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8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 25 May 2019
Scandic No 53
25 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £562 per person
Connect Hotel Stockholm
25 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £334 per person
Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel, Stockholm
25 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £650 per person
Scandic Continental
25 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £682 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 08 Jun 2019
Rygerfjord Hotel & Hostel
08 Jun 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £337 per person
Interhostel
08 Jun 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £338 per person
Best Western Hotel Danderyd
08 Jun 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £486 per person
Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Stockholm
08 Jun 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £1,022 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 14 Jun 2019
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Hotel Tegnerlunden
14 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £146 per person
Hotel Riddargatan
14 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £155 per person
Courtyard by Marriott Stockholm Kungsholmen
14 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £137 per person
Elite Palace Hotel
14 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £134 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 21 Jun 2019
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Scandic Infra City
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £128 per person
Scandic Star Sollentuna
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £123 per person
Scandic Upplands Väsby
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £135 per person
Zleep Hotel Upplands Vasby
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
From £110 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 02 Aug 2019
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Crystal Plaza Hotel
02 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £177 per person
Story Hotel Riddargatan
02 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £179 per person
Best Western Plus Time Hotel
02 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £161 per person
Clarion Collection Hotel Tapto
02 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £177 per person
Hotel ratings in Stockholm
Comfort Hotel Xpress Stockholm Central
Stockholm
From £508 per person
Perfect central spot
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Apr 27, 2019
Dolphinton, United Kingdom
Connect Hotel City
Stockholm
From £418 per person
Really cozy hotel
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Apr 20, 2019
M/S Birger Jarl – Hotel & Hostel
Stockholm
From £383 per person
An interesting place to stay almost in the middle of the most beautiful Stockholm's area
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
Mar 19, 2019
Inowroclaw, Poland
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Flight and hotel Stockholm

A city steeped in history

While Stockholm may be associated with modern design, the city also has an intriguing history. Its Old Town (Gamla Stan), which was built in the mid-13th century, gradually expanded as the city grew in economic importance. With cobbled alleyways and modern constructions side by side, Stockholm’s architecture is a testament to the city's interesting evolution.

Package holidays to Stockholm also promise a geographically diverse adventure. The city is close to Lake Mälaren and the Stockholm archipelago, a cluster of 30,000 small islands that are world famous for their unspoilt beauty.

What to know before you go

Grab affordable package holidays to Stockholm with flights from both London and Manchester. Stockholm is highly accessible and boasts four airports, the main one being Stockholm Arlanda (ARN), which is a 20-minute train ride to the centre. You’ll arrive in Stockholm one hour ahead of UK time, and likely breeze through security since UK nationals do not require a visa when travelling to Sweden. The official language in Stockholm is Swedish, but English is widely spoken.

You will need krona, Sweden's official currency, to splash your cash during city breaks to Stockholm. ATMs are aplenty but be aware that Swedes are strong advocates of a cashless society, so you may be expected to pay with your debit or credit card.

When's best for city breaks in Stockholm?

As with the UK, the best time for a weekend in Stockholm is summer. The days are long and warm with average temperatures of 16–18°C. Winter, the coldest period, sees temperatures below 0. However, if you're seeking festive Scandinavian vibes, this is a lovely time to book a flight to and hotel in Stockholm.

Any weekend in Stockholm guarantees fun and the chance to discover new experiences. Amid cute Christmas markets, December brings Lucia Day, a celebration full of candlelit processions, saffron buns and mulled wine. In summer, Stockholm hosts Parkteatern, a free outdoor theatre festival that began in 1942. On the 6th of June, there’s Sweden’s National Day, which is popular with visitors hoping to glimpse the Swedish royal family attending Stockholm’s open-air Skansen museum in their traditional yellow and blue dress.

Art, photography and music

Stockholm is known for its dynamic art scene and thriving bars. Many visitors love Stockholm purely for its healthy obsession with contemporary photography and politically motivated art. Fotografiska is particularly popular – not only for showcasing up-and-coming and unique artists and photographers but because its hip top-floor café offers some of the most exquisite views of the city.

Stockholm's nightlife is also one of the city's top attributes. Clubs such as The Soap Bar and Sturecompagniet attract upbeat crowds, while travellers and locals those looking to relax with scrummy tapas and gorgeous panoramic views head to Mosebacketerrassen.

What else should you do in Stockholm?

Stockholm, otherwise known as 'Venice of the North', comprises 14 islands on the banks of the archipelago where Lake Mälaren joins the Baltic Sea. The nearness of the water makes Stockholm a top choice for nature lovers. While the charms of the archipelago are less than an hour's train away from the city centre, there's also a number of family-friendly beaches closer to town, such as those on Långholmen island. If a beach day doesn’t tickle your fancy, there are several other options:

  • Feel like a true Scandi and indulge in fika (coffee and cake).
  • Wander the picturesque streets of Gamla Stan.
  • Shop like a local at boutiques such as Nitty Gritty, Hope and Whyred.
  • Stroll around trendy Södermaln (known as SoFo).
  • Admire the cherry blossoms in the King’s Garden.

Meatballs and more

Although Swedish food is so much more than meatballs and herring, you really must try these local favourites when you’re in Stockholm. For fresh fare, check out Östermalms Saluhall, an indoor food market that’s been around since 1888. The stalls are overflowing with traditional Swedish cuisine, and the setting is beautiful.

If you’re after a decadent supper, Esperanto offers Swedish-Japanese fusion dishes against a luxurious backdrop of an old theatre. Meat lovers should head to Rolfs Kök to try some its legendary sticky pork, or Shahrzad, which serves up fragrant Persian dishes.

What to take back to remember your trip

After sorting your flight to and hotel to Stockholm, take inspiration from our go-to list of typical and charming gifts to look out for while you're in Sweden:

  • Lovikka mittens handmade in the north of Sweden.
  • Cloudberry jam, a typical accompaniment to Swedish desserts.
  • Snaps, a Swedish classic for a tipsy night.
  • Saltlakrits, a salty Nordic variety of liquorice.