Since 2002 traveling to Sweden and sometimes even living in the country. Some years ago I decided to share my love for the country and its tourist destinations here. Welcome!

The Christmas Market at Tjolöholm Castle

El Castillo de Tjolöholm en Suecia en Navidad

With thousands of Christmas lights already lit on next Friday, November 15, 2019, the Christmas market of Tjöloholm Castle begins with the focus on sustainability. During the next three weekends, until December 1, it is possible to visit this historic Tudor-style castle located south of Gothenburg in the Kungsbacka fjord…

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The Operakällaren Christmas Market in Stockholm

Navidad en Operakällaren, Estocolmo

Operakällaren is a very exclusive classic restaurant located next to the Kungsträdgården park in the center of Stockholm. This year will there will be a Christmas market by the restaurant from the end of November to the end of December. In the Operakällaren Christmas market you will find different booths…

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Christmas Cruises in Gothenburg’s Archipelago

Crucero de Navidad por el archipiélago de Gotemburgo Foto: stromma.se

Gothenburg is a city that I love in December. Not only are there many things to do during Christmas but it is also fully lit with millions of light bulbs. As in Stockholm in Gothenburg it is also possible to take cruises around the archipelago including Christmas buffet tasting. These…

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10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Stockholm

Fuegos artificiales en Estocolmo Foto: blog.radissonblu.se

If you visit Stockholm in December and stay until the end of the month you might be interested in knowing how the Swedes spend New Year’s Eve and where to go to enjoy the celebrations New Year’s Eve Parties in Stockholm In nyårsfirandet, Swedes usually celebrate New Year’s Eve at…

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4 Cheap Hostels in Stockholm

El castaño de Gamla Stan Foto: Israel Ubeda / sweetsweden.com

One of the cheapest accommodation options in Sweden are hostels. Near the center of Stockholm there are several places where tourists can sleep comfortably at a reasonable price. These accommodations can offer their services at a lower cost than hotels because they allow, if you so wish, to share a…

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10 Travel Tips to Visit Gothenburg at Christmas

Liseberg en Navidad en Gotemburgo Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

Gothenburg is the top Christmas destination in Sweden. On a couple of occasions I have been able to visit the capital of the West Coast of Sweden during Christmas and enjoy the attractions it offers. My experience has already been broadcasted on radio interviews for different Spanish media. Now I…

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Cheap Shuttle Bus Transfer Arlanda – Stockholm

Aerobús de FlixBus

The Flixbus bus company has been offering shuttle bus transfers from Arland to Stockholm City Terminalen and from Stockholm to the airport, thus becoming another of the cheap alternatives to travel between the international airport and the city center. Shuttle Bus Transfer From Arlanda FlixBus has stops in Arlanda airport…

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Autumn Special Tasting Cruises in Stockholm

Cruceros gastronómicos en Estocolmo en el MS Gustavsberg VII

Stockholm has many options to enjoy gastronomic cruises and other boat trips and tours on Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. Now in autumn it is also possible to enjoy special tasting cruises in collaboration with a famous Swedish chef. Themed Tasting Cruises in Stockholm The cook Malin Söderström is…

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What to See & Do in Scania, South of Malmö

Casita de baño en Skanör, Escania Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

If you are planning a visit to Malmö and want to extend your holidays in the region of Scania in the south of Sweden, I can recommend these places that we visited during our month-long fly and drive holidays through Sweden. On this route you will visit Scania’s agricultural district…

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Annas Hotell in Kristianstad an Accomodation with Care

Annas Hotell, un magnífico alojamiento en Kristianstad Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

If there is an accomodation I’d like to recommend to sleep in Kristianstad undoubtedly this is Annas Hotell. We stayed at this wonderful hotel during our month-long roadtrip in Sweden when we were visiting this area of Scania and chose it precisely for things that would not disappoint us later.…

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Visit Gothenburg and The West Coast of Sweden in 7 days

El pueblecito pescador de Hunnebostrand en Suecia Foto: Israel Ubeda / sweetsweden.com

This is an autumn getaway I made to Gothenburg and the West Coast of Sweden in the region known as Bohuslän which extends to the Norwegian border. In this article I go into detail about beautiful locations and interesting places, historic villages like Kungälv, islands like Marstrand or Smögen, and…

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Rules for Parking Your Car in Sweden

Señal de aparcamiento en Suecia Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

Are you thinking of traveling in Sweden by car? In this article I want to explain the rules and regulations on parking and show you the most common parking signs that you will find to avoid you being fined. During our one-month long car holidays through Sweden we had to…

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Dinner and Music Cruises in Stockholm

Crucero por Estocolmo al atardecer Foto: Magnus Rietz

Would you fancy a boat tour in the Stockholm archipelago with your partner, family or friends? On top of the typical tourist boat tours, you can now get to know Stockholm thanks to cruises with dinner and music on board. These below are two of the possibilities available during the summer months…

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2019: A Great Year to Visit Sweden

Kayaking en el archipiélago de Estocolmo Foto: Henrik Trygg / imagebank.sweden.se

The year 2019 offers a very good opportunity to visit Sweden for all of you who want to travel to the Scandinavian country for the first time or spend yet another holidays on the Nordic country. Sweden is still trending as a tourist destination and a proof of this is…

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Travel by Bus in Sweden

Autobus de Vy por una carretera sueca

Sweden is an excellent country to travel by public transportation like train or bus. If you want to travel between two Swedish cities during your holidays without a rental car I strongly advise you to do it by bus. Why Traveling by Bus in Sweden There are several reasons that…

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Top 5 Tips for Eating Out in Stockholm

Cuenta de restaurante en Estocolmo, Suecia Foto: @laserloeken / twitter

I bring you a series of tips for eating out in Stockholm. They are also applicable to eating out in restaurants all over Sweden but the capital and large cities tend to be more expensive. These tips are for those who do not plan to spend much money on food.…

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Gastronomic cruises in Stockholm

Crucero a Drottningholm Foto: strömma.se

If you travel to Stockholm at Easter or between March and October in addition to the typical recommended boat trips I want to talk about other gastronomic cruises that sail through the waters of the city and that may interest you. These are some of the special boat tours available…

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Concerts at the Gröna Lund Amusement Park in Stockholm

Gröna Lund al atardecer Foto: Marko T Wramén

Gröna Lund is an amusement park located on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm that also offers concerts and other musical events during the summer season from May to September. In 2019 the concerts featuring Swedish and international artists confirmed to date are the following. Concerts in Gröna Lund in…

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Top 3 Campings in Sweden for Families with Kids

Zona de Norrviken en el campig Daftö Resort en Suecia

More than 60,000 Swedish families have voted to choose the best campsites in the country within the Stora Barnsemester Awards 2019. The category ‘Best camping for families with kids’ started in 2012 and the winner of this year is the Daftö Resort campsite. 1. Daftö Resort in Strömstad Repeating its…

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Tips & Tricks to Discover Stockholm on a Budget

Vista de Estocolmo desde un helicóptero - Foto: Henrik Trygg / mediabank.visitstockholm.com

For the average tourist Stockholm might seem an expensive city. This is my personal guide with tips and tricks to discover Stockholm on a budget. Keep reading to save some money while visiting the capital of Sweden. With this guide you will learn how to get to the city center…

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From Arlanda Aiport to Stockholm Ports of Calls

Puertos de Värtahamnen y Frihamnen al noreste de Estocolmo Foto: Ports of Stockholm

More and more visitors arrive to Stockholm for a cruise on the Baltic Sea and that is why I want you to know how to get from Arlanda Airport to the different ports of calls in the city like Frihamnen, Stadsgården where boats to Finland depart from, Värtahamnen or the…

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Top 10 Haute Cuisine Restaurants in Sweden in 2019

Comida preparada en Fäviken Magasinet en Järpen, Jämtland, Suecia Foto: Erik Olsson

The Swedish publication White Guide has compiled the best haute cuisine restaurants in Sweden for the year 2019. The selection has been made among more than 700 restaurants across the country. Among the ten best restaurants there are four located in Stockholm, one in Gothenburg, one in Malmö and the…

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Book Accommodation in Sweden’s Best Hotel for 2019

Upper House y Gothia Towers hotel en Gotemburgo

Tripadvisor’s ‘Traveler’s Choice Awards’, the best awards from the Massachussets company, which are based on the opinions of millions of travelers from around the world, have once again chosen the best hotel in Sweden and the award didn’t go to a luxury hotel in Stockholm* but in Gothenburg. Upper House…

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Top 10 Winter Activities in Sweden

Paisaje de la costa oeste de Suecia en invierno Foto: Roger Borgelid

More and more people are joining the trend of spending winter holidays abroad. In Sweden you will find many winter activities to do as a solo-traveller as a couple or as a family. This is a selection of ten activities in different regions of the country. 1. Ice skating Did…

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Summer 2019 Tourism Job Offer in Stockholm

Stockholm Under The Bridges una excursión de Strömma

Are you looking for a summer job in Stockholm in 2019? Sightseeing leader company Strömma offering boat tours in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö as well as many other activities for tourists like hop-on hop-off busses or tasting cruises, is looking for product sellers for the 2019 summer season. The Ticket…

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Stockholm 10 Most Booked Hotels in 2018

Habitación Superior en el Stallmästaregården de Solna, Estocolmo

I thought of writing about Stockholm’s 10 most booked hotels in 2018 by readers of my website because it can help others to choose accommodation for a trip to the capital of Sweden. Moreover I will also add some info on the possible reasons why these hotels top the lists…

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Stockholm Metro Schedule During Christmas

T de tunnelbana - el metro de Estocolmo Foto: Israel Ubeda / sweetsweden.com

As many of you are going to visit Stockholm at Christmas or around New Year I want to write about the schedule for the underground and bus network and what you can expect if you use public transport on those days. Metro in Stockholm: Christmas and New Year Sunday  Dec.…

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Visit the Norrköping Light Festival in December

Norrköping celebra su festival de luces Foto: Musikservice AB/Upplev Norrköping

On Friday, November 30, 2018, the 4th edition of the Norrköping Light Festival begins its yearly mission of lighting up the streets of this city in the county of Östergötland during some of the darkest months. The festival lasts until Sunday January 6, 2019. Norrköping Light Festival At the Norrköping…

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My 5+1 Favorite Hotels in Stockholm

Scandic Grand Central - un céntrico hotel en Estocolmo Foto: scandic.se

Choosing a suitable hotel before a trip is always a delicate moment. I want to share with you this list with 5 of my favorite hotels in Stockholm which are the best I’ve stayed at during the years I’ve been traveling to Sweden and Stockholm. In the end I added…

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Interactive Map with Destinations in Sweden

Los 21 condados de Suecia sweetsweden.com

If you are planning a trip to Sweden and do not know the country you can use this interactive map showing the 21 counties in Sweden and their capitals and click on your preferred destination to access my articles about what to see and do in the area. I will…

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4 Christmas Markets to Visit in Malmö in 2019

Navidad en la plaza Gustav Adolf en Malmö Foto: Werner Nystrand

If you are visiting Malmö during Christmas season or in the beginning of December you should check several Christmas markets and other Christmas activities around the city. These are some of them. Christmas Market in Gustav Adolf Square Central Gustav Adolf Square hosts a Christmas market and other related events…

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9 Christmas Markets to Visit in Stockholm and Nearby

Mercado de Navidad de Gamla Stan, Estocolmo Foto: Ulf Lundin / imagebank.sweden.se

Christmas is around the corner and every year more people are traveling to Stockholm in December to visit the Christmas markets and activities prepared in the city as well as New Year’s Eve celebrations. This article lists some Christmas markets – julmarknader in Swedish – both for those of you…

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Sleep in a Tree Hut in Dalarna, Sweden

Näsets Marcusgård Supermåne. una cabaña en los árboles de Dalarna, Suecia Foto: nasets-marcusgard.se

Can you imagine sleeping in a tree house in the middle of the forest or a few meters high between the treetops? In Sweden it is now also possible in the Dalarna region less than 3 hours away from Stockholm. In Furudal near Lake Siljan, the area of Dalarna where…

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Visit These Christmas Markets in Sigtuna in 2019

Parada del mercado navidad de Sigtuna Foto: destinationsigtuna.se

Planning to visit Stockholm for Christmas? You should also plan a daytrip to visit Sigtuna located some 45 km (28 mi) away from the capital and reachable by public transportation. There are some nice Christmas markets, both in outdoor and indoor locations, and cozy places in this wonderful town. If…

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Use This Discount Code to Buy Your Stockholm Pass

Compra la Stockholm Pass con descuento Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

If you are planning to buy the Stockholm Pass tourist visitor card and want to save some money when purchasing it online there are two options available that can be helpful. The first option is using the discounts available on the official website. With these discounts you get a 10%…

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New Ryanair Flight between Gothenburg and Manchester, UK

Avión de Ryanair Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

Ryanair continues its expansion from Gothenburg Landvetter airport. Now they announce a new flight connection between Gothenburg and Manchester, UK that will start next year on April 3, 2019 just before Easter holidays. So if you want to get to know Gothenburg and discover the West Coast of Sweden, which…

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10 Things to Do in Stockholm in December

Vista de Estocolmo nevada Foto: Ola Ericson / imagebank.sweden.se

If you are thinking of visiting Stockholm in December be it during Christmas or around New Year’s Eve or not these are ten things you should not miss during your visit to the capital of Sweden. By the way, if you are planning to get the Stockholm Pass tourist visitor…

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Enjoy a Luxurious Christmas Buffet in Stockholm

Restaurante Matbaren de Mathias Dahlgren en Estocolmo Foto: Magnus Mårding

If you are planning a trip to Stockholm in December to visit the city during Christmas, you should not forget to taste the gastronomic tradition par excellence: the Christmas table (julbord) in Swedish, that is, a buffet table with many types of fish and meat dishes. It is one of…

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The 10 Most Popular Places to See in Stockholm

Vistas desde la torre del ayuntamiento de Estocolmo Foto: Yanan Li

Stockholm is a city with many tourist attractions and must-see places. If you travel to Stockholm for a few days you will have plenty of time to visit the ten most important places that in my opinion are as follows … 1. The Vasa Museum The warship Vasa sank the…

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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 Tours 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, 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 in the capital of Sweden during that time. In 2019 Easter extends between April 14 and April 22 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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Top 24 Free Things to Do in Stockholm

Las coloridas casas de la plaza Stortorget en Gamla Stan, Estocolmo - Foto: Israel Úbeda / sweetsweden.com

If you are visiting Stockholm on a budget and do not want to spend your money recklessly there are some things you can do besides planning a low-cost visit to the capital of Scandinavia and using the worthy Stockholm Pass tourist visitor card (which you can buy with a discount…

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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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