Free tours around Stockholm
Nearly sixty bridges and 14 islands grant Stockholm a status of a Northern Venice. Regardless of its large size visitors call Swedish capital “small”. The reason is that Stockholm is not scattered around like the most of big capitals. Thus Stockholm is a really suitable place to stroll around.
As you have probably already understood walking is a very popular way to explore Stockholm. A great number of people go for free walking tour around Stockholm every day. The classical urban arrangement provides a lot of opportunities for them.
While on a walking tour, you can discover much more than by using a bus or a car. The points of interest are just everywhere and all you need is to find them timely. If you wish to get inspiration you can begin with, for example, Riddarholmen Church or the Great Hall. The history of Stockholm is engrossing, you will quickly find that.
The tourists are highly surprised with the local subway. Nearly every station is unique and beautiful. There are tourists who buy a day ticket and consequently go one by one station and see all of them. Actually the majority of walking routes include subway stations.
Create your own route
There is an annoying stereotype that a tourist should plan a trip to another place. People usually discover something awesome spontaneously. Even if you buy a good Stockholm city tour it doesn’t guarantee that you will see as much as you could see walking.
Some places like Royal National park certainly deserve much more tourists’ attention than bus tours offer. A group tour will not allow you to stay there long enough. This park has an incredible ambience of relaxation. It is the most comfortable place of Stockholm to spend time with family or in thoughtful solitude.
Do you have an idea what shows the glory of Stockholm better than anything? More than 70 museums are waiting for you. It is going to be easy for everyone to choose the most fascinating exhibition.
Time for fun
Experienced travelers perfectly that it’s important to choose the right time for going to Stockholm. For example, you have hardly thought that local children can dress out just like for Halloween and ask for sweets and candies on Easter. One will rather not find a more strange way to celebrate Easter when he sees Swedish kids dressed exactly like Halloween monsters.
Crayfish parties gather really a lot of people as well as curious tourists. This drinking and eating feast is held in August. Such a crayfish festival would be an awesome chance for you to know local people better. You will be charmed with the funny atmosphere there.
No plan is needed
Pleasure is the main reason of why people travel. Some people have fun in bars and clubs, while others like visiting museums and finally the rest prefers something different. Don’t make yourself bored going to the places you are not really interested in. It’s your travel and it’s up to you what to do. Relax, open your mind and let Stockholm enchant you!