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Prevue Visionary Awards is one of the most prestigious American Meetings Award. This year Stockholm is the winner of two awards; the best European Destination Award and Island Lodge as the Best European hotel and resort award.
Stockholm was named Europe's Best Cruise Destination at the prestigious Cruise International Awards 2013, awarded by the readers of Cruise International Magazine. Stockholm was chosen in a strong competition with Barcelona, Norwegian Fjords, St Petersburg and Venice.
The film Glorious Stockholm, which has been developed by Stockholm Visitors Board , in collaboration with Visit Sweden and the production company Big 5 to promote Stockholm as gay - friendly city, recently received the eleventh international award. This time the first prize in the competition Gold Camera Award handed out in Los Angeles.
Stockholm Sounds is no traditional tourist guide. The app, now released in a beta version for iphone, shows visitors the way to some of Stockholm’s known and unknown music and sound locations. The app suggests places and experiences based on your location, and each offering its own challenge, history, quiz or gaming session. The app is free of charge and does not need wi-fi or data roaming.
A new Swedish National Day tradition is born. On June 6, Stockholm will get its own Ascot when Scandinavia's leading jockeys face off at Nationaldagsgaloppen. For the first time in nearly one-hundred years, there will be horse racing at Gärdet in the Royal National City Park.
In April Stockholm County had more than 754 000 commercial guest nights, which is an increase with 2 percent compared to the same month last year. Sweden in total experienced a decline in the number of guest nights.
The popular Summerburst festival, dedicated to electronic music, gets a twin festival in November. Saturday November 30 Stockholm’s brand new Tele2 Arena turns into Scandinavia’s biggest and most luminous night club with the arrival of the LIGHTS festival – Sweden’s new indoor festival for electronic dance music.
Stockholm's new "Grand Cafe" opens on Friday in the exclusive Bibliotekstan neighborhood on Östermalm. Peter Nordin, renowned restaurateur and Daniel Lindeberg, from the two-star Michelin restaurant Frantzen-Lindeberg, as creative leader, will open this "patisserie" that has never before existed in Sweden.
With its 750 year history and rich cultural life, Stockholm offers a wide selection of museums and attractions. More than 80. Most of them can be reached on foot. You can experience a lot of things in a short time. Enjoy big-city life, the history of civilization and natural scenery, all in the course of the same day. Here is our list of the top attractions
Looking for Contemporary, classic, sustainable or vintage shopping? Here are the districts and the places to go and the events you cant miss. Find out more about the must-sees, the best vintage shops, crafts, antique shops, vintage, best department stores, democratic design and which brands are focused on sustainability.
Sweden may be a small country, but it is still one of the world’s leading music exporters per capita. And Stockholm is the motor driving Sweden’s musical engine. Plug in to the Swedish music scene during your visit to Stockholm. We’ve gathered the best story ideas of traditional Swedish and contemporary music here.
Weather it may be hot air balloon, swimming, paddling, biking by your self or on organized tours. parks of the city, best views, Spa and recreation. Or themed walks like the Rooftop tours, ghosts the subway or local perspective. This document has it all
A crash course in Swedish traditions and holidays and what to eat. Yes Swedes have several traditions all connected with a typical dish. Easter, Walpurgis, National Day, Midsummer, Crayfish, Surströmming, Nobel, Lucia, Advent and Christmas - it is all described here. And specialities like the smelly Surströmming (fermented herring), Cinnamon rolls, semlor etcetera.
Did you know that Stockholm consists of 14 islands connected by 52 bridges and each inhabitant has 87,5 square meters of green area? And that the archipelago consists of 30 000 islands and islets and that the worlds first National City Park is situated in Stockholm? Find out more facts in the document
The archipelago consists of more than 30 000 islands, islets and skerries. It stretches 150 km from Arholma in the north to Landsort to the south and 80 km from the Stockholm mainland in the west to the final outpost, Svenska Högarna, in the east. Find out more facts on inhabitants, protection and development in the document
First time visitors to Stockholm are typically struck by two things; firstly the sense of style and creativity of the people, it may be technology, fashion, food, music or design. And secondly the sound lifestyle, the behavior patterns, consumption habits and the tangible authenticity connected to it. What is it about this city that hits the number one position when it comes to Quality-of-Life?
National parks can be found around the world, but Stockholm is home to the world’s first: The Royal National City Park in Stockholm. The area covers approximately 27 km2, 6,671 acres, of unbroken land from the Fjäderholmarna islands in the archipelago. The three royal parks included; Djurgården, Haga and Ulriksdal. Djurgården, Skeppsholmen are also included
Searching for an over view of Stockholm and its districts? In this document we describe the caracteristics of Östermalm, Norrmalm, Södermalm, Gamla Stan (old town) and Djurgården. We give you the short version of where to shop, eat, go for nightlife and enjoy a cafe. And you will find an introduction text to Stockholm.