Sweden remains one of the most admired destinations in the world to visit. With trees making up 69% of the terrain and over 90,000 lakes, this breathtaking land will have you feeling like you’re in a fairytale. Here are just a few of the many reasons why you want to book a trip to Sweden.
Changing of Seasons
During the summertime, Sweden actually has 24 hours of sunlight. This means that the sun never dips below the horizon, creating a lingering, blissful sunset/sunrise swirl. On the opposite side of the spectrum when winter rolls around, some parts of Sweden may see as little as 6 hours of sunlight. On the plus side, this also happens to be the perfect season to view the infamous, awe-strickening Northern Lights.
Sweden is one of the greenest countries in the world, in a natural sense in terms of the abundant plant life, as well as environmentally-friendly wise. Sweden utilizes 50% renewable energy resources, and only 1% of the country’s waste actually ends up in a landfill. They even use people’s body heat to generate power in many homes! You’ll really feel inspired to rethink your ecological footprint after visiting this environmentally responsible nation.
From the majestic, medieval towers to the quaint, quiet cottages, you’ll be blown away by the intricately designed architecture of this nation. Some iconic buildings that you won’t wanna miss include the Turning Torso, Eslov’s city hall, the Birch Hut, the Ice Hotel, Stromkajen’s ferry terminal, and Emporia.
A safari in Sweden, you say? Here, an outdoor adventure into the wildlife includes checking out wolves, bears, foxes, boar, and moose. If you’re lucky, you may even run into one of the 150 spectacular white moose that roam free in this breathtaking paradise.
Old Town Stockholm
You’re not gonna want to miss out on this scenic hub of Swedish history. Old Town Stockholm is home to the royal palace, also housing five unique museums that are open to the public. The Swedish Parliament takes up about half of Old Town, marked by the gorgeous Neoclassical and Corinthian style architecture. There is even a glass viewing area where visitors can observe ongoing parliament sessions. This area also encompasses the Museum of Medieval Stockholm, which displays daily Swedish life from the 13th – 16th centuries.
This gorgeous, historical country remains one of the top favorites for world travelers. Ready to book your flight yet?