15 Free Museums to Visit in Stockholm

Exterior del Moderna museet de Estocolmo Foto: © Åsa Lundén / Moderna Museet

Stockholm has more than 70 museums which makes it one of the cities in the world with the highest ratio of museums per capita. Read below about fifteen museums in the capital of Sweden that are totally free for visitors. 1. National Museum of Sweden The National Museum of Sweden…

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Båstad Hiking Festival a Hikers Paradise in Sweden

Senderismo en Bjäre, Escania Foto: Båstad Hiking Festival

Båstad, located at Bjäre Peninsula, in northwestern Scania is a city not only known as a professional tennis mecca but also an excellent starting point for hiking in the region. That is why in autumn the first ever Båstad Hiking Festival takes places. In Sweden hiking has become very popular…

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What to Do And See in Stockholm in August

Vista de Estocolmo Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

If you are planning your holidays in Stockholm* in August you would probably like to know what to do and see and what events are highlighted during this summer month. In this article I examine some of the special things happening during your tourist visit in Stockholm so that you…

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12 City Walks & Guided Visits in Stockholm

Visitas guiadas gratis a Gamla Stan en Estocolmo Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

Let me tell you about 12 different city walks and guided visits to enjoy in Stockholm as a tourist. There are both theme-based visits about art, gastronomy, architecture or on the roofs of some buildings and city walks in Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town, or the hipster island of Södermalm,…

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Rent a Car in Sweden with Hertz

Nuestro Volvo V40 alquilado en colaboración con Hertz en Malmö Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

This is my second time traveling by car in Sweden with a rental car from Hertz I cannot say anything but positive things about them. Last year I was traveling for 5 days with a couple of journalists visiting Gothenburg and West Sweden in a famtrip organized by Gothenburg’s Tourist…

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Beware of Pickpocketers in Stockholm

Multitud tomando algo en Skansen, Estocolmo Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

I am writing this article while we are still in Sweden enjoying our one-month long summer roadtrip in the country. Right now we are 60 km north of Gothenburg in Sweden’s West Coast. I do not want to scare you when you visit Stockholm but it is true that lately…

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Follow Our Roadtrip Through Sweden on Instagram

Carretera en Suecia Foto: Jerker Andersson / imagebank.sweden.se

Today marks the starting point for our adventurous One-month Long Roadtrip Through Southern and Central Sweden. If you are looking for inspiration for your next summer holidays in Sweden or you want to know new places, locations and landscapes follow us on Instagram and leave us your comments, questions and…

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How to Travel by Public Transport in Malmö and Scania

Skånetrafiken, la manera de viajar en transporte público en Malmö y Escania

While preparing how to travel by public transport in Scania and Malmö for our next trip, a one-month long radtrip by car in Sweden, I have seen the different options available for getting around in Malmö and through the whole county of Scania. The better option for tourists is the…

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A One-Month Long Fly & Drive Holidays In Sweden

Viaje a Suecia 2018 - Ruta de un mes en coche por el sur y el centro de Suecia

Some days ago we were discussing with my wife that we are going to plan a one-month long fly & drive holidays in Sweden this summer as it happens to be a good year for traveling to the country (among other things the Swedish crown is undervalued against the dollar,…

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Skiing in the Center of Stockholm

Familia esquiando en Hammarbybacken, Estocolmo, con el Globen al fondo Foto: Skistar

Did you know that during your winter trip to Stockholm you may enjoy some skiing in the city center? Well, now you know. Hammarbybacken is the place and it is located on the opposite shore of the southern part of Södermalm Island in the south of Stockholm. So you are…

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Easter Holidays in Stockholm: What to Do & See

Vistas de Estocolmo desde lo alto de un edificio Foto: Simon Paulin / imagebank.sweden.se

Let me give you some tips about what to see and do in Stockholm at Easter in case you are planning your holidays to the capital of Sweden during that time. In 2018 Easter extends between March 25 and April 1 and a lot of travelers decide to use these…

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Kattegattleden in Sweden is Europe’s Best Cycle Route for 2018

El Kattegatleden en las cercanías de Varberg Foto: Region Halland

In the beginning of March, Kattegattleden, a cycle route located in the southwest of Sweden was awarded Europe’s Best Cycle Route for 2018. The prize was awarded at the cycle tourism and hiking fair “Fiets en Wandelbeurs” in Utrecht, Holland. Kattegattleden was established in 2015 and received the prize because…

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These Are The 15 Most Beautiful Places in Sweden

La ídilica costa de Bohuslän al norte de Gotemburgo Foto: Per Pixel Petersson / imagebank.sweden.se

Every year Swedes have the chance to vote and choose the most beautiful places in Sweden as well as many other aspects of their daily life, their society and its way of working. This data gets compiled in a study called Samhällsbarometern or The Society’s Barometer. Many of us like…

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The 10 Most Visited Tourist Attractions in Sweden

Kulturhuset en Estocolmo en Navidad una de las atracciones más visitadas - Foto: Cecilia Larsson Lantz / imagebank.sweden.se

The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxverket) presents every year a list about the 10 most visited tourist attractions in Sweden. I thought of sharing them with you who are planning to visit Sweden. Also don’t forget to check my article about the 15 most beautiful places in…

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The Stockholm Pass City Card: Worth To Buy?

Turismo por Estocolmo con o sin la Stockholm Pass Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

I have already written about buying the Stockholm Pass, the tourist city card that grants you free entry to many sights and attractions in Stockholm, and everything it delivers. However a common question in the Spanish version of the article is: “Is the Stockholm Pass always worth buying?” After years…

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Your Guide to Public Transport in Stockholm

El tunnelbana o metro de Estocolmo de camino a Gamla Stan Foto: Israel Ubeda / sweetsweden.com

Let me explain you how to travel by public transport when visiting Stockholm, travelcards and prices and how to get around by underground, commuter trains, trams, buses and boats as there have been some modifications that simplified the system but still can be tricky for tourists visiting Stockholm. Let’s get…

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