Guide to renting a holiday home in Stockholm and the surrounding area
Stockholm is a vibrant city famous for its excellent nightclubs and terracotta coloured buildings. Situated by the blue waters of Lake Mälaren, the capital of Sweden is located in the heart of the Stockholm Archipelago which is comprised of 24,000 islands.
A holiday home in Stockholm and the surrounding area
Travellers who book a holiday home, holiday rental or holiday apartment in Stockholm and the surrounding area will be pleased to discover that many, such as those at Vaxholm, are located close to a river or a lake. A holiday rental in Stockholm's old town, Gamla Stan, is a popular choice among holidaymakers. The historical heart of the city is a maze of well preserved cobbled streets flanked by colourful buildings, souvenir shops, restaurants and cafes. Visit the Royal Palace, which was built in the 18th century, and the Great Church, one of the oldest buildings in the city. Stockholm is also home to more than 70 museums and many art galleries. Book a holiday house and pay a visit to the ABBA Museum, the Nobel Museum or the Vasa Museum, the home of a beautifully preserved 17th century warship rescued from the harbour. The Stockholm Metro, also known as the ‘longest art exhibition in the world’, makes it easy to get around the city. You will find many holiday rental opportunities that will give you the flexibility to explore the surroundings. Visit the old villages and castles of Gripsholm and Uppsala or rent a holiday apartment or a holiday house and spend the day canoeing or swimming around the Stockholm Archipelago.
The best time to visit Stockholm
Stockholm is one of the sunniest cities in the region with over 1800 hours of sunshine per year. Most travellers choose to rent a holiday home during summertime when temperatures range from 20°C to 25°C or even 30°C. Between May and August, holidaymakers can enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities. Stockholm and the surrounding area is an ideal place to rent a holiday house and discover the hidden charms of the region.