Situated on the shores of Lovön, lies the UNESCO listed Drottningholm Palace a worthwhile destination even if you are just in Stockholm for a long weekend. This well-preserved royal palace was built by the father and son architect team Tessin in the 1600s. Enjoy your time walking the beautiful palace gardens and seeing the Chinese Pavilion. The southern wing of the palace is the permanent home of Their Majesties the King and Queen but guests can visit the rest of the palace and the grounds year round.
Distance to Drottningholm Palace
- From Stockholm Arlanda Airport via E4: 28 miles, about 40 minutes
- From Stockholm Central Train Station via Route 261: 8.2 miles, about 25 minutes
- From Stockholm Odenplan via Route 261: 7 miles, about 25 minutes
Take a day trip to the quaint town of Sigtuna, which was the historic capital of Swede from the 10th through 13th centuries. While in the area you can check out Rune stones and other Viking era artifacts or spend time in nature.
Distance to Sigtuna
- From Stockholm Arlanda Airport via Route 263: 11 miles, about 20 minutes
- From Stockholm Central Train Station via E4: 30 miles, about 40 minutes
- From Stockholm Östermalm via E4: 31 miles, about 45 minutes