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Swedish Krona

Visiting somewhere in Sweden? We have you covered.

Our currency exchange service provides competitive exchange rates, helping you get the most out of your money. Plus, by exchanging your currency with Ramsdens before you travel, you can avoid the potentially unfavourable exchange rates and fees that you may encounter if you wait to exchange your currency until you arrive in Sweden.

Whether you're exploring Stockholm's charming streets, enjoying the scenic beauty of the Swedish countryside, or visiting any other part of this beautiful country, Ramsdens has got you covered for your currency needs. You can choose between our convenient in-store and online currency exchange services, depending on what suits you best.

So, if you're planning a trip to Sweden, come to Ramsdens and we'll make sure you have the local currency you need to make the most of your travels.

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Pounds GBP to SEK Swedish Krona exchange rate

How far will my money go throughout Sweden?

When planning a trip to Sweden, it's important to consider the exchange rate between Swedish Krona (SEK) and Great British Pounds (GBP) to get an idea of how far your money will go. As of March 2023, one GBP is equivalent to around 12 SEK.

In general, Sweden can be an expensive destination for travellers, particularly in cities like Stockholm and Gothenburg. Accommodation in larger cities like Stockholm and Gothenburg can cost around 1000-1500 SEK per night for a mid-range hotel, which is roughly equivalent to 80-120 GBP. In smaller towns, more affordable options can start at around 500-700 SEK per night, equivalent to around 40-60 GBP.

Overall, it's important to budget carefully for a trip to Sweden, as it can be an expensive destination. However, by keeping an eye on the exchange rate and making smart choices, you can still enjoy all that this beautiful country has to offer without breaking the bank.

Denominations

The Swedish Krona (SEK) is the official currency of Sweden. The following are the denominations of Swedish Krona banknotes and coins:

Banknotes - 20 kronor (blue), 50 kronor (orange), 100 kronor (green), 200 kronor (brownish-red), 500 kronor (purple), 1000 kronor (grey)

Coins - 1 krona (silver), 2 kronor (silver), 5 kronor (silver with a golden centre), 10 kronor (copper and gold), 20 kronor (copper and silver)

Things to do while in Sweden

Sweden is a country that boasts an array of exciting things to do and see, whether you're a nature lover, foodie or history buff. One must-visit attraction is the iconic city of Stockholm, built across 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges, it is a hub of cultural and historical significance. Visit the Royal Palace, the Vasa Museum, or take a stroll around the old town of Gamla Stan. For foodies, the bustling Ostermalmshallen indoor market is a must-visit to taste the best of Swedish cuisine, such as smoked salmon, lingonberry jam and crispbread. You can also sample traditional Swedish dishes such as meatballs, gravlax and pickled herring.

If you're a lover of nature, head north to Swedish Lapland for a chance to see the Northern Lights, experience the midnight sun or go dog-sledding. In the summer, visit the charming coastal town of Marstrand for picturesque views and a chance to sail or swim in the sea. The west coast of Sweden is also famous for its Bohuslän archipelago, where you can island-hop, fish or just relax in the picturesque surroundings.

For those interested in history, Sweden has a wealth of castles, forts and museums to explore. The stunning Drottningholm Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the official residence of the Swedish royal family and is open to the public for tours. The Vasa Museum is also a must-visit, showcasing the impressive 17th-century Vasa warship that sank on her maiden voyage, and is now one of the best-preserved shipwrecks in the world.

Overall, Sweden is a country full of unique and memorable experiences, from exploring the cities and historical landmarks to discovering the natural beauty of the countryside. Ramsdens Currency can help you make the most of your trip by providing convenient and competitive currency exchange services, so you can spend more time enjoying your travels and less time worrying about your money.

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