Culture of Sweden

Insight into the Culture, Customs & Traditions

Updated: 5 September 2016.

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We’re busy trying to restructure our country and city destination guides, so this page will be populated in a much better way shortly. For now, check out these choice articles regarding Swedish culture, traditions, history, and customs. Oh, also, check back soon, please! :)

Allemansratten Swedish Camping

Concepts to Understand Sweden and Its Culture

Important concepts to understand Swedish culture, such as fika, allemansrätten, smorgasbord, ordning och reda, and lagom.
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A Gazillion Ways Sweden Is Just Better

Sweden has numerous utopian laws and practices that simply make the quality of life much better for its citizens and visitors.
Vasa warship at Vasamuseet, the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden

The Vasa Museum & the Warship’s History, Stockholm, Sweden

A history of Vasa, Sweden's largest warship, and the Vasamuseet that houses it in Stockholm today.
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Julbord – The Traditional Swedish “Christmas Table” Meal

A traditional Christmas in Sweden is not complete without the traditional julbord, a holiday variation of the quintessential Smörgåsbord buffet-style meal in the Scandinavian country.
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15 Fascinating Facts About Swedish History

Sweden has a long and colorful history, going back many centuries in great detail. Here are fifteen different facts about Swedish history that you may find funny, amusing, and fascinating.
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Key Cities & Regions

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Stockholm

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