Stockholm (Nynashamn), Sweden
The small rocky harbor of Nynashamn is your gateway port to Stockholm, the "Capital of Scandinavia." The city began life over seven centuries ago as a Viking stronghold built on the island of Gamla Stan. Today, Stockholm covers 14 separate islands and is interwoven with bays, channels and inlets. The city skyline is a sea of copper roofs grown green with patina, towers, spires and graceful cupolas stand sentinel over the historic Old Town (Gamla Stan). A city of nearly a million people, Stockholm is one of the world's most beautiful, clean, and orderly metropolises.
With a history stretching over seven centuries, Stockholm is not just a beautiful city but also Sweden's center of art and culture.
Note: Your ship will anchor in Nynashamn and use launches to transport all passengers ashore.
Points of Interest
- Gamla Stan
- Vasa Museum
- Royal Palace
- City Hall
- Stockholm Ice Bar
- Ösmo Church
- Outdoor Adventure
More about Stockholm (Nynashamn), Sweden Points of Interest
Gamla Stan is one of the largest and best-preserved medieval city centers in Europe, boasting a wealth of pedestrian-friendly streets lined with stores full of handicrafts, antiques, art galleries and cafés.
The Vasa Museum was built to house the Vasa, a 226-foot-long warship that sank on its maiden voyage in the middle of Stockholm in 1628. Today, it's the most visited museum in Scandinavia.
Once home to the King of Sweden, the Royal Palace is one of the largest palaces in Europe with over 600 rooms and several museums.
The Royal Armoury houses a collection of different items including clothes, horse carriages and more which has belonged to different royalties over the centuries.
Stockholm City Hall, with its spire featuring the golden Three Crowns, unique art treasures and magnificent banquettes, is one of the most famous silhouettes in the city and a popular tourist attraction.
Stockholm Ice Bar
The world's first permanent ice bar is kept at a crisp 23°F all year round. The interior, including the spectacular glasses, is made of pure, clear ice from the Torne River in northern Sweden.
This 12th-century church, one of the oldest in Sweden, is also noted for the murals created by famous church painter Albertus Pictor.
Stockholm has one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world. Stretching about 150 miles long and 50 miles wide, this spectacular seaway consists of no fewer than 24,000 islands, islets and rocks and has been a source of inspiration for many of Sweden's authors and artists.