18 Photos That Show Sweden is Truly a Fairytale in Winter

Winter in Sweden includes dog sledding | © Hanna Gustafsson / Flickr
Winter in Sweden includes dog sledding | © Hanna Gustafsson / Flickr
Photo of Judi Lembke
18 September 2017

Sweden in winter evokes images of snow-covered forests, darkness illuminated by candles, and children sledding in the freezing outdoors. It all adds up to a fairy-tale experience that is at once both ordinary and otherworldly.

An early morning winter bike ride / Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Swedish birds ski | ©Ina Widegren / Flickr
A hushed winter path / Photo courtesy of Pixabay
December forests | ©Mr Thinktank / Flickr
A Laxsjö church in winter / Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons
Helsingborg Christmas | ©Guillaume Baviere / Flickr
Stockholm in winter | ©Bengt Nyman / Flickr
Aurora - The Northern lights / Photo courtesy of PXHere
A refreshing morning on the ice | ©Ricardo Feinstein / Flickr
Northern winter sun / Photo courtesy of Pixabay
A winter picnic, perhaps? / Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Winter sledding | ©Bengt Nyman / Flickr
A supernatural Halo | Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons
The coast / Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Stockholm oasis Centralbadsparken | ©Helen Simonsson / Flickr
Horseback riding in winter | ©Guillaume Baviere / Flickr
Winter sunset on Gotland / Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons
Snowy countryside / Photo courtesy of Pixabay