Information for Travelers
The Swedish capital Stockholm comprises 14 islands of a large archipelago in the Baltic Sea, which are connected by more than 50 bridges.
Ferries and excursion boats take passengers to more distant islands.
Often called the "Venice of the North" for its canals and lakes, the charm of its setting lies in the mixture of land and water.
The reefs that line the coast, the cliffs that rise from the sea, the intricate pattern of waterways that surround the city.
The excellent underground rail system, the Tunnelbana (T-bana), takes you almost anywhere in the city.
The city also has an efficient network of cycle paths.
World-class museums, theatres, galleries and beautiful parks await, and traveling couldn't be easier.
Alternatively, take the time to walk around, as Stockholm is a fantastic city to soak up on foot.
Dating back to the 1200s and packed with must-see sights, attractions, cafes, authentic restaurants and boutiques, the Gamla Stan (Old Town) area is a lively, lively museum in its own right.
Among the cobblestone streets and ocher-colored buildings of the Gamla Stan (Old Town), you'll find the 13th-century Nikolaikirche, the Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum with numerous Nobel Prize-related exhibits.
Within walking distance of the city, you can explore the UNESCO-listed Drottningholm palace and other fun tourist attractions on day trips.
Read about Stockholm in Wikipedia