There are those who argue that one of the most fascinating aspects of traveling is to get to know a destination beyond the tourist areas. If your cruise ship docks at Frihamnen, the chance is yours to see a glimpse of Stockholm that visitors otherwise do not put focus on. There’s a reason for that, [...]
The 2012 Stockholm Card Want access to the best of Stockholm at a great value? The Stockholm Card gives you free admission to 80 museums and attractions. Plus, with the Stockholm Card, you will be able to get around at no additional charge using the city’s efficient – and fun – modes of transportation, including [...]
Along the way, stop at the medieval old town, Gamla Stan, with its charming cobblestone streets, museums, shops and restaurants, Here at Gamla Stan, you’re standing on one of 14 islands that make up this city that appears to be floating on water.
… Upon your return, continue to walk a few streets behind the Grand Hotel for about 15 minutes along Strandvagen, to the Vasa Museum, which houses a warship (the actual ship, not a model) that in 1628 sank in the harbor on its maiden voyage and was brought up from the depths in 1961.
Is the Stockholm Card worth the cost? Not always. Here’s how to determine if the card is the right purchase for you. The credit-card-size Stockholm Card can save you quite a lot of money if your intention is to see as much of Stockholm as you can for the time you’re there. But suppose you’re [...]