Stockholm is a city surrounded by water and it spreads over 14 islands. Stockholm is one of the few cities in the world where taking a dip in the clear waters smack in the middle of the city is a normal thing to do. In the winter the Swedes swim in the many indoor swimming halls but in the summer they swim outdoors.
If you find yourself in Stockholm for a day or two here are a few outdoor swimming spots that will put a smile on your face; Ekhagenbadet, Fredhallsbadet, Hagaparken, Kanaanbadet, Langholmsbadet, Sicklasjon, and Smedsuddsbadet.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN HIGHLIGHTS:
ABBA Museum (The famous pop group) has a permanent exhibition of the Swedish Music Hall of Fame.
Stockholm City Hall (Stadshuset) is a massive red building with Romanesque architecture. A guided daily tour is available year round and the tour lasts about one hour.
A visit to Old Town Stockholm…..step back several centuries and walk through the maze of alleyways, boutiques, cafes, cobble streets, and meeting squares.
Djurgarden, an island with forests and meadows is the perfect recreational spot to spend the day. This is where you can visit the popular Vasa Museum to view a 17th century ship and enjoy Grona Lund Amusement Park.
SUMMER IN STOCKHOLM!