Destination guide

Charming Southern Sweden will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Southern Sweden. This romantic city is known for its cafés, shopping and sightseeing. For a bit of culture, visit Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg City Museum or Gothenburg Opera. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Southern Sweden

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Southern Sweden has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hooks Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Vrigstad Moose Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Gotastrom Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Nassjo Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Varnamo Golf Club (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Rosenlundsbaden Aqua Park (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southern Sweden

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Southern Sweden is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Slattsjon (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Lake Lundholmssjon (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Nassjo Lake Park (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Store Mosse National Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Apladalen Open-Air Museum and Park (23 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Lake Algustorpasjon (27.8 mi / 44.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Southern Sweden

The nearest airport is in Jonkoping (JKG-Axamo), located 22.6 mi (36.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Vaxjo (VXO-Smaland), which is 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hok Station, Malmbäck Station and Vaggeryd Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Southern Sweden by jumping on the metro at Komettorget Tram Stop, Rymdtorget Tram Stop or Östra Hospital Tram Stop.

Can I find a vacation rental around Southern Sweden?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 962 vacation rentals near Southern Sweden. From 785 Houses to 59 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Southern Sweden for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Southern Sweden?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Southern Sweden. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Copenhagen: 698 vacation rentals
  • Denmark: 16,136 vacation rentals
  • Copenhagen City Centre: 452 vacation rentals
  • Malmö: 44 vacation rentals
  • Copenhagen K: 512 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Southern Sweden! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Southern Sweden?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Southern Sweden:

  • Copenhagen: 698 rentals
  • Malmö: 44 rentals
  • Lund: 41 rentals
  • Helsingborg: 30 rentals
  • Roskilde: 103 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Southern Sweden?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Southern Sweden are:

  • Kastrup Airport (CPH): 675 vacation rentals
  • Sturup Airport (MMX): 135 vacation rentals
  • Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport (AGH): 133 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Southern Sweden?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Southern Sweden. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kobenhavns Golf Club: 733 rentals
  • Copenhagen (ZGH-Copenhagen Central Train Station): 699 rentals
  • HSB Turning Torso: 68 rentals
  • Danmarks Tekniske Museum: 475 rentals
  • Copenhagen Court House: 692 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southern Sweden listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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