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City break in Stockholm. Active leisure ideas for Stockholm - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Stockholm Tourists, who enjoy nightlife activities and energetic dances till dawn, should definitely visit the disco located in Berselii Park. Near the park are located several cozy bars, in which you can take a break from dancing and try delicious cocktails. La Roy is the most popular nightclub. The venue often becomes the place of rest of celebrities. You will find a very unusual entertainment venue near Nordic Sea Hotel - an ice bar Absolute Ice. Before you seat at one of ice tables, you will be required to wear special warm clothing that will protect you from cold. Even drinks here are served in special cups made of ice.
Discovering the architecture of Stockholm from bird's eye view! Nordic Museum, Nobel Museum, Royal Swedish Opera, National Museum, Museum of Natural History, German Church, Parliament House, all those monuments are defining the image of Stockholm … Open
Fans of shopping trips will find much interesting in the southern area of the city, where simply every street is home to a huge number of fashion boutiques and shopping galleries. The main souvenirs, which are usually bought by travelers, are artistic glass products. The main shopping malls of the city are Olens City, Sturegallerian, and Debenhams. The range of goods in all of the mentioned shopping centers is very large. In these shopping pavilions you can find home appliances, children's clothing, and various interior decorations.
Looking for a non-standard ways to discover Stockholm? Just imagine, getting acquainted with the city, standing on the top of the roof. This is the complete official tour, organized by the Upplev mer company. A spectacular walk in the heart of the Swedish capital has no analogs in whole Europe. Overcoming roof by roof, you will learn a lot of interesting stories about the city and its inhabitants. The excursion is conducted by the experienced guide. Before the start, you will have a small briefing regarding safety rules. Walking on the roofs, you will feel as a hero from Astrid Lindgren's best stories can and plunge into the fabulous atmosphere of affable Stockholm. Copyright
Stockholm Palace, Stockholm City Hall, Ericsson Globe, Royal Dramatic Theatre, Klara Church, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Stockholm … Open
In the center of Stockholm, there are no high-rise buildings, but you can observe the city, on the open observation platforms. The viewing platform of Stockholm, located at the highest altitude - 155 meters. With Kaknastornet, you can see the islands of the Stockholm archipelago. The viewing platform of the Kaknastornet TV tower is made from glass, but you also can also go up to the open air: here you will find a fence from the net and a very decent wind. The Sight View is not quite a viewing platform of Stockholm, it's rather an attraction: a glass, completely transparent ball, which you can ride around the circumference of another ball - the sports and concert complex Globen. This is a huge white ball, which is visible from many points of Stockholm. The highest point that the Sky View lift lifts is 130 meters from the ground. The journey lasts about 20 minutes.
Tired of everyday excursions and activities? Pamper yourself with the best spa offers in Stockholm. Visit the Selma City Spa with an outdoor heated pool on the 18th floor of the Clarion Sign. Here you will also find a terrace with a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. In case you prefer the oriental motives, then you should visit the Yasuragi Hasseludden - the hotel in the Japanese style. From the windows, you will be astonished by a marvelous panorama on the Baltic Sea. Yasuragi's spa offers massages, meditation and yoga sessions. The hotel has a small shop, as well as indoor and outdoor pools. Guests can relax in the sake lounge, on the large terrace overlooking the sea, and in the Japanese garden.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Stockholm and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Stockholm

Where: Birger Jarlsgatan 4, Stockholm; Telephone: +46(0) 8 545 035 60;
Cadierbaren Grand Hôtel
Where: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8, Stockholm; Telephone: +46(0) 8 679 35 85;
Absolut Ice Bar
Where: Nordic Sea Hotel, Vasaplan, Stockholm; Telephone: +46 (0)8 505 631 24;
Story Hotel
Where: Riddargatan 6, Stockholm; Telephone: +46 (0)8 545 039 40;
Café Opera
Where: Operahuset, Karl XII:s torg 86, Stockholm; Telephone: +46 (0)8 676 58 07;
Where: Berzelii Park, Stockholm; Telephone: +46(0) 8 566 322 22;
Where: Kungsgatan 63, Stockholm; Telephone: +46(0) 8 534 829 60;
Where: Medborgarplatsen/Slussen, Stockholm; Telephone: +46(0) 8 30 56 20;
Where: Mälartorget 13, Gamla Stan, Stockholm; Telephone: +46 (0)8 2055 60;
Wallmans Nöjen
Where: Teatergatan 3, Stockholm; Telephone: +46 8 50 55 60 00;
Scandic Hotel Malmen
Where: Götgatan 49-51, Stockholm; Telephone: +46 (0)8 5173 4700;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Stockholm
♥   Nature Park 'Alazea' , 12.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Tyresta' , 20.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Ängsö' , 51.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Färnebofjärden' , 119.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Gotska Sandön' , 128.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Stockholm
♥   Amusement park 'Gröna Lund' Stockholm, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Stockholm
♥   Restaurant 'Smak' Stockholm. Type - Creative. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Sushi Sho' Stockholm. Type - Japanese. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gro' Stockholm. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Boqueria' Stockholm. Type - Spanish. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Niklas' Stockholm. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Stockholm from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Pioneen Center

From the series “Forbidden Construction Objects with Label "Access Denied"”
Approximately, the bunker is located under the historical district of Stockholm, at a depth of about 98 meters. Today the most valuable military information of the state is stored here. In the underground storage, an autonomous power generation system was equipped, and one of the main features of the bunker is considered to be an incredible design. To make employees’ stay in a closed underground space more comfortable, it was decorated with living plants, beautiful underground waterfalls and aquariums. … Read further

SkyView Elevator

From the series “Top 16 Most Exotic Elevators and Lifts in the World”
16 people can ride in each glass sphere, enjoying the incredibly beautiful panorama of the surroundings during the ascent. For the tourists who like the unusual entertainments, SkyView became a popular attraction. Hundreds of people come to the arena each day to climb the glass gondola to a height of 130 meters and watch the surroundings of Stockholm from the bird's eye view. … Read further
Car rental on Rentals in Stockholm

IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this


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Guide to your best city break in Stockholm - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Stockholm - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Stockholm?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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