2012 Guide to Stockholm Berthing Locations

On December 7, 2011, in Arriving By Ship, Basics, Facts, Frihamnen, Nyhashamn, Ports & Terminals, Stadsgården, Turnarounds, by Aaron Saunders

The Swedish capital of Stockholm offers a wealth of activities, exhibitions and tantalizing sights for the cruise ship passenger coming ashore here during a port of call, or for those lucky few who are able to embark their ship in Sweden’s capital. But unlike many large cities, Stockholm doesn’t just have just one berthing location: […]

Six Ways to Get The Most From Cruising the Stockholm Archipelago

On August 19, 2011, in Archipelago, Arriving By Ship, Attractions, Cruise Companies, Turnarounds, Windstar Cruises, by Aaron Saunders

One of the most spectacular features about cruises departing from the beautiful Swedish capital of Stockholm is surely scenic cruising through the vast Stockholm Archipelago. Stretching more than 60 kilometers to the east of the mainland, the Stockholm Archipelago is the largest archipelago in Sweden, and one of the largest in the Baltic itself.  Shaped […]

Four Tips To Help You Get The Most Of Your Visit To Stockholm

When I stepped off my flight at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport on July 30, I immediately felt “at home,” which was an odd feeling for someone who had only been there a total of 30, perhaps 40 seconds. But when my feet hit the ground at Arlanda, I was impressed by the clean, Scandinavian design of […]

Set Sail from Stockholm aboard Windstar Cruises

On July 20, 2011, in Arriving By Ship, Cruise Companies, Turnarounds, Windstar Cruises, by Aaron Saunders

When you think of the ships of Windstar Cruises, with their sleek white hulls and massive sails, you might picture them alongside the sun-drenched islands of Santorini and Mykonos.  But Windstar thinks their unique combination sail-and-motor-driven cruise ships are just as perfectly suited to the Baltic regions, which is why they’ve committed to the region […]

Vision turns to reality as new cruise center opens in Stockholm

Photo: Stockholm Cruise Center Stadsgården/Wikipedia It’s a win-win situation for cruise passengers and locals alike as the city of Stockholm opens a new terminal close to the city center. For quite some time, representatives of the port of Stockholm have had the vision to bring ships closer to the city center. Some eight years ago […]

Where Do Cruise Ships Dock In Stockholm, Sweden?

Navigating The Port of Stockholm The Port of Stockholm encompasses a large area, providing services to many vessel calls during the busy summer season. Cruise ships will use one of the cruise quays or moorings around the city, either close to Stockholm’s Old Town, Gamla Stan, or just a few miles away near the commercial […]