The rich history of Stockholm is reflected in its well-preserved buildings, cobblestone lanes, and picturesque old town - Gamla Stan. In the heart of the old town, you will find the Royal Palace, an epitome of Swedish history and culture. The Palace offers an insight into the long history of the Swedish Monarchy as well as stunning views of Stockholm’s skyline.
Throughout the year, Stockholm hosts a range of cultural events. There's always something going on in the city, from music festivals to art exhibitions such as the Modern Art Museum. Explore modern restaurants and vibrant food markets at Gamla Stan while indulging in local delicacies like meatballs, herring, and cinnamon buns. The city’s vibrant cosmopolitan scene includes a plethora of bars and clubs, a thriving live music scene and cultural events such as theatre performances and concerts. Stockholm also boasts an incredible museum collection, ranging from the Vasa Museum, which showcases the remarkably preserved 17th Century warship, to the ABBA museum dedicated to Sweden’s iconic pop group.
Despite being a bustling city, Stockholm is surrounded by forests, lakes and nature reserves offering a peaceful retreat for idyllic walks. The Royal National City Park stretches over 27 square kilometres and is interwoven with parkland, beautiful buildings, woods and forests, open land and beaches.
There really is something for everyone in Stockholm!