Cheap 12-Day Sweden Road Trip from Stockholm traveling south to Norrköping, Kalmar, Malmo, and Jönköping

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Jan. - Dec.
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Get ready for an exciting vacation without hitting your budget hard with this 12-day cheap road trip in Sweden. Venture into the heart of Stockholm, Norrköping, Vimmerby, Kalmar, Nybro, Borgholm, Blekinge County, Ronneby, Kristianstad, Lomma, Malmo, Jönköping, Linköping, and Bergshamra, where every mile is packed with value and excitement. Embrace the freedom of the open road and make memories that last a lifetime, all within your budget.

Explore Sweden for less and on your own terms. This customizable and cheap Sweden travel package promises an exhilarating 12-day adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country.

Stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 4 nights in Stockholm, 1 night in Norrköping, 4 nights in Kalmar, 1 night in Malmo, and 1 night in Jönköping. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Sweden and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food. We'll help you have an unforgettable road trip experience in Sweden at the lowest price!

On arrival in Stockholm, you'll pick up your rental vehicle. From there, you'll begin your journey to the best and cheapest places to travel to in Sweden. Sweden offers a wealth of world-class natural and scenic beauty you wouldn't want to miss!

During your cheap holiday in Sweden, the choice of accommodation is entirely yours. Enjoy the freedom to select the ideal budget-friendly stay that perfectly matches your needs. Rest assured, your affordable accommodation will provide a welcoming retreat after a day of exploration and discovery.

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 affordable holiday package includes everything you need for a fantastic 12-day vacation in Sweden. We'll offer you cheap flights and arrange your hotel reservations for 11 nights. We'll also provide you with the best budget rental car in Sweden with CDW insurance.

You can customize your Sweden travel plan for a more personalized holiday experience. Choose from popular and competitively-priced tours and tickets in Sweden and add your picks to your itinerary. For example, get cheap tour tickets to uncover the stories behind Sweden's famous sights. Or, try out some of the most fantastic excursions. There's no better way to add more culture and inspiration to your trip!

Booking this cheap holiday package in Sweden offers you many perks. You'll get 24/7 travel support. In addition, you'll have access to a step-by-step guide in our mobile app. Here, you'll find all your travel documents organized in one place.

So what are you waiting for? Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Sweden with this cheap holiday deal! The best and most affordable tours in Sweden fill up fast, so book your adventure today!

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Flights, economy included
Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
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24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Borgholm Castle (Slott) in Öland, Sweden.Borgholm
Nybro
Lomma
Östergötland County - region in SwedenLinköping
Stockholm old town (Gamla Stan) cityscape from City Hall top, Sweden.Stockholm / 4 nights
Photo of the trinity church is one of the oldest and largest buildings in the Swedish city of Kristianstad.Kristianstad
Beautiful aerial panoramic view of the Malmo city in Sweden.Malmo / 1 night
Bergshamra
Jönköping County - region in SwedenJönköping / 1 night
Blekinge County - region in SwedenBlekinge County
Ronneby
Photo of aerial view to Borgholm city in the Kalmar County, Sweden.Kalmar / 4 nights
Photo of main place of Vimmerby with well and tourist office, Sweden.Vimmerby
Photo of Motala stream in Norrkoping during fall, that is a historic industrial town in Sweden.Norrköping / 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 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
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
Aerial view of Kalmar Slott castle, a medieval castle in Kalmar, SwedenKalmar Castle
National Museum of Science and Technology
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
On the island Stumholmen you will find Karlskrona’s foremost visitor attraction - The Naval Museum.Naval Museum of Sweden
Air Force Museum, Kärna, Linköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenAir Force Museum
photo of Borgholm castle ruin in bright sunny summer day in Borgholm, Sweden.Borgholm Castle
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
RålambshovsparkenRålambshovsparken
photo of Vasaparken a beautiful little park in Vasastan, Stockholm, Sweden.Vasaparken
photo of Stockholm from Skinnarviksberget in summer with the town hall in Sweden.Skinnarviksberget
photo of the lighthouse of Lange Jan at the south cape of Swedish island Oland in the Baltic Sea.Långe Jan
photo of scenic summer view of the Stockholm City Hall in the Old Town (Gamla Stan) in Stockholm, Sweden.Stockholm City Hall
Solliden Palace, Borgholms kommun, Kalmar County, SwedenSolliden Palace
photo of theatre building in Tivoliparken in  kristianstad Sweden.Tivoliparken
Trollskogen, Borgholms kommun, Kalmar County, SwedenTrollskogen
Brunnsparken, Ronneby kommun, Blekinge County, SwedenBrunnsparken
Alnarp Manor & Parks
Skälby 4H-gård
photo of Kalmar County Museum in Sweden.Kalmar County Museum
Glasrikets Älgpark AB, Nybro kommun, Kalmar County, SwedenGlasrikets Älgpark AB
A World of Dinosaurs, Kalmar kommun, Kalmar County, SwedenA World of Dinosaurs
Ölands Karameller
Svartbäcksmålabacken, Nybro kommun, Kalmar County, SwedenSvartbäcksmålabacken
Astrid Lindgren-statyn
photo of the beautiful Rumskulla or Kvill Oak, the oldest oak tree in Sweden its over 1000 years.Rumskulla oak
Kalmar stadspark, Gamla stan, Kalmar kommun, Kalmar County, SwedenKalmar stadspark

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Day 1

Day 1 – Stockholm - arrival day

  • Stockholm - Arrival day
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  • Kungsträdgården
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Your exciting road trip through Sweden starts when you reach the incredible city of Stockholm, where you'll stay for 3 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Stockholm and begin your adventure in Sweden.

Stockholm is a popular cheap holiday destination in Sweden with something to offer every traveler. More than a city in Sweden, Stockholm is also a great place to find top-rated budget accommodations. You'll find many of these accommodations close to bustling markets and cultural attractions.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Kungsträdgården. This extraordinary urban park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 25,854 visitors.

Indulge in the culinary wonders of Stockholm, where exceptional dining and drinking experiences await at unbeatable prices. Explore the city's diverse venues, ensuring a memorable culinary journey for every visitor.

Start your flavor-filled journey at Knut bar, featuring local favorites at reasonable prices. Looking for a taste of the unexpected? Berns Asiatiska offers delightful dishes and desserts. If you’re seeking a cozy setting and satisfying meal, Restaurant C & C is the perfect spot for you!

After dinner, look back into the highlights of today’s adventure and visit one of the best bars in Stockholm, Katarina Ölkafé. Alternatively, visit Mikkeller Södermalm, a great place for anyone who is into classic bar drinks. You can also drop by Savant Bar- Kaffe & Vin, where you can have drinks, let loose, and socialize.

Enjoy toasting the start of a terrific road trip vacation and a cheap holiday experience in Sweden!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Stockholm

  • Stockholm
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Drive 14 km, 55 min

  • Humlegården
  • ABBA: The Museum
  • Open-air museum Skansen
  • National Museum of Science and Technology
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Day 2’s road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Stockholm, proving that cheap holidays in Sweden can be extraordinary. You have ample time, or 2 nights, to stay in Stockholm. So make the most of today by going to the best places to visit, eat, and drink in the city.

When you're ready to see some sights, Humlegården is a great place to start. This urban park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,058 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is ABBA: The Museum. This museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 15,370 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Open-air museum Skansen. This site gets more than 1,300,000 visitors annually. The open-air museum has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 29,948 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting National Museum of Science and Technology. This science museum is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 7,979 reviews. As a top-rated attraction, it's no surprise that 170,000 people visit National Museum of Science and Technology every year.

Sweden is a wonderful destination with so much to show and so many stories to tell. To have the most extraordinary time on your low-cost holiday in Sweden, consider adding tours to your affordable tour package to Sweden. Choose from many thrilling to laid back and budget-friendly excursions in Sweden that will add color and uniqueness to your adventure.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Stockholm has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

After a day of fun adventures, treat yourself to the best dining experience at Restaurant Artilleriet, where affordable mouthwatering dishes await. Another gem to discover during your memorable getaway is Industrigatan 2 - en taqueria av Dunder & Krut, highly regarded as one of the area's top dining spots. If you're eager to dine at a local-favorite spot, don't miss Nordic Light Hotel, an excellent choice to fulfill your cravings for delicious food and great service.

Quality Hotel Globe is an excellent example of a great bar in Stockholm offering drinks at reasonable prices. You can also hang out at Pub Anchor, another of locals’ go-to bars in Stockholm. But if you’re curious about bars that give you a taste of the nightlife scene in Stockholm, Made In Sweden Bar & Kök is for you.

A road trip vacation in Stockholm can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Sweden!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Stockholm

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Drive 25 km, 1 hour 2 min

  • Fotografiska
  • Rålambshovsparken
  • Stockholm City Hall
  • Vasaparken
  • Museum of Natural History
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Day 3 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories on your cheap holiday in Sweden. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Stockholm! You’ll go sightseeing at famous attractions in Stockholm and conclude your journey with a lovely dinner, enjoying your remaining 1 night in the area.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Fotografiska. This kunsthalle is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 17,078 visitors.

Rålambshovsparken is another popular attraction you could visit today. This park has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 5,106 visitors.

Stockholm City Hall is also highly recommended by travelers. This rathaus has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,044 visitors.

Vasaparken is an attraction you won’t want to miss. This urban park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 3,782 reviews.

Another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today is Museum of Natural History. This museum has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,558 travelers.

Your discovery of Stockholm does not have to stop there. You can add a budget-friendly activity on your itinerary and get to know more about Stockholm on a personal level. Check out the fantastic selection of affordable tours and tickets offered on this leg of your journey across this top cheap holiday destination in Europe, Sweden.

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Stockholm, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

Recharge and refresh your energy with a visit to Nomad, known for its delectable cuisine and inviting ambiance. While immersing yourself in the local culture during your budget-friendly getaway, make sure to stop by Scandic Anglais - a hidden culinary gem loved by locals and travelers alike. For those craving exquisite flavors, Mellqvist Cafe & Bar promises to deliver a feast for the senses.

Complement this refreshing day with an equally refreshing drink at one of the best bars in the city of Stockholm, A bar called Gemma. Cadierbaren is another popular bar in the area, perfect for people looking for a place to unwind and enjoy local drinks alone or with company. Locals also recommend Stockholm Under Stjärnorna, offering popular drinks and a lively atmosphere.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Sweden. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Sweden!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Stockholm, and Norrköping

  • Norrköping
  • Stockholm
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Drive 168 km, 2 hours 17 min

  • Stockholm Palace
  • Nationalmuseum
  • Nordic Museum
  • Vasa Museum
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Day 4 of your road trip across Sweden offers you the chance to visit 1 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Stockholm. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Norrköping, where you'll stay for 1 night.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Stockholm Palace. Previous visitors have rated this royal palace an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 39,169 reviews.

Nationalmuseum is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This art museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 6,554 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Nordic Museum. This museum of culture is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 9,583 reviews. Every year, around 237,964 travelers visit this site to discover its unique features.

Vasa Museum is another outstanding experience in Stockholm. Around 54,120 travelers have rated this maritime museum an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars. The attraction hosts 1,220,429 visitors annually.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the town of Norrköping. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Norrköping, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

As this day progresses, satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst at one of the town's best restaurants and bars. Many restaurants in Norrköping offer good food and drink options at even better prices; the perfect combination for travelers on affordable vacations in Sweden.

After a day filled with excitement, indulge in a satisfying meal at Restaurang China, offering a menu full of delicious options at reasonable prices. Featuring an enticing array of mouthwatering delights, Lingonfabriken is another must-visit dining spot. For an authentic dining experience favored by locals, make your way to Enoteket Lunch Restaurang & Bar Norrköping, where you can also enjoy great food and warm hospitality.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Sweden with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Sweden!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Norrköping, Vimmerby, and Kalmar

  • Kalmar
  • Vimmerby
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Drive 299 km, 4 hours 17 min

  • Rumskulla oak
  • Astrid Lindgren-statyn
  • Kalmar Castle
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On day 5 of your cheap holiday travels in Sweden, you’ll tour 2: Vimmerby, and Kalmar. You'll stay in Kalmar for 4 nights, giving you enough time to satisfy your wanderlust and craving for new experiences.

The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Take the opportunity to see Rumskulla oak. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 542 visitors.

After soaking in Vimmerby’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Kalmar. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 53 min. When you arrive in Kalmar, it's time to take a break from the road.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Astrid Lindgren Statue. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 594 visitors.

After soaking in Vimmerby’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Kalmar. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 53 min. When you arrive in Kalmar, it's time to take a break from the road.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Kalmar Castle. This much-appreciated castle is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 7,556 reviews.

While exploring Sweden is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Kalmar has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Kalmar on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

Don't let a tight budget stop you from enjoying delicious meals and refreshing drinks in Kalmar. Here are a few top-rated restaurants and bars you may want to check out tonight.

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at Kalmar Kött & Bar, where every bite is a flavor-packed adventure! With an enticing menu of affordable delights, this spot is a must-visit for foodies on a budget. Another hotspot worth exploring during your cheap getaway is Slottshotellet Kalmar - a local favorite and a top pick for mouthwatering delights. If you're eager to dine where the locals love, don't miss out on Ernesto Ristorante, where fantastic food and friendly service await!

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Sweden. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Sweden!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Kalmar

  • Kalmar
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Drive 147 km, 2 hours 39 min

  • Skälby 4H-gård
  • Kalmar stadspark
  • Kalmar County Museum
  • Långe Jan
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Day 6 means another chance to make the best memories in Kalmar. You’ll go sightseeing at famous attractions in Kalmar and check out the most popular dining spots. You still have 3 nights left to stay in the city. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away!

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Skälby 4H-gård. This extraordinary point of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,256 visitors.

Next, make your way to Kalmar stadspark. This top attraction is a park with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 518 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Kalmar County Museum. This museum is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,138 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned locations, today is the perfect opportunity to join a popular activity in Kalmar. Plenty of budget-friendly tours in Kalmar offer enriching experiences that will make your cheap holiday in Sweden worth remembering for a lifetime.

Make the most of your budget vacation in Sweden by treating yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Kalmar that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

Discover the heart of Kalmar through its culinary scene, starting with Pizzeria Krysset i Kalmar AB. Not only will you discover mouthwatering dishes, but you'll also be pleasantly surprised by their budget-friendly offerings. For a taste of tradition, try Blomlöfs i Kalmar, where time-honored recipes are served. Or, explore En Trappa Upp Mat & Café, renowned for its delicious offerings and cozy ambiance.

Raise your glass to celebrate your fun and affordable travel experience in the city of Kalmar!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Kalmar, Långa Slät, and Nybro

  • Kalmar
  • Nybro
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Drive 80 km, 1 hour 12 min

  • Glasrikets Älgpark AB
  • Svartbäcksmålabacken
  • A World of Dinosaurs
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Day 7 of your exciting road trip across Sweden is proof that there's more to this country than meets the eye. Today's agenda is to explore Kalmar and its neighboring areas. Expect amazing attractions, a great dining experience, and a wonderful time discovering the daily lives of locals with 2 nights left in Kalmar.

When you're ready to see some sights, A World of Dinosaurs is a great place to start. This museum is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,021 visitors.

Set your GPS to Nybro and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 8 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Nybro beckons with new experiences!

Kick off the day at Glasrikets Älgpark AB, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,036 reviews.

Set your GPS to Nybro and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 8 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Nybro beckons with new experiences!

Kick off the day at Svartbäcksmålabacken, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 603 reviews.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Kalmar.

As this day progresses, satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst at one of the city's best restaurants and bars. Many restaurants in Kalmar offer good food and drink options at even better prices; the perfect combination for travelers on affordable vacations in Sweden.

Start your flavor-filled journey at Thai Silk Palace, featuring local favorites at reasonable prices. Looking for a taste of the unexpected? Hamnkaféet offers delightful dishes and desserts. If you’re seeking a cozy setting and satisfying meal, Slipkajen is the perfect spot for you!

Cheers for an adventure-filled road trip vacation in Sweden! Celebrate this incredible opportunity for an affordable travel experience in the city of Kalmar!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Kalmar, Bredsättra, and Borgholm

  • Kalmar
  • Borgholm
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Drive 226 km, 3 hours 26 min

  • Trollskogen
  • Ölands Karameller
  • Borgholm Castle
  • Solliden Palace
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On day 8 of your affordable vacation in Sweden, you’ll start and end your day in Kalmar, but spend some time exploring destinations outside the city. With 1 night left in Kalmar, you'll have enough time to check out top-rated restaurants and try out unique activities that will enhance your road trip experience.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Trollskogen. This extraordinary park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,124 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Bredsättra and set your GPS to Borgholm. 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 15 min. Upon reaching Borgholm, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Take the opportunity to see Ölands Karameller. This attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 741 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Bredsättra and set your GPS to Borgholm. 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 15 min. Upon reaching Borgholm, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Borgholm Castle. This extraordinary castle has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,208 visitors.

Next, make your way to Solliden Palace. This park is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars in 2,847 reviews.

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

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Kalmar, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

After a day of exploring, unwind at the popular Gröna Stugan, serving up a tempting array of dishes that are well-loved by budget-savvy travelers. Hjalmars Bar & Restaurang is another great hotspot for culinary gems. If you’re into something unique but crafted with care and creativity, then head to E. A. T.

A road trip vacation in Bredsättra can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Sweden!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Kalmar, Blekinge County, Ronneby, Kristianstad, Lomma, and Malmo

  • Malmo
  • Blekinge County
  • Ronneby
  • Kristianstad
  • Lomma
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Drive 301 km, 4 hours 15 min

  • Naval Museum of Sweden
  • Brunnsparken
  • Tivoliparken
  • Alnarp Manor & Parks
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On day 9 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Sweden, you’ll experience 4 charming destinations — Blekinge County, Ronneby, Kristianstad, and Lomma. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Malmo, where you'll stay for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Blekinge County, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Ronneby may take around 29 min. Upon your arrival in Ronneby, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Naval Museum of Sweden, a remarkable naval museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 5,252 reviews.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Ronneby. This drive usually takes around 29 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

When you're ready to see some sights, Brunnsparken is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,789 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Ronneby, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Kristianstad may take around 1 hour 6 min. Upon your arrival in Kristianstad, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Make Tivoliparken your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this urban park an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 2,213 reviews.

Malmo offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Sweden. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Malmo has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

Discover the heart of Malmo through its culinary scene, starting with Lilla Kafferosteriet. Not only will you discover mouthwatering dishes, but you'll also be pleasantly surprised by their budget-friendly offerings. For a taste of tradition, try Rådhuskällaren, where time-honored recipes are served. Or, explore Occo Restaurant, renowned for its delicious offerings and cozy ambiance.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into L'Enoteca. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, The Bishops Arms - Gustav Malmö offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Pizza Special Mat och PUB, another top-rated bar in the area.

A road trip vacation in Blekinge County can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Sweden!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Malmo, and Jönköping

  • Jönköping
  • Malmo
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Drive 356 km, 4 hours 8 min

  • Malmö Castle
  • Turning Torso
  • Pildammsparken
  • Øresund Bridge
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Day 10 of your self-drive vacation in Sweden will take you to the city of Jönköping, where you'll be staying for 1 night. On your way to Jönköping, you'll explore 1 popular cheap holiday destinations in Sweden, including Malmo.

When you're ready to see some sights, Malmö Castle is a great place to start. This museum is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 9,169 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Turning Torso. This skyscraper has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,947 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Pildammsparken. The park has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,023 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting Øresund Bridge. This road–rail bridge is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,370 reviews.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Jönköping. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Jönköping, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Sweden shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Jönköping is also home to a variety of excellent dining and drinking spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and enjoy refreshing drinks.

After a day of fun adventures, treat yourself to the best dining experience at Kock & Bar, where affordable mouthwatering dishes await. Another gem to discover during your memorable getaway is STUK - Cafe Jönköping, highly regarded as one of the area's top dining spots. If you're eager to dine at a local-favorite spot, don't miss Grill Jönköping, an excellent choice to fulfill your cravings for delicious food and great service.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Sweden!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Jönköping, Linköping, Bergshamra, and Stockholm

  • Stockholm
  • Linköping
  • Bergshamra
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Drive 344 km, 4 hours 1 min

  • Air Force Museum
  • Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum
  • Haga park
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Day 11 of your road trip across Sweden is another proof that cheap holidays in Sweden can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes touring 2 wonderful destinations — Linköping, and Bergshamra. You’ll explore along your route leading to the city of Stockholm, where you'll be spending 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Bergshamra, 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 Linköping to Bergshamra may take around 2 hours 16 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Bergshamra, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Journey into the unknown at Air Force Museum, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,169 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum is a recommended place to visit. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 5,240 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Linköping, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Bergshamra may take around 2 hours 16 min. Upon your arrival in Bergshamra, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Haga park. This extraordinary english garden is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,590 visitors.

While exploring Sweden is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Stockholm has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Stockholm on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

Indulge in the culinary wonders of Stockholm, where exceptional dining and drinking experiences await at unbeatable prices. Explore the city's diverse venues, ensuring a memorable culinary journey for every visitor.

Barrels offers delicious bites without straining your wallet. For a taste of local cuisine with a twist, venture to Restaurang Slipen. Or, try Clarion Hotel Sign, where reasonable prices and warm hospitality create a welcoming atmosphere for diners seeking a memorable dining experience.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Americain, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Pharmarium, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Snotty Sound Bar likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Sweden with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Sweden!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Stockholm - departure day

  • Stockholm - Departure day
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  • Skinnarviksberget
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Your budget road trip vacation in Sweden is about to end. Day 12 is your departure day and your last chance to capture the beauty of Stockholm.

As your final day in Sweden unfolds, enjoy a last-minute shopping spree in Stockholm's best shopping area. Enjoy finding the perfect gift or keepsake to remind you of your wonderful trip to Sweden.

One fantastic attraction you could visit on your last day in Stockholm is the remarkable Skinnarviksberget. This mountain and popular place of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,398 visitors.

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

As you prepare to bid farewell to Stockholm, why not indulge in one last culinary delight at Brasserie Balzac Restaurang, where you can enjoy a satisfying and budget-friendly meal? Alternatively, Restaurang Sensum features a variety of signature dishes to suit every taste, budget, and occasion. For those seeking a taste of flavorful delights, Chipirón Tapas Bar is a highly recommended spot.

You’ll then say farewell to Stockholm. 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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