With a cooler climate, fewer tourists and the city’s parks shedding a kaleidoscope of colored leaves, fall is the perfect time for sightseeing and there are plenty of ways to soak up the unique scenery of Stockholm in autumn. Take a walking tour around historic Gamla Stan, go biking around the Stockholm archipelago, discover the multi-hued forests of Langholmen or spot the stags performing their annual mating rituals in the Djurgården deer park.
Category: Things To Do
September 18, 2013
Famous for its strict alcohol laws and propensity for downing strong liquor (popular Italian spirit Fernet Branca clocks in at around 40% alcohol content), you’d be forgiven for thinking that Stockholm doesn’t do pubs, but the city’s new wave of craft beer bars are slowly changing the tides.
August 21, 2013
With its souvenir stores overflowing with horned helmets and rune necklaces, and a myriad of Viking-inspired attractions, the legend of Sweden’s horned conquerors lives on. Stereotypes aside, Sweden’s Viking history is one of the most fascinating parts of the country’s heritage and there are plenty of unique Viking sights to explore.
August 7, 2013
From eco-friendly tree huts to the world’s first ice hotel, Sweden has plenty of surprises up its sleeve when it comes to accommodation. Forget homely guesthouses and luxury suites; if you want a night to remember, book a night at one of Sweden’s most bizarre hotels. Here are some of the best.
July 24, 2013
With over 24,000 islands making up the Swedish capital, there’s no doubt that Stockholm is a water city and there are few better ways to explore the vast archipelago than by taking to the waters. To get you started, here are a few ideas for ways to get on the water in Stockholm.
July 10, 2013
Whether you’re limited for time or simply looking for an easy way to explore Stockholm’s many sights, the city’s tourist buses make a popular option for sightseeing tours.
Stockholm’s Hop on Hop off Bus Tours combine the flexibility of a self-guided walking tour with the added bonus of audio commentary and impressive views from the open-roofed double decker tour buses.