Have you ever been to the sandy beaches in Öland, Scania and Halland, to the rocky coast of Bohuslän or to the fabulous skerries of the eastern coast near Stockholm? With over 3,000 country cottages in Sweden, NOVASOL allows you to stay exactly where you want to stay whilst self-catering in Sweden. And make sure you don’t miss the lovely mountains in the northern part of the country, the mesmerising islands of Öland and Gotland in the Baltic Sea and Sweden's charming and diverse landscape, which has something to offer for everyone! Simply search our holiday letting listings and find just the place you want – many of our holiday homes are in the depth of unspoilt nature yet within an hours’ drive of cities like Malmo, Stockholm and Gothenburg.

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Things to do in Sweden

Make use of the vast array of opportunities for cultural excursions, family-friendly days out and exploration into the wonderous Swedish landscape. Here we present some attractions for all ages in Sweden. If you are staying in one of our Stockholm apartments, it might be even easier to explore ancient sights, fascinating monuments and eclectic museums. For many years Sweden's sandy beaches and rocky coasts, thousands of lakes, large forests, mountains, elks, wolves, bears crafts, trade, cultures and much more have also attracted tourists. No matter what you are looking for, you are sure to find something special to do on your self-catering holiday. Enjoy a walk in Boraas and Ullared or visit the Glass Kingdom of Smaaland where you can buy intricate craftwords known all over the world.

Art and culture in Sweden

Swedes are well-known for being balanced and having a certain peace of mind. You will find out quickly that this harmony and good mood is passed on to you easily while staying in our staying in country cottages, which allows you to enjoy your holiday activities even more! So why not stroll on Sweden’s most beautiful beaches, discover the Crystal Kingdom or visit some of the amusement parks with your family, like Gröna Lund or Laganland Moose Park? There are also some great events that are worth visiting, like the Midsummer Bonfire, the traditional Crayfish Party or the Stockholm Music and Art Festival. And did you know that Astrid Lindgren’s popular novel and TV series Pippi Longstocking has its origins in Sweden? The Astrid Lindgren World, but also other museums including the Vasa and ABBA museum are also worth visiting.

Family Activities in Sweden

The nature in Sweden is unique, but there are also many amusement parks and zoos to visit, ideally for both adults and children, when you are staying in our Stockholm apartments or in the Swedish countryside. Liseberg Amusement Park, Kolmarden Safari Park, Skara Sommarland Amusement Park , Tomteland Santaworld, Havets Hus Sea Life Centre, Nordens Ark Zoo (they try to save threatened animals from Scandinavia and other Nordic countries) are just a few things to do in Sweden that are great fun for the entire family! Especially during the summer months, when it is pleasantly warm, you can also swim in the sea or sunbathe on one of the many beaches and enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

Popular regions for self-catering in Sweden

Did you know that most Swedes like to spend their holiday in their own country? Many of them believe that they find their peace of mind by spending time in Sweden's beautiful countryside. Meanwhile accommodation in Stockholm, Sweden’s cosmopolitan and colourful capital is always alluring for visitors. Rent Swedish holiday homes in the South of Sweden, Öland or Småland for a new perspective on Sweden’s beauty. Gottland Island in the Baltic Sea also comes highly recommended for those who enjoy a tranquil environment, unspoiled settings with medieval history and pretty coloured villages.

Swedish cuisine

Of course, with Sweden being one of Europe’s richest farming areas, the country is also well-known for its small-scale artisan food production. The lamb, venison, goose and shellfish are wonderful. Enjoy them all in the restaurants, bistros, bars and cafes across the country, or attempt a recipe yourself on a cheap family holiday. A rich combination of game dishes, seafood meals and hearty vegetable accompaniments make the Swedish pantry an irresistible offer. Try typical dishes such as meatballs with cream sauce, Sami reindeer meet in the North of the country, mashed potatoes, pickles, fresh fruit and cream cakes. You may also recognise dishes like smoked salmon Gravlax, soup with dumplings, sausages and meat stews on your family holidays in Sweden.

Holiday homes close to nature

The sandy beaches of Öland, Skåne and Halland, the cliffs of Bohuslän and the fabulous archipelago of the landscape east coast of Sweden are so varied and beautiful, so whether you are looking to go skiing or on hiking holidays, these places seem to be ideal for you. Where the South of the country represents sunny beaches, countryside and thousands of fishing lakes, holiday lettings in North Sweden can be surrounded by its cliffs, great forests, mountains and rock formations, where you can often find wild animals, such as elks, wolves and bears. Go on an elk safari in Markaryd or face nature wild of Sweden, just don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the flora and fauna in the various landscapes of Sweden!

Service – Why NOVASOL?

Why not stay in your favourite holiday lettings and discover beautiful, untouched nature or explore some of the small, charming Swedish villages? NOVASOL promises that self-catering in Sweden will be an unforgettable event for the whole family, especially since our holiday rentals in Sweden are unique, have a personal touch and are comfortably furnished. Start planning your next holiday today and find out all you need to know about Sweden and which of our holiday homes best suits your requirements. Browse online, order our borchure for inspiration or call our dedicated team of customer service agents, who will be happy to help you place a booking.

Customer reviews

The holiday home was situated in a beautiful, peaceful and secluded setting with very spacious grounds (Property ID: S01681). The house itself was comfortable and reasonably well-equipped. The pool house annex is great and has a very good-sized pool.

Jennifer from York, September 2015

A lovely old farm. Very peaceful, comfortable and lots of room!

David from Southhampton, August 2015