The magnificent city of Stockholm, strategically located between the Baltic Sea and Lake Mälaren, has captured many a visitor’s heart. Situated on 14 islands linked by 57 bridges, the city boasts 38 parks, 70 museums, more than 100 art galleries and a countless number of cafes and restaurants, all of which help give Stockholm its very special character. The unique combination has earned Stockholm many affectionate nicknames, including “The Venice of the North”, “The City between the Bridges”, and “Beauty by the Water”. The city’s nightlife, cuisine, shopping opportunities, ambience, architecture and friendly multi-lingual population create an enchanting, almost seductive atmosphere.
No stay in Stockholm would be complete without visits to Skansen, the world’s oldest open-air museum and Vasa Museum, home of the world-famous royal warship Vasa. Both are located on the islan... [Continua...]