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You don't have to be Swedish to be understand what it’s all about. You just have to love everything and anything Swedish. The culture, the traditions, the people, the language. Our job is to bring you educative, informative, and entertaining content about Sweden, especially the Swedish-German relations. Because the Sweden time in Germany was quite a remarkable era in both German and Swedish history.

Sweden time in northern Germany (1630-1850)

So a very long time ago Sweden occupied Germany. It was hardly a peaceful occupation. You must be curious, what triggered the invasion? Who were the major ruling parties involved on both sides of this invasion? I mean it lasted for quite a while- so this was no Sunday in the park event either. How did it affect both countries? And what about the people who were most affected on both sides? I will be answering all these questions and I will go into detail about everything that happened around that time, and how Swedish culture affected German culture in northern Germany.

Swedish traditions in Germany

Because of Sweden's time in Germany, there are many Swedish traditions that were exported throughout much of Germany. Some of them are currently such a huge part of German traditions, in fact, you may not even recognize that they are originally Swedish! Guess what, I am here to point out those distinctions. In this section, I will be covering Swedish traditions in Germany. I bet some of them are going to blow your mind. Matter of fact, some of them have blended so well with German culture.

swedish-traditionsAll about the Swedish road

The Swedish road follows German-Swedish history and relations through that point in time. It was a unique period and the Swedish road pays homage to that point in time. If you ever visit northern Germany, you need to check it out- But for now, I will be your source of information. The Swedish road fascinates me, and if you are as big of a Swedish/German traditions -as I am, I bet it fascinates you too. So jump on this ride with me and may the Swedish road lead as to all kinds of unimaginable mysteries, legends, and stories. Before we get carried away, let's not forget that I am giving you facts, do no expect trolls or aliens to pop up anywhere around here.

The best highlights of the Swedish road. Right here! Right Now!

The Swedish road signifies a lot in terms of Sweden as a great power in Europe at that point in time There are so any distinct features that make it more than just a heritage site It represents culture in its own right. Let's dive into the best highlights of the Swedish road that make it what it is today. It is a major tourist attraction, wanna know why? Well, it holds so many secrets, voyages, stories, and memories of lives lived and lost. So go on, read along, make new discoveries.

Swedish traditions In Germany

Swedish traditions In Germany
The Swedish traditions in Germany are still used and accepted by a number of Germans, and is truly amazing that these two nations have a married together a cultural match. This is because some of the accepted traditions in Sweden are actually very contrary to German values. This is because Swedes consider drinking alcohol should happen only during the weekend time, which is not much valued by Germans who don’t mind drinking during normal working days.

The Swedish Road

The Swedish Road
The Swedish Road is a 700 kilometer road that was established in the Swedish Occupation Period. It is popularly known as the Swedish Heritage Route or otherwise seen in the native language form throughout Germany as: Schwedenstrasse. The route has three key routes namely; the coastal route, the western route and the eastern route. It starts from Baltic Sea Island located east of Berlin to the Island of Usedom in the east.

The Swedish Heritage Route leaves its mark on Germany

The Swedish Heritage Route leaves its mark on Germany
Traveling the roads around the northern parts of Germany leads to numerous historic landmarks and beautiful landscapes, a stretch of road known as The Swedish Road'. Here one will find museums, castles, and even a UNESCO World Heritage Site, highlighting the Swedish influence on this part of Germany. This piece of road runs along the coast, as well as along the western and eastern sides of the country.

Swedish Legacy in Northern Germany

Swedish Legacy in Northern Germany
On the 26th of December 1674, the Swedish army invaded Brandenburg, which is a state located in Northern Germany. This was initially triggers as a result of a solid 20,000 strong army from Brandeburg who had participated in the Holy Roman Empire's war on France thus, it triggered the invasion by the Swedish (as they were allies). After the political war ended, there are some Swedish influence and heritage that can be found in Northern Germany up till today.