Christmas in Stockholm
Stockholm is a capital which cannot be compared to others. Winter Stockholm resembles a part of a fantasy world. The best way to see what Christmas Eve in Stockholm looks like is to go to the Old Town. It has its own inimitable atmosphere with the handmade souvenirs, marketplace, tasty chestnuts and glogg.
Bake your Christmas bread
There is a great place in Stockholm called Skansen. It is a very popular outdoor museum founded long ago in 1891. All sorts of Swedish architecture are presented here. What is more, some of the old buildings still work! The most interesting events start in the evening of December, 24.
Skansen also holds the Christmas marketplace in December. If you wish to feel the winter spirit in Swedish capital – come here. You are not feeling like buying anything? OK, but what would you say about baking your Christmas bread in the bakery from nineteenth century? Looks rather challenging, doesn’t it?
Skansen market gathers about a thousand tourists daily. Patience will save you a lot of energy here since there probably will be queues and crowd, although it’s still definitely worth coming.
Shopping for everyone
You will quickly become a true shopper if you visit Stureplan square. People say that the pleasure is related not to the souvenirs you pay for but to the process itself. Stureplan should definitely be a point in your Christmas tour. There is no other attraction in the whole world that has this Scandinavian spirit.
If you are tired of shopping – go to a great skating rink located not far away. The skating rink visitors are mainly foreign travelers. Therefore the skating rink is the most suitable place for striking up new acquaintances.
As a matter of fact, museums of Stockholm are a very good option for people of all ages. But there are many attractions created specifically for kids and parents. Stockholm circus could be a great choice. Each show there is suitable for watching it with family. Your kids will have so much fun! Stockholm circus is a must-see attraction for any tour with family.
There are also tours on ferry. They begin near the Opera building and then get to the group of small islands. But be careful – if it’s a windy day it is really cold aboard. But even if you get numb you may always ask the employees for a thick and warm buck skin. When there is good weather a ferry trip is an ideal pastime.
Fun for everyone
Stockholm has a small light day in December and sometimes the weather becomes simply unbearable. Even if the temperature seems to be bearable the wind can ruin all plans. Wind is something really annoying that can make you give up and vote for some indoor activity.
Young tourists quite often recommend going to Stockholm escape rooms emphasizing that they have tremendous design and plot. Exit Games, Questrooms and other escape rooms are at your service. Experienced escape room fans can go to more than two dozens of rooms like this!
Royal Opera and museums are great for an afternoon or evening. The Stockholm bars are marvelous and you just must visit them. The old part of Stockholm is full of night clubs and bars. As a matter of fact the majority of Stockholm pubs and bars can be compared to the European counterparts. Swedish beer is incredibly specific and is certainly worth trying without looking at the price. Awesome nightlife is also a remarkable thing of the capital of Sweden. All you need to do is to go out late and walk along the streets. Everyone will quickly and easily find a cool place.
Picturesque view of the capital
Globe-shaped Sports Center is another attraction of Stockholm. There is no other ball in the world larger than that. It makes it a very interesting place to visit especially because it has an outstanding viewing point. You will see entire Stockholm at a plain sight from 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!