Visit Stockholm’s toolbox is meant to serve as inspiration for anyone working with Stockholm as a destination. The material is a thematic collection of great places and events specially tailored for certain demographics. The Toolbox is centered around 30 texts, starting points, each with their own selection of highlights. Feel free to use any or all of the material, and thanks for spreading the word about Stockholm.
- The Stockholm Way
Built across a dynamic archipelago and offering nothing short of eight centuries of history and culture to choose from, Stockholm is widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Today, Stockholm also enjoys a world class reputation as a hub of design, technology and creativity in all forms. Shaped by ever-growing diversity, a culture celebrating innovation and natural beauty worth fighting for. These factors have come together to make Stockholm not only one of the world’s most liveable cities, but now the fastest growing capital in Europe.
- Stockholm meets film
Stockholm is home to past, present and future movie stars. What began with legends like Ingmar Bergman and Greta Garbo continues with new classics like the Millennium Trilogy. Internationally renowned filmmakers like Roy Andersson and Lasse Hallström, as well as writer Stieg Larsson, movie stars like Greta Garbo, Noomi Rapace and the Skarsgård clan all hail from Stockholm. Here are a few locations that will introduce you to the true spirit of cinematic Stockholm.
- Stockholm meets music
Stockholm is one of the world’s leading music cities, and musical phenomena such as ABBA, Avicii and Spotify were born here. The city also attracts musical talent from all over the world, that come here to be inspired and to create new music. Stockholm also has a dynamic live performance scene, which offers everything from intimate performances by international DJ’s to world-famous artists on mega-stages and arenas.
- Stockholm Archipelago
With nearly 30,000 islands, islets and rocks – from Arholma in the north to Landsort in the south – each has its own character. Rugged nature blends with wooded islands, rocky cliffs and sandy beaches. Take a seal safari, visit historic settings, see art, cycle, paddle, and eat locally sourced dishes and archipelago delicacies. Welcome to our unique archipelago.
- Stockholm - the perfect port of call
The Baltic Sea region displays a unique and different side of Europe. One you must visit or even better, cruise through. Right at the heart of the Baltic region is Stockholm. Entering Stockholm is to sail through one of the most breath taking natural landscapes in the world, with its snow covered cobs and islands in the winter and its green and everlasting light in the summer. Stockholm is built on 14 islands with ten centuries of history and culture and a remarkable modernity and trend sensitivity in everything from lifestyle to design, cuisine, and new technology.
- Design in Stockholm - Interior Design
Scandinavian design goes deeper than just mere aesthetics. The principles of Scandinavian design extend to a way of living and thinking. Beauty and Function. Quality and Affordability. Simplicity and Innovation. These are the essential components behind every sketch, every print and every piece of furniture in Swedish interior design.
- Design in Stockholm - Architecture
Scandinavian design goes deeper than just mere aesthetics. The principles of Scandinavian design extend to a way of living and thinking. Beauty and Function. Quality and Affordability. Simplicity and Innovation. These are the essential components behind every blueprint and every column in Swedish architecture.
- Top 5 art museums
Stockholm is a city that loves culture, so it’s no surprise it is home to many great art museums, housing impressive collection of work by both national and international artists. Together, they showcase contemporary objects, modern classics, photography, architecture and experimental art. Here are our top 5 art museums.
- Sightseeing with a twist
Joining a guided tour is a perfect way to experience Stockholm. There are several tours that show you Stockholm, but with a twist. How about meeting the ghosts of Old Town, hiking the rooftops of Riddarholmen, or experiencing the city the Millennium way? Here are a few suggestions on tours out of the ordinary.
- The Nobel story
Since its introduction in 1901, the Nobel Prize has exerted a strong influence on the sciences worldwide. In the spirit of Alfred Nobel, the links between innovation, entrepreneurship and academic research in Stockholm remain strong to this day. For visitors interested in the award and its history, there is a plethora of Nobel-related sites to explore in the city.