The sophisticated capital city of Stockholm offers a wealth of attractions for guests of Swedish holiday rentals, including the spectacular Kungliga Slottet Royal palace; Grona Lund amusement park; the Vasa Museum, with its incredible restoration of a 17th century warship; the art collections at the National Museum and the Moderna Museet; the 13th century Storkyrkan cathedral; and the Swedish Museum of Natural History. Skansen is a living history museum, featuring 150 historic buildings representing periods from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.
In the Kulturhuset, three galleries show rotating exhibits of photography, art, multimedia, fashion and design, and an auditorium offers a variety of music, dance, theatre and lectures. Kulturhuset also has an excellent children's museum, where kids can participate in art and science projects, listen to stories or watch films.
Guests of Sweden holiday rentals can also enjoy the sandy beaches of Vaxholm and other islands of the Stockholm Archipelago. Gotland, Sweden's largest island on the east coast of Sweden, is a popular resort area with sandy beaches and limestone cliffs. Guests of Sweden holiday rentals can visit the quaint medieval town of Visby, which hosts a medieval festival each August. Other Gotland attractions include Tofta beach, the village of Klintehamn and the cliffs of Hoburgen. The island is also home to a variety of birds and orchids.
In southern Sweden, guests of Sweden holiday rentals will find beaches, marshes and lakes. Kalmar is known for its magnificent Kalmar Slott medieval castle, 17th century Domkyrkan church, and summer Renaissance Festival. The culturally diverse city of Malmo is home to the Malhohus Castle complex, which houses five museums. Other attractions for guests of Sweden holiday rentals include the well preserved old town in Ystad and the lovely grounds of the Sofiero Slott castle in Helsingborg.
In Gothenburg, holidaymakers of Sweden can see the sculpture collection at the Konstmuseum, the photography exhibits at the Hasselblad Center, and the Goteborg Maritime Centrum seafaring museum.
Guests of Sweden holiday rentals can cruise lovely Lake Storsjon in Ostersund. In Are, visitors will find Sweden's largest ski resort, with beginner and intermediate trails, as well as great summer hiking and mountain biking. Kiruna, in Lappland, at the north reaches of Sweden, is home to the Riksgansen, the worlds most northern most ski resort.
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