Tourism in Sweden
Tourist places in Sweden
General information about Sweden
Sweden is one of the Scandinavian countries located in northern Europe. Sweden has land borders with Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast, sea borders with Denmark, Germany and Poland to the south, and Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia to the east.
Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union in terms of area (450,295 km2) and a population of about 10.0 million. Sweden has a low population density, with a rate of 21 people per square kilometer.
Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is the largest city in the country (with a population of 1.3 million in the metropolitan area and 22 million in the metropolitan area).
The official language in Sweden is the Swedish language, which is one of the North Germanic languages. It is very similar to the Danish language and the Norwegian language, but the difference lies in the pronunciation and spelling.
Culture and history in Sweden
Sweden has a rich musical tradition ranging from medieval folk tales to hip-hop. Pre-Christian Norse music has been lost in history, despite attempts to revive it through musical instruments being discovered on Viking sites. Instruments used were loris (a kind of trumpet), simple stringed instruments, wooden flutes, and drums. It is possible that the musical heritage of the Vikings has persisted in the ancient Swedish folk musical heritage.
Swedish cuisine, like other countries in Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway and Finland) is traditionally simple. Fish (especially herring), meat and potatoes play the role of the main ingredients. As for the spices, they were few. Popular dishes include Swedish meatballs, traditionally added to broth with boiled potatoes in cranberry jam; Add pancakes, lotvesk, smorgasbord or lavish buffet.
Kingdom of Crystal
The Kingdom of Crystal is considered one of the most touristic places in Sweden, which receives a large percentage of tourists annually. The Kingdom of Crystal is located in the Småland forests, which has an area of 20 kilometers, and you can enjoy tours inside it with the presence of many tour guides who facilitate visitors to know the place, and from the most famous The tourist places that can be visited in the Kingdom of Crystal are the glass workshops that consist of 11 workshops that allow visitors to learn about the glass industry.
Lapland is one of the most wonderful tourist places in Sweden, in which visitors can enjoy the most beautiful times to enjoy nature and watch the mountains with high peaks that descend from the waters of the glaciers, which are a real pleasure for visitors, as well as pine forests and meadows in the northern part of Sweden, and there is in Lapland an ice hotel with a design Lovely who offers deer wagon excursions to see the aurora borealis.
The island of Gotland is one of the most prominent tourist places in Sweden that tourists can visit all days of the year and includes the city of Visby, which is one of the most beautiful islands of great beauty and has been classified on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a unique historical environment, and is an important destination for those wishing for calm and tranquility. And stay away from the noise.
The Skouna area is one of the most wonderful tourist places that allow the tourist a unique experience to do the various activities that are held on it, such as vacationing on the seashore or staying in a country house overlooking the lake or visiting one of the cities in it.
The Swedish capital, Stockholm, is one of the most wonderful places that can be visited, as it is one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, which was built on 14 islands connected to each other by 57 bridges, which made some call it the Venice of the North. Its greenness and fresh air, as well as its presence near the water, distinguishes it.