Riddakyrkan på riddarholmen i Stockholm


Summer in Stockholm

Summer is finally here and with it also long days at outdoor dining, morning dips and swimming excursions, picnics with beautiful views and activities we’ve longed for all spring. For those of you who are at home this summer and have a thirst for ideas, or are just curious to be inspired for new adventures. For those of you who are tourists in our beautiful city, and for those of you who love Stockholm as much as we do, we have come up with a lot of great tips on what to do during summer in Stockholm. Read more below. Here you can also download our map.

The must sees in Stockholm

Vasa Museum

Discover the famous 17th-century warship Vasa, located at Galärvarvet on Djurgården.

ABBA The Museum

Step into the world of ABBA! Learn all about the Swedish music group, sing ABBA songs, and try out fun activities.


Skansen is an open-air museum and zoo on Djurgården with a wide range of activities, from sing-alongs to the popular Skansen Aquarium, crafts, and historical houses.

Gröna Lund

Gröna Lund is Stockholm’s amusement park with thrilling rides, summer concerts, and games for all ages.

Royal Palace

Explore the Royal Palace with guided tours and see the magnificent state apartments. There are also fun activities for children.


Nationalmuseum is one of Sweden’s premier art and design museums with paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints from the 16th century to the turn of the century, as well as contemporary crafts and design.

Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet is a leading European museum for modern and contemporary art on Skeppsholmen, with permanent and temporary exhibitions, a restaurant, and a large museum shop.

Hallwyl Museum

A cultural history museum housed in the Hallwyl Palace on Hamngatan, the former home of Count and Countess von Hallwyl.

Nordic Museum

Explore life in the Nordic region with a focus on people, from the present back to the 16th century at the Nordic Museum.


Discover Astrid Lindgren’s enchanted world at Junibacken. A perfect activity for children.

Avicii Museum – Avicii Experience

The Avicii Experience is a museum dedicated to the iconic DJ Avicii, Tim Bergling.

Paradox Museum

The world’s most paradoxical museum – suitable for both adults and children.

Urban Escape Rooftops

Some of Sweden’s best sky bars are where you can enjoy views of Stockholm’s rooftops, have a drink, and meet friends.

The Hidden Gems


A view overlooking the entire city.

Söder Mälarstrand

A boardwalk with a great view.

Berzelii Park

A beautiful park in the central of the city.

Take a swim at Djurgården

If it’s too hot outside just come here and take a swim.

Kungsträdgården station

One of the most beautiful subway stations on earth.

The view from Riddarholmen

Take a look at the Town hall from here.


Where the ”Stockholm syndrome” originated.


Just take a walk here. You’ll love it!


Take the boat and experience the beautiful archipelago of Stockholm.

Monteliusvägen – Mariaberget 

Beautiful old houses and awesome view.

More Favourites

Riddarholmen Church

A beautiful church on Riddarholmen.

Royal Swedish Opera

Sweden’s national stage for opera and ballet.

Kastellet on Kastellholmen

The citadel on the beautiful island of Kastellholmen.


A beautiful park in the heart of Stockholm.

Stockholm City Hall

One of the capital’s most famous buildings with the Three Crowns tower spire.

Gamla Stan (Old Town)

A must-visit with its cobblestone streets and colorful buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries.

The Royal Guard

The military force that guards the palace in Stockholm.


Sweden’s national stage for theatre.

Sergels Torg

One of Stockholm’s most famous squares and a gathering place for people from all over the world.

MOOD Stockholm

Gallerian’s neighbor MOOD is a social meeting place with unique shopping and well-known restaurants.

Kulturhuset Stadsteatern

Kulturhuset Stadsteatern is one of Stockholm’s most visited cultural institutions, offering theatre, music, dance performances, and activities for children.


More than just shopping. Explore Gallerian’s restaurants, fitness options, and even a healthcare center.