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Although the Christmas Markets are the initial draw for many of our website visitors, we realise that some places are about so much more than the Christmas Market itself and we want to bring everything good about that to your attention.
Find wonderful Christmas and seasonal packages throughout our Destination Sweden, Gothenburg and West Sweden pages
Although Sweden is considered to be at its most captivating during the warmer summer months, it is just as beautiful in winter when the country is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, offering fantastic unique winter experiences, combined with an abundance of festive cheer. Winter in Sweden is characterised by short days and icy cold temperatures, but far from it being a time of hibernation, it is a time when the Swedes take advantage of a unique geographic location.
By mid-November, Gothenburg gets into the seasonal spirit and becomes the Christmas City that you really need to experience first hand. Liseberg amusement park is transformed into a magical winter landscape, with Scandinavia’s biggest Christmas market and carousels open for the festive season. It all takes place against a backdrop of five million Christmas lights. City buildings, trees, squares and bridges are illuminated with Christmas lights in stylish and innovative festive designs..
It is no exaggeration to say that West Sweden has something for every sense and every taste. With its three main provinces and Gothenburg as its gateway, West Sweden is a breath-taking mix of coastlines, islands , lakes and dense forests, offering visitors everything from food, cultures & culinary experiences such as seafood safaris and visits to local producers to outdoor activities such as paddling, hiking, island-hopping and bicycling..
City cards are becoming the fashionable way of seeing the highlights of a city and offer convenience and value. City cards provide you with many advantages such as free or heavily discounted admission and priority access to top attractions and free use of public transport.
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