The most populous city in Scandinavia, Stockholm is Sweden's cultural and economic hub and as such offers plenty for a traveller to see and do. From exciting art exhibits and a wide variety of music and theatre performances to a cuisine that has truly found its own voice, Stockholm is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city that attracts both young people, looking for exciting new experiences, and older travellers, looking to enjoy the dazzling array of art and cultural exhibits that the city has to offer. Stockholm is really an essential destination for anyone travelling in the Nordic region and one that promises not to disappoint.
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Things to do in Stockholm
As the cultural hub of Scandinavia, Stockholm boasts some of the finest restaurants and hotels in the region. After flights to Stockholm, travellers will find many hotels notable not just for their quality but for their excellent value. The frugal visitor will have no problem finding local specialities and smaller eateries that will satisfy any appetite or budget. An array of architectural masterpieces, historical sites and well-stocked galleries await, making the city an excellent choice of location for any traveller.
When visiting Stockholm be sure to:
Visit any of the over 100 museums in one of the most museum crowded cities in the world
Look around the Stockholm City Hall, home to the annual Nobel Prize ceremonies
Stroll the beautiful campus of Stockholm University
Travel on the highly decorated Stockholm Metro, "the longest art gallery in the world"
Go to a show at The Royal Dramatic Theatre, one of the most renowned in Europe
Sample the excellent local cuisine and wine
Visit the Gröna Lund amusement park on the island of Djurgården.
Appreciate the parks and beautifully decorated streets in one of the greenest capitals in the world
Enjoy the Modernist architecture of the city centre
Take ferry rides to explore nearby islands
Stockholm is served by two airports, Stockholm-Bromma Airport and Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport, the main airport serving the city.
Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport is located 37km north of Stockholm.
There are numerous ways to reach Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport. A high-speed train operates from the city centre and is by far the fastest, taking no more than 30 minutes. You can also take the 583 bus line or a taxi from the city centre.
Airport codeARNThe IATA code of the arrival airport on flights to Stockholm is ARN
Popular AirlineRyanairMost popular airline flying to Stockholm