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Islands in Stockholm

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12 islands in Stockholm

Islands in Stockholm
Stockholm archipelago
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The Stockholm archipelago is a magical world of more than 30,000 islands! Some are accessible by boat when the snow melts. The Waxholmsbolaget company offers a 5-day pass to travel between the islands for 30 euros. Moja is one of the largest, measuring about 5 km, and offers many possibilities for walking and cycling. The beaches are quite hard to access, and swimming here isn't really a great ideal. Visit the tourist office in Barg to get ideas for walks and hikes. 1 km long, Blido Island is in the northern part of the archipelago. Here you can stroll and discover ancient temples, the church of Blido for example, which was built in 1859, on the site of a seventeenth century chapel. You can stay the night in Blido Wardhus, a youth hostel. Sanham also has many cultural relics and natural landscapes, as well as offering great swimming. Located at the limit of the archipelago, Uta is a popular destination for a day trip. It has more than 200 permanent residents, and some points to swim. You can rent bicycles, canoes, and boats.
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Island of Utö
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Utö is a small island in the archipelago east of Stockholm. It is a couple of hours by boat from Stockholm, which makes it a perfect place to pass the day. it is famous for its nature and has the oldest mine in Sweden. It also has a windmill that is more than 200 years old. It is an island made for enjoying nature and marvelous views.
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Kungsholmen
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Kungsholmen is an island on Lake Malaren which is northwest of Stockholm. It can be easily explored on foot, and you can take advantage of the boat services between the islands. You can get here by metro or bus, but it can be a bit complicated to get the route right. It's half an hour's walk from Gamla Stan and Slussen main train station. The island is quite large, with two beautiful parks, and is linked to Norrmalm by six bridges. Points of interest include the Stadshuset, home to the Town Hall, built at the beginning of the twentieth century, the palace of justice, the Kristineber palace, and the art deco buildings in the centre of the island. There are also some ultra-functional apartments built in very small spaces. You can easily spend half a day walking around the island, exploring the details of the facades and the churches.
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