Have you ever dreamt of wandering through a city where modernity seamlessly blends with centuries-old charm? Welcome to Stockholm – a vibrant tapestry of culture, cuisine, and captivating sights waiting to be explored. Whether you are craving a steaming cup of coffee in a cozy café or yearning to stroll through historic streets steeped in Nordic history, this guide is your passport to uncovering the soul of Sweden’s capital.



Decorated for New Years Eve Dinner
Cocktail: Amaretto Sour

Are you looking to spoil yourself with a high quality dinner in a luxurious setting in the heart of Stockholm? 

Step into the historic ambiance of Bonnie’s, located at Bank Hotel, where the grandeur of the old banking hall comes to life under the expansive glass roof. Indulge in a culinary journey as you savour their diverse international menu, crafted with thoughtfully chosen seasonal ingredients. 

Bonnie’s also earned the esteemed Business Restaurant of the Year award, showcasing its culinary excellence and successful dining concept. So, whether you are on a small weekend getaway to Stockholm, or you’re thinking about celebrating New Year’s Eve in Stockholm as I did, Bonnie’s offers an ideal setting for a sophisticated dinner to ring in the new year. 

Psst… The Amaretto Sour is out of this world, and is a must try if you fancy a good cocktail.

Address: Arsenalsgatan 6, 111 47 Stockholm, Sweden
Dinner Opening hours: Every day 05:00 pm –01:00 am

Vete Katten

Caffe lattes
Downtown location

Are you looking for a great cup of coffee or some delicious baked goods? Vettekatten, located several places in Stockholm, is a charming bakery and café renowned for its delicious pastries and cozy atmosphere. 

This beloved café invites you to indulge in a wide array of freshly baked goods, from traditional Swedish treats to decadent cakes and pastries. Whether you’re craving a flaky cinnamon bun with a cup of coffee or seeking a delightful lunch in a quaint setting, Vettekatten offers a delightful culinary experience that captures the essence of Swedish baking traditions. It’s the perfect spot to unwind and savor the flavors of Stockholm.

Address: Gamla Brogatan 32, 111 20 Stockholm, Sweden

Opening hours:
Weekends: 09:00 am – 07:00 pm
Monday – Friday: 07.30 am –08:00 pm

St. Paul Bageri

Located on the main shopping street of Stockholm
Cinnamon bun & Hot chocolate

St Paul Bageri is a must-visit bakery in Stockholm for anyone with a sweet tooth. Renowned for its heavenly cinnamon buns and creamy hot chocolate, this cozy spot is a haven for lovers of all things sweet and delicious.

Address: Drottninggatan 73C, 111 36, Stockholm

Opening hours: 
Monday – Friday: 07:00 am – 06:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 08:00 am – 06:00 pmcreamy


Monteliusvägen, Södermalm

View from Monteliusvägen
Stockholm skyline

Monteliusvägen in Stockholm is a hidden gem offering breathtaking views of the city skyline. Tucked away in a small park, this picturesque pathway provides you with panoramic views of Stockholm’s iconic landmarks, including the historic Old Town and the majestic waters of Lake Mälaren. 

Whether you’re seeking a tranquil spot to admire the sunset or simply want to take in the beauty of the city from above, Monteliusvägen promises an unforgettable experience for nature lovers and photographers alike. It’s the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in the serenity of Stockholm’s stunning scenery.

Skinnarviksberget, Södermalm

View of Södermalm from Skinnarviksberget
View of Norrmalm from Skinnarviksberget

Looking for a serene escape with panoramic views of Stockholm’s skyline? Skinnarviksberget offers just that and more.

Perched atop one of the city’s highest points, this hidden gem provides breathtaking panoramas of the sprawling city below, making it a favorite spot among locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful moment of reflection or a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely stroll, Skinnarviksberget delivers with its tranquil ambiance and sweeping panoramas. It’s the perfect place to soak in the beauty of Stockholm from a unique perspective.

Good tip: If you are looking to celebrate new years eve in Stockholm, this is a popular viewpoint to watch the fireworks from at midnight!

Stortorget, Gamla Stan

Ever wondered where you can find a slice of Stockholm’s history, nestled amidst colorful buildings and bustling streets? Look no further than Stortorget, the picturesque square at the heart of Stockholm’s Old Town (Gamla Stan).

Here, you’ll discover a charming haven where time seems to stand still, surrounded by 17th-century architecture and cobblestone streets. With its cozy cafes, quaint shops, and vibrant atmosphere, Stortorget is not just a place to visit but an experience to savor.