Books about Sweden

Lonely Planet Sweden (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet Sweden (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Sweden is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the beauty of Stockholm’s glittering waterways and cobble-stoned streets, hike through the wild natural landscape of its northern regions, or dine on innovative Swedish cuisine; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Sweden and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Sweden Travel Guide:

Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – including history, literature, cinema, design, architecture, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, customs.
Free, convenient pull-out Stockholm map (included in print version), plus over 50 maps
Covers Stockholm, Lappland, the Far North, Ostersund, the Bothnian Coast, Uppsala, Central Sweden, Goteborg, the Southwest, Malmo, the South, the Southeast, Gotland, Visby, Stockholm Archipelago, and more

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sweden
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sweden

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sweden is your expert guide to this breathtaking country. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of all cities and towns.

DK’s insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of this Scandinavian country region-by-region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while practical information will help you to get around by train, bus, or car.

What’s new in DK Eyewitness Travel Guides:

New itineraries based on length of stay, regional destinations, and themes.
Brand-new hotel and restaurants listings including DK’s Choice recommendations.
Restaurant locations plotted on redrawn area maps and listed with sights.
Redesigned and refreshed interiors make the guides even easier to read.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sweden truly shows you this country as no one else can.

The Rough Guide to Sweden (Rough Guides)
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The Rough Guide to Sweden

Let “The Rough Guide to Sweden” shows you the very best this unspool country has to offer: from the style-conscious capital, Stockholm, with its magnificent archipelago, to the vast pine forests of Swedish Lapland. Spend a night in the world-famous Ice hotel inside the Arctic Circle or laze on the sunny, sandy beaches of the Baltic island of Gotland – Sweden is much more than flat-pack furniture and meatballs. “The Rough Guide to Sweden” includes full color pictures to inspire your travels through this vast country of forests and lakes, detailed maps to help you on your way and expert background on everything from smorgasbords to saunas. With The Rough Guide to Sweden in your hand, you’ll find that Sweden offers superb value for money and is a gem waiting to be discovered – where seemingly everyone speaks perfect English. Make the most of your time with “The Rough Guide to Sweden”.


Sweden – Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.

Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include

* customs, values, and traditions
* historical, religious, and political background
* life at home
* leisure, social, and cultural life
* eating and drinking
* do’s, don’ts, and taboos
* business practices
* communication, spoken and unspoken

Rick Steves Snapshot Stockholm
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Rick Steves Snapshot Stockholm

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Stockholm.

In this 112-page compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Stockholm, including City Hall, Old Town, and the Vasa Museum, which houses Europe’s best-preserved old warship. You’ll get Rick’s firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves’ Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves’ European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick’s up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).