Side Trips from Stockholm Sights


Fjäderholmarna (the Feather Islands)

Fjäderholmarna (the Feather Islands) Review

In the 19th century these four secluded islands were the last chance for archipelago residents to take a break before rowing into Stockholm to sell their produce. After 50 years as a military zone, the islands were opened to the public in the early 1980s. Today they are crammed with arts-and-crafts studios, shops, an aquarium, a small petting farm, a boat museum, a large cafeteria, an ingenious "shipwreck" playground, and a smoked-fish shop. It takes a 20-minute ferry ride to get here from Stockholm.

Updated: 12-05-2012

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