Why Stockholm, the Capital of Scandinavia, is Only Getting More Awesome
Built on fourteen islands around one of Europe’s largest and best-preserved medieval cities, the Swedish capital, is superbly positioned, with stunning and extremely varied scenery in every direction. Stockholm offers several museums, theaters, sights, attractions and events, whether you’re interested in history, art, opera, modern dance, traditional handicraft, contemporary design or really anything else. Stockholm is a very diverse city with something for everyone.
You can stroll around the Old Town with buildings from the 1300s.
You can admire the contemporary architecture.
The talk of the town right now is the grand opening of ABBA – The Museum which opens in June 2009 but tickets are already on sale! 6,500 square meters (70,000 square feet) on four levels, featuring everything about Sweden’s biggest Swedish icons.
The spring and summer (April-September) are definitely the best times to visit Stockholm. The temperatures below should give you some indication of what would work best for you.
Winter: from +2 to – 7C (36 to 19F)
Spring: between +5 and 15C (41 to 59F)
Summer: 20-25C (68 to 77F) or warmer
Autumn: between +5 and 18C (41 to 64F)