Stockholm is a distant destination compared to France and air transport is not among the most sustainable modes of transport. If you want to be a responsible tourist, you will have to compete with imagination to offset your carbon footprint. Fortunately Stockholm has been called the greenest city in the world and we will help you find alternative accommodation, eco-friendly establishments and activities without impact on the environment.
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In terms of vacation rentals, there are several options available to you. Either you choose an establishment with an eco-label, to ensure that they respect an ecological approach. Either you prefer to try an alternative and unusual accommodation.
The principle of soft mobility is to find alternatives to polluting transport such as the car! In order to reduce your carbon footprint, we have found ecological travel solutions to visit Stockholm in an ecological way :
The good idea: Visit Stockholm on an electric scooter.
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Hammarby Sjöstad is Stockholm's greenest neighborhood. Originally these are old docks and during their rehabilitation, eco-construction was given priority. You will discover all kinds of ecological initiatives for saving resources, renewable energies and responsible urban management.
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The Swedish mindset is very green in nature. In fact, you can easily combine tradition and ecology. Here are some examples of typical activities in Stockholm, unusual and exotic, all with no impact on the environment:
The good idea: Read a Swedish thriller to get into the groove.
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Do you want to bring back souvenirs and gifts or simply treat yourself, without forgetting your ecological commitments? In Stockholm, anything is possible! We reveal our best addresses for eco-friendly shopping in Stockholm: Vintage shopping in Sofo, the “trendy” district of Södermalm.
You are now ready to be an eco-responsible tourist in Stockholm and we only have to wish you a great Swedish eco-holiday.