Sweden is one of the most beautiful countries on the Scandinavian Peninsula, travelers are attracted by magnificent nature, quaint coastal relief, picturesque forests, fascinating excursions and interesting architectural monuments. Opportunities for recreation in this country are endless, and the capital of Sweden - Stockholm - a real paradise for a tourist, from which you want to bring memorable gifts and souvenirs.
- Vodka "Absolut»
- Tincture «Aquavit»
- Meat delicacies
- Knife characters tales of Astrid Lindgren
- Lamp "Menorah»
- Porcelain, crystal, glass
- You can not take out
Alcohol in Sweden is a pleasure quite expensive, but if you want you can pamper yourself with a bottlea local liqueur made on the basis of forest berries - cranberries, cranberries, cloudberries. Swedish potato vodka Karlssons is also very popular. It is most convenient to purchase alcoholic beverages in the stores of the "Systembolaget" network. Here the choice of drinks is very extensive, for every taste and purse.
The famous vodka "Absolute" has established itself in the whole world. It can be purchased both in classical design, and with the addition of all sorts of fruit flavors. There is also a souvenir version - miniature bottles, which will be an excellent gift from Stockholm.back to contents ^
From Stockholm you can bring a souvenir kit with a bottle of the traditional Swedish low-alcohol beverage "Glog", made on the basis of wine. Glege cooks almost the same way as mulled wine, so it is recommended to use it in a hot form with the addition of spices.to the table of contents ^
Tincture of "Aquavit"
The local tincture "Aquavit", sustained on northern grasses, is very popular in Stockholm and all over Sweden. It has a fortress from 38 to 50 degrees. The name is translated as "water of life", as the extracts of herbs contained in beverages have a curative effect on the body. This is an excellent answer to the question what to bring from Sweden.
A very popular souvenir from Stockholm - shoes "klogi".Made of leather and having a wooden sole, they are best suited for the warm season, but they did not get popularity because of their convenience.
Throughout the world, Swedish clicks became famous in the 1970s when the ABBA band climbed on a musical Olympus in high-heeled canvases and won the hearts of fans. Since then, the curtains have become a very common gift from Sweden.to the table of contents ^
Like any seaport located on the coast of Stockholm, it abounds with all kinds of sea delicacies. Fish is an integral part of the national cuisine. As a souvenir, you can bring the fish in canned form or in a sealed package.
The choice of seafood on the shelves of Stockholm is huge - dried or smoked salmon, trout, pickled herring, caviar. The most popular trademark dealing with seafood is "Abba".These products can be purchased at any supermarket in Stockholm.to the table of contents ^
To please gourmet friends, you can buy meat delicacies in Stockholm. It is worth to try an excellent pate from elk and sliced thin slices of cold smoked venison. These products are best bought in urban markets.to contents ^
The original gift will be a purely Swedish invention - a special knife for slicing cheese. As a rule, such knives are produced in the form of a blade with a long handle decorated with a sculptural head of a Viking in a helmet. The Swedish knife allows to cut cheese very thin slices.
The characters of fairy tales Astrid Lindgren
Sweden is a fabulous country, and Astrid Lindgren, a writer, deserves credit for this. Souvenirs based on childhood stories from Karlsson and Pippi Long stocking will be a pleasant gift not only for children, but also for adults. Very popular wigs with red pigtails, as well as small dolls and Peppa figurines.to the table of contents ^
A very beautiful tradition exists in Sweden for Christmas put a candlestick with seven candles on the windowsill. This tradition is already many centuries, but candlesticks have become electric nowadays. Now this is not just a tribute to tradition, but also a pretty festive decoration. In the souvenir shops of the Old Town there is a large selection of such candlesticks.to the table of contents ^
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The answer to the question what to bring a teenager from Stockholm, it will not be long to seek, because Sweden is worthy to wear the title of a candy kingdom. It is difficult to find a place where such a choice of delicious chocolate, candy, caramel, marmalade, all kinds of jokes and chewing sweets is still presented.
There are also very unusual sweets "Lakrits" with the addition of liquorice and very specific taste, as well as salty sweets "Salta godis".To surprise relatives it will be precisely possible.back to contents ^
One of the culinary brands of Sweden is the famous jam, made from fresh forest berries. Jam Swedes cook from cranberries, blueberries, blackberries, cranberries, cloudberries, raspberries and strawberries. Berries grow in ecologically clean areas and have a lot of useful properties. A jar of Swedish jam will become a wonderful souvenir and decorate any tea party.to the table of contents ^
In the confectionery shops of Sweden a huge selection of cookies is presented. Sladkoezhkam will have to taste a cookie with saffron and cinnamon, with raisins and pepper. Cookies are baked in the form of funny animal figures, in the form of stars, hearts and angels, there are many options for gift wrapping.to the table of contents ^
Swedish confectioners are famous all over the world for their ability to cook chocolate, worthy of the title of the best in the world. The most popular Swedish chocolate brand "MARABOU" has existed for more than 100 years. This company is the main supplier of sweets to the royal table, and the chocolate "MARABOU" can be purchased in all supermarkets in Stockholm. Unforgettable taste and true enjoyment of this chocolate will be guaranteed.to the table of contents ^
Porcelain, crystal, glass
The whole world is famous for Swedish dishes, which are of high quality, user-friendliness and a huge choice of design solutions. You can buy exclusive products from porcelain, crystal and glass, made by craftsmen manually.
At the company in Skansen, visitors can observe the work of glass blowers and the process of making real works of art. Tableware and interior items, figurines and other items can all be found in Stockholm's shops.to the table of contents ^
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In any souvenir shop in the Swedish capital, you can buy a figure of the viking, perhaps the main symbol of the whole of Scandinavia. In addition to the figures of intrepid warriors, miniature models of the Drakkars - ships of the ancient Vikings, as well as horned helmets are sold. Such a gift will be the best reminder of a trip to Stockholm for history lovers.to the table of contents ^
Among the most popular and affordable Swedish souvenirs - colorful wooden horses Dalahast. They are so widespread that it's time to call them one of the main symbols of Sweden. These creations of craftsmen from the province of Dalarna. Horses are sold in the form of figurines, as well as in the form of images on clothing, textiles and other products.to the table of contents ^
Remarkable gift will be a figure of an elk who are considered the main favorites of all Scandinavians. In souvenir shops you can find moose in the form of soft toys, wooden carved figurines and drawings on T-shirts and dishes.to contents ^
You can not export
- items that have high cultural and historical value;
- weapons and ammunition;