Useful links

Stockholm Visitor's Guide

This is the site where you can find nearly everything you need to know as a tourist in Stockholm:www.stockholmtown.com

Guided boat tours

During the period of April-December we highly recommend a 1 to 2 hour guided boat tour under the bridges of Stockholm:www.stockholmsightseeing.com

Bus tours

Guided bus tours that often include visits to the Royal Castle, the City Hall or the Vasa Museum, are available throughout the year:www.citysightseeing.com

Boat tours in the archipelago and Lake Mälaren

If you so only have one night or one day off in Stockholm, you cannot miss our archipelago. It consists of 24,000 islands, of which only 3,000 are inhabited. Take a short trip of only a few hours, preferably during the evening with dinner onboard, to this unique place in the world.

Choose Strömma Kanalbolaget if you prefer travelling by a steamboat or a boat from the turn of the century: www.strommakanalbolaget.com

Choose Cinderellabåtarna if you want to see the whole archipelago, at 30 knots per hour, in only a few hours: www.cinderellabatarna.com

Shopping in the city

Here are some good links to great shopping in Stockholm city centre.

NK is an exclusive department store: www.nk.se

Sturegallerian is a stylish mall in the middle of the hottest district in town: www.sturegallerian.se

Gallerian is one of the first malls in Sweden: www.gallerian.se

Museums

There are many fascinating museums to visit in Stockholm, perfect for a rainy summer day!

The Vasamuseum is one of the most famous, displaying the world's only well-preserved 17th century ship, that sank in 1628 and was salvaged in 1961. Well worth a visit! www.vasamuseet.se

If you are interested in modern photography, the Photographic museum has one of the largest collections. It also offers one of the best views over Stockholm in its bar. fotografiska.eu

For experiencing 20th century art work, the Modern Museum has a lot to offer. It is also situated at the beautiful Skeppsholmen. www.modernamuseet.se

A great collection of both art and design can be found at the National Museum. www.nationalmuseum.se

Skansen

Skansen is a large area on Djurgården where you get to experience a nordic animal park combined with a piece of Swedish history. Traditional old houses and other buildings have been transported here from all over the country, one of the many highlights is a chruch from around 1700. There are also many nice resturants and cafés for hungry stomachs. www.skansen.se

Ballooning over Stockholm

Far&Flyg are a certified flying company and has been carrying passengers for more than twenty years. Flying season: May - September

www.farochflyg.se

Globen skyview

Another way to get a truly spectacular view over the entire great Stckholm area is to take a ride on a glass gondola to the top of the Ericsson Globe, the largest spherical building in the world. To check it out and buy tickets, visit www.globearenas.se