Stockholm is a city which can’t be compared to others. Winter Stockholm has a look of a piece belonging to some fantasy reality. It’s known that the old Stockholm looks much more interesting in in winter. It possesses its own unmatched ambience with the handmade souvenirs, market, delicious chestnuts and of course, glogg.
Become a baker
Skansen can be found among the most remarkable points of interest in Stockholm. Since 1891 Skansen has remained the most fascinating open-air museum in Scandinavia. All types of local architecture are presented here. One more great thing is that you can get inside of most of those buildings. The most interesting events start in the evening of December, 24.
Skansen is also a place of the Christmas marketplace during whole December. All tourists who want to know what “Stockholm tourism” is about should definitely visit it. You are not feeling like buying souvenirs? OK, but what about baking Christmas bread in the bakery from 19th century? Looks challenging, doesn’t it?
Skansen market gathers several hundreds of tourists daily. Please, don’t get angry and don’t flee away from crowd and queues and you will sense the festive ambience.
Shopping for non-shoppers
You will quickly become an inveterate shopping fan if you visit Stureplan square. Some say that all the pleasure is not about the things you pay for but to the process itself. Stureplan cannot be ignored during your Christmas holidays. There is no other attraction in the whole world that has this Scandinavian ambience.
If you feel tired of doing shopping – visit a great skating rink located not far away. The rink visitors are usually foreign travelers. So if you feel like meeting new people it’s going to be a perfect place to do it.
Undoubtedly, Stockholm museums are a very good option for people of all ages. All in all, there are many attractions made specifically for parents and kids. Tourists like Stockholm circus so it would be great if you take your family there. They offer a large number of performances for the families. Your kids will be happy and thankful, no doubts! Children like breathtaking shows so they will like Stockholm circus.
There are also ferry tours. They start the tour near Opera and pass the small islands. Anyway, please keep in mind that strong wind is not a good weather for taking sea trips. There are warm and thick buck skins on board for those who are cold. But if the weather is nice and it doesn’t snow you will see really unforgettable views of winter Sweden.
Fun for everyone
Stockholm has a small light day in winter and from time to time the weather is simply horrible. Low temperature is typically not annoying, however the wind is. Then it’s better to look for an indoor activity.
Young tourists and just the enthusiasts who love thrilling ambience will definitely appreciate Stockholm escape rooms. Exit Games, Questrooms and other places are waiting for you. There are about 30 attractions sites of that kind in Stockholm!
Local museums and Royal Opera perfectly suit for an afternoon or evening. The Stockholm bars are awesome and you just must check them. The best place for night hanging out is the old town. As a matter of fact the majority of Stockholm bars and pubs could be compared to the European counterparts. Swedish beer is very tasty and is certainly worth trying without regarding the price. Awesome nightlife is another remarkable thing of the capital of Sweden. All you need to do is to go out late and go along the streets. Everyone will quickly and easily find a cool place.
Enjoy a great view of Stockholm
Globe-shaped Sports Center is another attraction of Stockholm. Check out the largest ball in the world. This building has another attraction besides its shape – there is an outstanding sightseeing desk there. 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 miss the Christmas Eve in Stockholm, it’s really worth coming here!