The Best Parks and Nature Reserves in Stockholm

Sweden, Stockholm Guide (B): The Best Parks and Nature Reserves in Stockholm

Without a doubt, one of the best things about living in Stockholm is its close proximity and access to nature. Not only is the city itself full of greenery, but within a short distance you’ll find lush and expansive pieces land just waiting to be explored. With a vast network of trails and paths, Stockholm is a city that begs its visitors to get out and enjoy a breath of fresh air.

Set at the centre of the city, Djurgården is one of the 14 islands that makes up the Stockholm city centre.

The island itself has a rich history as it was used as a hunting ground by the Swedish Royal Family. Today, Djurgården is home to some of Stockholm’s top attractions including Skansen, Gröna Lund, and the Vasa, Nordiska and Abba Museums.

But wander away from the throngs of tourists and you’ll find yourself at the green heart of the city. Kungliga Djurgården is 27 square kilometres of urban green space. It boasts open fields, rustic woods and plenty of hidden spots to rest and relax in. There’s also an apple orchard, which is a popular hangout spot on sunny summer days. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best Parks and Nature Reserves in Stockholm
Guide Location: Sweden » Stockholm
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Djurgården   Grimsta Nature Reserve   Rålambshovsparken   Tantolunden   Haga Park   Hellasgården  
Author: Kate Slean
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