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.

Please see our Map of Sweden for exact location of the regions we have covered.

Regions in southern Sweden

Skåne (Scania)

Skåne in southern Sweden is full of contrasts. It has deep green forests, vast plains,...

Blekinge

Besides the well-known and popular regions like Småland, Dalarna and Bohuslän there are some smaller...

Öland, Sweden’s sunny island

The island of Öland is Sweden's smallest province and has few permanent inhabitants. In the...

Småland

Småland could be called the home of Swedish culture. Småland has enchanted forests, idyllic glades, mirror-like...

Halland

Halland is a province that you can fall in love with quickly. We have experienced...

Västergötland

The Göta Canal in Karlsborg Västergötland is the main region of West Sweden. Västergötland is a...

Sörmland

The province of Sörmland is located southwest of Stockholm. Sörmland is particularly known for its...

Bohuslän

Bohuslän attracts visitors with a unique combination of food, outdoor, and cultural experiences. Bohulsän is...

Dalsland

In Bengtsfors If we want to leave Gothenburg behind for a while, we can reach Dalsland...

Gotland – First impressions

Thanks to increasingly reliable long-term forecasts from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and its Swedish counterpart,...

Regions in central Sweden

Värmland

Värmland borders on Dalsland in the south and on Dalarna in the north. Foreign tourists usually only...

Dalarna – Sweden’s most Swedish province?

It is often said that Dalarna is Sweden's centrepiece, the "most Swedish province in Sweden."...

Örebro

When we went to Örebro for the first time, we only had a vague idea...

Jeroen from Holland visits Västmanland

Now you can vote for what Dutch traveller Jeroen will do on his holiday when he...

Regions in northern Sweden

Jämtland

Golf course next to the new Quality Hotel & Resort Frösö Park just west of Östersund...

Lapland

Including Västerbotten and Norrbotten The photo is from the Laponia National Park and shows a view from...