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Sweden is bordered by Norway and Finland, and connected to Denmark via a bridge-tunnel. It is a marvelous place to visit for those who are interested in history. This includes walled medieval cities to and Viking ruins to explore.
The beauty of Sweden is worth the trip. There are gorgeous lakes, streams, mountains, and hills to hike and camp through. For those visiting the cities, they will find tons of delicious restaurants and shops.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Sweden. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Sweden: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Make sure your routine vaccinations are up-to-date. Some European countries have experienced outbreaks in recent years.
Visit our vaccinations page to learn more. Travel safely with Passport Health and schedule your appointment today by calling or book online now.
A passport with at least six months validity is required to enter Sweden. A visa is not required for trips less than 90 days.
Travelers must show proof of funds for the duration of their stay, as well as a return airline ticket.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Sweden has a mild climate for its location. Temperatures are warmest in July, in the low-60’s. But, the weather is much warmer in the south. February is the coldest month, with temperatures well below zero. Snow covers the ground from December to April.
Northern Sweden has continuous sunlight in summer and continuous darkness in the winter. The country sees 22 inches of rain annually, with the wettest time being July to September.
Sweden is a relatively safe country to visit. Petty crime, such as pick-pocketing or bag-snatching, is common in crowded places. Travelers should avoid carrying unnecessary valuables with them.
Violent crimes do occasionally occur in large cities. Be cautious while traveling and travel with a partner when possible.
Shortly after World War II, Sweden built its first nuclear reactor. It is located 82 feet below the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. This great depth means that phones do not work, but visitors can still take pictures. The Reactor Hall is now a performance hall. Be sure to check for when events will be held there.
Be sure to bring these important items on your trip to Sweden:
When traveling it is very helpful to find out exactly where the U.S. embassy or consulates are located. Keep the address written down in case you have a legal problem, you lose your passport, or you want to report a crime. Be sure to keep a copy of your passport with you in case you lose the original.
U.S. Embassy Stockholm
Dag Hammarskjölds Väg 31
SE-115 89 Stockholm
Phone: 08-783 53 00
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