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Car Rental in Sweden

Sweden is a vast country of endless vistas and fascinating cities and SIXT has branches across the country to put us in the right place when you want to rent a car in Sweden. Our convenient locations allow us to fit with your plans so you can quickly get on with your Swedish adventure. Our impressive fleet of rental cars includes premium brands, with just the model to match your requirements.

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Rent a Car in Sweden with Sixt

Sweden features historic cities, vast forests, sparkling lakes and beautiful coastlines. Opting for car rental in Sweden brings all of these attractions within easy reach and choosing a rental vehicle from the modern Sixt fleet will get you there in safety and in comfort. Bear in mind that better car rental deals in Sweden are available to those who reserve their vehicle ahead of their trip, which also maximizes availability of models and options.

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Our Service

Our services for car rental in Sweden include a large selection of vehicles from diverse car categories. With our extensive choice means we can accommodate just about any budget or mobility needs. We have economical city cars that are perfect for navigating ancient city streets and comfortable sedans to provide luxury on longer trips. Our SUVs can tackle the more kinds of terrain and are great all-weather vehicles. A convertible makes the most of the northern summer sun and gives you a way to immerse yourself in the beautiful landscape. Our list of add-ons allows you to further customize your rental car to match your preferences. Here are some of our optional extras you can when you rent a car in Sweden.

Recommended extras

  • Winter tires, luggage racks and ski boxes
  • Trailer coupling
  • Additional driver coverage
  • GPS and child seats
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Driving Tips

Roads in Sweden are some of the best and safest motorways in the world and driving your rental car in the country can be a real pleasure. The major routes are designated as E-Roads and are perfect for inter-city travel, while scenic routes and cultural sites are marked by brown signs. There are no road tolls in Sweden, except for the Oresund bridge into Denmark and the Svinesund bridge to Norway.

Additional tips for driving in Sweden:

  • Swedes drive on the right and overtake on the left.
  • Seatbelts are required for the driver and all passengers.
  • Headlights must always be switched on.
  • Speed limits are generally 31 mi/h (50 km/h) in urban areas, 43 mi/h (70 km/h) on minor roads and 65 mi/h (100 km/h) on major highways.
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Places of Interest

Top 4 Architectural Sights

  • Moderna Museet, Stockholm
  • Icehotel, Jukkasjarvi
  • Turning Torso, Malmo
  • Feskekorka, Gothenburg

The Moderna Museet in Stockholm is one of Europe's premier collections of 20th and 21st century art. Situated on the city's beautiful Skeppsholmen island, the museum was designed by the Spanish artist, Rafael Moneo. The Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi, northern Sweden, is a fascinating piece of architecture rebuilt out of ice and snow every year after the hotel melts in the spring. Various architects create rooms and decorations making the hotel different every year. The Turning Torso in Malmo is the tallest tower in Scandinavia. This residential skyscraper is the world's first twisted skyscraper and was designed by another Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava. The Feskekorka in Gothenburg is a fish market designed by Victor von Gegerfelt. It is a modern interpretation of traditional Scandinavian stave churches and is designed to create an interior without support pillars.

Top 4 Natural Sights

  • Horticultural Gardens, Gothenburg
  • Wanas Sculpture Park, Knislinge
  • Sarek National Park, Jokkmokk
  • Hoga Kusten

The Horticultural Gardens situated in the heart of Gothenburg are one of the largest horticultural gardens in Europe. This tranquil city oasis is home to a Palm House, Rose Garden and countless exotic plants. The Wanas Sculpture Park in Knislinge features some fascinating works of art set in beautiful grounds. It features both Swedish and international artists and has a permanent collection and visiting exhibits. Sarek National Park in Jokkmokk is a stunning area in the north of Sweden with more than 100 glaciers, lofty mountains, steep valleys and wild waters. Hoga Kusten, or High Coast, is a stunning part of Sweden's eastern coastline. Renowned for its beautiful scenery and watersports, it is one of Sweden's most popular natural areas.

What to Do in Sweden in Winter 2020

Sweden offers an array of activities and sights to see in the winter. Yes, it will be cold but you can enjoy beatiful scenery and even stay in the Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi between December and March! Also in northern Sweden, you can see the northern lights every year between October and March. Other activities in the north of the country include dogsledding, ice skating and even ice driving. In Stockholm, where temperatures hover around 30 degrees, you can enjoy Christmas markets from the end of November through December. And on December 13 the whole country celebrates Lucia, where children sing and wear special outfits. If the cold gets to you, head to a sauna to warm up. In addition to packing warm clothing, it is also advised to rent a car with all-wheel-drive and if you are heading north, an SUV. Also be sure to ask your branch about winter tire availability.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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