Swedish holiday homes in Gävleborg
Self-catering Sweden's Gävleborg
Vast forests and clear lakes, fascinating animal species and exciting museums all await you when you rent Swedish holiday homes in Gävleborg. In the north of Sweden you will find this Swedish oasis, where you can achieve peace of mind in the midst of unspoilt nature. The district consists of parts of Gästrikland, Hälsingland and a piece of a smaller part of Dalarna. Our holiday homes in Sweden are based near Bollnäs, Gävle, Hudiksvall and a number of other areas worth discovering on your next self-catering holiday adventure.
Take an active holiday in Sweden
Such bountiful nature in Gävleborg provides and excellent setting for a number of high-octane outdoor activities. Scale majestic mountains on a hiking trip and take in the reward of a striking panorama at the top. Alternatively rent bikes local to your holiday homes in Sweden and go on a cycling trip with your family. Many of our Swedish cottages will already have bicycles, canoes or larger boats, where you could event take part in one of the post popular things to do in Sweden - fishing.
Countryside and cities
In Gävleborg you will always be close to nature, but can also experience the vibrant atmosphere of the cities. Visit, for example, the shopping town of Gävle, where you can stroll in the old town, enjoy a cup of coffee or can visit a fascinating museum like the Swedish Railway Museum. Do not forget to include a boat trip to the picturesque island of Limón in Sweden during your holiday in one of the cottages in Sweden, where you can relax or swim. Visit the Zoo and the amusement park 'Furuvikspark', or the Elk Park, where every member of the family will be enamoured by the king of the forest.
Your stay accommodation in Sweden you can certainly use to explore the nearby university town - Uppsala. Uppsala boasts a stunning 16th century castle of the same name as well as a huge cathedral, which is the highest ecclesiastical building in Scandinavia, and the birth house of the famous botanist Carl Linnaeus. Also head to the national park Färnebofjärden with serene landscapes, azure waters, wild rivers, green forests and pristine Nordic fauna and flora.
Geography of Gävleborg
The beautiful region of Gävleborg stretches along the Gulf of Bothnia of the Baltic Sea. Its southern border is about 300 kilometers north of the charming capital of the Kingdom of Sweden - Stockholm (see our Stockholm apartments here). The region occupies an area of roughly 18 thousand square kilometers and using villas to rent in Sweden offers a variety of opportunities to actively and attractively spend your free time there. Its administrative and cultural center of the medieval town of Gävle.
Something for history buffs
Magnificent Gävle was founded in the early 15th century. Today it's not only feast your eyes typically Scandinavian purity, but also unique cultural monument and the latest examples of Swedish architecture. During a memorable holiday in Sweden, you will discover many interesting exhibits such as Landesmuseum Gävleborg, mapping in detail the culture of the area. In the remarkable Penitentiary Museum near Gävleborg Castle to learn all about the Swedish history of crime and punishment.
Year-round activities in Sweden
Your holiday in Gävleborg isn't limited to the spring and summer months - rent villas or apartments in Sweden in this stunning region and you can enjoy your self-catering holiday all year round. In the winter, this area gets plenty of snow, making this a fantastic location for snowsports. Visit ski resorts like Järvsö, where a range of outdoor activities occur in the frosty peaks, like skiing, snowboarding and cross country walking.
Service – Why NOVASOL?
Book a Swedish holiday home in Gävleborg and NOVASOL will look after you. Select from our extensive listings and filter the exact amenities you need online 24/7. Otherwise call our dedicated call centre and we will we happy to help you book your next self-catering accommodation in Europe. If Gävleborg isn't for you, perhaps try neighbouring Swedish holiday homes in Dalarna, Uppsala or Stockholm!