Stockholm Canals, Stockholm

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Explore Stockholm Canals, the scenic waterways that wind through the city and have earned it the title of Venice of the North. Take a boat tour to view historical and natural sights along these canals, such as city hall and the royal palace, or simply walk alongside the waterways at your own pace. Following the canals that have shaped this city and its history, like the famous Göta Canal and Dalsland Canal, is a good way to discover the beauty of Stockholm and its 14 islands. Plan to visit Stockholm Canals and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Stockholm attractions using our Stockholm travel route planner.
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  • Make time for some fun kayaking in the middle of the city in the canals and you will have a lovely experience :) Kayaks are easily available at multiple places along the canal on hourly rental basis.  more »
  • The canal tour gives a good look at many of the major facilities of the city. Very enjoyable The tour goes under many of the bridges and the quide points out and shares information of the many buildin...  more »
  • The best way we've found to see Stockholm: with "vaporetti"--is not the Venice of the North? A quiet regular service accessible MetroCard offers a moment of relaxation and-weather permitting-unforgettable hits an eye. Requires calm, of course.
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