Christmas in Stockholm
Talking about the most amusing capitals of Europe Stockholm comes to mind first. In the winter time it resembles a storybook place due to its neat and clean streets and decorated building. The best way to check what Christmas Eve in Stockholm looks like is to visit the Old Town. It possesses its own inimitable atmosphere with its handmade souvenirs, market, sweet chestnuts and of course, glogg.
Turn into a baker
Skansen can be found among the most memorable places in Swedish capital. This worldwide known outdoor museum was built in 1891. Fans of Swedish architecture will be satisfied. Furthermore, there are buildings not only preserved until now but still functioning! You just need to come in the last evening before Christmas and see yourself those amazing schools, post offices and forging shops.
In December, for instance, they hold a great Christmas market in Skansen. All guests who want to know what “Stockholm tourism” is in reality should certainly visit it. You are not feeling like buying souvenirs? OK, but what would you say about baking your Christmas bread in the 19th century bakery? Challenging, isn’t it?
Christmas market in Skansen museum annually attracts hundreds and even thousands of tourists. Patience will help you a lot since there will certainly be queues and crowd, but it’s still definitely worth coming.
When non-shoppers like shopping
You will turn into a real shopping fan if you go to Stureplan square. Buying is actually not the best part here. The biggest pleasure is in walking around and choosing things. Stureplan should become a point in your Christmas Eve tour. There is no better place in the whole world that has this Scandinavian ambience.
Ice-skating is a good thing after shopping, the skating spot is not fat from Stureplan. It’s a well-known place where mainly foreigners spend time. It makes the rink a perfect place for getting to know new people.
Spend your time with family
Undoubtedly, Stockholm museums are a nice option for both adults and children. However, there are also activities mainly oriented on parents and children. For example, you could go altogether to Stockholm circus. They offer a wide selection of performances for the kids and adults. Your kids will have really much fun! Kids like breathtaking shows and they will fall in love with Stockholm circus.
There are also tours on ferry. You can take it near the Opera and get to small beautiful islands. But please keep in mind that windy weather is not favorable for that. But even if you are cold you can always ask the servicemen for a big and incredibly cozy buck skin. If the weather is calm and without snow you will enjoy really memorable views of winter Sweden.
Fun for everyone
Stockholm has a short light day in December and from time to time the weather gets just unbearable. Low temperature is not a problem, but the wind is. Wind is a great obstacle which can make you give up and choose some indoor activity.
Young tourists and just those who love thrilling ambience will definitely appreciate Stockholm escape rooms. There are many cool escape rooms and one can easily find them online. There are several dozens of escape rooms in Stockholm!
The National Museum and the Royal Opera suit well for an afternoon occupation. The Stockholm bars are marvelous and you literally must visit them. The Stockholm old town is full of bars and clubs. Stockholm clubs and bars look almost the same like in other Europe. The prices can be relatively high, however Swedish beer shoul be tried. Stockholm nightlife is very stormy. All you need to do is to go out and go along the streets. Everyone will quickly and easily find a cool place.
See the whole globe from the Globe
The Sports Center in Stockholm has the shape of a large globe. There is no other ball in the world larger than that. This building has another attraction besides its shape – there is an outstanding sightseeing desk there. The revolving deck moves around the Center and gets to the height of 130 meters! Entire Stockholm will be seen in plain sight.
There are many other exciting attractions in Stockholm – come here for Christmas and check them out!