Surely you’ve heard that sightseeing in Stockholm is expensive, and it may, depending on what you compare it with. Therefore, here there are some tips to save some money and enjoy this wonderful city.
Public transport card Yes or no?
This point is important because in principle it will depend on where you stay and the airport you arrive at. Why do I tell you this?
If your flight arrives at the Arlanda Airport, public transport will undoubtedly be the cheapest option. But if you arrive at the Skavsta Airport, the best option will be the buses from the Flygbussarna company. Anyway, do not forget to read our post “How to get to the center of Stockholm from the airport?” To choose the best option according to your case.
LOW-COST activities in Stockholm
1) Visit The longest Art Gallery in the world
If you are staying in the center of the city, you will not need to take a public transport pass to move, although it is advisable to buy a simple ticket (valid for 75 minutes) to visit the longest Art Gallery in the world. An activity that will cost you little and you can travel how many metro stations you want as long as you do not exit the stations and combine the lines internally.
2) Take a boat trip
The Public Transport boats are a good option to discover the city from another perspective, and you do not have an additional cost, that is, you can use them with the same ticket.
3) Visit the markets of Hötorget and Östermalm and try some of the typical Swedish meals.
4) Discover the incredible stories that lie behind the most emblematic buildings of the city with our Free Tours Stockholm in English.
5) Take a Fika in some small cafe on the island of Södermalm and eat a delicious piece of pie, or a cinnamon roll freshly baked.
6) See the sunset from the Monteliusvägen viewpoint and take the best pictures of Stockholm.
7) Visit some of the Free Museum in Stockholm.
Some of the museums with free admission to this day are: The Army Museum (Armémuseum), The Ethnography Museum (Etnografiska museet), The History Museum (Historiska Museet), The Museum of the Royal Armory, The Modern Museum (Modern Museet), The Mediterranean Museum (Medelhavsmuseet) and The Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet).
Oh! Keep in mind that many of the Museums that today are free will no longer be free from 01/04/2019. That’s why we recommend checking it on their websites.