31 days in Sweden Itinerary

31 days in Sweden Itinerary

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31 days in Sweden Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Stockholm
— 13 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Kalmar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Jonkoping
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gothenburg
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Malmo
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
Chennai (Madras)

12
days
Stockholm

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, and explore the world behind art at Fotografiska.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm travel planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Stockholm is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Chennai (Madras) in January; daily highs in Stockholm reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kalmar.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Millesgarden
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Fotografiska ©
Fotografiska

3
days
Kalmar

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. When in Kalmar, make a side trip to see Borgholms kyrka in Borgholm, approximately 42 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Wed) at Äventyrsbadet i Kalmar. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Kalmar Castle, steep yourself in history at Stortorget, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalmar Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Kalmar County Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Kalmar day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Kalmar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jonkoping.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Borgholms kyrka
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Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Kalmar Cathedral ©
Kalmar Cathedral
Klackeberga Kyrka ©
Klackeberga Kyrka

4
days
Jonkoping

Jonkoping ©
Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden with 93,797 inhabitants (2015). Change things up with these side-trips from Jonkoping: Skovde (Billingens Fritidsomrade & Våmbs Kyrka), Astrid Lindgren's World (in Vimmerby) and Eksjo (Gamla Stan & Storegardskyrkan). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at The Swedish Air Force Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Österängens Konsthall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Skara Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Alvastra Monastery.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jonkoping trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Kalmar to Jonkoping in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. January in Jonkoping sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Jonkoping

Theme Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eksjo, Skovde, Alvastra Monastery, Skara Cathedral, Astrid Lindgren's World
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Astrid Lindgren's World ©
Astrid Lindgren's World
Gamla Stan ©
Gamla Stan
The Swedish Air Force Museum ©
The Swedish Air Force Museum

6
days
Gothenburg

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Take a break from Gothenburg with a short trip to The Tjorn Bridge in Stenungsund, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Liseberg, get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Church, get outside with Beach Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Society.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip planner .

Drive from Jonkoping to Gothenburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Malmo.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Tjorn Bridge, Allum
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Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Liseberg ©
Liseberg
Haga ©
Haga

3
days
Malmo

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Get out of town with these interesting Malmo side-trips: Sofia Albertina Kyrka (in Landskrona) and Helsingborg (Sofiero Slott & Tropikariet). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, explore the stunning scenery at Rinnebacksravinen, kick back and relax at Scaniaparken, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kungsparken.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Malmo road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Malmo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Malmo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lund, Helsingborg, Sofia Albertina Kyrka
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Kungsparken ©
Kungsparken
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

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