Stockholm Travel Guide

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Activities
Old Town
Old Town is where Stockholm got its start, and today, it's a big tourist destination. The shops are both Swedish and international, and it is still a good place to see some of the city's traditions.
  • 18 Stortorget
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County 11129 Sweden

Old Town

Old Town is where Stockholm got its start, and today, it's a big tourist destination. The shops are both Swedish and international, and it is still a good place to see some of the city's traditions.
18 Stortorget Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Tunnelbana
Don't miss the underground art scene, which is considered to be the longest exhibit in the world. The tunnelbana, or subway, has stations throughout the city, all of which are marked by a large T. Almost all the stations have art installations.
  • Norrmalm
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Tunnelbana

Don't miss the underground art scene, which is considered to be the longest exhibit in the world. The tunnelbana, or subway, has stations throughout the city, all of which are marked by a large T. Almost all the stations have art installations.
Norrmalm Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Boat Trip/Island Visits
You can swim and fish in the waters right off the city, because they're so clean, and a trip to the archipelago is a must. Motor and sailboat trips depart regularly from the Port of Stockholm.
  • Stromkajen & Nybroplan
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Boat Trip/Island Visits

You can swim and fish in the waters right off the city, because they're so clean, and a trip to the archipelago is a must. Motor and sailboat trips depart regularly from the Port of Stockholm.
Stromkajen & Nybroplan Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Södermalm
The district of Södermalm is more quirky and alternative than the rest of Stockholm, especially SoFo, short for South of Folkungagatan, a neighborhood of mainly hip bohemians spanning all ages.
  • Södermalm
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Södermalm

The district of Södermalm is more quirky and alternative than the rest of Stockholm, especially SoFo, short for South of Folkungagatan, a neighborhood of mainly hip bohemians spanning all ages.
Södermalm Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Vasa Museum
The popular Vasa Museum displays a real 17th-century warship, 95% of which is original. She was the pride of the Swedish navy and bore the king's family name, Vasa. She sailed for 20 minutes and then sank.
  • Galärvarvsvägen 14
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Vasa Museum

The popular Vasa Museum displays a real 17th-century warship, 95% of which is original. She was the pride of the Swedish navy and bore the king's family name, Vasa. She sailed for 20 minutes and then sank.
Galärvarvsvägen 14 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Östermalm
The stylish district of Östermalm is one of the city's most modern areas. It's a posh, upper-class neighborhood, great for long walks and bike rides.
  • Östermalm borough, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Östermalm

The stylish district of Östermalm is one of the city's most modern areas. It's a posh, upper-class neighborhood, great for long walks and bike rides.
Östermalm borough, Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
A Taste of Stockholm
Don't miss Sweden's largest annual event. Dozens of restaurants feature international cuisine, such as Thai, Indian and Tex-Mex, as well as local Swedish dishes, including fried herring and meatballs with lingonberry sauce.
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

A Taste of Stockholm

Don't miss Sweden's largest annual event. Dozens of restaurants feature international cuisine, such as Thai, Indian and Tex-Mex, as well as local Swedish dishes, including fried herring and meatballs with lingonberry sauce.
Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Mosebacke Establishment
Stockholm is known for its elite nightclub scene, so head to Mosebacke, a popular outdoor music spot. Unlike many of the nightclubs in the Swedish capital, it's not exclusive, so you'll find a diverse group of people.
  • Mosebacke Torg 3
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County 11646 Sweden

Mosebacke Establishment

Stockholm is known for its elite nightclub scene, so head to Mosebacke, a popular outdoor music spot. Unlike many of the nightclubs in the Swedish capital, it's not exclusive, so you'll find a diverse group of people.
Mosebacke Torg 3 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

Hotels
Hotel Hellsten
Located on a quiet street in Norrmalm, the Hotel Hellsten is a short distance from the tourist center and around the corner from a metro stop. The hotel's entranceway is modern and edgy, but the atmosphere is more about comfort.
  • Luntmakargatan 68
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Hotel Hellsten

Located on a quiet street in Norrmalm, the Hotel Hellsten is a short distance from the tourist center and around the corner from a metro stop. The hotel's entranceway is modern and edgy, but the atmosphere is more about comfort.
Luntmakargatan 68 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

Restaurants & Bars
Absolut Icebar
Inside the Absolut Icebar, with temperatures hovering at a freezing 20 degrees, the walls, seats and even the drinking glasses are solid ice. Yet, even in those extreme conditions, the people are warm and welcoming.
  • Vasaplan 4
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County 101 37 Sweden

Absolut Icebar

Inside the Absolut Icebar, with temperatures hovering at a freezing 20 degrees, the walls, seats and even the drinking glasses are solid ice. Yet, even in those extreme conditions, the people are warm and welcoming.
Vasaplan 4 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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