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Vacation house for 5 people in Habo, with sauna
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 700ft²
Habo, Jönköpings land
$68per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Europe, with terrace
1 review
Öland, Kalmar län
$56per night
Vacation house for 6 people in Europe, with garden and pool
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 484ft², 1.6mi to the beach
Öland, Kalmar län
$68per night
Vacation house for 8 people in Europe, with terrace
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 861ft²
1 review
Dalslands Canal, Västra Götaland
$92per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Europe, with terrace, child-friendly
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 377ft²
9 reviews
Gotlands land
$25per night
Large vacation house for 6 people in Europe, with terrace
$45per night
Large vacation house for 8 people in Europe, with terrace and sauna, with pets
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1,615ft²
1 review
Kalmar län
$65per night
Lodge for 2 people in Kristianstad, with garden and sauna, with pets
33 reviews
Kristianstad, Skane
$137per night
Vacation house for 6 people in Europe, with sauna and garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 3.4mi to the beach
10 reviews
Säven, Västra Götaland
$94per night
Large vacation house for 10 people in Europe, with garden and sauna
10 pers., 5 bedrooms, 1,292ft²
29 reviews
Jönköpings land
$135per night
Large vacation house for 6 people in Herrljunga, with sauna
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,076ft²
Herrljunga, Västra Götaland
$63per night
Vacation house for 6 people in Europe, with terrace
Öland, Kalmar län
$63per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Europe, with terrace, child-friendly
1 review
Öland, Kalmar län
$66per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Ingared, with terrace
4 pers., 409ft²
16 reviews
Ingared, Västra Götaland
$33per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Västra Näs, with garden, with pets
19 reviews
Västra Näs, Blekinge
$30per night
Large vacation house for 5 people in Europe, with garden
5 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,076ft²
5 reviews
Kalmar län
$100per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Kappelshamn, with garden and sauna
205 reviews
Kappelshamn, Gotlands land
$105per night
Vacation village for 4 people in Europe, with garden and sauna, with pets
172 reviews
Kalmar län
$85per night
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Highlights in South Sweden

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

Most popular in South Sweden

Internet 2,727
Pet allowed 1,509
Balcony/Terrace 3,100
TV 4,645
Garden 1,571
Parking 4,077
Washing machine 3,587
View 1,401
Heating 4,050

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.