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To get there / around
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Information about Sweden
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Cultural information
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Sport activities
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Uppsala and the region of Uppland
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Stockholm
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Excursions in Sweden / the Nordic countries
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Universities / Society
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Mass media
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Other

Make sure you book your flight well in advance.
The airport of Stockholm and Uppsala is called Arlanda. For flight information you can call e.g. SAS, Finnair or Lufthansa.
You might find interesting flights at Ebookers, Flyme and Kelkoo.
Now Ryanair has some direct flights to the Skavsta airport south of Stockholm.

If you arrive by boat you can contact Silja line, Viking line, Eckerölinjen or Tallink. Should you come from the south you can either use TT-line, HH ferries, Stena line, Scandlines , Nordoe-link, Polferries or the Öresund Bridge.

If you travel by bus or train, you can contact Swedish railway, Tågkompaniet or Swebus

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Information about Sweden
You can obtain information about Sweden from Svenska Institutet, Svenska turistföreningen, Turistrådet or their joint website. Other useful sites for information about Sweden are Sverigeresan, Visit Sweden, Gateway to Sweden, Lonely Planet, Sweden, Utsidan, Naturvardverket, Nature.

Useful sites for places to stay: youthhostels, hotels, cottages for hire, staying at a farm.

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Cultural information
Links about Swedish cultural life:
Kultur and Svenskt kulturarv
Film: Swedish Film Institute
Museums: Museum, Riksantikvarieämbetet
Music: Music festivals, Stim, Folklink
Art: Scandinavian design and Svensk form

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Sport activities
Sport calendar

Interesting sites for sports and open air activities are: Fyrishov, Friluftsfrämjandet and Friskis och svettis
Golf
Hire kayak
Kayak
The Canoe guide
Canoe
Paddling
Biking: Tips and Biking in Uppland
Trecking: Trecking in Uppland and Trecking in Uppsala

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Region of Uppland
For more information about Uppsala see Uppsala turistbyrå.
Interesting places to visit: The Viking Museum, The Linné Garden.
You can make a trip with a train from the 19th century lännakatten.

Other interesting places to see in the Uppland region: The Skokloster Castle, The Medieval Week at Skokloster, Steninge
Castle
, Wik Castle, Castles at the lake Mälaren

Open air recreation area: Hammarskog
Excursions by boat
Museums: Vallonbruken and Åbergs museum
Towns: Sigtuna and Enköping

Archipelago

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Stockholm
Useful sites about Stockholm: Stockholm town and Stockholm new
Museums
Birka, viking town

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Excursions in Sweden
You can find ideas for your week-end trips on:
Åland islands
Gotland
Destination Gotland

Northern Sweden and Northern Railway

See also information about Sweden above.

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Universities / Society
Information about studying in Sweden:

Hogskoleverket and Studera nu

TISUS

Sites about the Swedish society and the public sector: Sverigedirekt and Samhällsguiden
The Swedish Immigration Board

See also information about Sweden above.

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Mass media
Sveriges radio
, Radio Sweden
Radio news in simplified Swedish

Sveriges television

Private radio stations: Mixmegapol, NRJ, Rixfm, Radiocity, Katalogen

Swedish and foreign press
News in simplified Swedish

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Other
Weather

Web sites to embassies in Stockholm

Yellow/White pages

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