Sweden for kids – What you can see and do with children

Our kids are born 2001 and 2005, a girl and a boy. They love to travel with us in Sweden. Thanks to them we have experienced many fun activities. Both love the amusement parks Liseberg in Gothenburg and Gröna Lund in Stockholm.

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The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13

The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13, is perhaps the most cherished of all Swedish traditions. A celebration of the "bearer of light in...
Gingerbread houses at ArkDes in Stockholm

Gingerbread houses at ArkDes Museum in Stockholm

On November 30, 2017 the annual exhibition of gingerbread houses will open at ArkDes, the architecture and design centre in Stockholm. ArkDes is located...
Christmas at Liseberg in Gothenburg opens tonight - with more lights than ever

Christmas at Liseberg in Gothenburg opens tonight – with more lights than ever

It is time for the next excitement at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg. The pleasant thrill of Christmas awaits inside the gates, with...
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Famous toy collection has become new museum at Bergrummet in Stockholm – The Tidö Collection of Toys...

Scandinavia’s largest toy collection was previously kept at the prestigious Tidö Castle in central Sweden. In September, Tidö Collection of Toys & Comics was...
Liseberg fourth best amusement park in Europe

Liseberg fourth best amusement park in Europe 2017

Last night the European Star Awards 2017 were presented at the Euro Attractions Show in Berlin. The amusement park Liseberg in Gothenburg was voted...
Christmas at Liseberg

Gothenburg: Christmas at Liseberg 2016 opens today – Until December 30

Liseberg’s Christmas season tempts you with the biggest Christmas market in Sweden, a fairytale ice ballet, exciting rides, tonnes of snow and the aromas...
The Shaun the Sheep Land

World’s first and only “Shaun the Sheep Land” at Skåne Animal Park

On Friday June 17 the world's first "Shaun the Sheep Land" will be inaugurated. It is located in the Skåne Animal Park in Höör, about...
Skånes Djurpark

The seven best zoos in Sweden

Swedish zoos actively participate in international breeding and conservation programmes. In addition, most of the zoos give unique insights into the native fauna of...
Liseberg AeroSpin

New attraction at Liseberg: Test your wings on AeroSpin

​In summer 2016, Liseberg in Gothenburg will launch an interactive aeroplane ride in the newly installed area on Liseberg hill. AeroSpin is a thrilling...
Gorō Miyazaki’s Ronja

Swedish World Premiere for Gorō Miyazaki’s Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter

Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter, Astrid Lindgren’s final great work, was released in 1981. The book has been translated into 41 languages and more than...
Orsa Predator Park turns 30

Orsa Predator Park turns 30

The Orsa Predator Park in Dalarna will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. It opened in 1986 as a municipally owned park with Nordic...
Free outdoor skatepark in central Gothenburg

Free outdoor skatepark in central Gothenburg

If you are visiting Gothenburg and have kids with skateboards or scooters, we can recommend a free outdoor skatepark, the "Actionpark". It is located...
Swedish cinnamon rolls/buns

Happy Cinnamon Bun Day 2015: On October 4, the Swedes celebrate their favourite pastries

Anyone who has ever been to Sweden knows the classic Swedish cinnamon roll, called kanelbulle. It is one of Sweden's most popular sweet snacks....
Stockholm Culture Festival

Stockholm Culture Festival in mid-August

The Stockholm Culture Festival takes place on six consecutive days in mid-August and closes on a Sunday. This Sunday marks the end of the...
Pippi Longstocking turns 70

Congratulations, Pippi! – Pippi Longstocking 70 years 1945-2015

The countdown has begun for Pippi Longstocking’s 70th birthday party, and it’s going to be a big roaring celebration both in Sweden and other...
Vimmerby

Vimmerby, Astrid Lindgren’s native town

In Vimmerby in northeastern Småland, it's all about Pippi, Karlsson and Emil, the famous children's book characters of Astrid Lindgren. The town is Astrid...
Naval Museum, Karlskrona

Naval Museum in Karlskrona is Museum of the Year 2015

Today it was announced that the Naval Museum in Karlskrona has been named Swedish Museum of the Year 2015 by the Association of Swedish...
Leksand Strand in Dalarna

Holiday villages, holiday parks, and resort villages in Sweden

Holiday villages, holiday parks, and resort villages are mostly called "stugby" or "fritidsby" in Swedish. Sometimes they are affiliated with a hotel, sometimes with...
SkyView and Stockholm Globe Arena

SkyView and the Stockholm Globe Arena

The Stockholm Globe Arena is one of the most distinctive landmarks of the Swedish capital. Officially the building is named after its sponsor, "Ericsson...
Skansen open-air museum in Stockholm

The open-air museum Skansen on Djurgården

In warm summer weather, Stockholmers swarm to the open air-museum Skansen. At Skansen you can spend a whole day without even a hint of...

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