Visit stylish Stockholm
Explore the Nordic cuisine and discover Stockholm Archipelago on a trip to one of Scandinavia’s capitals.
Stockholm is a fantastic place to visit with wonderful attractions, rich history and a special kind of Scandinavian charm. Fashionable Stockholm, sometimes referred to as “Venice of the North”, boasts with little quirky shops, beautifully decorated cafés and restaurants.
Being the home to three of Sweden’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Stockholm has lots to offer to those interested in history. Walk in the footsteps of the Vikings at the archaeological site Birka, or visit the 17th century Vasa warship for an excursion out of the ordinary. For a close encounter with the Swedish nature, take a boat trip around Stockholm’s 30,000 archipelago islands that begin to form right outside the city.
8 reasons why you should visit Stockholm
1. Venice of the North
Stockholm offers grand Venetian charms around its many canals and islands.
2. A culinary melting pot
Stockholm has some incredible restaurants that are changing the way the Scandinavian and Nordic cuisine is perceived in the rest of the world.
3. World-class cultural hub
Stockholm has brilliant art galleries (most of them with no admission fee), arenas that host huge concerts and sporting events, as well as an opera house and theatres that have a delightful range of shows to see. There are also museums (large and small) that cover all kinds of topics, from Swedish history to ABBA.
4. The Archipelago
A must while in Stockholm is to experience the beautiful Stockholm archipelago, with 30,000 islands, passing fjords, forts and homes to the city’s wealthy.
5. Style and design capital
Stockholm is a very style-conscious city and is one of the European capitals of design. It is a wonderful place to find amazing furniture, clothing and homeware that reflects the simple, clean and elegant tenets of Scandinavian design.
6. Gamla Stan
Gamla Stan, the Old Town, is one of the largest and best-preserved medieval city centers in Europe and one of the foremost attractions in Stockholm. This is where Stockholm was founded in 1252.
7. Beautiful outdoor spaces
There are nature reserves where you can fish, hike or just relax. For water-lovers, Stockholm has many options, from boat trips to small beaches and lakes to swim in. For outdoorsy types Stockholm is perfect.
8. Stockholm from above
Stockholm is one of the few places in the World, where it is possible to have a guided roof top tour – an exciting and unique guided tour over Stockholm, 43 meters above the ground.
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