Stockholm City is the capital of Sweden, sitting on an archipelago of 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. Home to three UNESCO world heritage sites, Stockholm is perfect for a long weekend. With so much to see, don’t expect to get much sleep, but do expect to experience the best of classic charm and Scandinavian cool that is renowned throughout the world. Head to Stockholm’s old town for the best in one-off shopping experiences and classic bespoke tailoring, and get involved in some Swedish culture and traditions such as their popular tobacco free alternative snus, ‘Fika’ breaks, pickled herring, and the Kräftskiva crayfish party. Visit the Swedish Match Store to tick two of the above off with a coffee and snus in the espresso bar. Eat-in, one of the many design restaurants that take their design philosophy of “less is more” to heart. Stay in a boutique hotel in Östermalms, and this stunning location gives easy access to museums and traditional places of interest.
When arriving in Stockholm you will arrive via Arlanda Airport. The airport is 25 miles north of Stockholm City. The quickest way to arrive in the city is on the Arlanda express train which takes 20 minutes. It’s hassle-free and all trains have free wifi too. The fare is SEK 195 if purchased 7 days in advance.