Regions in Sweden

Here you will find regions and provinces in Sweden. From Skåne in the South to Lapland in the North – including the popular tourist destinations Småland, Bohuslän, Värmland and Dalarna. All in all, Sweden has 25 historical provinces. They are called “landskap” in Swedish. To simplify matters, we just call them “regions” here on our site.

Regions in southern Sweden

Ales Stenar in Skåne (Scania)

Skåne

Also called "Scania" in English. Skåne in southern Sweden is full of contrasts. It has deep green forests, vast plains, rolling hills and dramatic cliffs....
Karlskrona in Blekinge

Blekinge

Besides the well-known and popular regions like Småland, Dalarna and Bohuslän there are some smaller provinces in Sweden. They are less well-known but nevertheless...
The island of Öland

Öland

Sweden's sunny island. The island of Öland is Sweden's smallest province and has few permanent inhabitants. In the summer months, however, Öland attracts a large...
A lake near Växjö in Småland

Småland

Småland could be called the home of Swedish culture. Småland has enchanted forests, idyllic glades, mirror-like lakes and falun-red homesteads where Vilhelm Moberg's "emigrants"...
Halland

Halland

Halland is a province that you can fall in love with quickly. We have experienced it ourselves. This is mostly due to the fantastic...
Karlsborg in Västergtötland

Västergötland

Västergötland is the main region of West Sweden. Västergötland is a beautiful natural landscape and a province that is marked by its historic heritage. Every...
Sörmland

Sörmland

The province of Sörmland is located southwest of Stockholm. Sörmland is particularly known for its numerous castles and manor houses but also for its...
Bohsulän

Bohuslän

Bohuslän attracts visitors with a unique combination of food, outdoor, and cultural experiences. Bohulsän is part of West Sweden and stretches from Gothenburg all...
Bengtsfors in Dalsland

Dalsland

If we want to leave Gothenburg behind for a while, we can reach Dalsland in a two-hour drive by car. Then we are right...
Gotland

Gotland

Thanks to increasingly reliable long-term forecasts from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute yr.no and its Swedish counterpart smhi.se, we sometimes go on spontaneous trips in Sweden if...

Regions in central Sweden

Glaskogen near Arvika in Värmland

Värmland

Värmland borders on Dalsland in the south and on Dalarna in the north. Foreign tourists usually only come to Värmland during the summer, but the Swedes...
The Lake Siljan region

Dalarna

Sweden's most Swedish province? It is often said that Dalarna is Sweden's centrepiece, the "most Swedish province in Sweden." Dalarna has retained its rural traditions....
Wadköping in Örebro

Örebro

When we went to Örebro for the first time, we only had a vague idea about the city and the region. We knew of...

Regions in northern Sweden

Quality Hotel & Resort Frösö Park

Jämtland

The province of Jämtland is situated in northern Sweden. Östersund, founded in 1786, is the region’s only city. The Sámi culture, with its own history...
Lapland (photo: Silke Nordfjäll)

Lapland

Including Västerbotten and Norrbotten. From Malmö in southern Sweden it is about 1,200 km to the southern border of Lapland. Given this distance, it is...

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