Sweden is Europes 3rd largest country by area and is located in Scandinavia in northern Europe. Sweden have a wide variety of climates and landscapes including mountains, large pine forests, plains and archipelagoes. Sweden's long coastline and connection to the sea have for over a 1000 years fostered a maritime tradition in both shipbuilding and trade.
The official language in Sweden is Swedish, but English is very common and can without great difficulty be used to communicate with.
The capital of Sweden is built over several islands on the inlet to Lake Mälaren on the east coast. The city was established in the late 12th century and is today home to over 1,5 million people. As the largest city in Sweden it is a major transportation hub with airports, train stations and harbors connecting Sweden to the rest of the world.
Due to its long history and being the capital, Stockholm has over 70 museums. Among them the Swedish maritime museum and the Vasa museum.
Things to do in Stockholm - Top 10
The list of things to do in Stockholm could be made endless and there are more than a hundred attractions to choose from. To make it easier we have picked out the Stockholm highlights for you. Big and small; well-known, popular and unique, with classics like the Vasa Museum and modern newcomers like ABBA the Museum.
Here is a list of the top 10 attractions in Stockholm. Enjoy!