Nordiskamuseet

12th June,

Small cultural post, you should know before starting that the region of Stockholm has 85 museums.

I would not have the time or money to do all these museums but I will try to visit the most popular ones.

Let’s start with the Nordic Museet. It was not intended to be the first on the list but there were a long queue at the Vasa museum, so we turned back.

The museum, as its name indicates, traces the history of the Scandinavian population thanks to different themes such as home interiors, fashion, jewelry, folk art, textiles, home dolls …

The museum is very well explained and well organized.

How to get there?
Situated on the island of Djurgården, can be accessed via bus (line memory 44) via the tram from Sergel Torgs line 7 and walk after a stroll along the banks of Norrmalm.

address: 6-16 Djurgårdsvägen
P. O. Box 27820
SE-115 93 Stockholm
Sweden

How much does it cost?
100 sek for adults, students and over 65s

Reductions for children.

The “+”
audio guide included in the price

My opinion
Nice, less popular with tourists but not provided in-interesting. I recommend it especially for hardcore fans of history.

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Vaxholm, one day in the archipelago

8th June,

A little history
Vaxholm – capital of the archipelago –

Vaxholm is the hub for boat traffic between the north and south of the archipelago.

There are a thousand years, the area around Vaxholm was inhabited and there were Viking villages (Bogesundslandet, Rindö and Resaro). Vaxholm began to build at the end of 1200. During the year 1500 Gustav Vasa built a fortress between Vaxon Rindö to defend the entrance to Stockholm.

How to get there?
– By boat from Stockholm (departure opposite the Grand Hotel, Kungsträgården).
– By bus from northern stockholm

What to do?
A Vaxholm there are many small shops, several restaurants and cafes, and small art galleries.
The best way to visit is to walk through the small streets, take a small coffee on terrace.

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Stockholm countryside

5th June,

Stockholm is one of the few city (capital) that has keep that much green space completely natural.

Just take one of the many trains (pendeltåg) in order to end up in the middle of the campaign. You can also walk on the edges of the island of Sodermalm.

Here are some shots of Stockholm campaign.

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