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Top things to do in Stockholm this autumn


Activities in the city, archipelago and Lake Mälaren

Make the most out of the wonderful early autumn days and treat yourself, your family and friends to a brand new experience in Stockholm. We have listed our top eight tips of things to do in Stockholm – excursions and experiences in the city, archipelago and Lake Mälaren.

Precautions for preventing Corona

At Stromma we continue to make arrangements to reduce the risk of the virus spreading – we have reduced the number of passengers onboard and whilst hygiene and cleanliness is always a top priority, we have made making an additional effort to make sure all spaces hosting passengers are cleaned even more frequently.  It’s important that both our guests and staff feel safe and secure onboard our boats. If you would like to read more about the adaptations we have made, you can see them all here.  

Evening shrimp cruise with beautiful views

Enjoy an all-inclusive shrimp buffet with the best views of Stockholm and the archipelago. The evening starts with a glass of sparkling wine on the sundeck, and then you will sit down and enjoy a shrimp buffet with classic accompaniments served straight to your table. During the evening we will make a short stop at historical Vaxholm Kastell, where you can stretch your legs and enjoy a short a stroll around the island. To finish off the evening we highly recommend something tasty from the ship’s dessert menu. 

Departs from: Nybrokajen, berth 10

Archipelago tour with the best views in Stockholm

If you are looking to experience the best views in Stockholm the Archipelago Tour with guide is the perfect cruise for you. Onboard there is a guide that will tell you fascinating facts about the archipelago and the sights you pass. Onboard there is a cafeteria where you can buy coffee, cakes, sandwiches and snacks.

Departs from: Strandvägen, berth 15

Sightseeing by boat – Royal Canal Tour & Under the Bridges of Stockholm

Sightseeing by boat is the perfect way to experience Stockholm – it’s a great activity for both locals and tourists alike. Seeing the city from the water is a must this autumn! 
The Royal Canal Tour takes you through the canal and round the beautiful island of Djurgården. It has just been awarded ”Travellers’ Choice Winner 2020” by Tripadvisor and the guiding is available in 11 different languages.   
Another popular sightseeing tour is “Under the Bridges of Stockholm”, which shows you all the different parts of Stockholm from the water. The tour will take you under 12 different bridges and through the locks between the bay of Saltsjön and Lake Mälaren. This guiding of this tour is also available in 11 languages.  

Departs from: Strömkajen

Popular brunch cruise in the archipelago

Enjoy one of the best brunches in Stockholm onboard elegant ship S/S Stockholm. Here you can enjoy a delicious brunch buffet filled with great seasonal produce, classic brunch favourites and tasty desserts. The brunch cruise takes you through the archipelago and offers some of the best views in Stockholm. To avoid queuing each table will take turns to go up to the buffet and plates and cutlery are changed often. We have also reduced the number of passengers on board.

Departs from: Strandvägen, berth 16

Boat trip to Drottningholm Palace

A visit to a world heritage site is a must to check off on your bucket list. The cruise to Drottningholm Palace departs from Klara Mälarstrand and takes you through the beautiful Lake Mälaren. Drottningholm Palace offers a tranquil environment with luscious palace park with beautiful landscape design, a historic theatre and artful Chinese pavilion – a perfect daytrip! 

Departs from: Klara Mälarstrand, berth 5 

Dinner cruise along the quays   

Enjoy the best views of Stockholm, good food and fantastic service onboard grand archipelago ship S/S Stockholm. The menu has been carefully composed with special attention to locally sourced produce and green elements – there is something to suit all tastes! The bar onboard the ship is open prior to departure so that you can enjoy a drink in the historical salons before dinner. 

Departs from: Strandvägen, berth 16

Lunch in the archipelago onboard the Cinderella boats

Treat yourself, friends, family or a colleague to a lunch cruise in the archipelago – surely there is nothing better than a delicious lunch with stunning views? The boat departs from central Stockholm and takes you all the way through out to the furthest parts of the archipelago and back. You will pass idyllic islands such as Möja, Grinda, Södra Ingmarsö and Finnhamn. In the restaurant you can choose from a carefully composed à la carte menu.

Departs from: Strandvägen, berth 14 

Experience Birka the Viking City

Feel like a viking for a day – take the boat out to the Viking island of Birka and discover the reconstructed Viking village, join a guided tour, visit the museum and grab something to eat in the Viking restaurant Särimner. Don’t miss the new exhibition “Buried at Birka” where some of the people found in graves at Birka are brought to life through photographs with reconstructions of their grave gifts and clothing. This a Viking experience you won’t forget!

Departs from: Klara Mälarstrand, berth 5

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