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Sweden is a country with breathtaking nature: forests, national parks, nature reserves, and mountains. It is a perfect hiking destination. The best way to enjoy all of Sweden’s beauty is by joining a small group guided hiking tour!

Guided Hiking Tours in Sweden

Hiking in Sweden

Everyone would agree that Sweden is one of the most magnificent Scandinavian countries, and turns out it is a perfect hiking destination as well! With a variety of hiking trails, the most important thing is to choose the right one for you. But don’t worry, there’s always something for everyone. 
 
Choosing the right trail will give you the best possible hiking experience. If you are a “junior” hiker, you should start with short hikes, so you can enjoy the hike rather than want it to finish sooner. Experienced hikers can choose longer hiking trails. With many hiking routes in Sweden, it will be easy to pick the most suitable for you!

Man Hiking on mountain in Sweden

Best Months for Hiking in Sweden

What's the best month to go hiking in Sweden? It depends on what you want for yourself—either to experience sunny landscapes with a path free of snow or a winter wonderland!  
 
For pleasant weather conditions, you should choose August or July. It is the time when hiking trails are free of snow. If you want to see landscapes covered in snow, you should think of visiting from October to March.

Top 3 Hiking Trails in Sweden

The Kings Trail  
 
The Kings Trail is the most famous hiking trail in Sweden at a length of about 400 km. The scenery of this trail is astonishing. If you want to be surrounded by mountainous landscapes, dark forests, rushing rivers, this one is the right one for you! It takes one month to hike the entire trail, but it is possible to explore it in sections.

Kings Trail in Sweden

The High Coast Trail 
 
The High Coast Trail is a 128 km long hiking trail with a combination of magical forests and ocean views. The route is split into sections, each with a different difficulty level for everyone. You would not want to leave your camera at home while hiking in this UNESCO World Heritage Site area!

High Coast Trail in Sweden

Skåneleden Trail  

Skåneleden Trail is perfect for both experienced hikers and for beginners. The 1,162 km long trail will take you through Sweden’s southernmost region—Skane. If you are looking for a combination of deep, old forests and rocky coastline, this one's for you! 

Couple Hiking Skaneleden Trail in Sweden

How to Prepare for a Hike in Sweden

  • Pack enough water and food with you.

  • Make sure you have chosen the right trail with the right difficulty level for yourself.

  • You must inform someone about your planned hike and the date of your return in case you get lost.

  • Think carefully whether you want to hike in summertime or wintertime as it can make an enormous difference to your hiking experience.

  • Make sure your map and telephone are both packed in your backpack.

  • If you meet a wild animal during your hike, do not make any sudden moves and walk away.

  • But the most important thing is to follow signposts on the trail.
Hiking Trail in Sweden