Located about 40 miles (64 km) north of Stockholm, the town of Uppsala is a Swedish holiday like no other. With the picturesque views and the small Fyris River running through town, Uppsala is like a picture-perfect postcard. Visitors will enjoy castles, the central park (Stadsskogen) and the many opportunities to learn about this quaint town and its rich history.
- Uppsala Slott (Uppsala Castle)
- Linnetradgarden (Linnaeus Garden and Museum)
- Old Uppsala Train Station
- Stroll though the Gamla Uppsala (Old Town)
- Tour the Museum Gustavianum
- Visit the Carolina Rediviva, the Uppsala University library
Uppsala has a humid continental climate that produces cold winters and warm summers. May through September temperatures average 71°F (22°C), which is the perfect weather for visiting; October through April temperatures range between 49°F and 29°F (9°C and -2°C). Average annual precipitation measures in at 21 inches (533 mm).
Getting There & Around
Arlanda Airport is south of Stockholm, halfway to Uppsala. Served by many carriers, flights come in everyday from Europe, America and Asia. From the airport, passengers can take trains, buses, rental cars or taxis to reach Uppsala.
Upon arriving in the town, visitors find there are various ways to get around. From buses to taxis and hired cars, the town and the surrounding area can easily be traversed. Cycling is also possible and rentals can be obtained in the town.
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