tourist information

Tourist Information Centers in Stockholm – Scandinavian Travel Article

Tourist Information Centers in Stockholm Djurgårds Bridge, photo by Henrik Trygg/ The main tourist information center in Stockholm, run by Visit Stockholm and located on the square Sergels torg, has closed for business. It might seem like a strange thing to happen, but there are several factors for this. The main reason is that, while Stockholm is welcoming more and more tourists each year, less and less are actually visiting a physical tourist center. This is, of course, due to the fact…

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Slussen… What on Earth is Happening There? – Scandinavian Travel Article

Slussen… What on Earth is Happening There? Slussen today…Slussen means “the water locks” in Swedish and is the name of the area in Stockholm, between Gamla Stan (old town) and Södermalm, where locks connect the Baltic Sea with Lake Mälaren. There have been locks here, in some form or another, since the mid 1600’s. Not many visitors understand that Stockholm sits astride the border of the lake and sea, with water flowing out into the Baltic on either side of…

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Christmas Overview 2019! – Scandinavian Travel Article

Christmas Overview 2019! Ho, ho, ho! Too early? Actually, each year I seem to post this information earlier and earlier as I start getting e-mails with questions from guests who want to start planning their holiday vacation. In the coming months I will be posting articles about the Lucia festivities, restaurants/stores/museums during the holiday season, winter activities and other good-to-know information. But, I thought I would start off with an overview of what to expect if you are visiting in…

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