In Sweden Christmas lasts nearly two months from the first Sunday in December. Its well worth being there during Advent which is a high point on The Feast of St. Lucy on the 13th and expect festivities to continue until the 13th of January. Stockholm is full of lights and festivities with Xmas markets popping up everywhere. Read our brief guide below and have a look at our top hotels for the festive season in Sweden here....
Managing to effortlessly combine its traditions with contemporary style and design, visitors to Stockholm will soon find themselves charmed. Each of its neighbourhoods has its own character and it is a delight to explore them all. The museums and attractions have been well thought out and leave travelers with a better understanding of what Swedish culture is all about.
Malmo Art Museum.
Top Sweden districts.
The surrounding area.
Our top 3 tips.
If you like to get on your bike, then this is a great way to explore in Sweden, as the country is well-equipped with an extensive network of cycle paths.
The Swedish are nearly as passionate about queuing as the Brits, but without taking a ticket, your place in line at shops, transport offices and information desks is not secure.
Economy of Sweden:
The service sector makes up the largest sector of the Swedish economy, accounting for around two-thirds of total GDP. Sweden is home to some of the world’s largest and most successful companies, such as Volvo, Ericsson, IKEA, and H&M.
Sweden is a member of the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). As such, it is part of the European single market, allowing goods, services, and capital to flow freely between member countries.
Sweden has a highly developed welfare state, with generous social benefits and programs. The government provides free health care and education to all citizens, and is committed to reducing poverty and inequality. Sweden has a low unemployment rate, currently around 6%, and an above-average GDP per capita.
Sweden is a leader in the development of renewable energy sources, including wind and solar power. It is also a major producer of biofuels, and has invested heavily in green technology.
Sweden is a wealthy and prosperous country, with a strong and diversified economy. It is well-positioned to remain a leader in the global economy in the years to come.
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