Tourist Information and City Guides

Advice and tips for things to do and see and places to see for your time before/after your experiences with us, including city guides and general tourist information.

How to Travel from Stockholm Arlanda Airport into Stockholm City

How to Travel from Stockholm Arlanda Airport into Stockholm City. Photo: Niki, Nature Travels.

For many of our outdoor adventures in Sweden, Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) will be the arrival point for onward travel by train or domestic flight (we hope you’ll choose the train!). There are two other outlying airports, Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) and Stockholm Västerås (VST), both approx. 90 minutes from Stockholm and served by Ryanair, but Arlanda

What To Do in Stockholm

What to do in Stockholm.

Sofia from Nature Travels shares her top tips for enjoying Sweden’s capital, the “Venice of the North”. I grew up in a small town Waxholm (also spelt Vaxholm), a 45-minute bus ride from Stockholm, and have spent many days shopping, meeting friends and hanging out around the capital. These are my tips for what not

Five Things I Loved About My First Visit To Stockholm

Stockholm old town

Kat joined Niki from Nature Travels on a recent trip to Stockholm and she tells us what she loved about the place! Before I travelled to Stockholm a few weeks ago, I knew very little about it. What I discovered once I arrived was that it was a beautiful, welcoming city with lots to experience.

What To Do With A Day In Helsinki

What to do with a day in Helsinki.

Bob from the Nature Travels team spends a day exploring Finland’s capital in May as part of his visit to some of our new experiences in Finland. Twelve Hours in Helsinki The night train from Oulu (on which I had spent a restful night in unaccustomed luxury, in a private cabin with en-suite shower and

Six Things to Do in Helsinki

When travelling to Finland, Helsinki is often on people’s list of places to visit, whether that be for a short stopover en route elsewhere or for a longer city break. Helsinki is a vibrant and interesting city offering a wide range of activities depending on how much time you have to spare and your budget.

Travelling by Night Train in Sweden

Travelling by night train in Sweden.

The information below applies primarily to travel on Swedish night trains (www.sj.se), but much of the article is also applicable to train travel in Finland (with www.vr.fi) or Norway (www.nsb.no). Have you booked one of our dog sledding, ski touring, canoeing or hiking experiences in the far north of Sweden? If so, you’re probably considering

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