Presentation on theme: "Sensational Sweden. Sweden Stretching north from Denmark to the top of Norway, Sweden has a population of 9.5 million inhabitants, with various cultures."— Presentation transcript:
Sweden Stretching north from Denmark to the top of Norway, Sweden has a population of 9.5 million inhabitants, with various cultures. Sweden is considered one of the most beautiful places in Scandinavia, surrounded by the Baltic sea on the west,south and east coast. The longest south to north distance is 1,574 km. Being the biggest skiing resorts in Sweden, Åre has been ranked as one of the most outstanding skiing resorts in the world and offers world class slopes. http://betabeat.com/2013/03/google-got-in-a-fight-with-sweden- over-the-word-ungoogleable/ The picture above shows a map of sweden.
Stockholm Stockholm being the capital of Sweden, is located on the East coast of Sweden. The city has a population of 800,000 inhabitants. Stockholm is also known as one of the worlds most gorgeous cities, that is build on 14 island where lakes encounter the sea. Stockholm has a 10 century history and culture. Swedes in general enjoy saying that Stockholm is a cosmopolitan city that offers everything that can be found in other cities. http://www.glitterandmud.com/eat-drink/stockholm-the- coolest-city-in-europe/ The picture on the right shows Stockholm from the brid view and as you can see it is beautiful
Stockholm Archipelago The Stockholm archipelago is body of 30.000 islands and rocks stretching 8O km out of Stockholm into the Baltic Sea. The larger inhabitat island are known from the summer parties and the smaller outer island are known for kayakers and often attracts more adventurous person. http://www.yachtbooker.pl/Czarter-Jachtow-baltyk- połnocno-wschodni.html The picture on the right shows the landscape of Stockholm archipelego
Icehotel Being the largest hotel in the world made by ice, the Ice hotel is located in Jukkasjärv, with an area of 5,500 square meters. The Ice hotel complex includes an Ice church and a big bar entirely made out of ice.. It is build every year in November -December and it melts in April-May. Ice hotel accommodation offers Snow rooms, ice rooms and it’s moreover possible to rent snowmobiles. http://onebigphoto.com/chapel-of-the-ice-hotel-sweden/ This picture shows the interior of the IceHotel.
Göteborg(Gothenburg) On the west side of sweden you will find Gothenburg,the capital of west Sweden. Gothenburg with a population of 500,000 people it is the 2nd largest city in Sweden. Here you can discover a variety of canals, countless green open spaces and you will also find Sweden’s biggest botanic garden, with 16,000 different species. Immerse yourself in the Swedish lifestyle, with long “fikas” at outdoor cafés or check out the appetizing food market. If you’re really in the mood for something exquisite, there is also a three star Michelin Restaurant in the central area of the city. http://belleetcultivee.com/2013/04/19/suede-danemark-pont/ The picture above shows the many canals of gothenburg.
Kosterhavet You will find Sweden’s first marine national park Kosterhavet in Bohus län (Swedish word for county). Kosterhavet consists of sea and it is centered by the car- free koster islands, located on the west coast of Sweden bordering Norway. It is only a 2 hour drive from Göteborg (Gothenburg). There you will find 6,000 species that have been identified and about 200 of them not to be found elsewhere in the country. http://projektwebbar.lansstyrelsen.se/kosterhav et/Sv/pressrum/Pages/Pressbilder.aspx This picture shows the kosterhavet and one of the many islands that is inside the national park.
Göta Kanal Stretching west to east, between two large cities in sweden, Göta canal is one of Sweden’s most popular tourist attractions. You can travel 614 km by boat on it small wonderful canals between Gothenburg-Söderköping and then out to the baltic sea. Göta canal is the largest construction projects ever undertaken Sweden build in 1810-1832. It has 58 locks. While traveling you can stop and take a break at one of the many beautiful cities, that will accommodate you will historical museums and tasty outdoor cafes. ttp://www.gotakanal.se/en/ http://snitsatstickat.blogspot.com/ 2012/01/en-julklapp-som- realiseras-langre-fram.html This picture show the famous locks on the Göta canal that takes you down from one canal to another.
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