The capital and cultural centre of Sweden, Stockholm is an elegant city where cutting-edge fashion and high-profile nightclubs jostle with cosy cafes and historical towns. The best time to visit is during the summer when temperatures are at their highest. Spend your afternoons wandering the cobbled streets of the old town, explore the city’s cultural history at the many museums and galleries, or prepare for a night of velvet ropes in the glamorous Stureplan district.
Things to do
Whether you’re a couple seeking a romantic break or a hipster searching for the coolest art and nightlife, a city break in Stockholm will not disappoint. Spend your days exploring the museums and quirky cafes in the old town, then get dressed up and head out for some celebrity-spotting in glamorous Stureplan.
Best time to visit: During the summer for long and warm days. Stockholm has a continental climate with warm summers and very cold winters with snowfall. The best time to visit is during the peak summer months between June and August.
The nearest international airport is Stockholm Bromma Airport (BMA) located 6 miles from the centre of Stockholm. Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) is located 27 miles north of Stockholm.