Beautiful city, compared to a star on the northern borders of Europe, come and visit Stockholm with your family! It is an ideal destination to introduce children to Scandinavian culture and develop their openness to the world, make them dream by listening to the history of the Vikings, amaze them in front of the northern lights... We guide you in this surprising city, where the children are kings!
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Museums allow you to immerse yourself in the culture of a country. They show you the life of yesteryear, the skills and trades of yesteryear. They tell you about the legends and customs of a people. In Stockholm, museums go to great lengths to appeal to young audiences. However, some are more suitable than others, due to the chosen theme or scenography.
Have you walked a lot, are you tired? Come take a Fika break with the children! Taste the traditional pastries that you enjoy over a cup of tea or coffee, it's invigorating. Read our article on the best cafes for a Fika break in Stockholm.
There are several tourist sites very popular with children and therefore parents who accompany them. Some Stockholm museums combine knowledge and games, others allow them to try out new experiences or activities. There are also specifically family-friendly tourist sites. Here are our good places to play, laugh and discover together:
During the summer, Stockholm has no shortage of activities, some of which you cannot imagine in a northern city. How about taking a bath in the Baltic Sea? Right in the center of Stockholm, there are beautiful beaches, sand, rocks, or lawns... where you can let your toddlers make pies and wade in the Baltic. Make up your mind quickly and early, they are taken by storm and places are expensive!
More classic but so exotic, the parks and gardens of Stokholm are very beautiful, spacious and well equipped. In particular, the Rålambshov Park is a park dedicated to recreation, with play areas, sports grounds and large alleys for running, cycling or scootering. You will also have very pleasant picnics on its large lawns. Whether in the heart of the city or outside, each of these parks is a natural bubble, with an atmosphere of its own.
In winter, do not miss a boat trip, or even an icebreaker to show them the power of these floating devices. This city which is nicknamed " the star of the north " also offers you a dazzling spectacle: the northern lights. Yes, yes, you can see it in Stockholm, it depends on the weather conditions, and it will always be in winter.
Stockholm offers many other unusual activities in winter , to consult in our article on this subject (fr). Also read our article on the parks and gardens of Stockholm, to know these islands of greenery and to know where to put your tablecloth for the picnic!
Adolescents are a demanding audience. To interest them, make them dream and distract them, we offer you a small adapted selection.
Here is our selection of family tourist sites in Stockholm which comes to an end. It is not exhaustive and you will discover many other activities to satisfy your curiosity, have fun and cultivate you as a family.