Known as the city on water or the capital of Scandinavia.
At first glance, you will notice that Stockholm is very close to nature with parks and recreational areas such as Hellasgården, located only 20 minutes from Stockholm city, this outdoor activity center offers activities such as swimming, fishing, canoeing, and cycling. Stockholm also offers a big archipelago to discover if you feel like venture further out of the city.
Something every tourist should visit is Djurgården. Like no other place in Stockholm it collects many of the city’s most famous museums and cultural attractions (the Vasa Museum, Gröna Lund, the Abba museum and Skansen to name a few) with green nature, parks, and family-friendly activities. Djurgården can be reached by bus, tram or ferry from central Stockholm.
If shopping is more your thing then Stockholm has many things to offer, from the luxurious high fashion stores to excellent and unique second-hand stores, there is something for everyone.
Take a stroll down Drottninggatan towards “Gamla Stan” to discover stores like H&M, Zara, Brothers, and similar clothing stores. If you’re looking for luxury, Birger Jarlsgatan on Östermalm is your destination. All the big names are here, with Prada, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton having their Stockholm flagship stores on this street. There are also some great Scandinavian names, such as Georg Jensen for designer products and jewelry, and Norrgavel for designer goods for the home. If offbeat, quirky, and vintage are your thing, take the time to visit SoFo (South of Folkungagatan) at Södermalm, where hip Stockholm is on full display. Stockholm’s legendary vintage shop Lisa Larsson is found here, along with Acne Studio and Kult & Design.
On Södermannagatan you’ll find Grandpa, possibly the coolest shop in the city.
If you’re looking for something fun and exciting to do during your stay in Stockholm, why not try out a room escape activity. Fox in a Box is Stockholms biggest room escape company with 6 unique themes to choose from. We have themes that suit any group of people and, from beginners to players who have played before. It’s perfect for families and will be a great experience and a fun memory from your visit to Stockholm.