Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Uppsala

Come and experience Uppsala and its museums, cathedral and history. This city's university setting, gardens and parks draw many visitors. Gustavianum Museum and Carolina Rediviva Library are just a couple of the must-sees. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Uppsala

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Uppsala has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pelle Svanslos House (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Fyrishov Water Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Kabo Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Uppsala Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Soderby Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Fjallnora Adventure Course (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Uppsala

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

  • Linnaeus Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Uppsala Botanical Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • City Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Royal Mounds (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Uppland Trail (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Kungshamn-Morga Nature Reserve (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Uppsala

The nearest airport is in Stockholm (ARN-Arlanda), located 17.6 mi (28.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Stockholm (BMA-Bromma), which is 36.4 mi (58.5 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Uppsala Central Station.

Where to stay around Uppsala?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 14 vacation rentals near Uppsala. From 10 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Uppsala for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Uppsala?

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

  • Uppsala University: 15 vacation rentals
  • Wik Castle: 24 vacation rentals
  • Uppsala Cathedral: 15 vacation rentals
  • Soderby Golf Club: 18 vacation rentals
  • Linnaeus Garden: 15 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Uppsala listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Uppsala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Uppsala. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Uppsala include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Uppsala?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Uppsala. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.