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Viewpoint Stockholm - Sightseeing Boat Tours, Walks and Restaurants

Rooftop bar, ski slope, boat trip or craggy rocks - we have gathered varied spots with beautiful views in around Stockholm. Pick the best view of Stockholm that’s accessible to you, or check them all off your Stockholm viewpoint list! At the end of this blog post you can find a map with all the viewpoints.

Panoramic Views at Hammarbybacken

If you want to combine panoramic views of Stockholm with some exercise you should head to Hammarbybacken. It’s a manmade hill standing 93 meters above sea level and Stockholm’s most central ski slope, sporting five slopes, two ski lifts and a snow park with jumps and rails. When it’s not covered in snow it’s very popular spot for exercise like interval training and downhill cycling. Take a hike to the top and enjoy panoramic views over Stockholm! 

Address: Hammarby Fabriksväg 111, Stockholm

Views from the Water with Under the Bridges of Stockholm

Stockholm is at its most beautiful when seen from the water. During the sightseeing tour Under the bridges of Stockholm you get to see many of Stockholm’s main districts – fashionable Östermalm, Old Town, trendy Södermalm and the green canals of Kungsholmen.  The tour takes you through the locks between the bay of Saltsjön and Lake Mälaren. The guiding is available in 11 different languages. There is a small café onboard serving drinks and snacks. 

Address: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 11, Stockholm

Skinnarviksberget – Stockholms Highest Natural Viewpoint

Skinnarviksberget is located on Södermalm and is Stockholms highest natural viewpoint. From here you can see all the way from Riddarfjärden to Old Town and City Hall on Kungsholmen. It’s a perfect location for a picnic! 

Address: Skinnarviksberget, Södermalm

Fredhällsklippan – Views from a Popular Swimming Spot

Fredhällsklippan is located on Kungsholmen and is a very popular local swimming spot. From here you can see the island of Reimersholme, Långholmen and Gröndal.

Solstugan is a restaurant with view in Stockholm. Here you can have a coffee or a bite to eat. The restaurant is located at Snoilskyvägen 37 (open May-September). Enjoy the views of Tranebergssundet.

Address: Fredhällsklippan, Kungsholmen 

Hotel Continental’s Bar and Roof Terrace Capital

Located on the 8th floor of Hotel Scandic Continental Stockholm, just opposite the central station, you can find roof top bar Capital. From here you have views over Södermalm and Kungsholmen, as well as the City Hall. On a warm evening you can enjoy the outdoor roof terrace, and on colder days there is an inside sky bar. They specialise in continental cocktails, but also offer a wide variety of beer and wine. Open all year around!

Address: Vasagatan 22, Stockholm

Fjällgatan Viewpoint Stockholm - a Popular Spot

The quaint side street Fjällgatan is located on the vibrant and hip island Södermalm, about 30 meters above the Saltsjön bay as it reaches into Stockholm. Here you enjoy a magical view over the bay with the Old Town, Gamla Stan, and Djurgården, the old royal hunting ground, to your left and the way out to the archipelago on your left. Moreover, Fjällgatan itself with its picturesque wooden houses dating back to the 17th century is a unique sight.

Address: Fjällgatan, Södermalm

List of Restaurants with a View in Stockholm

Map with Stockholm View Points


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