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De zomer in Zweden biedt prachtige landschappen en ruige natuur bestaande uit bossen, bergen, fjällen, meren en watervallen. De natuur is te vinden door het hele land, zelfs in steden als Stockholm en Gothenburg. Daar vind je de combinatie van een ongerepte periferie met het trendy stadsleven. Volgens het Zweedse Allemansrecht mag je je tent overal opzetten of je caravan zomaar ergens neerzetten waar je maar wilt. Dit maakt Zweden het perfecte camping land, althans volgens ons;)
Läckö Castle is a medieval castle located on the shores of Lake Vänern, the largest lake in Sweden. Photo by Per Pixel Petersson

Hooked on our culture, heritage and arts? Do the ABBA City Walk in Stockholm. Become a Viking on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. Or go north into Sw.

Allemansrätten, or the Right of Public Access, is one of the unique joys of living in Sweden. It allows anyone to roam freely in the countryside, swim and travel by boat in someone else’s waters and pick mushrooms and berries in the forest. Photo by; Erik Leonsson

Allemansrätten, or the Right of Public Access, is one of the unique joys of living in Sweden. It allows anyone to roam freely in the countryside, swim and travel by boat in someone else’s waters and pick mushrooms and berries in the forest. Photo by; Erik Leonsson

A bar/ nightclub. Södra Kök&Bar och Etablissemanget hosts a variety of clubs and live music events, everything from old disco to Balkanhits. In the summer time they open up their terrace and the champagne bar on the 7:th floor, wich has one of Stockholms most breathtaking views. Photo by; Conny Fridh

A bar/ nightclub. Södra Kök&Bar och Etablissemanget hosts a variety of clubs and live music events, everything from old disco to Balkanhits. In the summer time they open up their terrace and the champagne bar on the 7:th floor, wich has one of Stockholms most breathtaking views. Photo by; Conny Fridh

The moose is common all over Sweden, except for on Gotland. It is the largest deer animal in the world, 2 metres in height and weighing up to 400-500 kilograms. Photo by Hakan Vargas

The moose is common all over Sweden, except for on Gotland. It is the largest deer animal in the world, 2 metres in height and weighing up to kilograms. Photo by Hakan Vargas

Gamla Stan is one of Europe largest and best preserved mediaeval city centers. It is one of Stockholm’s foremost attractions, filled with historical remnants, restaurants, cafés and shopping. Photo :Nicho Södling

Gamla Stan is one of Europe largest and best preserved mediaeval city centers. It is one of Stockholm’s foremost attractions, filled with historical remnants, restaurants, cafés and shopping. Photo taken by: Nicho Södling

Parental leave is a central part of Swedish family life. For each passing year, more fathers are taking leave to be with their young children.  Parental leave is paid for 480 days, shared between mother and father, and amounts to a large portion of your usual salary. Photo by; Kristin Lidell

Parental leave is a central part of Swedish family life. For each passing year, more fathers are taking leave to be with their young children. Parental leave is paid for 480 days, shared between mother and father, and amounts to a large portion of your usual salary. Photo by; Kristin Lidell

Gothenburgs Botanical Garden is one of the largest in Europé. It covers 175 hectars and contains around 20 000 species of plants among others the Easter island tree, which is extinct in the wild.  Photo by Nicho Sodling

Gothenburgs Botanical Garden is one of the largest in Europé. It covers 175 hectars and contains around 20 000 species of plants among others the Easter island tree, which is extinct in the wild. Photo by Nicho Sodling

A traditional Swedish red cottage. Photo by Mark Harris

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Swedes are adamant that heir strawberries are fresh, juicy, and of course grown in Sweden.  Strawberries are eaten either plain, with whipped cream, milk or ice cream. They are a must at any Midsummer celebration, summer birthdays and warm summer evenings. Photo by Carolina Romare

Strawberries for a Midsummer spread, (photo by Carolina Romare)Photographer: Carolina Romare

There are about 100 lighthouses in Sweden.  These used to be manned, partially since the workers were also rescue personnel. All lighthouses in Sweden are automatic and unstaffed. Lighthouses remain popular tourist attractions and some are certified as cultural heritages Photo; Helena Wahlman

There are about 100 lighthouses in Sweden. These used to be manned, partially since the workers were also rescue personnel. All lighthouses in Sweden are automatic and unstaffed. Lighthouses remain popular tourist attractions and some are certified as cultural heritages Photo; Helena Wahlman

Jetti for swimming in the lake. Photo by Jaque de Villiers

Jetti for swimming in the lake. Photo by Jaque de Villiers

Nordåker is a small village in Dalarna. Photo by Synove Borlaug

Nordåker is a small village in Dalarna. Photo by Synove Borlaug

Lars Vilks controversial conceptual artwork ´Nimis´. This artwork can be found on a rather inaccessible beach on Kullahalvön. Vilks faught the government over this artwork and incoorporated this struggle in the work itself. The local government wanted to tear Nimis down because they considered it an illegaly raised building. Photo by Jens Rydén

Lars Vilks controversial conceptual artwork ´Nimis´. This artwork can be found on a rather inaccessible beach on Kullahalvön. Vilks faught the government over this artwork and incoorporated this struggle in the work itself. The local government wanted to tear Nimis down because they considered it an illegaly raised building. Photo by Jens Rydén