Things to do in Stockholm: Top 10 Visit Stockholm - Visitstockholm
In Stockholm, there are more than a hundred attractions to choose from. We have boiled it down to a list of ten things you simply cannot miss.
Stockholm Archipelago - Visit Stockholm - Guide - Visitstockholm
Just 20 minutes away from Stockholm a world of 30 000 islands begins! Bare windswept cliffs, bays lined with soft sand, green forests and a beautiful coastline: nature in the archipelago is varied and offers a wide variety of activities. Cycle or walk along a natural trail, enjoy the pleasures of nature from a boat, explore the beaches on the islands, or just breathe in the fresh air. Photo: Henrik Trygg/imagebank.sweden.se
Boat sightseeing - Visitstockholm
The fact that Stockholm is built on 14 beautiful islands connected by 57 bridges, makes a sightseeing tour by boat somewhat of a given. Stay aboard for the whole tour or hop on and off as you please. Photo: Strömma
Skansen Open-Air Museum - Visitstockholm
Skansen is a favorite both among Stockholmers and visitors passing through, and it’s a perfect family outing. This is the oldest open-air museum in the world and also a zoo, with animals native to Scandinavia. Skansen is beautifully located on Djurgården island, with spectacular views over Stockholm.This is also a Sweden in miniature - 150 houses from different parts of the country were disassembled and transported here. Swedish traditions such as Midsummer and Lucia are celebrated here!
Gamla stan - Visitstockholm
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. All of Gamla Stan is like a living pedestrian-friendly museum full of sights, attractions, restaurants, cafés, bars and places to shop. The narrow winding cobblestone streets, with their buildings in so many different shades of gold, give Gamla Stan its unique character.
Moderna Museet - Visitstockholm
Moderna Museet art museum in Stockholm! including Picasso, Dali, Derkert and Matisse. The museum's large collections and temporary exhibitions present contemporary art side by side with the modern classics. Moderna Museet is located on Skeppsholmen island, a setting of natural beauty. The museum offers a first-class program of temporary exhibitions, a children's workshop, a store and an enjoyable restaurant with beautiful views. Photo: Moderna Museet/Åsa Lundén
Fotografiska - Visitstockholm
Fotografiska in Stockholm is one of the world’s largest meeting places for contemporary photography. Four unique large exhibitions and about 20 smaller exhibitions are presented annually. Book and souvenir shop, restaurant and a photo gallery. In the top floor café you will find one of Stockholm’s very best view points.
The Vasa Museum - Visitstockholm
The Vasa ship in Stockholm, Sweden is the only preserved seventeenth-century ship in the world, and a unique art treasure. More than 95 percent of the ship is original, and it is decorated with hundreds of carved sculptures. Today the Vasa Museum is the most visited museum in Scandinavia, with over one million visitors a year. There are ten different exhibitions around the ship to tell about life on board the ship. The film about the Vasa is shown in 13 different languages.