Hip Guide to Sweden

Hip Guide to Sweden
Sweden is the largest scandinavian country in northern Europe. Sweden is home to the rock band Abba, heavy-metal guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen, and the Cardigans. Choral singing is a distinct tradition of Swedish music. Sweden is a member of NATO, but has been at peace, adopting a non-aligned foreign policy in peacetime and neutrality in wartime since 1814. Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, and the country is a great destination for travelers with great antural beauty and modern conveniences. Sweden is home of the Volvo, and IKEA.Whether you come for a quick visit or extended tour, you will find a wealth of information about destinations here. The Hip Guide to Sweden offers the highlights of the country, and contains many tips for making your stay here more rewarding.The Hip Guide to Sweden is your source for hotel reservations, tourist information, events, reviews, shopping and much more. Don’t forget to visit our Sweden Photo Gallery! Bookmark this site, and visit whenever you need to find out what’s happening in Sweden.THIS SITE IS INTERACTIVE! You can participate by adding your own reviews, comments, stories or event listings. Don’t forget to tell your friends about us!

Sweden Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day (nyårsdagen) January 1

  • Epiphany (trettondedag jul) January 6

  • Good Friday (långfredagen) The Friday before Easter Sunday. (2011: April 22)

  • Easter Sunday (påskdagen) The Sunday closest after the full moon that occurs on or closest after 21 March. (2011: April 24)

  • Easter Monday (annandag påsk) The day after Easter Sunday. (2011: April 25)

  • International Workers’ Day (första maj) May 1

  • Ascension Day (Kristi himmelsfärdsdag) Sixth Thursday after Easter Sunday. (2011: June 2)

  • National Day of Sweden (Sveriges nationaldag) June 6

  • Midsummer’s Day (midsommardagen) The Saturday during the period 20–26 June. (2011: June 25)

  • All Saints’ Day (alla helgons… Continue reading

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