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:

Skiing at Vreta Ski Center in Linkoping Sweden

Winter season

–  Try indoor or outdoor ice-skating! 
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– ​Don’t miss trying cross-country skiing at Vreta Ski Center. 
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– Watch a hockey game with Linköping Hockey Club (LHC). Both womens´ and mens´ teams are in the top league.
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– Try Swedish cuisine at a nice restaurant! 

– Experience ways of life in Linköping and Sweden 100 years ago at the open-air museum Gamla Linköping. Learn about Swedish traditions, and enjoy nice cafés and shops. Charming accommodation available at Hilma Winblads B&B. 
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– Learn about the history of the Swedish air force at Flygvapenmuseum.
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– Visit medieval Linköping! Guided tours at our magnificent cathedral Linköpings Domkyrka and at Slotts- & Domkyrkomuseum (the Castle- and Cathedral Museum). Guided city tours also via Linköpings Guideklubb. 
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Spring in Sankt Larsparken in Linkoping Sweden

Spring season

– Hike the Östgötaleden trail and see nature come to life! The Kinda Canal and Rängen Runt areas are easy to access by bus.
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– In May, watch “Riddarspelen” (tournament and medieval festivities) at the picturesque Ekenäs Castle.
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– Go jogging or walking around the beautiful Kinda Canal! Stop for sit-ups at the outdoor gym at
Snugganparken.
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– Be eco-friendly and go by bike!  Rent e-bikes at the LinBike app. 
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Kayaking in Kinda Canal in Linkoping Sweden

Summer season

– Go swimming at Stureforsbadet (10 km south of Linköping) or Viggebybadet (25 km south of Linköping). Indoor and outdoor pool available in central Linköping at Linköpings Simhall and 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 and experience the surroundings from the water! Start at Scandic City or at Vårdnäs.
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– Sunbathe at the city beach! No swimming, but minigolf, ice-cream and happy people at Mickey´s.
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– Challenge yourself and try the amazing treetop adventure Höghöjdsbanan with heights of 6-8 or 11-14 meters.
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– Join the fun at the big annual city festival Linköping´s Stadsfest in August.
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– Visit Bergs Slussar (10 km north of Linköping) to see the mighty staircase locks and most famous part of the Göta Canal. Watch boats going through the locks, join a cruise, play mini 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 the summer vibes and a good meal at the main square ”Stora Torget”. Top it off with a tasty ice cream at Linköping´s famous ice cream bar Bosses Glassbar. 
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– Organize your own crayfish party and party like a real Swede! Eat lots of crayfish, dress up in funny hats and sing.
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Trädgårdsföreningen in Linkoping Sweden

Autumn season

– Go to the city park Trädgårdsföreningen or hike the Tinnerö nature reserve to experience autumn colours. Very beautiful! 
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– Have a Swedish “FIKA” at a nice café to escape rainy or windy weather.
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– Go shopping for Swedish interior design and clothes at loppis (flea markets), second-hand shops or other shops. In city center or in the Tornby shopping area.
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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 >