple check entry requirements well before departure as protocols are constantly changing**
Official currency: kr Swedish krona
Budget: Not exactly budget friendly but still worth visiting, even if your budget means you have to spend a little less time here. You can stay in dorms and cook your own food and save a good amount of money but museums and transportation will still cost you. Backpackers can expect to spend around €45 a day while mid range travelers will be closer to €115.
Credit cards: Common
Tipping: Welcome but not expected
Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free.
**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**
**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**
Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
Official Languages: Swedish
Hello: Hej (hey) Goodbye: Hej då (hey door)
Thank-you: Tack (tah-kk)
Yes: Ja (yah) No: Nej (nay)
Beer: Öl (url) Water: Vatten (vaht-ten)
When to go
If you’re coming for the snow you’ll want to be here between late November and March. It gets quite cold but there is a plethora of winter activities. May – September has the warmest and brightest days. June and July will see the longest days and the Northern Lights are best spotted from late September – early April.
Do your research on dog sledding, reindeer sledding and whale watching. You can find more information on Arctic animal tourism HERE.