Monday, October 19, 2015

Travel Tips To Sweden - Learn More


Travel tips to European Countries: Sweden

Talk about Sweden as a county

Wonderful, clean and nice, the relaxing Norway is a area of social variety with a mix of Danish and Crazy Arctic Northern impacts. One can also get the encounter of city residing in its beautiful and innovative places and at the same time one can encounter the relaxed atmosphere in the landscapes. Swenden is full of appeal with picturesque medical towns, isles, ponds and jungles covering its scenery.

Most of Sweden’s area is covered by jungles and not to ignore a large number of ponds. One of the beauties of Sweden, is its isles and one cannot go without seeing these isles. They provide the most picturesque and delightful encounter to any guests. Stockholm is the investment of Norway, a town with 14 isles marked with excellent dining places, night clubs, bars and creative magnificence. Wherever you go most people talk British. If guests want to have a flavor of fish the western shore is the place to be. Also it is well-known for historical town Uppsala. Do no skip a journey to the Ice Resort which is shaped from ice each winter time in Lapland. Sweden is an interesting nation with excellent streets and state of the art high-speed practice system.

Population & Languages

Sweden has a population of around 9 million and the formal language is Remedial. Lapp is verbal by Sami individuals in the north. Most individuals specks  English with complete confidence and also many talk In German and French. 


Electricity

Voltage - 230 volts, Frequency - 50Hz. Standard European 2-pin plugs are used.

Geographic Location

Sweden is a Nordic country lying in the Scandinavian Peninsula and is the fifth largest country in Europe. Its west neighbor is Norway; Finland in the northeast, the southwest border is surrounded by Skagerrak and Kattegat straits and the west coast is surrounded by Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia. Majority of the area is forest and there are thousands of lakes mostly in the Southern part of Sweden.


Local Customs

Like any other country Sweden has its own customs too. It is customary not to drink until the host makes a toast. Smoking is prohibited in most public areas. It is also customary to say Tack f√∂r maten to the host after having a meal which means thanks for the food.  Casual dress is acceptable for everyday wear and formal wear for social gatherings. Also tipping up to ten percent is customary for service in restaurants and around same percent for taxis also.

 
Places to see

Stockholm – The biggest city and capital of Sweden and is one of the most beautiful cities of the world. The old town is a treat for your eyes and a walk around city’s waterways and parks is an experience to cherish. Most visitors prefer walking around on foot and visit the medieval part of Gamla Stan. The city is basically constituted by archipelagos which are outstandingly scenic and can be explored by cruises.

Gothenburg Рit is the second biggest city of Sweden. Not to be missed attraction in this city is Liseberg, a world class amusement park. It is home to popular museums like Ostindiska huset, Konstmuseet and Sjöfartshistoriska museet.
Vadstena - The Renaissance castle Vadstena slot & klosterkyrkan.

Visby – Port of Visby, ruins of Drotten, St Nicolai, St Lars and St Carin, cathedral of St Maria and Gotlands Fornsal historic musem.

Oland – Fort of Graborg, Eketorp museum and ruins of Borgholm Castle.


Travel

By Air – It is well connected to the rest of the world by air. Many international airlines serve Sweden apart from its national airlines SAS. The other airlines are Air Canada, Air France, Aeroflot, British Airways, Finn air, Lufthansa, Ryan air etc.

By Sea – The ferries connect Sweden with other destinations such as New Castle, Copenhagen, and St. Petersburg etc.

By Rail – Trains connect Ostend, Sweden to London. It is also connected to Denmark by Eurostar train.

By Road – Visitors from UK can drive to Sweden through Demark or Germany

Duty Free Items
1. Up to 200 cigarettes or 250 gm tobacco
2. 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars
3. 1 liter spirit over 22% or 2 liter wine or 32 liter beer
4. Perfumes
5. Gifts up to SEK 1700.

Prohibited Items
Narcotics, firearms, ammunition, weapons, most meat and dairy products, eggs, plants, endangered species, fireworks and alcoholic beverages that contain more than sixty per cent alcohol.