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Blossom in Uppsala

In the heart of Sweden’s fourth-largest city, there are plenty of gardens and greenery to enjoy. Take a stroll along the charming river, experience the grand baroque garden or have a picnic in the shade of hundred-year-old trees. There is something for everyone here, whether you want to explore plants, admire park architecture, or learn more about garden history. Or why not enjoy a live concert in one of Uppsala’s parks and gardens?

The unique heritage of
Carl von Linneaus

Linnaeus is one of the world’s most famous scientists. Born in 1707, he became a botanist, zoologist, and geologist over time, as well as a skilled physician, wellness expert, philosopher, and innovative educator. He lived in Uppsala for fifty years and his unique legacy lives on in several parks and gardens.

The Botanical Garden is a living museum with plants from all over the world. Enjoy the grand baroque garden, the two-hundred-year-old orangery and the summer plantings.

Sweden’s oldest botanical garden, founded in 1655, where you can also visit The Linnaeus Museum and step into Linnaeus’ actual home and see how the Flower King and his family lived.

Carl von Linnaeus’ summer home is one of Sweden’s best-preserved 18th-century farms. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings and the cozy cafe with homebaked goods.

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Experience the Giant Flowers by the Selfie Spot

Berries, flowers and fruit

For those who want to pick themselves

The Uppsala area is rich in self-picking opportunities. There are plenty of farms and orchards that offer fruits, vegetables, and berries to pick. Whether you’re looking for fresh strawberries, beautiful cut flowers, apples, or pumpkins for the fall, there’s something for everyone.

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Gastronomy or beer garden?

Uppsala is teeming with great restaurants, and summer is no exception. But which Uppsala inns, bodegas, and brasseries are worth a visit?! Where are the coziest outdoor dining areas, and where are those gastronomic memories created that linger? Here are some good places to start.

An ice cream break is a must during a sightseeing day. See the best places in town for artisanal gelatos and ice cream.

Here in the heart of Sweden, the pulse of food beats strong. Whether you are a food enthusiast in search of new taste experiences or a gourmet who wants to enjoy the best of the best, Uppsala is the perfect place for a foodie. Here are a few you should not miss.

From modern mango cocktails to personally customized GTs or exclusive specialty coffees – in Uppsala, you’ll find classic cocktail bars as well as some more unique places offering memorable drinking experiences for both locals and visitors.

Sitting against a sun-drenched wall with a cup in one hand and a coffee pastry in the other completes the ideal image of a true summer dream for most. Doing so in a lush green setting usually doesn’t lessen the experience. Here are some garden cafés to try.

A Guide to the City's Best Brunch Spots

Brunch in Uppsala

Whether you’re a dedicated foodie always on the lookout for the latest and greatest, or just searching for a nice place to enjoy a relaxed weekend morning, this guide is your ultimate companion for exploring Uppsala’s brunch heaven.