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Stockholm

In spite of its recent existence, compared to other European cities, Stockholm is filled with cultural and historical traces that make it unforgettable. The islands that compose it and its living museums made of green spaces, confirm this idea of a city with a high quality of living and, of course, highly organized.

Sweden’s capital is often compared to Venice because of being composed by small islands that are separated by canals. But in Stockholm one doesn’t use the gondola to go from canal to canal. Green spaces, boats and luxury cars, palaces and castles make up the city’s landscape, which is the country’s capital since 1634 and was only founded around the 13th century. This means that it is of recent history, compared to other European cities, which you can tell, amongst other things, by its architecture. One shouldn’t think, nevertheless, that this should dissuade you from a touristic visit. On the contrary, Stockholm has history, culture, quality of life and is well organized. The summer is the best season for a visit, since the winters are frozen (even the canals) and fill every corner of the city with snow. Besides that, for those not used to it, it can be confusing having days of only four hours of sun. From July on, everything changes. The sun sets after ten in the evening and the clarity makes it seem like the day never ends. It’s the ideal season to take advantage of the green spaces and street cafés.