Stockholm, capital of the provinces
City of art and nature, Stockholm is constructed on and around water. With its colorful houses and its 14 islands connected by fifty bridges, the Swedish capital has an almost venetian romantic air about it. Come taste the gentle swedish way of life, by reserving a plane ticket to Stockholm, you will be discovering Sweden's culture and traditions
Amongst many other things, a flight to Stockholm will take you to the old town of Gamla Stan. The winding streets give it an undeniable charm, especially at night when they come alive. You will be taken aback by the sheer wealth of the surrounding palaces, in particular the Kungliga Slottet palace, residence of the royal family. Do not miss the changing of the guard at 12:15, a ceremony worthy of its British counterpart !
Head to Kungsholmen Island and climb the 106 meters of the square tower of the Stadshuset, a breathtaking view awaits you at the top. And since you will be right next door, take a guided tour of the Nobelmuseet, museum dedicated to the Nobel Prize. Hop on a bike to explore the many cycle paths and discover the beauty of this city that has made design a lifestyle. You will no doubt stop by and enjoy some of the many design boutiques along the waterfront. Unless you prefer to visit Soder and follow in the footsteps of the Millenium series.
A flight to Stockholm is the promise of many museums to discover! Skansen, the oldest open air ethnographic museum in the world, is a visit to another time. It hosts craftsmen who practice the ancestral methods used in traditional buildings. On the island of Skeppsholmen, you'll be spoilt for choice and able to discover the modern art museum, the museum of the Far East or the National Museum. Your Stockholm tour guide will also recommend a visit to the island of Djurgarden which is home to the famous Vasamuseet maritime museum.