Affordable 11-Day Relaxed Sweden Road Trip Vacation from Stockholm to Uppsala and Gävle

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Jan. - Dec.
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 11-day road trip in Sweden with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Sweden at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Stockholm, Knivsta, Uppsala, and Gävle. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 6 nights in Stockholm, 2 nights in Uppsala, and 2 nights in Gävle. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Sweden.

Experience an easy 11-day self-drive tour across Sweden with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Sweden so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Sweden. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Stockholm, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 11-day journey across Sweden and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Sweden. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Sweden.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Sweden. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Vasa Museum in Stockholm. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Stockholm Palace.

Traveling leisurely through Sweden means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Kungsträdgården. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable ABBA: The Museum. Get close to the spectacular Nordic Museum and the wonderful Fotografiska. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Sweden. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Sweden has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Sweden's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Sweden.

By the end of your 11-day road trip through Sweden, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Sweden and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Sweden. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 10 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 11 days of your self-drive road trip in Sweden. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 11-day vacation in Sweden and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Sweden today!

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Hotel, 10 nights
Rental car, 11 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Stockholm old town (Gamla Stan) cityscape from City Hall top, Sweden.Stockholm / 6 nights
Uppsala County - region in SwedenUppsala / 2 nights
Gävle - city in SwedenGävle / 2 nights

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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 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
ABBA The MuseumABBA: The Museum
Nordic museum building in Stockholm in a sunny day, SwedenNordic Museum
Museum of Natural History, Norra Djurgården, Östermalms stadsdelsområde, Stockholms kommun, Stockholm County, SwedenMuseum of Natural History
National Museum of Science and Technology
The Copper tents in Haga built 1787-90 Gustav III the king of Sweden, panoramaHaga park
view on National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm, SwedenNationalmuseum
photo of Junibacken in Stockholm ,Sweden.Junibacken
photo of Swedish History Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.Swedish History Museum
Uppsala Cathedral - Uppsala city, SwedenUppsala Cathedral
AB Furuviksparken, Gävle kommun, Gävleborg County, SwedenAB Furuviksparken
photo of statue of Carl von Linné in Humlegården in Stockholm, Sweden.Humlegården
photo of panoramic view of 16th century Uppsala Castle, Uppsala, Sweden.Uppsala Castle
photo of Skokloster castle illuminated by the setting sun Sweden.Skokloster Castle
photo of Stadsträdgården in Gavle, Sweden.Stadsträdgården
Botanical Garden, Uppsala kommun, Uppsala County, SwedenBotanical Garden
Tropicarium Kolmarden
Arsenalen - Swedish Tank Museum, Strängnäs kommun, Södermanland County, SwedenArsenalen - Swedish Tank Museum
photo of Åberg's Museum in Bålsta, Sweden.Åberg's Museum
Wildfire, Norrköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenWildfire
photo of Gävlebocken in Gävle, Sweden.Gävle goat
Munktell Museum, Eskilstuna kommun, Södermanland County, SwedenMunktell Museum
Mackmyra Whisky, Gävle kommun, Gävleborg County, SwedenMackmyra Whisky
Carolina park - 'Engelska Parken', Uppsala kommun, Uppsala County, SwedenCarolina park - 'Engelska Parken'
The Dream Park, Enköpings kommun, Uppsala County, SwedenThe Dream Park
Länsmuseet GävleborgLänsmuseet Gävleborg
Sveriges Fängelsemuseum, Gävle, Gävle kommun, Gävleborg County, SwedenSveriges Fängelsemuseum
Stadsträdgården, Gävle, Gävle kommun, Gävleborg County, SwedenStadsträdgården
photo of morning hours in the park Boulognerskogen in Autumn in Gävle, Sweden.Boulognerskogen
Marble mill Nature Reserve
photo of Kungshamn Morga in Sweden.Kungshamn Morga
Museum Eastern Södermanland Railway, Strängnäs kommun, Södermanland County, SwedenMuseum Eastern Södermanland Railway
Axmar bruks hytta, Gävle kommun, Gävleborg County, SwedenAxmar bruks hytta

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Day 1

Day 1 – Stockholm - arrival day

  • Stockholm - Arrival day
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  • Kungsträdgården
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Sweden begins when you reach Stockholm, where you’ll stay for a total of 6 nights.

Stockholm is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Kungsträdgården. Around 25,398 visitors have rated this fascinating urban park and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Stockholm offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Stockholms Gästabud. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,901 customers.

Akkurat - Restaurang Södermalm serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Stockholm has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,690 reviews.

Barrels is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,495 customers, Barrels is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Stockholm looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Pub Anchor, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 3,371 reviews.

Hotel Rival offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Stockholm. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,759 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Stampen. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,511 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Sweden! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Sweden!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Stockholm

  • Stockholm
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Drive 7 km, 49 min

  • Junibacken
  • Vasa Museum
  • Nordic Museum
  • Swedish History Museum
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Sweden, you'll explore the best attractions in Stockholm at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Stockholm, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 5 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Junibacken. This incredible literary museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,265 travelers, and is visited by 400,000 people every year.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Sweden by seeing another popular site in Stockholm, the wonderful Vasa Museum. This maritime museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 6,265 travelers and gets around 400,000 annual visits.

You can then move on to the incredible Nordic Museum. This museum of culture has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 9,453 visitors. Up to 237,964 people visit this popular attraction each year.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Swedish History Museum. This history museum is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,080 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Sweden. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Stockholm itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Sweden extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Stockholm. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Östermalms saluhall. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,416 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Restaurant Pelikan, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Restaurant Pelikan is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 2,836 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Rolfs Kök. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,344 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Stockholm and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Wirströms Pub. This vibrant bar is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,626 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Pharmarium. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,285 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Nomad. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Nomad has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,155 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Sweden, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Stockholm

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Drive 14 km, 2 hours 3 min

  • Fotografiska
  • Stockholm Palace
  • Nationalmuseum
  • National Museum of Science and Technology
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Day 3 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Sweden gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Stockholm and visit more of its attractions.

Stockholm has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Sweden. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 4 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Fotografiska, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Fotografiska has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 16,861 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Stockholm Palace. This city feature got an average score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from its 38,892 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Stockholm is the notable Nationalmuseum. The popular Nationalmuseum is a highlight of many travel packages in Stockholm. As a matter of fact, this remarkable art museum has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 6,448 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Stockholm, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous National Museum of Science and Technology. Take your time exploring this wonderful science museum and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.3 stars out of 5 from 7,896 visitors.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Stockholm by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Stockholm.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Stockholm, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Café Schweizer is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Stockholm-based food place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,153 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Restaurang Hantverket is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Restaurang Hantverket proved an excellent choice for around 1,768 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Stockholm is Restaurang Prinsen, which has an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 2,112 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Stockholm, Knut bar. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.4 over 5 stars given by 785 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Nem Nem Quan. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.4 over 5 stars by 724 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Bar Central Birger Jarlsgatan may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 660 customers have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Stockholm and end day 3 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Sweden on a great note!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Stockholm

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Drive 27 km, 1 hour 9 min

  • Open-air museum Skansen
  • ABBA: The Museum
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Haga park
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Day 4 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Sweden gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Stockholm and visit more of its attractions.

Stockholm has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Sweden. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 3 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Open-air museum Skansen, one of the top attractions in the city. This fascinating open-air museum attracts 1,300,000 annual visitors and is a must if you swing by Stockholm. In fact, the incredible Open-air museum Skansen has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 29,644 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing ABBA: The Museum. This city feature got an average score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from its 14,825 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Stockholm is the notable Museum of Natural History. The popular Museum of Natural History is a highlight of many travel packages in Stockholm. As a matter of fact, this remarkable museum has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 7,513 travelers.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Stockholm by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Stockholm.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Stockholm, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Restaurang Farang is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Stockholm-based food place has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,852 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Restaurant Slingerbulten is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Restaurant Slingerbulten proved an excellent choice for around 1,456 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Stockholm is Glashuset Restaurant & Bar, which has an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 1,510 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Stockholm, Tudor Arms. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.3 over 5 stars given by 705 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Järnet Bar & Restaurant. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.3 over 5 stars by 580 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Katarina Ölkafé may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 546 customers have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Stockholm and end day 4 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Sweden on a great note!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Stockholm

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Drive 296 km, 4 hours 13 min

  • Marble mill Nature Reserve
  • Wildfire
  • Tropicarium Kolmarden
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On day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Sweden, you’ll explore the area around Gruvstugan, where you’ll be staying for another 2 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Gruvstugan will make you fall even more in love with the hamlet and uniqueness of Sweden.

One of the hamlet’s best travel destinations is a fascinating must-see tourist destination, the stunning Wildfire. Around 1,212 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Sweden by joining a traveler-approved tour in Gruvstugan. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Gruvstugan and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Gruvstugan that will make your self-drive tour in Sweden more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the hamlet of Gruvstugan to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Stockholm for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Sweden by eating at one of the best restaurants in Stockholm.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At Tak, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Stockholm is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 3,032 customers.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Sweden is all about!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Uppsala

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Drive 176 km, 2 hours 51 min

  • Åberg's Museum
  • The Dream Park
  • Skokloster Castle
  • Kungshamn Morga
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Day 6 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Sweden gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Slottsskogen. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Uppsala, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Skokloster Castle is waiting for you. This castle has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,079 visitors. It’s estimated that around 86,098 people visit this attraction every year.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Slottsskogen has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Sweden. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Uppsala. In Uppsala, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Sweden.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Bålsta is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Bastard Burgers, one of the best restaurants in Bålsta. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,185 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Bastard Burgers.

Locals also recommend O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,004 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Hambergs Fisk. Hambergs Fisk is another of the most popular places to eat in Bålsta. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 761 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Churchill Arms. Churchill Arms is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,146 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Klang Market. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 958 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to O'Connor's. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. O'Connor's is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,024 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Sweden!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Uppsala

  • Uppsala
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Drive 4 km, 1 hour 7 min

  • Stadsträdgården
  • Uppsala Castle
  • Uppsala Cathedral
  • Carolina park - 'Engelska Parken'
  • Botanical Garden
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Day 7 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Sweden serves as your introduction to Uppsala. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Sweden and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Uppsala, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 3,531 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 4-star Clarion Hotel Gillet. With an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 2,818 guests, Clarion Hotel Gillet is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 4-star Arenahotellet offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Arenahotellet is a top-rated budget hotel in Uppsala with an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 3,228 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Uppsala. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Uppsala, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Stadsträdgården. This urban park and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Uppsala. The fascinating Stadsträdgården has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,482 travelers.

Uppsala is also home to the captivating Uppsala Castle, a local castle and another popular attraction in the city. About 3,269 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Uppsala Cathedral is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Sweden. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,555 travelers, Uppsala Cathedral proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible Carolina park - 'Engelska Parken'. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing top-tier point of interest and attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 986 reviews.

When you’re in the mood to experience something amazing, we recommend you visit the fantastic Botanical Garden. Every year, travelers gather around this fascinating park and sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features. Around 2,376 visitors have rated the famous Botanical Garden an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Uppsala, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Sweden.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Sweden. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Uppsala, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Uppsala is Jappi. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 874 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Golden China restaurant for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Uppsala. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 724 customers.

Another alternative is Crêperie Lemoni. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 741 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Uppsala. At Taps Beer Bar, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 446 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at Puben Uppsala, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 483 reviews.

Uplands nation is also one of the best places in Uppsala where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 392 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Sweden!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Gävle

  • Gävle
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Drive 204 km, 2 hours 39 min

  • Axmar bruks hytta
  • Mackmyra Whisky
  • Sveriges Fängelsemuseum
  • Länsmuseet Gävleborg
  • Gävle goat
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Day 8 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Sweden gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Gävle. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Gävle, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Mackmyra Whisky is waiting for you. This top-tier point of interest has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,001 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Sveriges Fängelsemuseum. This unique top-tier point of interest is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 592 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Länsmuseet Gävleborg. With an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 663 visitors, this museum is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Gävle goat. This popular yule goat and attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,209 people.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Gävle has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Sweden. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Gävle. In Gävle, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Sweden.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Axmar bruk is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Restaurang Namaste, one of the best restaurants in Axmar bruk. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 617 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Restaurang Namaste.

Locals also recommend Indian Palace - Restaurang & Bar - Gävle as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Indian Palace - Restaurang & Bar - Gävle as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 541 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Terassen Pub Kök. Terassen Pub Kök is another of the most popular places to eat in Axmar bruk. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 906 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the hamlet.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Cheers. Cheers is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 573 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Clarion Hotel Winn. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,129 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Pitchers. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Pitchers is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 424 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Sweden!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Gävle

  • Gävle
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Drive 29 km, 58 min

  • Boulognerskogen
  • Stadsträdgården
  • AB Furuviksparken
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On day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Sweden, you'll explore the best attractions in Gävle at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Gävle, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Boulognerskogen, Gävle. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 517 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Sweden by seeing another popular site in Gävle, the wonderful Stadsträdgården. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 517 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 9 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Sweden. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Gävle itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Sweden extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Gävle. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Restaurant Tennstopet. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 814 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at La Mancha Gävle, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. La Mancha Gävle is rated 4.1 stars out of 5 by 802 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Runebergs Kvarterskrog - Restaurang Gävle. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 406 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Gävle and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Music Center Gavle. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 237 customers.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Sweden, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Stockholm

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Drive 328 km, 4 hours 15 min

  • Arsenalen - Swedish Tank Museum
  • Munktell Museum
  • Museum Eastern Södermanland Railway
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Day 10 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Sweden gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the hamlet of Näsbyholm. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Stockholm, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Arsenalen - Swedish Tank Museum is waiting for you. This museum has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,060 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Näsbyholm has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Sweden. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Stockholm. In Stockholm, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Sweden.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Eskilstuna is an excellent idea.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations.

This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Sweden!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Stockholm - departure day

  • Stockholm - Departure day
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  • Humlegården
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Day 11 of your relaxed road trip in Sweden is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Stockholm.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Stockholm once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Sweden on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Humlegården is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Stockholm. This top sight is a popular urban park, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,990 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 11 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Stockholm or just grab something light to keep you going.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Stockholm and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 11-day relaxed road trip in Sweden is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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