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

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Traveling to Visby, Sweden? If you're planning to go to Visby, this article contains 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 Visby, Sweden

Based on the climate and weather in Visby, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Visby, Sweden

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Visby, Sweden by month

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January

Traveling to Visby in January, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you go to Visby in February, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Visby is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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April

If you are traveling to Visby in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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June

Traveling to Visby in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Visby in July, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Visby is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you visit Visby during September, you might find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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October

If you go to Visby in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Visby is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

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

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Activities for Visby, Sweden

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Visby.

If you intend to see the lovely Visby Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to DBW's Botanical Gardens, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you see the Gotlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Visborg Castle Ruins, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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