Another Way To Arrive or Depart Stockholm: Cruising The Gota Canal

On June 6, 2012, in Activities, Canal Tours, by Ralph Grizzle

Sailing past Gamla Stan on the world’s oldest passenger ship. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – After an early morning breakfast, my daughter and I rolled our luggage from our hotel to board our ship, the Juno, docked on the waterfront at Stockholm’s Royal Palace. From the hotel to the gangway took only about five minutes. It is […]

Two Perfect Days Stockholm: An Avid Cruiser Feature Video

How do you spend two perfect days in Stockholm before or after your cruise? Avid Cruiser Ralph Grizzle shows you in this 10-minute show. Having trouble viewing the video? Click this link.

Explore Stockholm Using the Hop-On-Hop-Off Boat

If you ask anyone what impresses them most about the Swedish capital of Stockholm, it doesn’t take long for them to mention their love of this city’s pedestrian-friendly nature. With well-groomed streets, narrow laneways and sidestreet shortcuts, getting around on foot is remarkably easy. But what might not be apparent to travellers visiting this fine […]

Two additional ways to get to know Stockholm from the water

On September 28, 2011, in Activities, Archipelago, Canal Tours, City Hall, by alundgren

Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Stockholm is famously built on 14 islands. As a cruise passenger arriving to the Swedish capital, you will of course have experienced Stockholm’s archipelago with its many islands and skerries already before disembarking. Now that you’ve arrived in such a grand way, there’s really only […]

Stockholm Shore Excursion Review for Royal Caribbean Cruise Passengers

With 22 port calls, it is a BIG year for Royal Caribbean International in Stockholm.   Royal Caribbean International, operator of the world’s largest ships, caters to active cruisers looking for adventure on and off their ships. Royal Caribbean will send Jewel of the Seas and Vision of the Seas to Stockholm 22 times between […]

Stockholm Sightseeing: Boat And Bus Tours

Stockholm Sightseeing offers cruise visitors a variety of tours of Sweden’s capital city. Boat Tours One great way to see Stockholm is on a sightseeing boat tour along the city’s quays, and out to nearby islands. In addition to the popular Hop-On-Hop-Off boat tours, allowing cruise visitors the most flexibiliy, there are several others choices. The Royal Canal Tour […]