Historic sites in Sweden

If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Sweden and the surrounding area then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a fantastic selection of  Historic Sites in Sweden and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection. Once you’ve explored the  Historic Sites in Sweden you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Sweden, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

Sweden: Site Index

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Borgholm Castle

Borgholm Castle is a picturesque ruined medieval castle on the Swedish island of Öland which is now a popular tourist attraction.

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Drottningholm Palace

Drottningholm Palace is a well-preserved 18th century royal palace in Sweden and a UNESCO listed site.

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Gamla Stan

Gamla Stan is the 13th century historical centre of Stockholm, Sweden.

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Gamla Uppsala

Gamla Uppsala is an ancient Swedish burial site which includes at least 300 ancient graves, most notably the three large burials known as The Royal Mounds.

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Hallwyl Museum

Hallwyl Museum is a small museum of 19th and 20th century life in Stockholm.

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Kalmar Castle

Kalmar Castle is a fortified castle in Sweden which dates back to the twelfth century.

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Ragnhildsholmen is an early medieval castle ruin, representing all that remains of a 13th century border fortress.

Riddarholm Church

Riddarholm Church has been the burial site of most of Sweden’s monarchs since the thirteenth century.

Stockholm Cathedral

Stockholm Cathedral is a pretty medieval site believed to date back to the 13th century.

Swedish Museum of National Antiquities

The Swedish Museum of National Antiquities in Stockholm has pieces ranging from the Stone Age to medieval times.

Tanum Rock Carvings

The Tanum Rock Carvings are a collection of hundreds of Bronze Age rock carvings found around the modern town of Tanumshede in Sweden.

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Vasa Museum

The Vasa Museum in Sweden displays the world’s only surviving 17th century warship.

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Visby is a walled town in Gotland in Sweden with a history dating back to the Viking Age and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Vitlycke Museum

The Vitlycke Museum explores the history of the Bronze Age culture of the region and is a good starting point for exploring the Tanum Rock Carvings.