Attractions in Stockholm
Stockholm is the biggest city and capital of Sweden, which is located in the northern parts of Europe. Sweden is the 21st most visited country in the world. The tourists come to the country to admire the beautiful nature, empty roads and fascinated capital city full of interesting museums, art galleries and music. Stockholm is inhabited by nearly 900,000. In fact, the total population of the country is also quite small – there live only 9.8 million of inhabitants. At present, more and more travellers are interested in knowing the country better and as a result, there are provided numerous inexpensive plane tickets to Sweden.
The museum with a ship
In Stockholm, on Djurgarden island is placed a maritime museum. The museum displays the complete warship named Vasa which sank in 1628. However, the ship is not the only exhibit in the museum- the visitors will have an opportunity to see the model of the ship and other interesting things related to the ship. The Vasa museum is visited by more than million of travellers annually and it is the most popular museum in Scandinavia. The building of the museum is also unusual and it attracts the travellers who want to find out what is hidden inside.
The special place for every music fans
Sweden is a home of ABBA, one of the most popular music group of the 1970s. The band was established in Stockholm and since May 2013, the band has its own museum. The museum has a large collection of costumes and other interesting artefacts which were donated by the group members. The museum is also an interactive place with audio and video points where the visitors can listen and watch ABBA's songs. There are also videos from their concert tours.
What is more, every visitor has an opportunity to give a concert with the band which will be recorded and available online. The fans of the band will be delighted to see the virtual journey which they can take with ABBA in their museum. The journey gives the possibility to see the history of the band starting from the Eurovision Song Contest which turned out to be successful for group in 1974. There are also many interesting videos taken from their studios and their houses. It is a perfect place for every ABBA's fan. The museum is situated near Grona Lund theme park, on the Djurgarden island.
The open-air museum in Stockholm
The travellers who stay in Stockholm should definitely visit Skansen – the Sconce which is the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden.
The place can be found on Djurgarden island where the majority of tourist attractions are located. The museum was established in 1891 by Arthur Hazelius who wanted to show people how the rural life looked like. During the times, Sweden took part in various changes and the rural landscape was not seen often. The museum is a replica of 19th century town. In the zoo are kept Scandinavian animals, such as bisons, brown bears, grey seals and a lot more. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sweden and it is visited by over 1.3 holidaymakers every year.
Flight from Krakow to Stockholm
A lot of travellers who visit Poland want to travel also to other destinations. Fortunately, LOT Polish Airlines has provided a few connections between Poland and Sweden, one of them are scheduled flights from Krakow to Stockholm. Stockholm is a capital city of Sweden which is located in the northern regions of Europe. The city provides a lot of tourist attractions for every traveller. The most popular sights noteworthy to visit are The Vasa Museum, The ABBA Museum and the Skyview.
Everything you need to know about the flight from Krakow to Stockholm
The flight lasts about 1 hour and 40 minutes and it starts at Krakow Balice John Paul II International Airport. The flight is operated by LOT Polish Airlines on Embraer 175. The passengers have to posses a valid ID card or a passport to be accepted on board for travel to Sweden. There are not required any additional documents.
On board of Embraer 175
The flight from Krakow to Stockholm is operated on Embraer 175. It is a safe plane which you can trust. What is more, the fleet provided by LOT is at the highest level and meet the needs of every traveller. Embraer 175 is a longer version of Embraer 170 which also operates flights under the wings of LOT. The aircraft is mainly used for domestic as well as long distance flights. The plane is designed for 82 passengers. The aircraft has an interesting seat configuration. There is only available 2+2 seat configuration, there are no available middle seats. Moreover, during purchasing the plane tickets to Sweden, the passengers are able to choose seats in one of three classes. The classes provided in LOT aircraft are business class, economy plus and economy.
Although the flight does not take a long time, there is a possibility to make a use of some facilities provided by the airlines. The passengers have unlimited access to popular TV series, latest films and music of many kinds. What is more, there is also available in-flight magazine called Kaleidoscope which is published by LOT since 1979. The magazine presents many interesting articles about LOT, Poland and business.
At the destination airport
The flight from Krakow to Stockholm finishes after one hour and forty minutes at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, terminal 5. The airport is placed 37 kilometres (23 miles) from Stockholm and 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Uppsala. The travellers who are interested in knowing Stockholm better and visit the city centre, have many possibilities to do it. The most popular and the fastest ways are taxis and trains. However, trains are considered to be the fastest ways of getting to the city centre – the journey to Stockholm lasts only 20 minutes.
There are also buses and coaches which also go to the city centre, but they stop at Stockholm Central Station where the passengers can change for the further journey by train and in Stockholm County. When it comes to taxi, the taxi companies provide door-to-door services which are the most convenient for the majority of travellers.
Transfer from Stockholm Airport
The majority of travellers who visit Sweden land at Stockholm Airport – called Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The airport is situated close to two cities – Uppsala and Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden. The airport is located 37 kilometres (23 miles) from Stockholm and 40 kilometres
(25 miles) from Uppsala. Getting to one of those cities from the airport is not very complicated and does not take much time. The most convenient method of travelling from Stockholm Airport. The majority of travellers who are exhausted after long and tiring flight choose airport transfer by car with door-to-door service. It is the easiest way of getting from the airport, directly to the hotel. At the airports are provided companies which provide only airport transfer.
What is more, the passengers can book the transfer online and when they leave the plane, the car and the driver will wait for them. All the passengers who are interested in this kind of ground transportation, should visit the website of professional transfer companies and contact them before the journey starts. At the website is frequently prepared simple form which should be filled in by providing the necessary information, such as name, number of flight and the day of arrival. The staff will track the flight and the driver will be dispatched on time at the airport to meet you and drive you to the destination place.
The journey to Stockholm city centre by train
The train transport in Stockholm is well-developed. What is more, the airport has its own train station (Arlanda Central Station) and trains
(The Arlanda Express). The Arlanda Express provides the quickest transfer from the airport to Stockholm Central Station – the journey takes only 20 minutes. The trains leave the airport non-stop and the tickets can be purchased at the information desk at the airport or at ticket machines which are located in the terminals.
The airport is also served by commuter trains which leave the airport from the Arlanda Central Station and go to Stockholm and Uppsala.
The journey to Stockholm lasts about 40 minutes and to Uppsala about 20 minutes. The tickets can be obtained at SL and UL sales points and at the Arlanda Central Station. While being at the airport you can get into a long distance train without any additional changes. Every day, from Arlanda Central Station leaves more than 70 long distance trains to various regions of Sweden.
Bus shuttle from Stockholm Arlanda Airport
From the airport leaves also buses to Stockholm city centre. The buses leave airport from City Terminal Bus Station every 20 minutes.
The journey to the city centre lasts about 30 minutes. The bus is equipped with electric outlets which are provided at every seat. They are perfect to charge mobile phones or laptops. What is more, the passengers have also an access to Wi-Fi. The tickets to the city centre can be purchased at the terminal, at the ticket machines located at the airport and the bus station as well as online.
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