Skiing in Sweden

As it is winter, the possibility an active holiday out in the snow may be on your mind, a chance to let go of all the stresses of your working life and experience something different and unique. In that case, do something different and go to the north of Sweden where you can swish down long systems of slalom slopes through bare mountains above the tree limit, glide down into quiet and mysterious forests, stop to rest in cabins with log fires blazing and enjoy all the other aspects of wintertime activities in an amazing landscape! There are a lot of fantastic places to choose from, but the absolute favorite among the ski resorts of Sweden is Åre, with a long tradition harking back to medieval times as a stop on the pilgrimage to Saint Olavs tomb in Nidaros. In the 19th century the pure air and untouched nature began to attract visitors, so-called “air guests” from all over Europe. Hiking through the mountains in summer, and skiing in winter quickly developed Åre to what it is today – a top resort with all the facilities you could wish for. Here, the ski slopes range from the easiest possible for beginners to the really difficult ones for the pros. Continue reading “Skiing in Sweden” »

Sweden tourism

Sweden is a country that is well known for its weather. Even in Stockholm, the biggest city, the culture and the day to day life is based around the weather that they have. There are many things to do indoors in the bigger cities in Sweden, such as Stockholm, indoor attractions such a museums and other attractions can be quite popular at all times of the year. And there are quite a few museums in Sweden to visit as well. Whether you are in to culture, history, or art, you will find a museum that caters to your taste somewhere in Sweden.

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Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden, Stockholm

Conveniently located on the outskirts of Stockholm, the hotel offers an exclusive ambiance overlooking the yacht harbor and the famous Swedish archipelago. Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden is, with its rich historical background, something that Sweden is really proud. Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden is perfect for guests seeking an exclusive sanctum Sanctorum in the middle of an exciting metropolis.

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Crystal Plaza Hotel, Stockholm

The Crystal Plaza hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of Stockholm.

Everything Stockholm has to offer is within walking distance, shopping, historical sights, good restaurants and nightlife. Stockholm airport is 30 miles away. Rooms are decorated using subtle shades and tasteful furnishings combining spaciousness and homey atmosphere. Crystal Plaza Hotel is a true classic, one of the oldest hotel buildings in Stockholm built in 1895.
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Elite Palace Hotel, Stockholm

Elite Palace Hotel is a modern hotel located in downtown Stockholm. The hotel guests can enjoy the nearness to all city attractions while still in a peaceful environment near walking paths by the water.

Nearby the hotel you will find many pubs, restaurants and cafes from all over the world. At the hotel you enjoy delicious meals in The British style pub Bishop’s Arms, who invite you to exciting taste experiences, as it offers exclusive beer and whisky tastings.

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Adlon Hotel, Stockholm

The Adlon is a three star superior quality hotel in the centre of Stockholm city. The perfect location for shopping, business and leisure travel. The Adlon Hotell displays a unique character and personalised service, emphasising the fact that they are not part of a hotel chain or major company.

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Sheraton Stockholm Hotel

This eight-story hotel was purpose built by Sheraton in 1971, and has always aimed to cater for the international business traveler. The huge lobby has a long wooden reception desk tucked away to the right, while almost all the remaining space is given over to seating and dining. Guests are often drawn to the huge glass fireplace that warms the lobby bar.

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