Today is National Sweden Day: 5 top tips on how to celebrate like a true Swede

On 6 June Swedes celebrate the National Day in honor of two historical events: Gustav Vasa being elected king (1523) and the new constitution (1809). Since 2005, it is a public holiday. As summer approaches, anticipation builds for one of Sweden‘s most beloved traditions: Midsummer.

This vibrant festival, second only to Christmas in its importance, marks the start of the summer season and takes place on a Friday between June 19 and 25. In 2024, Midsummer Eve – the longest day of the year, falls on June 21, and there’s no better way to immerse yourself in Swedish culture than by joining the festivities.

Why Dalarna is the place to be

Over the Midsummer weekend, Swedish cities are usually quiet as most local people head off to the countryside and celebrate the Midsummer holiday with their families and friends. No one and no place in Sweden celebrates Midsummer quite like

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