Cultivated capital since the 13th century
Stockholm is said to have been found in 1252 and is located between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea is built on 14 islands. One third of the central Stockholm area consists of water which explains why Stockholm is often called the “Venice of the North”.
Strolling around and enjoying the ambience of the city is a perfect way to explore the magnificent heights of Söder and Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s key attraction.
Stockholm is multinational, which is explained by its long history going back to the Thirteenth Century and explains the peoples openness and friendliness.