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Stockholm Red Bus 24h Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
"Your travel pass is valid for 24 hours allowing you to plan your own itinerary making the tour one of the easiest and most affordable ways to explore the city’s must-see attractions and activities at your own pace! The tour is entertaining and informative with digitally recorded commentaries The Vasa Museum City Hall Old Town Ice Bar and many many more must sees around the city.All passengers receive new earphones the first time they use their tickets."""
From EUR27.00
 
Introductory Ice-skating Tour in Stockholm
"After meeting at the shop at Kungsbro strand 21 you will be given all necessary equipment before heading out to the location with the best ice on that day. Depending on ice conditions you will travel either by public transportation or private bus. Before entering the ice the guide will do a brief introduction to make sure everybody understands the equipment. The guide will be there to give instructions and tips as you enter the ice.The number one goal is to share the wonderful experience of ice-skating on natural ice in beside an open fire. After lunch you'll have time to do some more ice skating before heading back to the meeting location at the shop."""
From SEK1,490.00
 
Stockholm Shore Excursion: Stockholm City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"This Stockholm shore excursion is the perfect way to explore Sweden's capital at your leisure while your ship is in port. Choose a 24-hour ticket and customize your sightseeing itinerary to your interests and pace. Board the open-top double-decker bu and enjoy commentary as you drive through the city. The buses are equipped with retractable roofs to protect you from poor weather conditions and there is complimentary Wi-Fi on board.Visit the Vasa Museum Old Town the Royal Palace the Abba Museum City Hall
From SEK300.00

More Local Customs in Sweden

The right of public access in general

The right of public access (allemansrätten) is a unique right that we have in Sweden (there are similar systems in Norway and Finland). It is alike for Swedes and for from visitors from abroad. In...
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Apr 04, 2011

The right of public access: camping

The right of public access is great for backpackers and people travelling on a budget. The rules for camping are simple: It is allowed to camp in the countryside for one or two nights in the same...
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Apr 04, 2011

The right of public access: berries

Let me give you another example of the right of public access (allemanrätten). You are allowed to pick berries or mushrooms in the countryside. But do remember that in areas protected by law, like...
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Apr 04, 2011

The right of public access: flowers

You are allowed to pick wildflowers under the right of public access, but only the ones that don't have a protected status. Now here is where things might get very complicated. Some flowers are...
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Apr 04, 2011

The Systembolaget

When you want to buy alcohol in Sweden, you have to go to the Systembolaget. The selling of alcohol in Sweden is state controlled and that means that you can only buy it in these stores. Every bigger...
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Apr 04, 2011

Driving in Sweden

Driving in the north of Sweden sometimes includes driving on ice-roads. When the temperature has been low for quite some time, the crossing of rivers can be done by car (!). However, only go on the...
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Maline
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Some beautiful Swedish music

You can download and listen to the beautiful song Koppången here: http://www.knopfler.net/mp3/koppangen.mp3 Sweden has a rich culture of Folk Music and Dance. The folk tunes often appear in the art...
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maritagnes
Apr 04, 2011

24th December: Christmas time!

Holidays & celebrations of Sweden24th December: Christmas time!God Jul! (Merry Christmas!)24th December : Christmas time! Not the 25th and 26th are the most important days for Swedes, but the 24th...
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Feb 24, 2010

Swedish Festivals

1) Christmas Festival:-Lucia - celebrated on 13th December (not an official holiday).Christmas - celebrated to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ24th December (Christmas Eve) - public holiday25th...
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hopang
Sep 17, 2009

Allemansrätten (The right of Common Access)

Everyone living in Sweden enjoys certain rights and privileges in the countryside which is known as allemansrätten or the right of common access. The countryside is accessible to everyone living in...
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Jul 23, 2009

Kräftskiva: lobsters, songs and snaps

If you have the luck to be guest of a Swedish family in summer as I had, you can miss the Lobsters evening. (Kräftskiva). Small river lobsters are grilled, schnaps are drunk and traditional songs are...
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PALLINA
Jan 28, 2009

Driving with mobile

Surely everybody knows that Scandinavian rules for drunk drivers are really very severe and probably are as severe as in your country. But probably you dont know that Sweden is one of the few European...
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PALLINA
Jul 25, 2008

Julmust

Julmust (jul = Christmas, must = must) is a soft drink that we drink during Christmas. Wikipedia defines the must: "Must is made of carbonated water, sugar, hops extract, malt extract, spices,...
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marielexoteria
Dec 06, 2007

Holidays & celebrations of Sweden

Holidays & celebrations of SwedenDuring the year we celebrate several usual and maybe to you a bit more unsual holidays:New Years Eve (31 December) and New Years Day (1st January)13 afton (6...
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Nov 10, 2007

Popular Cities in Sweden

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Stockholm

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Kiruna

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Uppsala

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Top Hotels in Sweden

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Sodra Blasieholmshammen 8, Stockholm, Stockholm, 103 27, Sweden
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Kungstorget 9, Gothenburg, SE-411 17, Sweden
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Engelbrektsgatan 16, Malmo 211 33, Sweden
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Dragarbrunnsgatan 23, Uppsala 753 20, Sweden
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Smedjegatan 3, Visby, Gotland, 62155, Sweden
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Campingvagen 5, Kiruna, 98135, Sweden
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Top Things to Do in Sweden

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Gamla Stan - The Old Town

Gamla Stan is the historic heart of Stockholm. It’s made up of three islands - Helgeandsholmen, Riddarholmen and Stadsholmen - but it’s Stadsholmen, the largest, that people usually think of when they...
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St Peter's Church - Sankt Petri Kyrka

Sankt Petri Kyrka is tucked away at the back of Stortorget, on Goran Olsgatan. It's a red-brick church, originally built in 1319 and its bulk does rather loom over the narrow streets below. Inside it...
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Liseberg

Liseberg is an amusement park for children, young ones and older ones. It has something for everyone no matter what your interests are. It kffer some 35 different rides ad other attractions like...
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Cathedral

Uppsala Cathedral (Uppsala domkyrka) with its 118,7 m tall towers is Scandinavia's biggest church building. It was constructed in French Gothic style between 1270 and 1435. The cathedral nave is...
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Kärnan

Karnan A short walk from the terminal we make our way here. Not many tourists around , so lots of good photo opps. Most of what was the castle burned down , but just the one section remains . They...
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Lund Cathedral

Lund's dome church is the oldest cathedral to be found in Scandinavia. It was built in Romanesque style between 1104 and 1145, but changes to the towers in the 19th century made the church look as it...
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"SWEDEN"
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"It's in my blood"
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"Sverige - beautiful all year round :-)))"
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"Sweden - Sverige"
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