Cruises from Stockholm depart in the summer.
This immaculate Swedish city sprawls across more than a dozen islands connected by bridges. The best half-day shore excursions tour Gamla Stan, or old town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and buildings that date to the 17th and 18th centuries. Stops typically include Stortorget Square and its historic stock exchange; the hall where Nobel Laureates are honored; the great warship Vasa; and the Royal Palace to watch the changing of the guard. A trip to Drottningholm Palace, which houses a splendid working 18th-century theater, also is popular.
Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK)
Driving Directions and Parking Information
Freeport Cruise Terminal
115 41 Stockholm, Sweden
Driving from Stockholm Arlanda International Airport: Follow the signs "E4 Stockholm", when you get close to the North area of Stockholm you follow the signs with a symbol of a ship on to Frihamnen. The port is better known as Värtahamnen but the official name is Frihamnen. Upon entering the cruise port the ships docked at Frihamnen will be on your right and the ships docked at Vartahamnen will be on your left.
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