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Stockholm City Breaks

Islands and deep blue water characterise this beautiful city, known for its fresh clean air, classic architecture and vibrant city life. The medieval city centre is surrounded by spectacular scenery and offers a wealth of attractions and entertainment for visitors.

Insider's Tip

During the summer make sure that you save some time to pay a visit to the Ekoparken - The National City Park which was founded in 1995, and offers a unique mixture of nature and culture, and is perfect for a relaxing day in this stunning city.

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Must See

 

must see in stockholm

The Royal Palace with more than 600 rooms, this is one of Europe's largest royal residences, housing five museums and the Hall of State. 

The Vasa Museum, the only preserved 17th century ship in the world; this 1628 warship is virtually complete and absolutely fascinating.

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Must Do

must do in stockholm

Explore the narrow cobbled streets of the Gamla Stan, or medieval city centre, and enjoy the sensation of stepping back in time.

Enjoy a taste of traditional Swedish rural life with a visit to the Skansen Open-Air Museum - more than 150 farms and dwellings have been brought here from all over the country.

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Food & Drink

food and drink in stockholm

As one might expect in such a maritime city, much of Stockholm's cuisine features the freshest possible seafood. Enjoy a traditional smorgasbord, featuring pickled herring, smoked salmon, caviar and smoked eel, or sample some genuine Swedish meatballs, reindeer or elk. Desserts are made from blueberries, lingonberries and cloudberries.

Go to Gamla Stan to find the best traditional restaurants, while the Norrmalm area of the city has a choice of international eateries.

 


Shopping

shopping in stockholm

Swedish design is know for innovation and flair. Specialities of the city include glass, handicrafts and interior design. The graceful beauty of Swedish glassware is famous all over the world and the country's reputation for design is second to none. Knitwear is a speciality in Sweden, and the knitters excel at well designed caps and hats, often in striking colours.



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Excursions

excursions in stockholmStockholm Grand Tour

A lovely tour including sightseeing by bus and boat. See Stockholm and the surrounding areas past and present in an air conditioned bus. Continue by boat and see Stockholm at its most spectacular. A sandwich and drink are provided on board.

Departs: daily (May-Sept). Duration: 3.5 hours.
Adults from £52.

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