Sweden Travel Advice, Embassies & Tourist Offices

Travel Advice

Last updated: 29 August 2014

The travel advice summary below is provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. 'We' refers to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. For their full travel advice, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

There will be a major demonstration by the far-right ‘Svenskarnas Parti’ in central Stockholm on 30 August, with a significant counter-demonstration also planned. Similar events elsewhere in Sweden have become violent . You should avoid all demonstrations and follow the advice of the local authorities.

The march will begin at 1pm at Skeppsholmen and travel from there to Kungsträdgården before returning, but a wider area of central Stockholm could be affected.

Over 591,000 British nationals visited Sweden in 2012. Most visits are trouble-free. If you need to contact the emergency services in Sweden call 112.

There is a general threat from terrorism.