Popular Lettings in Stockholm
Highlights in Stockholm
- Idyllic water canals
- Beautiful parks
- Landmark monuments
- Venice of the North
Most popular in Stockholm
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Stockholm
If you are planning to have a holiday in Sweden, you could do well to start by booking a holiday rental in Stockholm. There are several holiday lettings located in serene suburbs away from the bustling city while others are a 10 minutes drive from the beach. Travellers can book gorgeous holiday lettings in the Old Town or spacious rooms in the downtown area. Alternatively, you can stay in the suburbs such as Johannesgatan and Grondal where there are budget holiday rentals or book the luxury properties in Gamla and Djurgarden. Either way, you will find a comfy house with a clear view of the city.Homes for all types of travellers
Stockholm offers both budget and deluxe holiday lettings for individuals, families and travel parties. The properties include houses with modern amenities such as balconies and swimming pools as well as modest houses. There are holiday rentals perfect for couples, while others can accommodate up to six people. Others are deluxe properties with a separate kitchen and a conference room. Some have a waterfront while others are next to famous monuments such as the Swedish Royal House. If you have children or pets you can book a spacious holiday house with a large compound and backyard garden where they can play all day.
Holidays in Stockholm
The area and getting around
Stockholm is a sprawling island city with clean water channels and several monuments, parks, and gardens. Located between the Baltic Sea and Lake Maralen, it has 14 islands and three canals that give way to vibrant seafaring culture. As you walk around the city, marvel at the City Hall which is a landmark with a100 metre high tower visible from a distance. It is a renaissance building designed in line with Nordic Romantic style of architecture. Inside it is the Blue Hall which hosts the Nobel Banquet annually and the Golden Hall that glitters with gold mosaic tiles.Pass by the Palace
The Royal Palace is the residence of the King but allows visitors to view the Royal buildings and the Museum of Antiquities. Beyond the Royal Palace is the elegant Kungstradgarden with its rows of cherry trees. When they bloom with ink canopies in April, thousands of city residents troop there to witness this natural wonder. The park attracts skaters who use the skating rink in the octagon area during the winter months. Take a walk through the Gamla Stan and marvel at the warehouses and buildings painted in varying shades of orange and gold. Apart from the glittering view, there are several restaurants, studios, boutiques, museums, and bars to explore as you stroll down the street.
Travellers and activities
A three-hour ride on a ferry takes visitors to most of the islands on the Stockholm archipelago. The islands are somewhat of a collage embellishing the city with some featuring modern infrastructure and brightly coloured buildings while others are remote and largely uninhabited. Visitors can prey their eyes on the pristine forests, sandy beaches, galleries and restaurants located at different points of the tour. After the tour, Fans of extreme sports can test their thermal limits by ice bathing at the Hellasgarden sauna, which is part of the Nacka nature reserve. They can challenge each other at dipping into the waters even when the temperatures are below freezing. It is a place to have fun outdoors during the winter months.Stockholm for couples
Take your partner for an intimate kiss at the Tantolunden hillside garden. It is one of a kind garden with beautiful wooden houses and plenty of greenery including shrubs, crawling plants, and hardwoods. The park has a small golf course, outdoor gyms and several seats that visitors can sit on and watch boats while sheltering under a tree. It is suitable for a romantic outing.
Stockholm is known as the Venice of the North due to its bustling trading routes.
Top 5 travel tips in Stockholm
Djurgardens patches of woodland and water canals are a godsend for nature lovers. Visitors can also walk, hike and ride a bike in The Royal Game Park and marvel at the lush vegetation teeming with wildlife.2. The Swedish History Museum
The Swedish History Museum educates visitors on the adventures of the Vikings and legendary King Gustav Vasa. It includes a Gold Room with thousands of gold artifacts dating back to the Roman era.3. Visit the Vasa
Vasa is an old school warship designed in the 17th century that sank but was retrieved and restored using some of the original materials. Inside the ship are several artefacts that intrigue visitors with archaic weapons and propulsion systems.4. Tour the old prison
Langholmen Island is the site of an old prison that has since been converted into a resort. It is an oasis in the city full of coastal trails and a large pool where locals soak up the sun in the afternoon.5. Visit the flea market
The Hornstulls Marknad is a flea market where visitors can buy a souvenir from among local handcrafts and vintage clothing. You can also try local dishes served by food trucks and enjoyed on wooden seats overlooking the sea.