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Stockholm Travel Guide

Stockholm Sports & Activities

Like all Swedes, Stockholmers spend a great deal of time enjoying outdoor sports and activities. Because the city is spread out on a number of islands, you are almost always close to the water. The many large parks, including Djurgården and Haga Park, allow people to quickly escape the hustle and bustle of downtown.

The most popular summertime activities in Stockholm are biking, rollerblading, tennis, sailing, and picnicking out in the mild summer sun. In winter, people like cross-country skiing and ice-skating.


The best bathing places in central Stockholm are on the island of Långholmen and at Rålambshov, at the end of Norr Mälarstrand. Both are grassy...

Biking and Rollerblading

Stockholm is laced with bike paths, and bicycles can be taken on the commuter trains (except during peak traveling times) for excursions to...



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