13-Day Sweden road trip from Gothenburg to Helsingborg, Malmo, Växjö, Västervik, Stockholm, and Linköping

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Escape the ordinary with this exciting 13-day road trip through Sweden that promises to leave you speechless. With this exciting adventure, you will have the chance to explore the diverse landscapes and local cultures of Gothenburg, Höganäs, Helsingborg, Malmo, Lund, Växjö, Västervik, Norrköping, Uppsala, Bergshamra, Stockholm, Linköping, Gränna, and Jönköping. Pack your bags, hit the road, and prepare for an unforgettable journey where every moment becomes a lasting story.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Sweden takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 3 nights in Gothenburg, 1 night in Helsingborg, 1 night in Malmo, 1 night in Växjö, 1 night in Västervik, 4 nights in Stockholm, and 1 night in Linköping. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Sweden. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Gothenburg, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Sweden on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Sweden. Vasa Museum and Stockholm Palace are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Gothenburg, Höganäs, Helsingborg, Malmo, Lund, Växjö, Västervik, Norrköping, Uppsala, Bergshamra, Stockholm, Linköping, Gränna, and Jönköping, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Sweden. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Sweden.

Throughout your road trip in Sweden, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Sweden.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Sweden fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Sweden today!

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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Kronoberg County - region in SwedenKronoberg County / 1 night
Uppsala County - region in SwedenUppsala County
Östergötland County - region in SwedenLinköping / 1 night
Stockholm old town (Gamla Stan) cityscape from City Hall top, Sweden.Stockholm / 4 nights
Lund - city in SwedenLund
Beautiful aerial panoramic view of the Malmo city in Sweden.Malmö / 1 night
Jönköping County - region in SwedenJönköping
Photo of aerial view of the port and the city of Höganäs in southern Sweden.Höganäs kommun
Canal in the historic centre of Gothenburg, Sweden.Gothenburg / 3 nights
Photo of main place of Vimmerby with well and tourist office, Sweden.Vimmerby
Photo of aerial view of Vastervik in Sweden.Västervik / 1 night
Photo of the city center and the port of Helsingborg in Sweden.Helsingborg / 1 night

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Photo of Vasa Museum, the most visited museum in Scandinavia, on the island of Djurgarden in Stockholm, Sweden.Vasa Museum
Photo of the Royal Palace is located in Gamla Stan in Stockholm, Sweden.Stockholm Palace
Photo of amusement park Liseberg in Gothenburg ,Sweden.Liseberg
Photo of a mansion in the Skansen open air museum in Stockholm.Open-air museum Skansen
Photo of the famous meeting place Kungstradgarden in Stockholm with cherry trees in blossom.Kungsträdgården
FotografiskaFotografiska
Photo of Slottsskogen scenic park and lake in Gothenburg ,Sweden.Slottsskogen
ABBA The MuseumABBA: The Museum
UniverseumUniverseum
Horticultural Society, Heden, Centrum, Göteborgs Stad, Västra Götaland County, SwedenHorticultural Society
Photo of beautiful glass greenhouse in Gothenburg Botanical Garden, Sweden.Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Nordic museum building in Stockholm in a sunny day, SwedenNordic Museum
Malmö Castle, Malmö Hus, Norr, Malmo, Malmö kommun, Skåne County, SwedenMalmö Castle
Museum of Natural History, Norra Djurgården, Östermalms stadsdelsområde, Stockholms kommun, Stockholm County, SwedenMuseum of Natural History
National Museum of Science and Technology
photo of the ruins of Brahehus Castle are located by the lake Vattern located in Gränna parish in Jönköping municipality, Sweden.Brahehus
Photo of aerial view of Kullaberg in Sweden.Kullaberg
The Copper tents in Haga built 1787-90 Gustav III the king of Sweden, panoramaHaga park
photo of beautiful cityscape of Malmo with Turning Torso in Sweden.Turning Torso
view on National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm, SwedenNationalmuseum
Pildammstornet tower on the water in the city of MalmoPildammsparken
The Oresund Bridge is a combined motorway and railway bridge between Sweden and Denmark (Malmo and Copenhagen). Long exposure. Selective focus.Øresund Bridge
Uppsala Cathedral - Uppsala city, SwedenUppsala Cathedral
Air Force Museum, Kärna, Linköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenAir Force Museum
photo of statue of Carl von Linné in Humlegården in Stockholm, Sweden.Humlegården
Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum, Linköpings domkyrkodistrikt, Linköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenGamla Linköping Open Air Museum
Swedish royal opera and Saint Jacob church in Stockholm, SwedenRoyal Swedish Opera
RålambshovsparkenRålambshovsparken
photo of The Lund Cathedral in Lund, Sweden on sunny day exterior view.Lund Cathedral
Botanical Garden, Professorsstaden, Centrum, Lund, Lund Municipality, Skåne County, SwedenBotanical Garden
GöteborgsoperanGöteborgsoperan
photo of flower arrangements in symmetrical shapes leading up to a fountain in the city park Stadsparken in the town Lund, Sweden.Stadsparken
photo of sunny morning of Kungsparken park in Malmo. Sweden.Kungsparken
photo of panoramic view of 16th century Uppsala Castle, Uppsala, Sweden.Uppsala Castle
Plikta lekplats / Playground 444, Änggården, Majorna-Linné, Göteborgs Stad, Västra Götaland County, SwedenPlikta lekplats / Playground 444
photo of Stadsträdgården in Gavle, Sweden.Stadsträdgården
Botanical Garden, Uppsala kommun, Uppsala County, SwedenBotanical Garden
photo of Mansions at the Kulturen open-air museum in Lund, Sweden.Kulturen
photo of Katthult, where the famous film Emil was recorded in Gibberyd, Sweden.Katthult
photo of aerial view of Balder roller coaster on Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, Sweden.Balder
Rosenlund Rosarium, Jönköpings kommun, Jönköping County, SwedenRosenlund Rosarium
photo of Linnéparken in Kronoberg, Sweden.Linnéparken
photo of aerial view of Växjö Cathedral from the Swedish lake on a sunny day with some clouds on the sky in Kronoberg County, Sweden.Växjö Cathedral
Cactus plant, Nordantill, Norrköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenCactus plant
Carl Johans park, Nordantill, Norrköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenCarl Johans park
Inlåst - Real Life Room Escape Game, Växjö kommun, Kronoberg County, SwedenInlåst - Real Life Room Escape Game
Sankt Olai kyrkaSankt Olai kyrka

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Day 1

Day 1 – Gothenburg - arrival day

  • Gothenburg - Arrival day
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  • Göteborgsoperan
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Your road trip adventure in Sweden begins as soon as you reach Gothenburg and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Gothenburg for 2 nights and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Gothenburg is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Gothenburg. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Sweden. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Gothenburg. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Take your Gothenburg getaway to new heights by dining at SK Mat & Människor, a restaurant. Renowned for its world-famous 1 Michelin-star rating and a variety of creative and refined dishes, SK Mat & Människor consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional modern cuisine.

A renowned dining spot in Gothenburg is Koka, which holds a rating of 1 Michelin stars. This establishment’s inviting ambiance and menu leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its modern menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Koka’s culinary mastery.

Experience a taste of local culinary excellence while in Gothenburg and reserve a table at the 1-star Michelin restaurant, Project. Its delectable modern menu has contributed to impressive reviews from many previous guests.

An excellent example is Steampunk Bar, which has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,520 customers.

Another of the best bars you should consider going to is BrewDog Göteborg. This bar offers a selection of great meals and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,220 customers.

Locals also enjoy Haket, and you might too. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,048 customers, an after-dinner drink at Haket is the perfect way to end this day.

Raise a toast to the start of your 13-day road trip in Sweden!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Gothenburg

  • Gothenburg
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Drive 15 km, 43 min

  • Gothenburg Botanical Garden
  • Liseberg
  • Balder
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Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Gothenburg has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Gothenburg by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Gothenburg's best restaurants.

Book a table at Gyllene Prag, a famous dining establishment in Gothenburg. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,122 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Gothenburg is Fiskekrogen, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.6 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 1,138 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Gothenburg’s Blackstone Steakhouse for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,126 satisfied diners.

Brewers Beer Bar Magasinsgatan. Is a great bar to relax after a busy day. About 920 customers have given this spot an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, making it one of the most popular bars in the area.

Another bar in Gothenburg we recommend is Ölhallen 7:an, an excellent place to meet new friends. This bar offers customers plenty of snack and drink options and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 759 customers.

The Flying Barrel Pub is also one of the best places to go to unwind and chat with locals. Over 808 bar-goers have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Sweden!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Gothenburg, Höganäs, and Helsingborg

  • Gothenburg
  • Helsingborg
  • Höganäs kommun
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Drive 273 km, 3 hours 54 min

  • Plikta lekplats / Playground 444
  • Slottsskogen
  • Universeum
  • Kullaberg
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On day 3 of your road trip in Sweden, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Gothenburg, Höganäs, and Helsingborg. In the evening, you’ll end up in Helsingborg, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Helsingborg. Helsingborg offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Helsingborg. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Reserve your spot at Olsons skafferi, a popular local restaurant in Helsingborg. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,290 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Roy's Mat o Bar during your stay in Helsingborg. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,254 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of KOL & Cocktails, a popular local gem in Helsingborg. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 933 satisfied guests.

Locals recommend going for a drink at Pub Nessie. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 858 customers.

Another popular bar you could swing by after dinner is Telegrafen. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 856 customers.

The Bishops Arms also makes the list of popular bars you could visit tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 612 customers.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Sweden.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Malmo

  • Malmö
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Drive 131 km, 1 hour 51 min

  • Øresund Bridge
  • Pildammsparken
  • Turning Torso
  • Malmö Castle
  • Kungsparken
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Dive into day 4 of your remarkable road trip in Sweden. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Malmo and Malmo, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Malmo. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Malmo. This drive usually takes around 53 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Malmo, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Malmo's best restaurants.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Saltimporten Canteen, a distinguished dining establishment in Malmo. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 926 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Malmo is Östergatan No. 25. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 605 happy diners.

Lyran stands out as a local favorite in Malmo. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 534 customers.

After dinner, stop by one of the best bars in Malmo. Malmö Brewing Co & Taproom often offers travelers and locals alike a great time. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,265 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at BrewDog Malmö. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,549 customers.

Spegeln is another top-rated bar in the city. This place enjoys an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,273 customers.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Sweden and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Lund and Växjö

  • Kronoberg County
  • Lund
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Drive 200 km, 3 hours 9 min

  • Stadsparken
  • Lund Cathedral
  • Kulturen
  • Botanical Garden
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 5 of your road trip in Sweden. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Lund and Växjö. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Växjö. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Lund’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Malmo behind. This drive usually takes around 19 min. Lund welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Växjö, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Växjö.

Discover the essence of culinary excellence at PM & Vänner, a Bib Gourmand local dining experience. Renowned for its prestigious 1 Michelin-star rating and impressive menu, PM & Vänner consistently impresses both foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional creative cuisine.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Umami Monkey while experiencing the best of Växjö. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 873 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Izakaya Moshi, an elegant culinary destination in Växjö. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 627 previous guests.

An excellent example is Kafé de luxe, which has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 1,439 customers.

Another of the best bars you should consider going to is The Bishops Arms - Växjö. This bar offers a selection of great meals and is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 713 customers.

Locals also enjoy Garden de luxe, and you might too. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 355 customers, an after-dinner drink at Garden de luxe is the perfect way to end this day.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Sweden!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Gibberyd and Västervik

  • Kronoberg County
  • Västervik
  • Vimmerby
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Drive 207 km, 3 hours 11 min

  • Inlåst - Real Life Room Escape Game
  • Växjö Cathedral
  • Linnéparken
  • Katthult
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your road trip in Sweden, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Växjö, Gibberyd, and Västervik. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Västervik. Västervik will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Växjö and set your GPS to Vimmerby. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 58 min. Upon reaching Vimmerby, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Västervik. Västervik offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Västervik's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Make a reservation at Rågö Skärgårdsby och Naturreservat, a popular dining spot in Västervik. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 130 satisfied diners.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Sweden!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Norrköping and Stockholm

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Drive 274 km, 3 hours 35 min

  • Sankt Olai kyrka
  • Cactus plant
  • Carl Johans park
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On day 7 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Sweden, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Norrköping and Stockholm. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Stockholm, where you’ll be staying for 4 nights.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Saint Olai Church. Previous visitors have rated this church building an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 188 reviews.

Cactus plant is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 657 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Carl Johans park. This park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 299 reviews.

Set your GPS to Stockholm and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 52 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Stockholm beckons with new experiences!

At the end of the day, you will drive to Stockholm, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Stockholm. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to book a table at Frantzén, a 3 Michelin star restaurant and a Bib Gourmand dining venue in Stockholm. This local gem’s delectable modern cuisine is sure to leave a lasting impression. Frantzén is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Treat yourself to culinary excellence at Aloë, offering a Bib-Gourmand awarded dining experience. With its 2 Michelin star rating, it caters to the most discerning palates. The incredible creative cuisine at Aloë has earned praise globally.

If you're in the mood for something different, consider reserving a table at AIRA. This celebrated dining spot in Stockholm is renowned for its sumptuous meals and modern and swedish menu. Countless patrons sing this Bib Gourmand restaurant's praises, adding to its 2 Michelin-star prestige.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is Pub Anchor. This place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,371 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Hotel Rival. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,759 customers.

Stampen is another great place where you can celebrate after a long, fun day in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,511 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Sweden!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Uppsala, Bergshamra, and Stockholm

  • Uppsala County
  • Stockholm
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Drive 149 km, 2 hours 42 min

  • Botanical Garden
  • Uppsala Castle
  • Uppsala Cathedral
  • Stadsträdgården
  • Haga park
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On day 8 of your road trip in Sweden, you’ll start and end your day in Uppsala, but spend the day exploring what’s beyond the city. Since you will return to Stockholm for 3 nights more, there’s no need to rush. Experience Uppsala, Bergshamra, and Stockholm to the fullest today with this curated day itinerary!

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Uppsala, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Stockholm to Uppsala may take around 1 hour 4 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Make Botanical Garden your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,376 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Uppsala Castle. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,269 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this castle every year.

Uppsala Cathedral is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This lutheran cathedral has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,555 visitors.

When you’re finished at Uppsala Cathedral, the perfect next stop is Stadsträdgården. This urban park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,482 reviews.

After soaking in Uppsala’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Bergshamra. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 50 min. When you arrive in Bergshamra, it's time to take a break from the road.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Haga park. This english garden is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 6,480 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Stockholm. This car ride takes around 17 min.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Stockholm and your accommodation.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Stockholm.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Östermalms saluhall. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Stockholm boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from around 3,416 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Stockholm is Restaurant Pelikan. It has garnered a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,836 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Rolfs Kök, in Stockholm. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,344 satisfied customers.

Wirströms Pub is one of the best bars in Stockholm and the perfect place for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,626 customers.

You may also want to check out Pharmarium. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your celebrations. Pharmarium is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,285 customers.

Alternatively, head out to Nomad. Nomad has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,155 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Sweden.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Stockholm

  • Stockholm
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Drive 13 km, 1 hour 19 min

  • Fotografiska
  • Nordic Museum
  • ABBA: The Museum
  • Vasa Museum
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On day 9 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Stockholm. You’ll stay in Stockholm for 2 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Stockholm. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Don't miss out on experiencing Café Schweizer, a renowned dining spot in Stockholm. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,153 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Restaurang Hantverket while immersing yourself in Stockholm. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,768 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Restaurang Prinsen, a beloved dining establishment within Stockholm. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,112 satisfied customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city, Knut bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 785 reviews and guarantees you a great time.

If you want to continue your night somewhere else, head to a popular bar like Nem Nem Quan. This bar is a local favorite, with great drinks, lovely service, and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 724 customers.

The options in Stockholm don’t end there, you could also spend some time at the excellent Bar Central Birger Jarlsgatan. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 660 customers, this bar is one of the best places to relax after a long, adventure-filled day.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Sweden!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Stockholm

  • Stockholm
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Drive 24 km, 1 hour 6 min

  • Museum of Natural History
  • Humlegården
  • Open-air museum Skansen
  • National Museum of Science and Technology
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Day 10 of your road trip across Sweden promises a magnificent time exploring Stockholm. You have 1 night left in Stockholm. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Your discoveries in Stockholm do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Stockholm on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Stockholm.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Restaurang Farang, an acclaimed dining establishment in Stockholm. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,852 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Restaurant Slingerbulten while experiencing the best of Stockholm. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,456 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Glashuset Restaurant & Bar, an elegant culinary destination in Stockholm. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,510 previous guests.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to Tudor Arms. Around 705 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Stockholm also enjoy the drinks at Järnet Bar & Restaurant. This place is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 580 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Katarina Ölkafé. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 546 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Sweden.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Stockholm and Linköping

  • Stockholm
  • Linköping
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Drive 203 km, 2 hours 44 min

  • Stockholm Palace
  • Royal Swedish Opera
  • Kungsträdgården
  • Nationalmuseum
  • Rålambshovsparken
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On day 11 of your road trip in Sweden, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Stockholm and Linköping. In the evening, you’ll end up in Linköping, where you will stay for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Linköping, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Linköping's best restaurants.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Backen Ölcafé while you’re in Linköping. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 538 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Linköping is De Klomp. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 1,059 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

While in Linköping, enjoy Stångs Magasin’s appetizing dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 832 satisfied guests.

Experience the local nightlife scene. Mocca deli Linköping is a highly recommended bar with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 765 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar among locals like Strandgatan två. This bar has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,382 bar-goers.

Cioccolata Bistro is another great bar that serves various drinks. This bar is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,174 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Linköping and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Sweden!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Linköping, Gränna, and Gothenburg

  • Linköping
  • Gothenburg
  • Jönköping
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Drive 276 km, 3 hours 18 min

  • Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum
  • Air Force Museum
  • Brahehus
  • Rosenlund Rosarium
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Dive into day 12 of your remarkable road trip in Sweden. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Linköping, Gränna, Jönköping, and Gothenburg, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Gothenburg. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Linköping, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Jönköping. This drive usually takes around 53 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Jönköping and set your GPS to Gothenburg. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 46 min. Upon reaching Gothenburg, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Gothenburg. Gothenburg offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Gothenburg.

Reserve a table at Ma Cuisine, a renowned restaurant in Gothenburg. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 878 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Gothia Towers while in Gothenburg. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 9,515 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Gothenburg at Skansen Kronan, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,812 customers.

3 Små Rum is one of the best bars in Gothenburg and the perfect place for a celebratory drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 517 customers.

You may also want to check out Björns Bar, offering great drinks and a fantastic atmosphere. Björns Bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 229 customers.

A third bar where you could have a great time tonight is Hotel Pigalle. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,589 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Sweden.

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Day 13

Day 13 – Gothenburg - departure day

  • Gothenburg - Departure day
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  • Horticultural Society
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Day 13 of your road trip in Sweden is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Gothenburg before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

On your last day in Sweden, take time to indulge in shopping at Gothenburg’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of Sweden. Each store here is brimming with unique finds.

Before you conclude your road trip in Sweden, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Gothenburg.

You’ll then say farewell to Gothenburg. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Sweden!

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