This massive, indoor food hall is one of my favorite sites in Stockholm. You could spend hours roaming among the fresh seafood, meats and bakery items. There are also a few cafes scattered throughout the building, so come hungry. I really wish Chicago had one of these!
An open-air museum with traditional Swedish homes and operating businesses; kind of like a living museum of Sweden. Skansen Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden; +46 8 442 80 00
I recommend a bike tour around Djurgården. While you’re there, be sure to visit Rosendahls Trädgårdar, a public garden, greenhouse, education center and amazing bakery. Try their cinnamon rolls and be sure to get a “jitterbug,” it was one of the best baked goods I had there. Rosendals Trädgårdar Rosendalsterrassen 12, Stockholm, Sweden; +46 8 … Continued
Rent a bike here, ride it and leave it anywhere in the city. Stockholm City Bikes +46 77 444 24 24 Find a bike near you here.
The restaurant to hit at Skansen, Sweden’s first open air museum and zoo. Restauration Gubbhyllan Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden; +46 8 442 80 00
A carnivore’s dream, Taylor and Jones features a plethora of different types of sausage, made from every meat in the animal kingdom. Taylor and Jones Hantverkargatan 12, 112 21 Stockholm, Sweden; +46 8 651 29 10
Sample fine Swedish cuisine as well as selections from around the world. Hötorget 111 57 Stockholm, Sweden
Tons of fishmongers, bakers, cafes and local beef can be found here. Östermalms Saluhall 114 39 Stockholm, Sweden
The storied bakery features all manner of decadent cakes, chocolate, and exotic pastries. Their cardamom and cinnamon breads are not to be missed! Dessert och Choklad Patentgatan 7, 112 67 Stockholm, Sweden; +46 8 656 20 20
The fresh-baked bread is a revelation and the crunchy biscotti is worth a trip inside. Valhallabageriet Valhallavägen 174, 115 27 Stockholm, Sweden; (+46) 8 662 97 63
“Heritage” cuisine that blends French influence with Swedish tradition. Try the toast skagen or sample wine carefully curated by skilled sommeliers. Riche Birger Jarlsgatan 4, 114 34 Stockholm, Sweden; (+46) 8 545 035 60