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Stockholm, Sweden. For low cost and discount hotels in Stockholm - start searching now at Hotel2.co.uk.
Read on for tips and tourist information on Stockholm.

Tourist Information: www.visit-sweden.com

Stockholm - the Swedish capital, 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 with it's 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 and see in Stockholm: 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. Visit 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.

Hotels in Stockholm: Stockholm is a very accommodating city, it has many quality hotels for budget travellers, holidaymaker's, families and business travellers. If your planning a short break or a long weekend to this impressive city, check out the low hotel prices and discount rates at Hotel2.co.uk. We have many centrally located hotels in Stockholm ranging from 2, 3 and 4 star properties through to luxury accommodation. Start searching now and compare our low prices, we have live hotel availability and secure online booking with instant hotel confirmation, guaranteed.

Local Stockholm celebrations and events:

Stockholm Jazz Festival. One of the biggest and best 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.
Website: www.stockholmjazz.com

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. Try a Swedish festive traditional brew called ‘glõgg', it will fill you full of warmth and a bit more.
Website: www.skansen.se

Midsummer's Eve Festival. 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.

Public transport in Stockholm: Its recommended to buy a Stockholm Card ( Stockholmskortet ) as its the most convenient way to travel around Stockholm, it allows unlimited travel on public transport, including buses and the underground (Tunnelbana or T-bana). The card also gives you free entry to 60 museums and free sightseeing trips. Stockholm Cards can be bought at various tourist centres throughout the city.

Shopping in Stockholm: Head for the shopping districts of Biblioteksgatan for exclusive European boutiques, for antiques head for Odengatan. Other shopping areas include Drottningsgatan, Harrngatan and Hotorget or Stureplan.

Airport transfers to Stockholm city center: The airport is located 28 miles (45km) north of Stockholm. A train transfer service called the Arlanda Express runs to Stockholm Central station every 15 minutes between 5.35am and 11.35pm daily. Buses run to the city every 10 minutes.

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Sweden: Indulge in the deep green forests, crystal clear waters, snow-capped peaks and unspoilt pearl white beaches – not forgetting the saunas! An array of impressive castles and medieval churches are scattered around the gently rolling unspoilt landscape and lush summer meadows. Combine these with the lively cities, activity holidays, great skiing and snow adventures and you have Sweden, a great place to visit.

General Facts: Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK). Electricity: 200 volts. Driving: Traffic drives on the right. Languages: Swedish. English widely spoken. International
dialling code from the UK: 00 46.

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Tipping: Service charge is included in restaurant bills, but an additional tip of 7 to 10% is expected for evening meals.

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. Here summers are warm and comparatively dry with most rainfall occurring in the spring and autumn.

Major Events: Kiruna Snow Festival (January). Stockholm Marathon (June). Stockholm Jazz Festival (June).
Medieval Festival week (August).

Top Attractions: Liseberg fun park (Gothenburg). Gota Canal. Are ski resort. Vassa Museum (Stockholm). Visby
ancient city on Gotland. Ice hotel (Jukkasjarvi).

Major Gateways: Stockholm Arlanda (ARN). Gothenburg Landvetter (GOT).
Copenhagen (CPH).

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