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A Nordic Country

In the heart of Scandinavia, Sweden is a beautiful country renowned for its diverse landscapes of lush forests, rocky coastlines, tropical beaches, rolling hills and the northern lights. Its rich history and varied landscapes make it a perfect destination for hiking and skiing, and is considered a tourist paradise.

THE BEST TIME TO VISIT

 

The best time to visit Sweden is generally between May and September for warmer temperatures and longer days. The warmest month is July, with an average temperature of 15°C and 20°C.

 

Climate:

The climate of northern Sweden varies from southern Sweden, where the north has more than six months of winter, and the south has approximately three months of winter.

 

Spring –  March, April, May

Summer – June, July, August

Autumn – September, October, November

Winter – December, January, February

Sweden

WHAT TO EXPECT


Language: 

The official language is  Swedish (Svenska), although English is widely spoken.


Currency:

The Swedish Krona (Kr) is the official currency of Sweden.


Banks & ATMs: 

The leading banks in Sweden are Nordea Bank, Svenska Handelsbanken, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken and Swedbank. ATMs are widely available.

 

Plugs and Sockets:

There are two associated plug types, types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins, and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side.

Sweden operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.

Consider carrying a universal adapter.


Local Culture: 

Swedish society is based on equality and individualism, and Swedes deeply respect integrity.


Safety: 

Sweden is considered a safe country with a low crime level, and violent crime is uncommon, but exercise normal precautions.


Flight Connections:

Scandinavian Airlines is the national carrier for Norway, Denmark and Sweden, but many International airlines also fly.

Emirates, Etihad Airways, Flydubai, Air Arabia, Royal Jordanian, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, British Airways, China Southern Airlines, and Qatar Airways (just to name a few)

Check Skyscanner for great airfares.

Sweden

Capital of Sweden

Gothenburg

Land of Canals