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Best Time to Visit
For many, the weather plays a big role when planning a trip and if you're among one of them, then you should plan your visit Stockholm from May to August. During this period, the weather is warmest and the daylight lasts longer. It is also in May that the flowers begin to grow and adorn…
Sweden can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travellers…
Stockholm has four airports. Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) is the biggest international airport and Bromma (BMA) is closest to the city. Skavsta (NYO) and Västerås (VST) are located about 80 minutes south and west of Stockholm, respectively. The fastest way to travel between Stockholm and Arlanda is via the Arlanda Express. The train takes 20…
Stockholm is often praised for its comfortable, efficient, and safe public transport. SL, as it is known, is responsible for buses, underground trains, commuter trains, trams, and certain ferry lines in Greater Stockholm. The underground system is the easiest way to get around Stockholm. With a single ticket, valid for 75 minutes, travellers can easily…
Local Boat Transportation
Travelling by local ferries is a fantastic way to experience a city built on islands. Ferries are used by both commuters and tourists wanting to take a better look around. There are ample ferry departures from Nybroviken and Slussen out to the leafy island of Djurgården. An SL Card includes ferries from Slussen and you…
Stamps can be bought in kiosks, Pressbyrån shops, and at the Post Centres found in some grocery stores. Postboxes are painted blue for local mail within the region or city and yellow for all other mail, both domestic and international.
The main pharmacy chains in Stockholm include Apoteket, Kronans Apotek, and Apoteksgruppen.
There are many taxi companies to choose from in Stockholm. For those seeking a more cost-effective alternative to traditional taxis, Uber and Bolt also operate in the city. You can easily get hold of a taxi by calling a taxi company, hailing one on the street, or taking one from a rank. Approved taxis with…