Between tradition and modernity
A relaxed, cosmopolitan capital, the city of Stockholm has a rich 750-year history. From the charming old town to the fashionable island of Södermalm, Stockholm attracts visitors from all over the world thanks to its beauty and pleasant way of life. Take a flight from Nice to Stockholm and arrive in less than 3 hours, to discover this Scandinavian gem.
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Built on 14 of the 30,000 islands which make up the archipelago, at the mouth of Lake Mälaren, this Nordic beauty is criss-crossed by water so pure that you can fish or even swim in the very heart of the city. From the original city of Stadsholmen, the city has grown over the centuries to become a modern metropolis. You can visit Stockholm on foot, thanks to its small size, efficient transport system and its closely grouped monuments. When you step off your flight from Nice to Stockholm, wander round the lively Södermalm quarter, where numerous bars and discotheques reveal the modern and cosmopolitan character of the city.
Suggestions for your stay in Stockholm
A modern yet tranquil city. Among the multitude of possibilities, here are a few not to be missed:
The Vasa Museum
In the Djurgården neighbourhood, which contains the country's largest urban park, you can find the vast majority of the city's museums, including the Vasa museum, which is in itself an feat of architecture, and Skansen, the world's oldest open-air museum. The Vasa is the only surviving 17th century ship in the world. The discovery of over 95% of its original parts and hundreds of sculptures carved on board the Vasa make it a unique treasure and one of the world's most popular tourist attractions. A sure hit for families! http://www.vasamuseet.se/en
The Moderna Museet
Discover one of Europe's most important collections of 20th-century to modern day art, with works by Picasso, Dali, Derkert and Matisse, as well as a first class programme of temporary exhibitions. This museum is situated on the island of Skeppsholmen, a unique place of natural beauty which gives the visit added charm. http://www.modernamuseet.se/stockholm/en/
Wander around Gamla Stan
Step back in time by heading for Gamla Stan, Stockholm Old Town, with its winding medieval alleys and its perfectly preserved gabled houses. A real outdoor museum, where you will find a multitude of cafés, bars, restaurants and shops. On snowy winter days, you really will feel like you've walked into a history book! In this area, you can also find the Royal Palace, designer boutiques and Stortorget: one of the most beautiful cobbled squares in the world. This is one of Europe's largest and best conserved medieval towns. It is in this very place that Stockholm was founded in 1252.
Soak up the Scandinavian spirit
If you want to discover Scandinavian design, spend some time in the golden triangle of art and design in Stockholm's trendy area between the French Church, the Östermalm malls, and Stureplan square… Don't hesitate to check out the Design House Stockholm concept store on Norrmalmstorg square,originally a designers' collective which in 1997 achieved instant worldwide success thanks to the famous Block Lamp by designer Harri Koskinen , which now features in the MoMA's permanent collection. http://www.designhousestockholm.com
Artipelag is a magnificent, recently opened site, dedicated to art and nature. Artipelag offers the chance to admire works of art while discovering the beauty of the Stockholm archipelago. The perfect destination for a boat trip! http://www.artipelag.se/en/
Relax in a spa
The short winter days are the ideal excuse to test one of Stockholm's spas and to pamper your body for a few hours. Centralbadet is one of Stockholm's most famous spas, with its Art Nouveau architecture. http://www.centralbadet.se
Sing and dance at the Abba Museum
Who hasn't heard of Abba? This emblematic group is part of Sweden's cultural heritage! Visit the museum and become the fifth member of the group! http://www.abbathemuseum.com/en/
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Vols direct Nice - STOCKHOLM
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