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Top 5 Must-See Activities in Stockholm

These are the most famous Stockholm tourist attractions & sight tours which sees thousands and millions of visitors each year:

Free Things To Do In Stockholm

The capital of Sweden comprises 14 islands in a huge archipelago on the Baltic Sea.

It’s more than just a city; it’s an eclectic combination of numerous towns, buildings and streets that house historic and intriguing stories and tales.

Planning a trip to Stockholm can be a little confusing if you don’t know where to begin, but thankfully we’ve put together a guide on the 10 best free attractions in Stockholm.

You’ll also find the top paid attractions in Stockholm below if you’re looking for a variety of activities to enjoy.

Free Attractions in Stockholm

Top Rated Stockholm Attractions



What you need to know:

The Stockholm Public Library is one of the city’s most beautiful and iconic landmarks.

It’s also the largest public library in Sweden and is home to more than 500,00 books!

Students at nearby universities flock to Stadsbiblioteket to study for upcoming exams, and you’ll also often find locals taking out books for pure enjoyment.

If you want to experience...

Fotografiska Admission Ticket, 90 minutes

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • Fotografiska is housed in a former industrial Art Nouveau style building dating back to 1906. Designed by Ferdinand Boberg, the building was used for the customs control of goods and is listed as a building of cultural interest. The original brick facade of the beautiful customs building is intact, while the interior has been renovated to house...read more


What you need to know:

Located within the Nacka nature reserve, Hellasgården is a stunning place to visit in Stockholm if you’re looking to escape the city hubbub for a while.

There’s so much to see and do in Hellasgården and there’s something that caters to every member of the family.

Choose from wandering around the vast lake, jogging through the many paths that are woven...

Skip the Line: Superior Challenge 20-Fitnessfestivalen Ticket

clock Duration: 3 to 5 hou
  • MMA has to be experienced live, so why not experience it at one of the world's most qualitative MMA events.

    Superior Challenge's success continues with packed arenas and luxury concept at Stockholmsmässan during Fitnessfestivalen.

    The show offers MMA stars, champions, and title bouts, where the audience can experience local heroes...read more

Långholmen beach

What you need to know:

For another great family-friendly spot in Stockholm, make sure you add Långholmen beach to your travel itinerary.

Långholmen beach was once a prison island so it certainly has a very odd and enigmatic feel to it, but this actually just adds to the magic of the place even further.

However, it’s now an idyllic place in Stockholm to visit with the whole family if...

Entrance ticket to The Viking Museum

clock Duration: 1 to 2 hou
  • At our museum we have guided tours by real archaeologists.
    The entrance inlcudes the one of a kind viking ride "Ragnfrid's saga".
    The ride is available in 9 different languages.
    Audioguide in 9 different languages....read more

Solna Centrum Station

What you need to know:

For an incredibly unusual free attraction in Stockholm, you need to check out the 100+ underground subway stations that have been decorated in a plethora of eclectic designs by numerous artists.

There are over 100 stations whose artwork you can admire, but arguably the very best and most famous is the “Gates of Hell” art installation located within Solna Centrum...

Fotografiska Entrance Ticket

clock Duration: 2 hours
  • Founded in 2010 we have built Fotografiska on the foundation of photography and the trust of the creative community. We showcase the greatest photographers, whether they’re just emerging artists, or already famous internationally.

    Unlike traditional museums, it is not Fotografiska’s role to display its own collection. Instead, our...read more

Gamla Stan

What you need to know:

Gamla Stan dates all the way back to 1252 and is considered to be the Old Town part of Stockholm.

Adorned with cobblestone streets, picturesque buildings and many famous landmarks, Gamla Stan is a lovely part of Stockholm to hang out for a few hours.

If you’re in the Old Town at around lunchtime, make sure to swing past the Kungliga Slottet, also known as the Royal Palace,...

Junibacken Ticket

clock Duration: 1 to 3 hou
  • Experience a magical, delightful day at Junibacken - where children and adults have the chance to experience a fantasy world together!

    Junibacken was built in 1996 on the initiative of Astrid Lindgren and is a perfect excursion for families with children in the age of 0-8 years old.

    Come and enjoy the spectacular pecularities of...read more


What you need to know:

Djurgården is often referred to as the ‘green lung’ of Stockholm thanks to its vast open expanses of greenery and park areas.

It’s another place in Stockholm that you’ll want to visit if you prefer being in nature rather than at the heart of the city.

Djurgården is also home to some of the most famous and beloved museums and galleries in...

Go City: Stockholm All-Inclusive Pass with 45+ Attractions and Tours

clock Duration: 1 to 5 day
  • Discover over 45 top Stockholm attractions and save up to 45% with Go City. Your All-Inclusive Pass gives you 1, 2, 3, or 5-days to see and experience as much of the Swedish capital as possible. Step back in time at the Vasa Museum, explore the royal Drottningholm Theatre and its beautiful gardens, enjoy a guided boat cruise around the...read more

Stockholm at a Glance Bike Tour

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  • A 3 - hour exclusive tour on bike round the central islands in Stockholm city
  • It is a visit to hidden places and landmarks which can only be gotten to on foot or by bike alone
  • It is an expert-guided tour which takes you into different attractions like The Kungliga Slottet (Royal Palace), the Swedish Parliament House, Old Town
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Stockholm Old Town & Vasa Museum Private Walking Tour

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • It is a 2.5 hours tour that comprises of three main attractions - the Gamla Stan (Old Town), the Kungliga Slottet (the Royal Palace) and Storkyrkan (Coronation Church)
  • A walk through the patched streets of the Old Town and a stop by the Swedish Royal Palace
  • An interesting and precise package that gives you precise fun at
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Stockholm Syndrome Private Walking Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • An interesting tour into the history (ancient and modern) of Stockholm's landmarks
  • A learning of Normalmstrog - a term "Stockholm Syndrome linked with a robbery and hostage incident that happened in the early 1970s
  • A visit to top attractions like the Stockholm's Royal Palace, Royal Opera House, Gamla Stan and others
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Stockholm Private Walking Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • A guided non-booking tour with just a show up at the meeting point and the tour has started
  • A walk through the scenic streets (like Langa Gatan, Djurgarden, Strandvagen, Norrbro, Sickla Kanalgata, Hammarby Sjotad and so on) of Stockholm with a local guide to tell you the best places to go and spend few minutes
  • It is a plan
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Best of Stockholm Photography and Sightseeing Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • This is a total package based at taking you to the best photogenic sites of Stockholm City
  • It is a visit to top attractions like the Gamla Stan, Kungliga Slottet, etc with your Cameras - DSLR, Compact Camera or Smartphones
  • Basically a tour that gives you the opportunity to improve your photographic skills irrespective of your
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Stockholm By Night: Photography Walking Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • A walking tour that involves you, your camera and your photography skills through the night hours of the buzzing city
  • A 3 - hours walking tour that gives you the opportunity to have the best sunset shots of Stockholm city
  • It is an avenue to learn more about low-light photography
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Unique walking tour Stockholm

clock Duration: 2 to 3 hou
  • It is a 2 - 3 hours tour across the main attractions in Stockholm
  • This is a personal, unique and fun-filled tour into up to 9 attractions like Kungstradgarden Park, Berzeli park, Kungstornen, Stockholm Concert Hall, Olof Palme memorial plaque, Gallerian, Mosebacke Torg, Sodermalm, Skeppsholmen, Riddarholm Church, Royal Palace
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