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Birka

Birka (Björko island, west of Stockholm) – this is one of Sweden’s first real towns, and a worthwhile visit for those interested in Viking history (a daytrip must be organized to go there). During Viking times, Birka on the island of Björkö in Lake Mälaren, was the central hub and the most important marketplace in … Continue reading Birka

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – it’s easy to rent a car in Stockholm. Most major international car rental companies have offices and rental locations at all of Stockholm’s airports. It’s possible to book ahead of time or at the airport. To rent a car you will need a national driving license and a valid passport. Stockholm’s inner … Continue reading CAR RENTALS

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About Sweden

  The Kingdom of Sweden, like its neighbors Denmark and Norway, is best remembered by historians for its status as the one-time legendary home of Scandinavia’s Vikings (going as far back as the 8th century AD). From that time until approximately the 11th century, the seafaring Vikings voyaged into other parts of Europe (from UK … Continue reading About Sweden