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    Skien – The canal city and birthplace of Henrik Ibsen

    Skien is the county capital of Telemark County in Norway. The city has around 50,000 inhabitants, and is beautifully situated between the two water reservoirs of Bryggevannet and Hjellevannet. The waterfront is an important part …

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    Morgedal, the birthplace of skiing

    Located in West Telemark in the small town of Kviteseid, Morgedal is a small valley unspoilt by over-development, unlike many other tourist destinations. An active farming community, many people make their living farming the land …

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    World Heritage

    A World Heritage site is a place of natural or cultural interest which is so valuable that it is important for the whole of humanity. It is a place, site, environment, or object which provides …

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    The Vasa Museum

    In the early 17th century, Sweden was busy building an empire around the Baltic Sea in northern Europe. A strong navy was essential. During the 1620s Sweden was at war with Poland. In 1625 the …

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    Experience Stockholm Like a Nobel Prize Winner

    Many people would love to attend the Nobel Prize festivities, but few are privileged to do so. One way to breathe in some of the Nobel aura without a formal invitation is to visit the …

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    Stockholm – An Attractive Culinary City

    During the past decade, Stockholm has become one of Europe’s most attractive culinary cities and is now at the forefront internationally both in terms of quality and creativity. This is due not least to an …

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    Discover Sweden on a Saddle

    Transporting yourself on two wheels lets you go almost as an unnoticed guest in the countryside.

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    Mountain Expanses for Every Hiker

    The Swedish mountain regions stretch over 600 miles from Treriksröset in the north to Dalarna in the south. There is plenty of hiking for beginners and families with children, as well as for the astute, …

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    Experience the Wilderness by Snowmobile!

    A trip across frozen lakes while the stars light the heavens and the Northern Lights flash is an overwhelming experience. An expedition in April to mountain streams that have just begun to ripple is unforgettable.

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    Sarek

    Europe’s largest national park – often called Western Europe’s last remaining wilderness – the hiker comes face to face with a natural beauty that is hard to match anywhere in the world.

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    Abisko

    At least, according to David Attenborough, the famous wildlife film-maker! Abisko is one of two places in Europe that qualified as such in his series ”Natural Wonders of the World”.

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    Castles

    Sweden has a great many castles and country estates spread throughout the country. From medieval citadels to castles constructed at the end of the 19th century under a variety of ownership forms including private, royal, …

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    Skåne

    250 miles of sandy beaches and big, beautiful national parks. Fields of yellow rape and deep green forests. Peaceful country life and grand city vistas. Genuine industries and innovative companies. Quality of life to our …

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    Kingdom of Crystal

    This is the home of the world-famous Swedish glassworks — 11 glassworks, each with its own image and its own atmosphere.

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    Kayaking in the Archipelago of Stockholm

    We started early, taking the boat from central Stockholm to the island of Utö in the southern archipelago.

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    Cruising in the Outstanding Baltic

    Still relatively undiscovered by the masses, the Baltic nations are a delightful mix of unspoiled landscapes, restored medieval towns and modern cities.

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