Snapshot: Stockholm

Snapshot: Stockholm
  • Just what you need for the best of Stockholm and surroundings
  • In-depth, Rick-tested advice on Stockholm's best sights, hotels, restaurants, and nightlife
  • Includes Uppsala day trip and full coverage of Stockholm's archipelago
  • Easy-to-read maps

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What's Included

Rick Steves Snapshot: Stockholm contains the complete chapters on this city and its day trips, excerpted from Rick's full-length Scandinavia guidebook — and leaves out the chapters on other Scandinavian destinations. So if all you want is Stockholm and what's nearby, this compact Snapshot guide delivers everything you'll need to know — for about half the price and half the bulk.

  • Practicalities
    • ​Getting around Stockholm by subway, bus, and tram
    • Advice on planning your time and avoiding lines
    • Easy-to-follow maps
  • Recommended Sights and Activities
    • ​From the Skansen open-air folk museum to the Vasa Museum to the Millesgården sculpture park, and beyond
  • Self-Guided Walks
    • Old Town (Gamla Stan)
    • Stockholm's modern city
  • Recommended Hotels and Restaurants
  • Sights Near Stockholm
    • Drottingham Palance
    • Sigtuna
    • Uppsala
  • Stockholm's Archipelago
    • Vaxholm, including self-guided walk
    • Grinda
    • Svartsö
    • Sandhamn, including self-guided tour
  • And More
    • Sidebars on Stockholm's history and culture
    • Handy Swedish survival phrases
    • Basic tips on managing money, communicating, reserving rooms, handling emergencies, and other helpful hints

Product Details

Author(s): Rick Steves
Dimensions: 8" x 4 ½" x ¼"
Weight: 5 oz
Pages: 127
Publication date: November 2021 (excerpted from Rick Steves Scandinavia, 16th edition)

Is This the Right Book for Me?

Should I get this Snapshot guide in addition to Rick's full-length Scandinavia guidebook?

Nope! Our Snapshot guides are simply excerpted chapters from our full-length guidebooks. Snapshot: Stockholm covers the exact same topics as the Stockholm and Stockholm's Archipelago chapters of Rick Steves Scandinavia — the same hotels, same restaurants, same sightseeing information, same everything.

Updates and Feedback

Latest updates: When we learn of critical changes to the information in our guidebooks on Sweden, we post them. (Of course, it's still smart to reconfirm critical transportation and sightseeing details locally.) Armed with a Rick Steves guidebook and these late-breaking updates, you're set for a great trip!

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