Stockholm is a city that holds huge appeal for people who want to experience new cultures and try somewhere whilst enjoying a cruise around the waters of Northern Europe.
The Swedish capital is famed for being one of Europe’s most welcoming cities, with locals keen to ensure that people paying a visit – regardless of how long that visit may be – are able to see Stockholm as its best.
Spread across a network of 14 islands, Stockholm is a city that is packed with things to see and do, particularly if you have an interest in uncovering more about Swedish history and culture.
The Royal Palace is one of the many must see attractions, and is still used to this day as the official residence of the Swedish monarchy. There are various museums located within the palace where you can explore various treasures from through the ages.
Other museums worth visiting include the Moderna Museum and the Nationalmuseum for those who want to explore the arts, the open air Skansen museum that is used to show what life in Sweden was like before the industrial era.
The ABBA Museum is the place to go if you’re a fan of Sweden’s most famous pop group, whilst the Vasa Museum is also worth checking out if time allows, and is home to the almost intact remains of the Vasa warship, which sank back in 1628.
The Old Town of Gamla Stan is worth exploring if you want to explore historical buildings that are packed with character, or simply want to stroll through the streets before heading to a café or bar for refreshments.
The are countless parks where you can take a relaxing stroll and see first hand why the city is consistently rated as one of the cleanest in the world, whilst an amusement park on the island of Djurgården is great if you are on a family trip.
You won’t go short of chances to grab some souvenirs with plenty of different shopping opportunities, whilst there are various festivals held in the city over the course of the year – so there is a good chance you might be able to catch one during your cruise.
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