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Airport Information: Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport (STO) is situated 28 miles (45km) north of Stockholm. Transfers from the airport to Stockholm centre is made by train on the Arlanda Express. Trains run every 15 minutes from early morning till 23.30 hrs. Buses run to the city every 10 minutes and take approximately 40 minutes travelling time. Taxis are available, for trips to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport major taxi companies have fixed prices of between SEK 450-500.
Public Transport in Stockholm: Stockholm Public Transport is responsible for transport including buses, underground trains, commuter trains, trams and ferry transport in Greater Stockholm. The underground is known as the Tunnelbana or T-bana and is the most efficient way of travelling around the city. Tickets can be purchased at SL Centers, Newsagent, underground ticket booths or via the SL app.
Currency: The Swedish monetary unit is the Kronor/Krona or Crown (SEK), which is divided into 100 öre.
Shopping in Stockholm: Head for the shopping districts of Biblioteksgatan for exclusive European boutiques, for antiques head for Odengatan. Other good shopping areas worth a visit include Drottningsgatan, Harrngatan and Hotorget or Stureplan.Flights to Stockholm
Stockholm is the Swedish capital and is built on a string of 14 islands and connected by no less than 40 bridges. The most picturesque island is 'Gamla Stan' or old town, it has a maze of cobbled narrow streets, medieval arches, centuries-old alleyways and squares, galleries, boutiques and top class restaurants. Stockholm is a vibrant and friendly city, easily discovered on foot. The city has a very impressive collection of museums (over 150) including the National museum of Art and the new museum of Modern Art. The 18th century Royal Palace with it's treasures and amazing armoury is well worth a visit.
Places to visit in Stockholm: For a bit of outdoor entertainment head to the island of Djurgården, situated close to the centre of Stockholm, here you will find the Gröna Lund, Sweden's oldest amusement park. Alternatively explore Sweden's past at the Skansen open-air museum or the Junibacken fairy-tale fun centre or the National Museum of Cultural History.
Visit the fascinating Vasa Museum featuring a fully rigged and restored 17th-century galleon raised from the deep, close to Stockholm harbour, on to The City Hall (Stadshuset) famed for the Nobel Prize awards. For a spectacular view of the capital visit the top of the 100m Stockholm Tower or try the observation platform on the 155m 'Kaknas' Communication tower, the highest building in Scandinavia.
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Local celebrations and events in Stockholm: The Stockholm Jazz Festival is one of the largest Jazz festivals of its kind in Europe, located on the island of Skeppsholmen. The five-day festival consists of jazz, blues, soul, funk and Latin. Skansen Christmas Market. Experience some of the traditional Scandinavian Christmas spirit at the Skansen Christmas Market. All the shops are packed with great festive gift ideas, ornaments, confectionaries and Christmas fare. Look out for the Swedish festive traditional brew called ‘glõgg', it will fill you full of warmth and a bit more.
The Midsummer's Eve Festival: is Sweden's most famous and beloved festival and a national holiday. The festival dates back 100's of years and is said to be part of an ancient pagan fertility ritual. Nowadays its a great excuse to party as the country emerges from the long, dark winter. The main celebrations are held at the Skansen open-air museum.
Excursions in Stockholm: A must do is the 11 hour 'Thousand Island Cruise' which takes you to the outer islands with there natural beauty, wildlife, fjords and spectacular channels and straits. An alternative to the cruise is to try the regular Waxholmsbolaget ferries that services the inhabited islands.Flights to Sweden
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Indulge in deep green forests, crystal clear waters, snow-capped peaks and unspoilt pearl white beaches – not forgetting the saunas! Discover the array of impressive castles and medieval churches scattered around the gently rolling unspoiled landscape and lush summer meadows. Combine these with the lively, sophisticated and creative cities, activity holidays, great skiing and snow adventures and you have Sweden, simply a great place to visit..
Tipping: Service charge is included in restaurant bills, but an additional tip of 7 to 10% is expected for evening dinning. Climate: Conditions vary from north to south. Winters everywhere can be severe with heavy snowfalls, but tend to be shorter in central and southern Sweden. Central and south summers are warm and comparatively dry with most rainfall occurring in the spring and autumn. Major Events: Kiruna Snow Festival in January, Stockholm Marathon in June, Stockholm Jazz Festival held in June and the Medieval Festival week in August.
Top Attractions: Liseberg fun park in Gothenburg, Gota Canal, Are ski resort, Vassa Museum in Stockholm, Visby ancient city on Gotland and the Ice hotel in Jukkasjarvi.
Major Gateways: Stockholm Arlanda (ARN). Gothenburg Landvetter (GOT). Copenhagen (CPH).