Gotska Sandön, Sweden: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gotska Sandön, Sweden? If you're planning to go to Gotska Sandön, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.

When to go to Gotska Sandön, Sweden

Based on the climate and weather in Gotska Sandön, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gotska Sandön, Sweden

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gotska Sandön, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

What to wear/what to pack for Gotska Sandön, Sweden by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Gotska Sandön is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • Virus/bacteria filtering water bottle

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have a contaminant filtering water bottle.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel pillow

    Our fave is this one

  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. It's important that you pick the correct type. A lot of adapters that you can buy are simply plugs and expect your devices to change the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get destroyed. This one works in most countries.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Gotska Sandön in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Be careful to pick the correct kind. A lot of adapters on sale are just plug changers and expect your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should work in most locations.

  • Travel neck pillow

    A top rated pillow is this one

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you visit Gotska Sandön during March, you might see that it is frosty. Temperatures tend to hover around the 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

  • Emergency motion sickness relief

  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.

  • Virus/bacteria filtering water bottle

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring a contaminant filtering water bottle.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Travel neck pillow

    A great choice is this one

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Make sure to choose the necessary kind. The vast majority of adapters currently available are just plugs and require your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could burn up. This one should be sufficient for most areas.

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April for Gotska Sandön can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel neck support pillow

    A good option is this one

  • Folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Ensure that you choose the right kind. The majority of adapters currently available are just plugs and expect your devices to adjust the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get fried. This one should work in most areas.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Gotska Sandön is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Travel neck support pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Check that you get the necessary type. The vast majority of adapters currently being sold are simply plug changers and require your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should be sufficient for most places.

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Gotska Sandön is relatively cool and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Travel pillow

    A top rated pillow is this one

  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. It's important that you pick the correct type. Most adapters that you can buy are simply plugs and require your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could get fried. This one should work in most countries.

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Gotska Sandön during July, you might notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel pillow

    Our favorite is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. It's important that you get the right type. Many adapters available are just plug changers and expect your electronics to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one should be sufficient for most countries.

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Gotska Sandön in August, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. It's important that you get the correct kind. Most adapters on sale are just plug changers and require your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one should work in most places.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel pillow

    A top rated pillow is this one

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Gotska Sandön is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel neck pillow

    A great choice is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Take care to pick the right type. The vast majority of adapters available are just plugs and expect your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could get fried. This one should be appropriate for most countries.

  • Folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel pillow

    A top rated pillow is this one

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Ensure that you get the right kind. The majority of adapters on sale are simply plug changers and require your electronics to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one works in most areas.

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Gotska Sandön is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Ensure that you find the right kind. Many adapters currently sold are just plug changers and require your devices to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should be appropriate for most locations.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel pillow

    A good option is this one

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Gotska Sandön is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Gotska Sandön. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. It's important that you pick the necessary type. Many adapters currently sold are just plugs and require your devices to change the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one works in most places.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

If you are going to see the stunning Kapellet, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Natur & Hembygdsmuseum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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