Sweden's capital and largest city Stockholm stands on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. The beautiful buildings, numerous parks, clean air and proximity to water characterize this city.
You can reach most tourist attractions and sites rather quickly. In the course of one day you can feel the big city life, cultural history and nature.
The third part of the city is covered with water and another third is parks and green spaces. The archipelago near the capital consists of 24,000 islands and islets, is the very beautiful especially during summer.
This natural oasis is complemented by the impressive Gamla Stan (Old Town), which is one of the largest medieval urban centers and best preserved in Europe. It is one of the main attractions of Stockholm. Stockholm was founded in 1252.
All Gamla Stan and the neighboring Riddarholmen is like a living museum in which you can walk comfortably. It is full of points of tourist interest, attractions, restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. Its winding alleyways, houses in all shades of yellow, beautiful churches have provided a unique character to Gamla Stan. The most importants spots of this neighborhood are the Swedish National Cathedral Storkyrkan, the Nobel Museum and most of all is the Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet) offering five museums.
The green island of Djurgarden contains the most popular attractions in Stockholm. Visit the world famous war ship Vasa, the world's oldest open-air museum Skansen, or the Junibacken museum of Astrid Lindgren.
Stockholm with its 750-year history and rich cultural life can offer a wide variety of museums and points of world-class tourist interest. There are many shore excursions for cruise passengers to choose from.
We offer several shore excursions in Stockholm for Baltic Sea Cruise passengers. Our shore tours are low cost yet include all the must see places. The local guides speak fluent English and are truly professional. You can choose one of two programs of Stockholm shore excursions quoted below or order any other individual tour program. We will be pleased to assist you in arranging shore tour in Stockholm.