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Stockholm

Home to some of the world’s most revered museums, pulsing to the beat of some of Europe’s hippest districts and bristling with architecture both historic and contemporary, the ultra-cool city of Stockholm lives up to its reputation as one of Europe’s enticing holiday destinations.

Unfurling across shimmering waterways, Stockholm is typified by its sprawling green parks and distinctive Scandinavian architecture, ensuring its reputation as one of Europe’s most picturesque capital cities. Head back in time with a trip to Gamla Stan, or bring yourself right up to date by sampling some of the world-renowned nightlife and bars, Stockholm is perfect for a weekend but beckons you to stay just that bit longer.

 

What you’ll love most about Stockholm

  • Explore the cobblestone streets and colourful buildings of Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s charming Old Town. Visit historic landmarks like the Royal Palace, Stockholm Cathedral, and Nobel Museum, and browse boutique shops and cafes along narrow alleyways
  • Marvel at the Vasa Museum, home to the world’s only preserved 17th-century ship. Admire the massive warship, which sank on its maiden voyage in 1628 and was salvaged over 300 years later, and learn about its fascinating history through interactive exhibits
  • Step back in time at Skansen, the world’s oldest open-air museum. Explore historic buildings from across Sweden, watch traditional craftspeople at work, and encounter native Nordic wildlife in the zoo
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll or bike ride on Djurgården, Stockholm’s green oasis. Visit attractions like the ABBA Museum, Gröna Lund amusement park, and Rosendals Trädgård organic garden, or simply relax and picnic in one of the island’s many parks
  • Cruise the Stockholm Archipelago, a stunning maze of over 30,000 islands and islets. Take a boat tour to explore charming fishing villages, secluded beaches, and pristine nature reserves, or hop between islands on a ferry for a taste of local island life
  • Discover contemporary art at the Moderna Museet, one of Europe’s premier museums of modern and contemporary art. View works by iconic artists like Picasso, Dali, and Warhol, as well as cutting-edge installations by contemporary artists from Sweden and around the world

Where to Book

  • Old Town (Gamla Stan) waterfront, Stockholm

  • Sightseeing in Stockholm

  • Aerial view of Sandhamn in Stockholm Archipelago

  • Idyllic early autumn scene just outside Stockholm

  • Looking across Stockholm's Old Town in the winter

  • Lighthouse in the in Stockholm Archipelago

  • A winter's morning sunrise over snowy Stockholm

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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