Sweden Trivia Double Deck Playing Cards
Item No. PCCF005
The largest of the Scandinavian countries Sweden is a land of natural beauty; there are over 100,000 lakes, beautiful Baltic beaches and vast coniferous forests.
Among the many interesting facts waiting to be uncovered is the history behind the Vasaloppet race, the oldest, longest and biggest cross-country ski race in the world. Inspired by the 1522 chase of Gustav Vasa by 2 skiers from Mora who brought him back to lead Sweden to independence, the grueling 91km (57mi) race from S'len to Mora, first held in 1922, now attracts thousands of skiers.
Another interesting fact has to do with the Royal Palace of Sweden or Kungliga Slottet which lies on top of the foundation of Tre Kronor Castle. With 608 rooms, it is the largest palace in the world still used by a head of state.
To find out more have a read of the facts and trivia on the 108 cards in this double deck set of Sweden Trivia playing cards.