Stockholm offers a broad variety of possibilities for sightseeing and excursions in and around
the city not more than a day-trip away. The following present a small selection of excursions
that you might want to undertake in addition to all the popular tourist spots such as the Vasa
Museum, Skansen, the Old Town or the Royal Castle and Residence on Drottningholm. For
these and much more, the official tourist site http://www.visitstockholm.com/ provides you
with all the information you need.
A boat trip across lake Mälaren to Gripsholm Castle and the picturesque small town of Mariefred.
Dalarna – typical Swedish landscape and Swedish mining history in Falun and the traditional village of Tällberg at Siljan Lake.
Birka village in Lake Mälaren, formerly known as the first city (viking settlement) in Sweden and now UNESCO world heritage.
The beautiful nationalpark at Ängsö in the archipelago. Ängsö is a Swedish National Park.It is renowned for its wonderful nature and a pleasing agricultural landscape which was not destroyed by technical civilization. The park can only be reached by water. There are fine natural harbors and a wharf on the shore of the island.