Gotland Sweden is one of the most piqturesq places I’d been in Scandinava. And the Swedish island in the Baltic Sea is arguable everything you’ve been dreaming for for a family Summer holiday. Where to stay and what to do, through pictures…
Rent a family holiday home through airbnb, and stay in a traditional Swedish farm house, renovated to modern standard.
Visit Rute Stenugns Bageri and pick up a bag of freshly made rolls and baguettes. And why not enjoy a coffee and the famous ‘kanelbulle’ (cinnamon roll) when you are there?
Discover the former Viking site, today listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, Visby.
Go island jumping by boat or rent a bicycle and discover Gotland; Visit the home of Pippi Longstocking Villa Villkulla Cottage, discover the best beaches of Gotland, create your own Gotland ceramics at Krukmakeri – see more at gotlandinfo
Dine in Visby, for the ultimate Nordic fusion cuisine at at 50 kvadrat or at possibly the best Swedish seafood experience at restaurant Backfickan. And discover how child friendly Visby eateries are!
The weather? The weather is mostly nice in the summer with long, light days and mild nights. July and August are the hottest months with average temperatures up to 20°C and the water usually heats up too, allowing for swimming in the Baltic Sea and sunbathing.
So last, but not least, how to get there? Fly SAS 4 1/2 hours, via Stockholm from London. Or travel by boat, from Stockholm. See more at destinationgotland.se