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Systembolaget during Christmas

Posted by staff alexander on Dec 21, 2016 2:00:00 PM

As many of you may know by now, Systembolaget has the monopoly of selling alcohol in Sweden, which means it’s only there you can fetch your favorite Christmas liquors and other alcoholic beverages. The best-selling beverages sold at Systembolaget during this time include; Prippsjul öl, God Jul Glögg, God Jul Glögg Röd alkoholfritt, Byaregårdens Jul, Electric nurse, Dufvenkrooks Jul, Haga and Haga Jul-Snaps Cognac.

Systembolaget during Christmas.jpgAs we have mentioned before, opening times can be a bit tricky to navigate during the Christmas rush, and especially so when it comes to Systembolaget. Thus, in order to get everything you need from Systembolaget in time, it is a good idea to get your shopping done well ahead of time and keep track of the opening times during the holidays.

Although each store decides its individual opening hours and you should check online for regional deviations, here are the general opening hours Systembolaget has announced:


Regular Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-18.00

Saturday 10.00-15.00

Sunday closed


Holiday Opening Hours:

Extended hours on December 23

Christmas Eve – Closed

Christmas Day – Closed

New Year’s Day – Closed


Find more information here

Topics: Swedish Culture