Welcome to Uppland - always close
A major city, an archipelago with rocky shorelines and sandy beaches, small picturesque summer communities, cultural treasures and exciting events - and all within easy reach.
Relive historic settings and learn about the Vikings and their forefathers. Visit interesting places, exciting buildings and beautiful gardens, some of which bear traces of Linnaeus's work and are nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Enjoy delicious food in Upland. This year's theme for Walloon Ironworks Week is food, with a food market in the lovely estate setting of Lovstabruk ironworks. At the Farmers' Food Festival in Uppsala, you can learn to bake sourdough bread and extract honey, and taste spicy sausages, freshly
smoked fish and local cheeses from water buffalo and fjall cattle ( the Swedish mountain breed.
Come and enjoy all the well-kept gardens in Uppland. Smell the flowers in dazzling flowerbeds - perfect for a picnic in the shade of centuries-old trees. Stroll down winding paths in the romantic
Engelska parken (English Park)
Admire the geometric shapes and trimmed hedges of Barockparken (Baroque Park). Inspect
Linnaeus' carefully selected plants in the garden that bears his name.
Parks in Enkoping
Each park in Enkoping has its own character. The best-known id Dromparken (Dream Park), created
by world-renowned garden designer Piet Oudolf. www.enkoping.se/parks
Stadstradgarden (City Garden) is Uppsala's green and lush living r oom, with a cafe', outdoor seating and plenty of space for socialising. www.linneuppsala.se
Botaniska tradgarden, Uppsala
In Botaniska tradgarden you can enjoy the grand baroque garden, visit the 200-year-old orangery, with its magnificent rooms, and find inspiration for your own gardening. www.botan.uu.se
You cannot get closer to Linnaeus' scientific achievements than in his own garden, Linnetradgarden
(Linnaeus' Garden), where more than 1000 species are cultivated in accordance with his sexual system, www.biotan.uu.se
The unique 1700s setting of Linnes Hammarby (Linnaeus Hammarby, his summer residence) is a
verdant attraction south of Uppsala. www.botan.uu.se
Uituna kunskapspark (knowledge park)
The knowledge park is a 9000-square-metre demonstration facility, a place for recreation, education
and research. The park consists of four areas with different characters. www.slu.se
Lovstabruk garden and park
A park in the baroque style, with strictly geometrical shapes, topiary hedges and a rippling fountain.
Engeiska parden, Fosmark
One of Sweden's best - preserved parks, the English Park at Forsmark is modelled on nature, with winding paths, water, broadleaf trees, meadows and sculptures. www.visitforsmark.se
Discover Nedre Dalalven
Northernmost Uppland offers a beautiful river landscape at Nedre Dalalven walking long beaches,
food experiences and many wonderful places to stay-with Bed & Box for your animal's too.
Discover Northern Roslagen
Roslagen is the archipelago, ironworks, small towns and the sea. This gem includes idyllic Oregrund Osthammar and Osterbybruk, charming smaller destinations offering everything from fishing and festivals to delicacies and design; in Roslagen's fabulous archipelago you can enjoy its characteristic vibrant landscape, nature reserve, farming and authentic buildings. There are well-serviced guest harbours in pleasant settings, and numerous beautiful natural harbours.