As part of Man With a Van Plymouth‘s, guide to European tourist destinations, here is an overview of the Beautiful city of Stockholm.
Stockholm is on the south central east coast of Sweden and is the capital city also. This beautiful, green city has a number of lovely parks and museums and is considered one of the cleanest places in the world. Stockholm is considered to be the favorite holiday spot for tourists and offers many attractions for the people to enjoy.
It is the central point of the railway system present in the country. The city has Arlanda, an international airport, and two smaller airports: Skavsta and Bromma. Stockholm is an import port that connects to different cities including Turku, St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Helsinki.
The city also has many picturesque islands that are connected by bridges. Djurgården, a game park, is an island located in the center of the city and is the most popular and entertaining tourist destination. It consists of many parks and wonderful sights and is famous cultural center and a perfect place for a unforgettable walking tour and outdoor activities. The major ferry companies are Silja Line, Viking Line and Tallink.
The city is the easiest place to get around and offers many activities for the travelers to enjoy. Exploring the city center is always at the top of the lists of tourists who prefer enjoying the beauty of the place either on foot or by riding on a bike. It is a convenient and a great way of enjoying the attractiveness of the historical landmarks and architectural marvels during your ride.
If you are planning to spend your holidays in Stockholm and do not know which places to visit or the famous and exciting activities of the city, then keep on reading the article. This article will provide you enough information on the places that you must visit during your stay.
Stop at Vasa Museum
The museum has some great achievements of some talented engineering labors of the seventeenth century warship Vasa. The ship sank on its first journey in 1628 in Stockholm harbor and was later recovered in 1961. The only existing example of that era’s ship architecture and the resurrected skeleton are displayed with other remains.
Wander in Stockholm
The capital city of the country has a number of museums. There are many other museums other than Vasa museums including the Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Natural History, and the Nordic Museum that are some favorite destinations of the travelers. There are several historical architecture that grab the attention of the tourists such as the oldest building in Stockholm, the Riddarholmskyrkan church. Every district of this high-tech city has a unique character of its own that is developed throughout these years.
Liseburg Amusement Park
The cities of Sweden have all the facilities for the people who are living and you visit the place in their holidays. While planning a trip to Gothenburg, enjoy the trip to one of the biggest amusement parks in Europe. You will also find the Scandinavium, al large area that can accommodate up to 12,000 people and Valhalla Baths and Trade Fair.
Spend a Day in Gothenburg
The city has a wide range of attractions that can keep tourists busy. Go for a walk in the scenic Castle Wood Park, or enjoy the picturesque view at the Museum of Art, or listen to the soothing music from different genres, ranging from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra to the death metal band Dark Tranquility.
Experience the Fun of Boating
Since the country has a wide range of islands, lakes and rivers, boating and sailing are an important part of the lives of the natives. You can enjoy the beauty of the city while sailing on a boat. There are many interesting spots but one of the favorite spots of the tourists is the Gota Canal.