17 Jun 2024
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New Year’s Eve in Stockholm – The ultimate guide

Reaching the end of an old year and the beginning of a new one always takes us to that verge, that invisible edge of accomplishment that awakens the urge to celebrate. We have made it one more time to the beginning of something new and we should make sure to start it in grand style! Stockholm offers numerous ways […]

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New Year’s eve at Skansen

Welcome the new year with a stunning view over Stockholm as your back drop. Skansen’s New Year’s celebration dates back to 1894 and is experienced at Solliden and via live broadcast on Swedish television.

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The 5 Top Stockholm Hotspots for Tourists with Disabilities

From its transportation system to housing programs, Sweden aims to improve the lives of its disabled citizens and visitors by making the city more easily accessible. Many local tourist attractions are following suit, renovating facilities with improvements such as wheelchair ramps and escalators. Here are a few popular Stockholm area attractions that are fun, affordable, and easily […]

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Sing-along at Skansen – The ultimate summer tradition

The Swedes absolutely love a good sing-along and Allsång på Skansen is really the most Swedish of all things Swedish. On summer Tuesdays, the crowds gather in thousands to sing together at Skansen, and another million or two watch it on the telly.  The sing-along tradition at Skansen actually dates back to 1935, and its run […]

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Culture What's on: Stockholm

The Stockholm Christmas Market Scoop

It’s been a snowless December, and thus it’s understandable if you need a little help lifting your holiday spirits. So why not head to a Christmas market? There are a few worth a visit in Stockholm – some traditional, some a little more edgy – so let’s take a closer look at what they have to offer.

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Culture What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 10-14 December

It’s a fantastic week to be in Stockholm this week. All the usual city action but with the added excitement of the Nobel Prize Banquet and Lucia celebrations. Join in the celebrations where you can.

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What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 29 Oct – 2 Nov

The end of October already!? The clocks have gone back, the weather is getting chillier, the leaves are nearly all gone – but it also means it’s time to get Spooky! Halloween weekend means parties, costumes, candy, and scaring the pants off friends and family.   Ghost Walk in the Old Town Probably the best […]

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Culture What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 8-12 October

It may be raining outside, but there is plenty to keep you busy inside. Stay dry and warm this week with these events.

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Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

How to Celebrate Swedish National Day

Rumour has it that Sweden’s National Day began in 1523 when Gustav Vasa was crowned, but it wasn’t made a public holiday until 2005. But either way it’s a cause to celebrate – choose a century and go from there!

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