Our tips for visiting the royal palace and watching the Changing of the Guard

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When visiting Stockholm and the historic Gamla Stan district, you won’t want to miss the huge Royal Palace (in Swedish, Kungliga Slottet), where the famous Changing of the Guard takes place. A real show not to be missed. Below you will find all the practical information you need about the palace and the changing of […]

Visit the Abba Museum to learn all about the legendary Swedish pop group

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The informative and interactive Abba Museum is a must-see when visiting Stockholm. The museum is devoted entirely to the famous Swedish disco group ABBA. You don’t have to be a die-hard fan of the band to enjoy it to the full. There are plenty of unusual activities to make the visit a lot of fun. […]

Should you visit Stockholm in winter?

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For this visit to the Swedish capital in winter, for once I went on a city trip with some girlfriends. If you’re not too afraid of the cold and love snowy landscapes, it’s a great idea to explore the Swedish capital in winter. Swedes are completely accustomed to these harsh winters, so everything is adapted […]

Visit the Nobel Museum in Stockholm – all our tips and advice

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When visiting Stockholm and explore its many museums, we recommend including the famous Nobel Museum in your itinerary. The awards ceremony takes place in Stockholm every December. We give you below all the practical information to facilitate your visit (price, time of visit, opening day and schedule) …. The origin of the Nobel Prize Alfred […]

Citypass Stockholm: is it worth it?

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When visiting Stockholm, we recommend the Go City Pass Stockholm, which gives you free access to many museums, activities and some public transport. To help you make sense of it all, we explain below how the pass works, where to buy it and, of course, our opinion. What is the Stockholm Go City Pass? The […]

Skansen open-air museum, a small concentrate of Sweden for young and old alike

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When visiting Stockholm and explore its many museums, we recommend you include the Skansen open-air living museum in your schedule (open all year round). This museum is a small concentrate of Swedish culture, and we never saw the time go by! As you’d expect, it’s one of Stockholm’s most visited sites. To avoid long queues […]

What to bring back from Stockholm our typical souvenir ideas

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That’s the question we asked ourselves during our stay in Stockholm. After 3 months on the road, we wanted to bring back a few souvenirs from our trip to Scandinavia. What souvenirs to bring back from Stockholm? The Stockholm souvenirs we recommend are either consumable gifts or iconic decorative objects. Here’s a list of what […]

How to visit the Stockholm archipelago by boat? We tell you all about it!

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When we were planning our stay in Stockholm, we quickly realized that it was a city that looked out over the Baltic Sea. We’d also seen reports extolling the beauty of theStockholm archipelago. We were really looking forward to exploring this corner of Sweden, with its many islets and colorful wooden houses surrounded by greenery. […]

Stockholm’s not-to-be-missed districts and our sleeping recommendations

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When preparing our visit to Stockholm, we were pleasantly surprised by the size of the city and the number of things to do. So we carefully prepared our stay, with the help of expatriate friends in the Swedish capital. To make your stay as easy as possible, we’ve listed the neighborhoods we visited and the […]

Our tips for visiting Uppsala and Sigtuna

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Uppsala and Sigtuna are two charming, typically Swedish towns northwest of Stockholm. We recommend that you devote a day during your stay in Stockholm to visiting the 2 cities, located 30 km apart. This excursion will also allow you to discover the Swedish countryside. Below, we give you all the information you need to visit […]

Stockholm’s best museums: which ones to visit?

When visiting Stockholm, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to museums. You’re bound to find what you’re looking for, with themed museums, children’s museums and parks. It’s obviously an ideal activity when it’s raining (and it does rain quite a bit in Sweden) or in winter to keep warm! The Swedes know how […]