Stockholm has a humid continental climate. Because of the high northerly latitude of the city, daylight varies immensely from just about 6 hours in late December to more than 18 hours around midsummer. The best time to visit Stockholm is from June to August. These are the summer months and this season experiences pleasant climate that is ideal for sightseeing.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport is an international airport serving Stockholm and Uppsala. Located in the Sigtuna Municipality of Sweden, it is the third largest airport in Nordic countries and is the largest airport in Sweden. The airport offers flights operated to a plethora of destinations around the world such as Prague, Vienna, Belgrade, Beijing, and more. Places of Interest in Stockholm
The capital of Sweden, Stockholm is spread across 14 islands on the coast in the southeast part of the country at the mouth of Lake Malaren. It is the cultural, political, economic, and media center of Sweden. This city is often called the "Venice of the North" and its charm lies in the landscape of land and water. Stockholm has three distinct UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Drottningholm, Birka, and the Woodland Cemetery. Favoring tourism, the city boasts a highly efficient and regular bus system filling the gaps between the destinations.Gamla Stan (Old Town)
Dating from the 1200s, Gamla Stan (Old Town) is replete with attractions, restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops. For tourists, it can be the first stop while exploring Stockholm as it is the best way to absorb the authentic feel of the city and get to the grips of its culture. Visitors will find themselves shifted back to the medieval times when they meaner through labyrinthine winding streets of Gamla Stan (Old Town).The Royal Palace
The official residence of the King of Sweden, the Royal Palace is located on the periphery of Gamla Stan. It is one of the largest palaces in Europe and boasts more than 600 rooms and five museums. Here, visitors can see the Museums of Antiquities, Queen Kristina's silver throne, the Tre Kronor (Three Crowns) Museum, the Armoury, and Treasury.The Vasa Museum
Located on the island of Djurgarden, the Vasa Museum is a maritime museum displaying the only almost fully intact 17th century ship- teh 64-gun warship 'Vasa'. This ship sank on her maiden voyage in 1628. Opened in 1990, Vasa Museum is the most visited museum in the city. The museum also boasts ancient artefacts, a shop, and a restaurant.