Ten amazing places to spend a Swedish summer
Published: 20 Feb 2014 14:09 GMT+01:00
A lake all to yourself, a sauna, a romantic little cottage in the woods: Swedes know how to get away from it all. There are lots of places to rent - and now is the time to book.
Whether you're planning a trip with all your friends, a summer getaway with the kids or a romantic adventure for two, we've found something to suit every taste, together with our friends at Holiday Lettings.
Click here to see what we recommend, or visit our Holiday Lettings section to see what else is on offer.
CLICK HERE TO FIND THE SWEDISH SUMMER HOUSE FOR YOU.
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