Christmas in the fairy tale
Talking about the most amusing capitals Stockholm comes to mind first. In winter it looks like a fairytale place with all those neat and clean streets and decorations everywhere. The best way to see what Christmas Eve in Stockholm looks and smells like is to go to the Old Town. Maybe it is due to the fabulous atmosphere that presents in the old town market.
Become a baker
As for the Stockholm attractions we should definitely mention Skansen. This famous outdoor museum was built in 1891. All sorts of Swedish architecture can be found here. Moreover, there are buildings which are not only preserved but still functioning! You just should come in the last evening before Christmas and see yourself all those schools, forging shops and post offices.
It the late December they hold a great Christmas market in Skansen. All tourists who would like to know what “Stockholm tourism” is in reality should definitely visit it. If you are not a shopper you can, let’s say, try your hands in baking some bread with the 19th century bakery equipment. Challenging, isn’t it?
Skansen market gathers about a thousand visitors daily. Please, have patience and don’t avoid crowd and queues and you will feel the festive ambience.
Shopping for everyone
Stureplan square in Stockholm will touch your feelings even if you are a convinced shopping hater. People love walking around and finding interesting things. It’s really worth coming to Stureplan on Christmas Eve. There is no other place in Europe that has this Scandinavian spirit.
After the shopping you may go for ice-skating and have fun with your family. Tourists from other countries love that ice-skating rink and often come there. So if you feel like meeting new friends it’s going to be a perfect place for that.
Travelers of all ages will appreciate the museums of the Swedish capital. Anyway, there are also some activities mainly oriented on parents and children. For example, you can go with your children to Stockholm circus. Every show there perfectly suits for watching it with family. Don’t worry, your children will not be disappointed! All kids like exciting shows so they will like Stockholm circus.
Ferry trips are exciting too. One can find a ferry near the Opera and join a fantastic tour around the see area. But be very careful – if it’s a windy weather it can be really cold aboard. But even if you get numb you may always ask the employees for a thick and incredibly cozy buck skin. You can enjoy incomparable views from the ferry if it is not snowy.
Have fun in Stockholm!
Let’s remember that Stockholm is a Northern capital and between times it gets really cold there. Even if the air temperature looks OK the piercing wind can spoil everything. Then it’s recommended to look for some indoor kind of activity.
Young tourists and just the enthusiasts who love thrilling ambience will highly appreciate Stockholm escape rooms. Check Questrooms, Exit Games and other sites like that. Experienced escape room fans can find more than 2 dozens of rooms of that kind!
Evening or afternoon can be spent in the Royal Opera or the National Museum. Nightlife in Stockholm is another amusing tourists’ attraction. The greatest place for tasting local nightlife is the Medieval town. Stockholm clubs and bars look more or less the same like in the rest of Europe. Swedish beer is incredible and is definitely worth trying it without regarding the price. Nightlife of Stockholm is very hectic. All you need is to go out and go along the streets. It’s not a big deal to find a nice place to stay.
Picturesque view of the capital
Stockholm Sports Center looks like a very big ball. Actually, it’s the biggest ball in the world. This building has another attraction besides its shape – there is an outstanding sightseeing desk there. You will see entire Stockholm at a plain sight from the height of 130 meters! The Stockholm view from there is really breathtaking.
Don’t miss the Christmas Eve in Stockholm, it’s really worth coming here!