Stockholm is both the capital city of Sweden and the largest settlement in the whole of Scandinavia, and this is a great place to spend five days. People travel here from all over the globe to explore Stockholm’s attractions, soak up the culture and indulge in delicious Swedish dishes. The great thing about visiting this vibrant city is that flights to Stockholm touch down at the international airport from all over the globe there are often special deals to take advantage of.
People who are looking for things to do in Stockholm are sure to be impressed by the wide range of attractions and activities that the city provides. The old town, which is known as Gamla Stan, is the perfect place to start exploring the city. Visitors will be able to make their way along a maze of cobbled streets and winding alley ways here to admire impressive architecture, sample local dishes at restaurants and cafes and enjoy a wide range of nightlife activities. This section of the city also provides an excellent variety of accommodation options.
Lovers of architecture should take the time to admire the magnificent Cathedral of Stockholm, while the Royal Palace is also an excellent example of traditional Swedish architectural design. The city boasts around a hundred museums to explore and those who want to gain an understanding of Stockholm’s rich history and culture should also head to the Stockholm City Museum. Other popular attractions that should not be missed while exploring Stockholm include the Adolf Fredrik Church, City Hall, Skansen Open-Air Museum the Katarina liftand Globen, which is the largest spherical building in the world and has a diameter of 110 meters.
People who are travelling with children will want to allow at least one day ensuring that the kids are amused and entertained during their trip. Gröna Lund is said to be the best amusement park in the whole of Sweden and this is a great place to spend the day.