Outside the city lies the archipelago of Karlskrona, the most southern of the Swedish archipelagos.
Several islands are connected to the city by ferries.
It is often a good idea to send flowers for the host or hostess on the morning of the dinner party so that they may be set out for the evening.If you want a glimpse of the royal family in their traditional blue-and-yellow folk costumes, visit the open-air Skansen museum, where, since 1916, the King of Sweden has presented flags on this day to representatives of various organisations and charities.When: Friday closest to 24 June The longest day of the year has been revered in Scandinavia since the days of pagan ritual.A house plant is also well-received in the winter months, and a bouquet of wildflowers is always appreciated. Constitution Day – May 17 marks the country's most anticipated holiday of the year! S., this holiday commemorates the signing of the constitution which gave Norway it's independence in 1814.Celebrated with costumes, parades and games, children are treated to a bounty of gifts on this day.After the dancing and family games a meal of marinated herring is washed down with spiced aquavit.