Stockholm Guides

Stockholm Guides

 

Guide to Stockholm

Take in the breathtaking scenery, or sample the mouthwatering cuisine in the Venice of the North!

Stockholm may have a historical core, but do not underestimate the city’s dynamic nature, with world class design and transport. The birth place of ABBA is an all round city with lots to see and do.

Quick Facts

Main Districts

Gamla Stan

Stockholm’s Old Town sits on a picturesque island, with stunning architecture and winding cobbled streets to explore. In Gamla Stan you will find the Royal Palace and the Swedish Parliament.

Sodermalm

Sodermalm is a popular island with the Swedish locals; the area is a hot spot for artists, designers, bohemian cafes and alternative shops.

Ostermalm

One of Stockholm’s more affluent boroughs; in Ostermalm you will find many parks to wander, expensive apartments and high end shops.

Djurgarden

A quiet island, idea for walks and picnics. You can also visit Skansen from Djurgarden.

Main Attractions

Stockholm palace

The Royal Palace

Parliament

Stockholm Archipelago

ABBA Museum

Best Places To Go Out

When in Stockholm it is essential to enjoy the Swedish tradition of Fika, which is essentially late-afternoon coffee and cake! There are plenty of cafes around Stockholm to enjoy Fika.

Stockholm nightlife can be expensive to enjoy, particularly in the city centre, however there are cheaper options to explore! Sodermalm and Ostermalm are key spots to head to on an evening; in Sodermalm you will find a more indie vibe, whereas in Ostermalm the clubs are more high-end and entry requirements are much stricter. A few of Stockholm’s most popular clubs include White Room, Laroy, East, Corner Club and Le Rouge.

Culture Spots

Vasa Museum

Fotografiska

Moderna Museet

Free Walking Tour

Free walking tours operate daily in Stockholm. Most likely a tour will run at least twice a day at 10am and at 1pm. The starting points will differ so just check the timetable for the day you want to go!

http://freetourstockholm.com/