Speaking about the most charming capitals of Europe Stockholm dawns upon first. Snowy winter makes the capital of Sweden an absolutely fabulous town. Stockholm Medieval part looks perfect all the time, but in winter it becomes something specific. Probably the reason is that amazing atmosphere that presents in the old marketplace.
Bake your Christmas bread
Skansen belongs to the most remarkable places in Swedish capital. Since 1891 Skansen has been the most interesting open-air museum in Scandinavia. Connoisseurs of the local architecture will be incredibly happy. Another great thing is that guests can get inside of most of the old buildings. You just need to come during the last evening before Christmas and see yourself those old bakeries, forging shops and post offices.
It the second half of December you can get to a great Christmas market in Skansen. If you would like to feel the winter spirit of Swedish capital – come here. You don’t need to buy anything if you don’t want to. You could try to bake a fresh bread instead. Challenging enough, isn’t it?
Skansen market gathers more than thousand visitors daily. Patience will be very helpful since there probably will be queues and crowd, but it’s still worth coming.
Shopping for non-shoppers
You will become a true shopping fan if you visit Stureplan square. People like walking around and watching interesting things. It’s really a great idea to go to to Stureplan on Christmas Eve. One will hardly find such a place with such a Scandinavian ambience in any other place of the world.
Ice-skating is a great thing after shopping, the skating rink is not fat from Stureplan. People from abroad like that ice-skating rink and often go there. Therefore the rink is the most suitable place for striking up new acquaintances.
Spend your time with family
The museums of the Swedish capital are great for both young and adult people. Anyway, there are also some activities aimed mainly on families with children. For instance, you could go with your children to Stockholm circus. They offer a large number of performances for the kids and adults. Your kids will be happy and thankful, don’t even doubt! Family time should be spent in interesting places like Stockholm circus.
Ferry trips are fascinating as well. Find a ferry near the Opera and go for a great tour around the see area. Anyway, please keep in mind that severe wind is not a suitable weather for sea tours. They have buck skin to all tourists, so don’t be shy and ask any of the employees about that. You can delight your eyes with incomparable views from the ferry if the weather is nice.
Have fun in Stockholm!
Let’s keep in mind that Stockholm is a Nordic capital and occasionally it gets really cold there. Even if the air temperature seems to be bearable the piercing wind can spoil all plans. Then it’s worth looking for some indoor activity.
Young travelers often recommend going to Stockholm escape rooms emphasizing their tremendous design and plot. There are dozens of different escape rooms and one can find them on the Internet. There are more than 30 attractions sites of that kind in Stockholm!
Evening or afternoon can be devoted to the National Museum or the Royal Opera. Stockholm nightlife is another interesting attraction for the travelers. The Stockholm old town is literally full of clubs and bars. In fact the majority of Stockholm bars and pubs could be compared to their European counterparts. Swedish beer is incredible and is certainly worth trying it without regarding the price. Nightlife of Stockholm is really hectic. Great clubs and bars can be found in any part of city center. You will find a nice bar or club very soon.
See the whole globe from the Globe
Stockholm Sports Center looks like a very big ball. Actually, it’s the biggest ball in the world. 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! The Stockholm view from there is really breathtaking.
Don’t think twice and choose Stockholm as your Christmas holidays destination!