A City Trip to Stockholm

A City Trip to Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (B)

As dawn breaks over the Baltic Sea, the charming panorama of Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s old town emerges through the porthole of the historical three-mast AF Chapman anchored along the shores of Skeppsholmen Island, one of the many in the Stockholm Archipelago. Once a British-born steel-sailing vessel that traversed the globe, it now stands proud as a unique accommodation, offering travelers a distinctive experience since its transformation in 1949 by the Swedish navy. The snug officer’s cabin, adorned with original wood fixtures, provides a cozy retreat, showcasing the meticulous craftsmanship of boat architects who maximize every inch for comfort. Outside, the Swedish capital awaits exploration…

What a better way to start a lovely and long spring day at 59° North like many health-conscious locals: a morning run through Djurgården Park!

Leaving the island of Skeppsholmen and its painted wooden houseboats and well-maintained sailboats, the scenic running route passes along the trendy Östermalm’s beach clubs that are still sleepy in the early morning despite the cries of seagulls. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A City Trip to Stockholm
Guide Location: Sweden » Stockholm
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Marcella Van Alphen
Read it on Author's Website: https://bestregardsfromfar.com/2015/04/27/stockholm-citytrip/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Skansen
  • Djurgården Park
  • Gamla Stan
  • Södermalm
  • Fjällgatan
  • Montelius
  • Patricia's
  • Hötorgshallen
  • AF Chapman
  • Strandvägen
  • the Skansen Open Air Museum
  • Stortorget
  • Kungliga Slotten
  • The Vasa Museum

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