Christmas in Stockholm-travel to sweden

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Christmas in Stockholm

Stockholm has a unique reputation among all other capitals. In winter it resembles a fantasy town due to clean and neat streets and decorated buildings all along the streets. It’s known that the old Stockholm looks much more interesting in in winter. You will be astonished with its look and with the market located there.

Turn into a baker

Skansen can be found among the most remarkable places of Stockholm. Since 1891 Skansen has remained the most fascinating open-air museum in Scandinavia. You can find all types of Swedish architecture there. What is more, some historical buildings still work! You just should come here during the last evening before Christmas and see yourself those amazing old bakeries, forging shops and post offices.

In December, for instance, they arrange a Christmas market in Skansen. One couldn’t imagine winter Stockholm tourism without this place. You don’t have to purchase anything if you don’t want to. You could try to bake a fresh bread instead. Challenging enough, isn’t it?

Christmas market in Skansen museum alwaus gathers a great number of people. Please, have patience and don’t avoid queues and crowd and you will feel the festive ambience.

Shopping for everyone

Stureplan square in Stockholm will charm you even if you are a convinced non-shopper. People love strolling around and noticing cute things. Stureplan should become an important point in your Christmas Eve route. There is no other attraction in the world that preserves this Scandinavian ambience.

Ice-skating is a great thing after shopping, the rink is quite near to Stureplan. Tourists from other countries love that skating rink and often come there. It means that if you feel like meeting new friends it’s going to be a perfect place to do it.

Spend your time with family

Travelers of all ages will like the museums of the Swedish capital. But there are certain attractions made specifically for kids and parents. Stockholm circus could be an awesome choice. Every show there is suitable for watching it with family. Your children will have so much fun! Family time should be spent in great places like Stockholm circus.

Ferry trips are fascinating too. You can go to this tour near the Opera and get to one of small amusing islands. But please don’t forget that windiness is not favorable for that. But even if you get numb you may always ask the servicemen for a big and incredibly cozy buck skin. But if the weather is nice and without snow you will see really memorable landscapes of winter Stockholm.

Have fun in Stockholm!

Stockholm has a small light day in winter and sometimes the weather becomes simply horrible. Even if it’s 0C a biting Swedish wind can make it feel like -15C at least. When it’s windy in the street it could be a reasonable idea to spend time at home.

Young tourists often suggest visiting Stockholm escape rooms emphasizing their nice design and plot. There are dozens of different escape rooms and one may easily find them on the Internet. There are several dozens of escape rooms here in Stockholm!

Evening or afternoon can be devoted to the Royal Opera or the National Museum. Nightlife in Stockholm is another interesting tourists’ attraction. There are dozens of them in the city center and in the Medieval town. Typically clubs of Stockholm look just like other such places in Western Europe. The prices can seem relatively high, but local beer is worth tasting. Stockholm nightlife is very active. All you need to do is to go out late and walk along the streets. Everyone will quickly and easily find a cool place.

See the whole globe from the Globe

Globe-shaped Sports Center is another attraction of Stockholm. Check out the largest ball in the world. In addition, you could enjoy a great view from the Sports Center viewing platform. The platform revolves around the Center and rises up to 130 meters! The Stockholm view from there is really breathtaking.

Don’t hesitate and choose Stockholm as your Christmas holidays destination!