A « millennium » weekend in Stockholm
A town and a capital spread over fourteen islands and fifty seven connecting bridges. You may think that this is just a dream but you are very wrong. This is Stockholm. And the most comprehensive way to visit Stockholm is fully embracing its geographical nature where water has a very special presence and importance, hence sailing around its wide channels and under its bridges. Number of canal boats tours are available every day sailing all across the islands of Stockholm archipelago offering a wonderful view on its monuments and its skyline. It is a different and very scenic way to approach the Royal Palace, the Vasa Museum and the ancient area of Gamla Stan. For your holiday in Stockholm, there is no need for a long notice heavy organization. Avoid all those worries and just take it easy, book an internet available last minute flight and find quickly your cool and fascinating holiday accommodation with a vacation rental such as an apartment or a furnished room in Stockholm.
Gamla Stan, heart and cradle of medieval Stockholm
Discover the historical cradle of Stockholm in Gamla Stan. A maze of little, narrow and historical streets built in the 13th century will take you right to the heart of the capital and the baroque Royal Palace. A holiday apartment in Gamla Stan is the ideal accommodation for your trip in the Swedish capital. From Stortorget square through Storkyrkan, the Royal Chapel you will only find splendid buildings and thousands of lively people having fun in cafés, restaurants, watching street artists and playing music. Enjoy the extremely tolerant and open minded Swedish monarchy in the land of the Nobel prize where peace, art, science and culture and the fundaments of society and progress.
Contemporary art vibrations in Stockholm
Visit the most astonishing contemporary art collection you could dream of at the Moderna Museet where you will walk through a comprehensive path in contemporary art. The Moderna Museet of Stockholm sports an incredible number of masterpieces, Picasso, Pollock, De Chirico, Dali, Picasso and more recent big shots of modern art like Andy Warhol and Bob Rauschenberg. If you fancy Middle Ages and Renaissance fine arts balance your contemporary arts desire and passion with a visit to the National Museum. If you wish to purchase great contemporary arts you just have to go to Södermalm, known also as SoFo. It is indeed the ultimate place for finding art galleries which concentrate on contemporary fine arts and photographs. Every year the Annual Market Fair in Stockholm promotes and showcases Swedish contemporary artists and their work and it is indeed an exciting event for all those who can feel art vibrations in their blood. For your holiday in Stockholm rent a holiday apartment or a cosy B+B and forget about hotels and their very common unpleasant surprises, make yourself at home in Stockholm and enjoy your privacy.
Around Stockholm on the steps of Stieg Larsson
Since the trilogy Millenium written by Stieg Larsson conquered the world, Stockholm has become more than ever a very demanded holiday destination for detective fiction addicted. And since more than 73 million people in the word have already bought and enjoyed reading the three books, an increasing number of tourists come to Stockholm every year on the footsteps of Lisbeth Salander, main character of the plot, to experience the environment and the atmosphere of this blockbuster trilogy novel. Join a Millenium guided tour to visit Stockholm, it is indeed an alternative and cultural way to discover the town from an unusual and different point of view which will not deceive you. A holiday rental in Stockholm such as a furnished apartment or a studio flat is the best accommodation you may dream to have in the heart of the Swedish capital.
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