Vacation Rentals in South Sweden

Vacation Rentals in South Sweden

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Highlights South Sweden

  • Spectacular nature
  • Peace and quiet in abundance
  • Fishing opportunities
  • Astrid Lindgren and her stories
  • Viking village Most popular accommodation in southern Sweden

Best Vacation Rentals in South Sweden

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Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Kalmar Län, Öland
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Kalmar Län, Öland
Vacation Rental • 312 ft² • 2 Guests
(4 reviews)
Cozy cottage with tasteful furnishings. Well furnished with sleeping accommodation on the open sleeping loft. Nice garden. You are here close to Färjestaden and its good offers for shopping, eating out and something to do. The two terraces of the house let you enjoy the sun during the day and beautiful sunsets in the evening. Also, do not miss to visit the animal and amusement park of Öland and discover the culture, arts and crafts of the island. Also worth seeing are the ruins of Borgholm, Eketorp and Solliden Castle.
from $34 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Skane, South Sweden
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Skane, South Sweden
Vacation Rental • 248 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
Welcome to this small, high-rise cottage with magnificent views over lake Finjasjön. This cosy cabin consists of a combined kitchen/ family room and a glazed terrace. For the little family of two, this little cabin has everything that is needed and everything is new. The kitchen is open-plan and features the necessary amenities. In the bathroom you will find a WC, a washbasin, and a shower. The cottage has a comfortable sofa bed and internet. There is a large patio as well as equipment to enjoy a lovely barbecue should you so desire. The included rowing boat can not be used between 08/10/20...
from $30 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Skane, Österlen
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Skane, Österlen
Vacation Rental • 323 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(9 reviews)
Small practical cottage with kitchen, living room and bedroom and lush garden, in the middle of the plain of Skåne near Tomelilla. Here you spend your vacation in an excellent location, with many destinations and sights nearby. To the east stretches Österlen with its variety of farm stores, open studios and handicrafts.For those who want to go hiking, the surrounding nature is ideal - walk along the sea and its white beaches, visit Sweden's southernmost national park Stenshuvud or follow the Österlenleden trail through the nature reserve Fyledalen with its great biodiversity. Don't miss the...
from $44 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices South Sweden

$153for 20 Apr - 27 Apr
$173 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability South Sweden

39%for 20 Apr - 27 Apr
41% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes in southern Sweden

Many holiday homes are already waiting for you in the extreme south of Sweden around Malmö and Helsingborg. Here you will find Sweden's beauty even without driving far into the country. Those who accept the additional travel time will, however, discover more untamed nature, peace and seclusion at the numerous small and large inland lakes further north. The Swedish Baltic islands of Gotland and Öland also have charming holiday accommodation amidst charming fishing villages.

Your cosy holiday home in southern Sweden

Sweden is one of the most densely wooded countries in Europe. In your holiday area, the traditional Swedish wooden houses are offered in many places, painted red and with white window frames. These widespread Swedish house types can be found mainly in rural areas on the shore of a lake or in the middle of a deep forest. In the cities, on the other hand, you can fulfil your dream of an apartment or holiday home in southern Sweden.

Holiday in Southern Sweden

Location and orientation

Southern Sweden is not far from Germany

Southern Sweden refers to the south of Sweden with the provinces of Blekinge, Halland and Skane. Depending on the definition, the parts of the country up to the capital Stockholm also fall under this category. Other large cities in southern Sweden are Malmö, which is close to Denmark, and Gothenburg on the Swedish North Sea coast. The North Sea and the Baltic Sea are not the only waters where you can spend your holiday in southern Sweden. The large lakes of Vänern, Vättern, Mälaren and Hjälmaren are also suitable for a nice holiday.

Arrival via the Öresund Bridge

If you arrive by car, you can either take a ferry or cross the Öresund bridge. The building connects Denmark and Sweden. On almost eight kilometres you cross one of the most important bridges in Europe. Please note that the bridge can only be used if a relatively high bridge toll is paid. Tolls start at 45 euros (as of 2016) and vary according to travel time and vehicle type.

Travelers and Activities

Southern Sweden for families

Southern Sweden is an excellent place for an extensive family holiday, because you and your children can still be yourself here. There are numerous leisure activities that will give you the feeling that the world is still in order, because a soothing leisureliness replaces the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The whole region is filled with a pleasant tranquillity and relaxation, which can even be seen on the streets.

Southern Sweden for anglers

Salmon fishing is not only exciting, it also brings a delicious meal to the table. In southern Sweden you can enjoy this activity. The river Mörrumsån, which rises from Lake Boskvarnasjön and flows into the Baltic Sea after about 185 kilometres, is considered an important salmon river. In addition, there are numerous other fishing opportunities at your disposal.

Southern Sweden for active holidaymakers

South Sweden is characterised by enticing sandy beaches, picturesque hilly landscapes, vast forests and rugged rocky archipelagos. The enchanting nature can be explored excellently on hikes. You absorb the natural feeling of life of the country completely in yourself. Cyclists, paddlers, sailors, skiers and cross-country skiers will also find suitable routes for unforgettable holiday moments.

Pippi Longstocking's full name is: Pippilotta Viktualia Rollgardina Peppermint Efraim's daughter Longstocking, daughter of Captain Efraim Longstocking, formerly Horror of the Seas, now South Sea King

Top 4 travel tips

1. The magical world of Astrid Lindgren

Some adults may still remember the lovable stories written by Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren with a warm feeling in their stomach. Whether Pippi Longstocking, Ronja Robber's Daughter or the children from Bullerbü: In every story the children are in the foreground. Småland is particularly interesting for fans of the stories, because here you can experience some of the locations up close. There is also a large excursion park in Vimmerby called Astrid Lindgrens Värld.

2nd Fotevikens Viking Reserve: A journey back to the year 1134

From Sweden, the Vikings once moved to foreign countries, where they went on raids and made valuable conquests. At Øresund, just a few kilometres from Malmö, you can visit this open-air museum. It represents a Viking village from times long past. Under the keyword "Living History" the museum staff slip into the role of the villagers. This makes it possible to offer the most authentic experience possible.

3. Relaxing at Prins Bertils stig from Halmstad

The path leads close to the coast, past beaches and meadows, where you will be shown the full beauty of Swedish nature. Not only do you hike here, but you can also take a dip in the floods and taste delicious seafood in one of the friendly fish restaurants. Also take a look at Halmstad Castle at the beginning of the trail.

4th Malmö: Southern Swedish metropolis

The third largest city in Sweden offers a lot of culture and sights. Worth a visit are the old town with its half-timbered houses and market squares as well as Malmöhus Castle, which has a windmill and a park. Malmö also hosts a number of interesting events: The Malmö Festival in August is aimed at music lovers and the Nordisk Panorama - Nordic Short & Doc Film Festival in September offers friends of Nordic films many thrilling hours.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in South Sweden

How much do the vacation rentals in South Sweden cost on average?

According to data from the previous year South Sweden is the most affordable region in Sweden, with an average annual price of $144 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in South Sweden?

If it is your aim to save the maximum during your vacation to South Sweden, pack your bags and travel there in September ($125 per night on average), May ($127), or October ($132), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in South Sweden?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July ($169), January ($159), and December ($153).

Should I plan a trip to South Sweden well in advance?

If you decide to put South Sweden on your bucket list, we recommend planning your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 69% of rentals booked the previous year.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in South Sweden are May (the average amount of properties that are free reached 45% of the total last year), June (44%), and April (41%).

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in South Sweden?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in South Sweden are, in order, July (with 17% of available rentals), February (22%), and August (23%).

Are there many vacation rentals in South Sweden?

In South Sweden we collaborate with 20 different providers to give you a choice of 7,500 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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