The national parks and nature reserves have been declared National Heritage by UNESCO. Those in the north are particularly mountainous and wild and on the virgin lands there are thousands of snow-capped mountains which alternate with vast expanses of moors and marshes. From June, multitudes of flowers adorn the plains and the valleys.
This photo, taken in Rapadalen National Park in Sarek, displays a typical example of the Swedish landscape: the country has many rivers.© Ulrich Krellner / age fotostock
Sweden is home to more than 3,100 nature reserves and 28 national parks.© Michael Krabs / age fotostock
The entire Swedish territory is crossed from north to south with numerous rivers, which have the characteristic of running parallel to each other.© Johan Hammar / age fotostock
The coast of the peninsula is rich with fjords and splendid coves.© Mikael Svensson / age fotostock
Sweden's many rivers make it a wonderful destination for those with a passion for rafting and canoeing© Mikael Svensson / age fotostock