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Sundsvall, Sweden

Sundsvall is a city in Medelpad, lower Norrland in central Sweden. It is situated 380 km North of Stockholm near the mouths of the Ljungan and Indalsälven rivers, the town of Sundsvall lies where Selånger Creek flows into Sundsvall Bay and the Gulf of Botnia.

Attractions in the area include North and South mountain, great nature experiences, ljungan and Indalsälven river, historical places and buildings, stone city architecture, viking artefacts and graves and big shopping areas.

Activities offered in Sundsvall include fishing, hiking, shopping, bathing, camping, skiing, biking, canoeing, sightseeing, parachute simulator, bowling, laser hall, go-cart, pubs and restaurants.

Things to See & Do

* The Esplanade
* Vangavan fountain and park
* Nordea complex
* Main square
* Sodra Berget area – outdoor area

General information

Cruise Season – March – Nov
Currency – Swedish Krona (SEK)
Language – Swedish
Land Area – 27.39 km²
Population – 95,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 46

Travel Links – Sundsvall is a centre for transportation with European motorways and railways crossing the region. The regional airport of Midlanda is northern Sweden´s air-transport hub.

From Stockholm you can travel North to Sundsvall by car (4-5 hours, 380 km), by high speed train (3 hours, 15 minutes) or by bus (5 hours) or by air (45-50 minutes).

The Sundsvall airport, Midlanda, is located 30 km north from Sundsvall. There are 3 airline companies operating from Sundsvall airport. Sundsvall has direct flights to Stockholm and Luleå.

X-2000 high speed trains make the 380 km journey to Stockholm in just over 3 hours.

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