Free tours around Stockholm
Stockholm is a so-called Venice on North located on 14 islands. Regardless of its large size people call Swedish capital “small”. The reason is that Stockholm is not scattered around like the most of modern cities. It remains a bit narrow and thus suitable for walking.
As you have probably already guessed walking is a very popular way to explore Stockholm. A lot of people go for free walking tour around Stockholm daily. As the practice shows, it is difficult to find a disappointed person.
While walking, you can discover much more than going by a bus or a car. The interesting places are literally everywhere and all one needs is to notice them in time. You can start with the main ones like Riddarholmen Church or the Great Hall. Stockholm history is engrossing, you will definitely agree on that.
Stockholm subway is is often called a state-of-art construction. Tourists often emphasize that each station is a masterpiece. Some people buy a day ticket and simply go one by one station and finally see all of them. As a matter of fact the majority of walking routes include metro stations.
Create your own route
There is a stereotype that you should make a detailed plan of a trip to another place. Quite often the most exciting things are found during a spontaneous walk. Even if you purchase a good city tour in Stockholm it doesn’t mean you will see as much as you could see in a walking tour.
Some places like Royal National park certainly deserve much more tourists’ attention than bus tours offer. It is hardly possible when you going for a bus tour around the capital. There is an unmatched quite ambience there. Tourists adore to go there to think and to relax.
Have you ever heard that Stockholm is a cultural capital too? Then you need to visit at least several museums out of more than 70. There are different museums devoted to different things. History, arts, weapons, culture and many other topics will definitely make you interested.
A large number of funny events takes place in certain time. Could you imagine that Swedish Easter is similar to “trick or treat” game? Please, be aware that Swedish kids look like small nasty creatures going from door to door asking for candies. That’s pretty unusual for the foreign tourists and thus attractive.
Another nice great to understand Sweden deeper is to go for a crayfish festival. If you wish to visit it – go to Sweden in August. All Swedish people are keen on crayfish parties and they will be glad if you come too. There is no other better opportunity to make new acquaintances and just get much fun.
No plan is needed
Sometimes people forget that the goal of any travel is pleasure. Some of us have fun in clubs and bars, others like visiting museums and the rest prefers something different. We suggest you spending your time here as you like. Do what you want and don’t look at others. Come to the Swedish capital and enjoy your time!