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Tips on things to do in Stockholm

The waterfront location in Gamla Stan makes First Hotel Reisen the perfect starting point when visiting and exploring Stockholm.

See our tips below on things to do in Stockholm, or talk to us at the front desk if you need more tips and ideas about what to do when you are in town.

Nationalmuseum Stockholm

The National Museum

About a 10 minuets walk from the hotel you find Nationalmuseum (The National Museum).

Take the opportunity to experience art, applied arts and design from the 16th Century until the present day, or enjoy one of the temporary exhibitions. You can also join a guide tour, get creative in one of the museums studios or listen to a lecture. There is also a restaurant, bar and café available.

Photo credit: Nationalmuseum/Bruno Ehrs

The Vasa Warship

The Vasa Museum

In the royal parkland, Djurgården in Stockholm, you find Vasamuseet (The Vasa Museum), one of Scandinavia’s most visited museums.

Here you can see the glory from the unique and well-preserved Vasa ship from 1628, embellished with hundreds of wooden sculptures. Guided tours in English are available.

Street nearby in Stockholm

Free Walking Tours Stockholm

Informative and fun walking tours in Stockholm – for free! This is a perfect way to get to know Stockholm and Swedish culture.

Tours are available in English, Spanish, German and Italian. Meeting point at the Gamla Stan metro station.

Go to Free Wallking Tours Stockholm for more information.


Subway Art

Below the surface of the ground, there are a world of art to explore. The metro in Stockholm is about 110 km and several of the metro stations are beautifully decorated with art. Explore it yourself or join SLs guided Art walks tours.


Sightseeing in Stockholm by boat, bus or foot

Discover Stockholm with Hop On - Hop Off at your own pace.

Go by bus or boat and explore the beautiful city with Strömma. Strömma also arranges guided city walks in Old Town.


More Tips On Things To Do

Do need more tips on what to do in Stockholm?

See more tips here, or ask our staff.

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