A Week of Green: The best of outdoor Stockholm



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Stockholm may be a big city, but its citizens love the outdoors. Here is a week-long guide to some of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors both in the city and in the outskirts.

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Day 1 - Stockholm


Spend the day discovering the green side of Södermalm. Start with Katarinahissen where you'll have one of the city's best views. For lunch stop by Chutney's, a favorite among local vegetarians.


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Katarinahissen

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Location:

Slussen
11130 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46(0)8 642 4785 / +46(0)8 642 4786


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Vitabergsparken

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Location:

Södermalmspåfarten
11826 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5082 8508 (Turistbyra)


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Chutney

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Location:

Katarina Bangata 19
116 39 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 640 3010
fax: 46 8 640 3034
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Fjällgatan

Location:

Fjällgatan
116 28 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5082 8508 (Stockholm Turistbyra)


Day 2 - Stockholm


An extended stay in Stockholm is not complete without a day at Djurgården. Take the boat tour which gives you a great introduction to the island that houses amusement park Gröna Lund.


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Djurgården runt

Location:

Skeppsbron 22
111 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5082 8508 (Turistbyra)


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Ulla Winbladh

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Location:

Rosendalsvägen 8
115 21 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 663 0571 / 46 8 663 0574
fax: 46 8 663 0573
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Day 3 - Stockholm


Water is an integral part of Stockholm, and what better way to enjoy it than by way of sailboat? After your sailing excursion pick up some locally made cheeses at Hemma hos Julia, perfect to enjoy in the cafe or as part of an outdoor picnic.


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Hemma hos Julia

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Location:

S:t Eriksgatan 15
112 39 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 651 4515


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Sightseeing anno 1935

Location:

Strömgatan
11152 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5082 8508 (Turistbyra)


Day 4 - Stockholm


Even though it is a bustling city, downtown Stockholm manages to offer a plethora of green spaces. At Kungsträdgården, you will find an impeccably designed park which speaks to the Scandinavian importance of integrating nature in the urban environment. During the summer the park often features outdoor expositions and festivals. Take in an evening performance at Humlegården.


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Humlegården

Location:

Humlegårdsgatan 31
11446 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5082 8508 (Turistbyra)
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Mosebacke Etablissement

Location:

Mosebacke Torg 3
116 46 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 5560 9899
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Kungsträdgården (King's Garden)

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Location:

Kungsträdgården
103 91 Stockholm, Sweden

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tel: +46 (0)8 5082 8508


Day 5 - Stockholm


Exploring the canals of Stockholm is an out of the ordinary way to see the city.


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Under Stockholm Broar

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Location:

Strömsätravägen
12735 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5802 8580 (Turistbyra)


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Örtagården

Location:

Nybrogatan 31
114 39 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 662 1728
fax: 46 8 5458 8183
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Day 6 - Stockholm


To truly enjoy the Swedish outdoors, a trip to Stockholm necessitates a visit to the archipelago. Biskopsö is an excellent day trip, where you can explore the natural beauty that Stockholm locals are so proud of. Make sure to pack a picnic!


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Biskopsö

Location:

Skarabacken
121 48 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: + 46 (0)8 5715 8018


Day 7 - Stockholm


For your last day, spend some time on Skeppsholmen. Both the Modern Art Museum and the Architecture Museum are located on this small island in central Stockholm, which is easily accessible by foot from Kungsträdgården. Make sure to grab a cup of coffee at the Modern Art Museum's cafe, which has a great view over the city. During the summer you can also take advantage of the Stockholm Jazz Festival.


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Arkitekturmuseet

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Location:

Skeppsholmen
111 49 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5872 7000
fax: +46 (0)8 5872 7070
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Moderna Museet (Moderna Museum)

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Location:

Slupskjulsvägen 1
111 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5195 5200
fax: +46 (0)8 5195 5210
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