292. Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden

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Why

The Langholmen island is one of the many islands that make up Stockholm. This one actually used to house the prison until just 1974. Today, its a place to have picnics, go swimming and boating and take long walks.

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Paisundet

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Paisundet

Where

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden is one of the many islands that are a part of the city of Stockholm. It’s within walking distance of the main center of Norrmalm and connected by a bridge To Kungsholmen, another island. It lies to the west of the city center.

How To Get Here

By Train

The Stockholm Metro has service no service to this island. You can however take the train to Kungsholmen and walk, but you’re better off just walking from the city center and enjoy the view on your way there.

By Plane

There are four airports serving this city:

Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN), Stockholm-Bromma (BMA), Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) and Stockholm Västerås Airport (VST). The Flygbussarna will take you into the city from there.

Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Flygbussarna bus to the airports

Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Flygbussarna bus to the airports

The following airlines has service to Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN):

AccessRail (9B), Aegean Airlines (A3), Aeroflot (SU), Air Arabia Maroc (3O), Air Berlin (AB), Air China (CA), Air France (AF), Air India (AI), Air Serbia (JU), AirBaltic (BT), Atlasglobal (KK), Austrian Airlines (OS), Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2), Blue Air (0B), British Airways (BA), Croatia Airlines (OU), Czech Airlines (OK), Delta Air Lines (DL), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Emirates (EK), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Eurowings (EW), Finnair (AY), Germania (ST), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), Icelandair (FI), Iran Air (IR), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), LOT Polish (LO), Links Air (W2), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Luxair (LG), Monarch Airlines (ZB), Neos Air (NO), NextJet (2N), Norwegian Air (D8), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Nouvelair (BJ), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Qatar Airways (QR), Royal Air Morac (AT), SAS (SK), Singapore Airlines (SQ), SunExpress (XQ), Swiss Airlines (LX), TAP Portugal (TP), Tarom (RO), Thai Airways (TG), Transavia (HV), Turkish Airlines (TK), Ukraine International (PS), United Airlines (UA), Vueling (VY), Wow Air (WW) and Zagrosjet (Z4).

 

The following airlines has service to Stockholm Bromma Airport (BMA):

Braathens Regional (TF), British Airways (BA), Brussels Airlines (SN) and Finnair (AY).

 

The following airlines has service to Stockholm Skavsta Airport (NYO):

Arkia (IZ), Ryanair (FR) and Wizz Air (W6).

 

Stockholm-Västerås Airport (VST) is served by Ryanair (FR).




By Bus

There are several bus companies that serves the city from other cities in Europe.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Bike

You could rent a bike and ride around the island like the locals do.

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - local riding a bike across the Vasterbron bridge

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – local riding a bike across the Vasterbron bridge

Where To Stay

There is a hostel in the building of the old prison. If you need other accommodations, you have to stay either in the city center or neighboring islands.

There is a Marriott Courtyard on the island of Kungsholmen and it sits just outside the main park. There’s also a Clarion Hotel Amaranten, Hotel Aldoria and First Hotel Fridhemsplan as well.

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Marriott Courtyard on Kungsholmen

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Marriott Courtyard on Kungsholmen

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

The are places to eat on the island or you can walk into the center of Stockholm and get pretty much whatever kind of food you desire. You can also enjoy a view of the island while having a meal.

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Enjoying the view of the island

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Enjoying the view of the island

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

This is a very beautiful island. You can head over and have a picnic, take a boat ride.

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Paisundet

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Paisundet

Use the Västerbron bridge to get to the island.

Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Västerbron Bridge

Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Västerbron Bridge

Check out the Parks on the island.

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Park on the island

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Park on the island

 

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden - Paisundet

Langholmen, Stockholm, Sweden – Paisundet

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

Additional Information

Language: Swedish

Currency: Swedish krona (SEK)

Visit Sweden Tourism Board

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