Friends eating at the restaurang Flott in Linköping City

27 must dos in Linköping

There are many things to see and do in Linköping! We have gathered some tips that will help you to get the best out of your stay any season! If you want to download the checklist and print out:

Kayaking in Kinda Canal in Linkoping Sweden

Summer season

– A must in Linköping is to visit the Open Air Museum (Gamla Linköping) to see what Linköping and Sweden used to look like a hundred years ago. It’s also possible to spend the night at charming Hilma Winblads B&B.
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– Go swimming at Stureforsbadet (10 km south of Linköping) or Viggebybadet (25 km south of Linköping). There is also a manmade lake in the middle of Linköping called Tinnerbäcksbadet.
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– Make sure to explore The Right of Public Access while you are here. It gives everybody the freedom to roam the Swedish countryside. Why not pick some blueberries while experiencing nature?
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– Try kayaking! Rent a kayak at linkopingkajak.se or vardnas.se.

– Challenge yourself and try the amazing treetop adventure Höghöjdsbanan with heights of 6-8 or 11-14 meters.
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– Lots of events in the city at the big annual festival Linköping´s Stadsfest in August.
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– Visit Bergs Slussar (only 10 km´s north of Linköping) to see the mighty staircase locks and most famous part of the Göta Canal, the blue ribbon of Sweden. Watch boats on the canal, join a cruise, play miniature golf, enjoy a nice meal or an ice cream! Rent a bike at the tourist information office and explore the surroundings!
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– Pick 7 kinds of flowers and take part in the celebration and festivities of Midsummer (midsommarfirande in Swedish)

– Enjoy ice cream at the most famous ice cream place in Linköping -”Bosses glassbar”. You must try it!

– Enjoy a good meal around the main square”Stora Torget” and feel the summer vibe.

Trädgårdsföreningen in Linkoping Sweden

Autumn season

– Go to the city park Trädgårdsföreningen or hike the Tinnerö nature reserve to experience autumn colours. Very beautiful! naturkartan.se/linkoping
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– Have a Swedish “FIKA” at a nice café to escape rainy or windy weather.
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– Shop for Swedish interior design, clothes and much more in the city center or at Tornby shopping area i-huset.se or at the Open Air Museum (Gamla Linköping).
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– Go to a concert or experience an event.
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– Watch a soccer game with the women’s team of Linköping (LFC) playing in the highest league.
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– Sauna – try Nordic lifestyle with a classic sauna. Available at Vårdnäs > or Amundebo Södergård/Ulrika >

Skiing at Vreta Ski Center in Linkoping Sweden

Winter season

– Try ice-skating indoors and outdoors.
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– ​Don’t miss trying cross-country skiing at Vreta Ski Center.
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– Watch a hockey game with the Linköping Hockey Club (LHC) whose womens´ and mens´ teams both are in the top league.
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– Visit a restaurante

– Try Swedish cuisine at a nice restaurant!

– Visit the Swedish Air Force Museum (Flygvapenmuseum). It tells the history of the Swedish air force.
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– Watch the celebration of Lucia (Dec 13th) at our magnificent cathedral Linköpings Domkyrka for example-

– Visit the Open Air Museum (Gamla Linköping) for Christmas markets and find out more about Swedish traditions.
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Spring in Sankt Larsparken in Linkoping Sweden

Spring season

– Hike the official Östgötaleden trail and see nature come to life or any of the other beautiful nature reserves in Linköping and Östergötland.
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Visit “the Riddarspelen” at Ekenäs Castle in May with tournament and medieval festivities at the picturesque castle.
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Enjoy a guided tour and learn more about Linköping´s history.
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Experience the beautiful Kinda Canal! Go jogging/take a walk around the canal and stop at the outdoor gym in Snugganparken.
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