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5 unmissable outdoor activities to try in the Stockholm archipelago this summer

By Ása Steinars

Photo: Henrik Trygg/

It may be Sweden's capital, but Stockholm offers plenty of outdoor adventures to keep you entertained

Stockholm is built across multiple islands in the archipelago which make the city very close to nature. Locals commute by ferries and in summer you’re never far from a beach to go for a swim or a forest for a stroll. With more than 30, 000 islands the archipelago around Stockholm is the perfect place to find solitude and get real close to nature.

Here’s five ways to reconnect with nature in and around Stockholm.