Prices in Sweden
Prices are quite high in Sweden: they are higher than in Germany, but lower than in Norway. To cut costs on holiday in Sweden, should carefully plan your budget: here it is advisable to have a rest in the summer, because the prices for accommodation in local hotels are down during this period.
Shopping and souvenirs
In Sweden, you will be able to purchase fashionable clothesexcellent quality in various boutiques and designer stores, but the value of these things is quite high in the local shops. Therefore, in this country it is advisable to go for unusual things (vintage, avant-garde, northern flavor).
Major shopping centers are located in the countryStockholm, Malmo, Goteborg. On the shopping is better to go in the season of sales - in the winter (late December - mid February) and summer (mid July - mid August).
What to bring from Sweden?
- souvenirs with the image of an elk (T-shirts, caps, plush toys, figurines, magnets), painted Dala horses, Viking, Swedish crystal (vases, wine glasses, candlesticks), jewelry;
- chocolate "Marabou", candy, vodka "Absolut".
In Sweden you can buy souvenir Dala horsesfrom $ 15 elk - from $ 3, herring and caviar in jars - from $ 1 / jar, Glega (like drink mulled wine) - from $ 3 / small bottle, souvenirs depicting the characters of Astrid Lindgren - from $ 3.
Excursions and Entertainment
On a sightseeing tour of Stockholm you will visit the Old Town and the island of Knights, you will see the Royal Palace and City Hall. 3-hour tour costs about $ 40.
And on trips to Uppsala, you see the maincity attractions - Gustavianum, Uppsala Castle, the great mounds of Uppsala, Kvistaberg Observatory and stroll through the gardens of Linnaeus. The approximate cost of the tour - $ 50.
In Stockholm, the Vasa Museum is worth a visit, where you can see the eponymous ship, lain on the seabed 333 years and learn its history. Visiting the museum will cost you $ 10.
Children are sure to be kept in the museum Junibacken (Stockholm), where they will be able to see the characters of the Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren. The approximate cost of the tour - $ 20.
Getting around the city can be in the Swedishcity buses, the ticket price which starts from $ 1. How to get to the subway will cost you $ 2 (1 seat). If desired, you can purchase a travel: the daily travel card costs about $ 10, and the week - $ 25.
Minimum costs on vacation in Sweden amount toabout $ 35 per day for 1 person (self-cooking, living in a camp in the woods, sightseeing, assuming free entry), but more comfortable rest will cost you about $ 120 per day for 1 person.
Sweden - Tourism & Leisure