Sweden is one of the five Nordic countries situated in the Scandinavian Peninsula. Unlike other Scandinavian countries, landscape of Sweden is more soothing and charming, and is dotted with beautiful towns, cities and thousands of eye catching lakes. With an area of 450,000 sq km, Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union. Lying west of Baltic Sea, Sweden shares a border with Norway, Finland and has a maritime borders with Denmark and Germany.
Right from the moment you touch down in Sweden, you would be able to feel the calmness hovering in the sky. The pleasant climate, lush greenery and the limitless hospitality of Swedish people, will make it known to you that this probably is not the last time you are coming to Sweden.
Glimpses of historical voluptuousness will manifest themselves every now and then in the form of castles, palaces, monasteries and medieval churches.
The best known however is the Stockholm archipelago which consists of nearly 24,000 islands. The capital city stretches out to only 14 islands and only 1000 islands are inhabited. But the nature has been most generous on this part of Sweden. With varied wildlife, crystal clear lagoons and average height mountains, a tourist has a lot to see and a lot to indulge in.
The coastal city of Stockholm is the capital and the largest city of Sweden. It has ample tourist destination to keep it one of the most visited destinations in the country.
The likes of city hall, archipelago, the Royal Palace and the Vasa Museum make it worthwhile to visit the capital city. Other famous cities of Sweden are Gothenburg , Malm and Hamstad.