Stockholm City Breaks
A guide to Stockholm
Stockholm features Scandinavia’s most enchanting capital, and one of Europe’s most beautiful and dynamic cities, which boasts an appealing mix of old world charm, modern sophistication, multi-cultural energy, and a stunning location on 14 islands where Lake Mälaren meets the sea. You'll experience tradition and modernity side by side, thanks to the charm of Stockholm’s historic centre and the animated trendiness of its cafes, bars and nightlife. The Swedish capital’s surprisingly multi-cultural atmosphere ensures enjoyably relaxed, varied and vibrant entertainment and nightlife, full of traditional pubs and cafes, trendy nightclubs.
Scandinavia’s sparkling island capital
Trips here will focus on Gamla Stan, the delightfully preserved Old Town with its winding cobbled streets, charming squares, waterways, bridges, mansions, palaces, quaint shops and quality restaurants. The city is a delight for those who like to explore on foot, with well over half the city made up of waterways and parks. Stockholm is ideal for families with children, with excellent museums like the Skansen open-air museum and zoo, the unique Vasa Museum, featuring the world’s oldest ship, entertaining attractions on Djurgarden Island, and charming sights like the Drottningholm Palace and Riddarholm Church. You can explore the superbly designed newer parts of the city or to take one of dozens of beautiful boat trips.
Enchanting Old Town, and stylish nightlife
Stockholm’s museums, theatres, cosy cafes, waterfront restaurants and an enjoyably diverse nightlife, and live music scene encompassing everything from African music to salsa, samba and jazz, ensures Stockholm is popular all year round. Summers enjoy wonderfully long days bathed in warm sunshine, healthy air and invigorating sparkling light, whilst winters offer a unique atmosphere, with skating on the frozen waterways.