Stockholm is a beautiful destination
Stockholm is a beautiful destination and has lots of unique sights that will fascinate and captivate any first-time visitor. Art, music, architecture, shopping, scenery, and some of the most modern accommodation options are available. The city has an energy and buzz about it along with a sense of history and plenty of trendy and chic places to try the traditional Swedish cuisine.
Flying into the Swedish capital you are struck instantly by how it looks like no other city you’ve ever seen as it seems to float over 14 separate islands, once you land you’ll soon discover how much of city life is centered around the water. A destination of diversity with castles and medieval architecture alongside contemporary buildings, it has a dynamic pub scene, and original fashion and designs to spend your money on with Stockholm tours.
With Stockholm tours, you will visit the oldest part of Stockholm, Gamla Stan, and its tiny neighbour Riddarholmen. Here you’ll see the Royal Palace where the changing of the Guards is a sight to behold. There are plenty of budget hotels in the city centre and surrounding islands, including hostels if you’re planning on a backpacking trip. Otherwise consider renting an apartment in the city centre as a base and then explore a different part of the city every day so you don’t miss any of this fascinating place. An apartment allows you to meet the locals and taste Swedish life that’s just not possible when staying in a hotel with other tourists. It’s possible to take a different boat trip every day – the perfect way to discover Stockholm and remain relaxed and calm.
The city is renowned as having one of Europe’s most vibrant and exhilarating cuisine’s and the great thing about it is that whatever the state of your finances, whether you eat at budget places or fine dining the food is delicious. You can dine well anywhere in the city and not only Swedish food, there’s also a good selection of international and ethnic restaurants.
Although you don’t hear about Stockholm in the same way you hear of Barcelona and London as clubbing destinations, the night scene is lively and constant, there is somewhere to go every night, all year round, and the partying never stops. Each district attracts a different kind of clientele from Sidermalm with its trendy, youthful crowd to the larger better-known establishments located in the precinct around Kungstredgrden and Berzelii Park.
A leading design centre, in a contemporary and traditional sense, the city offers an exciting and diverse shopping experience. -Stermalm is similar to Knightsbridge in London and the major luxury goods brands, and boutiques are clustered around Birger Jarlsgatan, Biblioteksgatan, Nybrogatan, -stermalmstorg and Stureplan.
If you’re interested in buying Swedish art glass and crystal from the famous designers Orrefors and Kosta Boda then head to Kungsgatan and Birger Jarlsgatan where there’s a massive selection to choose from. Design is inherent with Sweden, check out -stermalm, the Swedish, Nordic and international furniture designs from Asplund and Nordiska Galleriet and Svenskt Tenn on Strandv¤gen features classic and contemporary Swedish furniture and textiles many by the celebrated Austrian-Swedish designer Josef Frank.