City center attractions such as the Royal Palace and City Hall (the annual venue for the Nobel Prize banquet) are just a short train ride away from Arlanda Airport. Admire a fully preserved ship from the 1600s at the Vasa Museum, or stroll down picturesque medieval alleyways in Gamla Stan, Swedish for Old Town.
Consisting of 14 islands, central Sweden’s picturesque capital stands where Lake Mälaren meets the Baltic Sea, surrounded by an amazing archipelago and stunning nature.
Take a stroll through the medieval town of Gamla Stan, with narrow winding streets and attractions such as the Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum, and don’t forget to take photographs of the pretty facades at Stortorget.
Experience the island of Djurgården with attractions for the whole family, like the Gröna Lund amusement park, Skansen open-air museum and zoo, plus the Nordic Museum and Vasa Museum as well as the popular ABBA Museum.
On the tiny neighbor island of Skeppsholmen, you’ll find the popular Moderna Museet. Across the water lies the larger island of Södermalm, with all its bohemian atmosphere, green parks, cool shops, great bars and restaurants, as well as the Fotografiska museum of photography.
On the northern mainland part of Stockholm you’ll find the neighborhoods of Östermalm, Norrmalm, Kungsholmen and Vasastan, all with different qualities and appeals that draws visitors. The central station and stop for the Arlanda Express train is on Norrmalm, the perfect starting point for a day out in Stockholm.
- Lake Mälaren - 35 km
- Vasa Museum - 43 km
- Stockholm City Hall - 44 km
- Moderna Museet - 44 km
- Stockholm Cathedral - 44.5 km
- ABBA The Museum - 45 km
- Nordic Museum - 46 km
- Gamla Stan (Old City) - 46 km
- The Royal Palace - 46 km
- Nordic Museum - 46.5 km
- Fotografiska - 47 km
- Gröna Lund - 47 km
- Skansen - 47.5 km
Stay at the Radisson Blu SkyCity Hotel, Arlanda Airport to have all of this just a train ride away, 20 minutes from downtown Stockholm with the comfortable Arlanda Express rail link.