Uppsala

A painting depicting a tree-lined rural road is placed on a canvas, next to the original picture, framed and on the wall

Admire the collection of the Uppsala Art Museum

Housed within the south wing of the Uppsala Castle, you can find a place on which a very rich group of artistic works, owned by the municipal government of the city, is permanently displayed. In other words, the Uppsala Art Museum, ever since its creation in 1995, provides a setting on which an over-12,000-object collection …

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On a white porcelain dish, one of the signature meals from 60 Kvadrat, called Sejrygg in Swedish

Try Scandinavian flavors at 60 Kvadrat in Uppsala

The city center of Uppsala, located across the Fyris River from the old town, is home to several alleys that, winding between buildings from different epochs, hold many treasures. Surely, such is the case of a cozy restaurant on Bredgränd, named 60 (Sextio) Kvadrat. While there, you can, either for lunch or dinner, enjoy some …

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Indoor pool surrounded by a green-and-yellow toboggan, as well as orange balloons

Immerse and have watery fun at Fyrishov in Uppsala

When thinking about Sweden, water sports don’t tend to be a common thing. However, modern technology has allowed the practice of such activities on a yearly basis, as indoor heating isolates you from the cold weather of most months. Indeed, a place such as Fyrishov, the largest arena in Uppsala and the fourth most-visited in …

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A Baroque garden in green opens towards a neoclassical building with yellow walls and a white portico

Enjoy a gardening heaven at the Botanical Garden of Uppsala

Right next to the main campus of the Uppsala University, you can find a botanical marvel on which man-made structures blend in a perfectly thought setting with natural beauties. In other words, the Botanical Garden of this university, placed within land donated in 1787 by Gustav III, is a destination you must visit while in …

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