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3 Days in Stockholm: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 327 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and these Scandinavians know how to make good use of their environment. Built on 14 islands, Stockholm is known for its famously blue water, its terracotta coloured ...  Read more

See Stockholm by Boat

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 165 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Visitors to the so-called “Venice of the North” will find that Stockholm's beautiful canals and bridges definitely deserve to be described by a thusly flattering a moniker. A wide variety of boat ...  Read more

Stockholm Viking History

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 94 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The territory north of Stockholm once represented Sweden’s Viking heartland. Their heyday corresponded roughly with the Dark Ages, when they were feared and respected throughout Europe, as far afield ...  Read more

Biking in Stockholm

By Viator, July 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From designer-clad hipsters biking to work, to aged retirees making their morning run to the bakery, it seems that everyone in Stockholm owns a bicycle and you’ll be in good company if you choose to ...  Read more

Granby ruins

By Hökeriet 30 ...  , Sweden, July 2013

Granbyhällen

Winter Activities in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, February 2013

Sure, the days are shorter and the temperatures are sub-zero in Sweden during the winter, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of things to enjoy in this Scandinavian country. From extreme ...  Read more

Holiday Markets in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, November 2012

Starting in November, holiday markets begin to decorate Sweden with their sparkling lights. Ornamented Christmas trees and flickering candles line city streets, merchants in their cozy stalls sell ...  Read more

Celebrating the Holidays in Stockholm Like a Swede

By Viator, October 2012

Stockholm is a magic place at Christmas time. If you really want to get a true Christmas feeling, visit Stockholm during the month of December. If you are lucky, it might be a snowy white Christmas!  ...  Read more

Famous Foods to Try in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, October 2012

Forget about Swedish fish, those yummy gummy sweets that you can find in America and beyond. Sweden is known for far more culinary delights. On your next trip to this Scandinavian country be sure to ...  Read more

Guide to Helsinborg, Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, August 2012

Located in the Skäne region of Sweden, Helsinborg and the towns nearby, offer more than just a bustling northern European city. Here, long days and warm temps in the summer mean plenty of time ...  Read more

Explore Uppsala, Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, May 2012

A 40-minute train ride from Stockholm is the gorgeous city of Uppsala, the fourth largest city in Sweden. The city, which is divided into two parts by the Fyris river, includes an entire historic ...  Read more

Explore Uppsala, Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, May 2012

A 40-minute train ride from Stockholm is the gorgeous city of Uppsala, the fourth largest city in Sweden.

Spring Activities in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, April 2012

Springtime in Sweden isn’t like springtime in America. Here, the temperatures hover between the high 30s to mid-50s, but people begin to get outside. April is an ideal time to visit the country – ...  Read more

Top Coldest Place to Sleep in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, March 2012

This is one hotel that never stays the same. Sweden’s ICEHOTEL, located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, along the banks of the river Torne in Jukkasjärvi, and home not only to the Northern ...  Read more

Top Coldest Place to Sleep in Sweden

By Diana Edelman , USA, March 2012

This is one hotel that never stays the same. Sweden’s ICEHOTEL, located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, along the banks of the river Torne in Jukkasjärvi, and home not only to the Northern ...  Read more

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