A Safe Scandinavian Xperience
Make sure you will be safe by preparing for your trip and learning about your surroundings. Below is some information that might be useful when visiting our region.
Important websites and phone numbers
To keep updated in a crisis situation (such as a pandemic or a natural disaster), visit krisinformation.se for verified information from Swedish authorities.
112 is the emergency number in acute emergency situations. An emergency situation is when you need immediate help from an ambulance, emergency service, police, sea/air/mountain rescue or poison information.
1177 is the number to call if you or someone you are with has become sick and you need advice from a registered nurse. You can also ring this number if you want advice on who to contact within the health system to help you with your situation.
If you need to contact the police in a non-emergency situation, dial 114 14.
Important dates - public holidays
Public holidays may affect the opening hours of local shops and restaurants, as well as the time-tables for public transport such as local buses and trains. Make sure to double-check this in case you are visiting us on any of the dates below.
- 1 January: New Year’s Day
- 5-6 January: Epiphany
- March/April: Easter
- 30 April: Walpurgis
- 1 May: 1st of May
- May: Ascension Day
- 6 June: National Day
- May/June: Whitsunday
- 19-21 June: Midsummer weekend
- 31 October: All Saints’ Day
- 24-26 December: Christmas
- 31 December: New Year’s Eve