Best Places to Live in Sweden

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Best Places to Live in Sweden

Wondering Where are the Best Places to Live in Sweden?

Living in the UK means being packed onto a few densely populated islands. It’s no wonder then, that the size and space on offer in Sweden is a major attraction. It has just a fifth of our population that’s spread across a country twice the size of Great Britain. Much of northern Sweden is covered in dense forests and remains largely unpopulated. The best places to live in Sweden therefore, lie to the south and are enduringly attractive to movers in the UK.

Schepens is the UK’s specialist for removals to Sweden. We’ve been moving families, solo professionals, and students to locations across the country for over a century. Many of our movers are now settled and working and living in cities across Sweden. We asked a selection of them to tell us about the best places to live in Sweden.

Stockholm is Stunningly Beautiful

“The best place to live just has to be Stockholm, the capital. Not only is this the commercial and business hub of Sweden, it’s also a stunningly beautiful place to live. The city is spread across 14 islands, and it’s bordered by the Baltic Sea and Lake Mälaren. There’s so much that’s unique and amazing about living here. It’s a Green city, and you really feel the impact of that from the way energy is sourced to the restaurants you eat in. It’s also young and diverse; why wouldn’t you want to live here?”

Gothenburg – the University City

“We chose Gothenburg for our home because I’d been a student here and, when I left, I spent all my time wanting to return. There’s two universities and they define the city, in that they’re a massive source of employment and revenue. We’re 3 hours north of Stockholm, and the location is stunning. If you’re a lover of wild and spectacular sea coasts, this is the place for you. Oh, and there’s an annual film festival that’s amazing.”

Malmö for a Laid-Back Lifestyle

“All I knew about Malmö before I moved here was what I’d seen as an avid fan of The Bridge on TV. I’m here to tell you it’s even better in real life, and I hope I never lose the thrill of driving over the sea to Copenhagen. From the moment I arrived I felt at home here; Malmö’s a young city, a bit hipsterish, and lots of energy. We’re not at the centre of things, but it’s good to live and work in a laid-back city.”

Uppsala is Like Two Cities in One

“Living in Uppsala is like living in two different cities. From September through to June it’s packed with students of the university. Then comes the summer and they all disappear. It takes a bit of getting used to, but I like the difference. We work some of the time in Stockholm, which is 70km away but prefer the academic ambiance of Uppsala – it’s a place to escape to.”

Moving to the Best Places to Live in Sweden

If you’re planning a move to Stockholm, Malmö, Gothenburg, or Uppsala, give Schepens a call to find out how we can support you. We’re specialist providers of removals to Scandinavia making weekly runs to locations across Sweden. Our drivers know the road infrastructure well and are expert at navigating it summer or winter. As a result of our long association, we are able to offer movers flexible scheduling, full or part load shipping, and our prices are competitive because of the regularity of our runs.

Tailored Removals to Sweden

Removals to Sweden are a complex logistical challenge, no matter how often you experience them. Whether our movers are relocating overseas for the first time, or they’re seasoned movers, we treat every move to Sweden with the same care and attention. We’ll create a bespoke removals plan, based on your specific requirements, and you’ll be allocated a move co-ordinator as a point-of-contact throughout.


For anyone planning a move to Sweden, Schepens has prepared Moving to Sweden From the UK.We offer advice on preparing for your move, and provides some tips on settling into a your new home abroad. If you have a specific query though, here are some questions we’re asked regularly about a move to Sweden from the UK:

We provide insurance cover for all your items whilst they’re in transit. If you need additional Extended Liability or Accidental Damage insurance, your move co-ordinator can arrange cover for you.

Yes, Schepens BAR trained packers will pack up your home in just a few hours. We use professional, eco-friendly packing materials to ensure the safety of all your items whilst in transit to Sweden.

  1. We begin with a survey (online or in-person) of all the item you want to include in your move to Sweden shipped. Once the survey is complete, we’ll prepare a free, detailed, and accurate removals quote to help with your budgeting.
  2. Your move co-ordinator will create a tailored removals plan for you and schedule your move to Sweden. As we make weekly runs to Sweden, movers find that we can be flexible. If your plans change, let your move co-ordinator know so they can adapt your schedule for you.
  3. If you’re using our packing service, they will pack up your home, using professional, eco-friendly packing materials. We are very familiar with Swedish customs regulations and can help with your paperwork.
  4. Our removals team pack everything into the removals vehicle and transport it to your new home.
  5. Your goods are unloaded for you and placed.

Your goods will be shipped in one of our state-of-the-art removals vehicles which run on air ride suspension and boast an adjustable bearing system, ensuring little or no movement of vehicle content. If you have any specialist items as part of your move, such as a piano, fine art or antiques, Schepens specialist team will organise bespoke packing, handling and shipping in advance

Schepens has a number of local, self storage facilities. Our aim is to make storage as simple and flexible as possible for our movers.

  • Your container is delivered.
  • We can help with packing if required.
  • A detailed inventory of your items is prepared.
  • The container is sealed securely and then stored.
  • 24-hour CCTV coverage is used in all our storage facilities.
  • Storage units are not accessed by anyone but their owner.

Schepens Removals Go The Extra Mile

“Fantastic service! Hired them for a move from the UK to Sweden. Excellent job, honest and competitive prices. Flexible and caring customer support. Would absolutely hire again!”

Are you moving to one of the best places to live in Sweden? Call Schepens today to find out about the range of ways we can support your move – 01794 323558