Escape the hustle and bustle of Stockholm city with a visit to Djurgarden. A beautiful national city park, also known as ‘Royal Djurgarden’, this lush green island is just minutes from central Stockholm and is home to Skansen, a must-see open air museum and zoo.
Djurgarden is easily accessible by foot, ferry, tram or bus. From the Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm guests can easily reach Djurgarden and explore the wonderful museums, canals, woodland walks and pretty canals. After a busy day, this elegant five-star hotel near Stockholm Old Town has all the state-of-the-art facilities to ensure a restful and comfortable stay.
Step back in time touring Skansen
One of the favourite island attractions is Skansen an open-air museum and Stockholm’s only zoo. There is a great mix of animals including wolves, moose, brown bears and monkeys. Check out the aquarium or family groups will love the children’s zoo.
Visitors to Skansen can learn about five centuries of Swedish history. Holidaymakers will get a real feel for what it was like living in rural Sweden with the farmsteads, houses and traditional costumes.
Open all year round, Skansen hosts many fun seasonal celebrations and events, children and visitors of all ages will adore visiting and exploring its rich history.
Stockholm city accommodation near Skansen
Follow up the fun of exploring Djurgarden with a drink or meal at the Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm. The restaurant and lounge has beautiful water views and guests can dine under a gorgeous glass-ceiling atrium. If the day has taken its toll, retire to the comfort of stylish and contemporary hotel accommodation in Stockholm, the perfect way to end the day.