To delve deep into the perky summer fun and frolic of Stockholm, Fjäderholmarna is an ideal kind of a getaway. It’s a bunch of four gorgeous islands – Big Spring, Ängsholmen, Rövarns islet and Libertas, which are accessible by just a short boat ride from the city. These isolated islands became an amusement hub at the beginning of 1980s after remaining confined as a military zone for 50 years.
Today, the archipelago is a major escape for the city folks as well as the large number of tourists from all around the world. Besides being a stunning archipelago, it has got several other surprises for entertainment seekers.
Things to do/see in Fjäderholmarna –
- Explore the archipelago islands
There is nothing better than simply exploring the islands and enjoying the balmy sunshine. You can make the most of the vibrant summer time by swimming, playing and relaxing on the beaches. Also, doing nothing is highly recommended as the surroundings are so easy on the senses, such as the gorgeous lushness, the blue waters, and the charming streets.
- Enjoy the outdoor theatre
Fjäderholmarna is a fun place for both adults and children. In fact, it’s a kind of place where it gets quite easy to let one’s hair down. There is an outdoor theatre where they run fantastic shows many times a week, which can be enjoyed by all kinds of audiences.
- Pick up interesting souvenirs and gifts
You will find quite a few craft stalls, and a glass studio at Fjäderholmarna. So, you have a chance to shop and take back home some wonderful mementos to seal your time spent on the islands. There are some amazing artworks and locally made gifts and souvenirs that beg for your glance.
- Sip coffee and just soak up the atmosphere
There is an array of snug restaurants and cafes at Fjäderholmarna, where you can enjoy dining and sipping coffee at your own pace. Don’t forget to enjoy the yummy homemade ice-creams. It’s a great way to observe the buzz going around and just flow with the fun.
- Enjoy the night concerts
There is no way you should miss the night concerts and the theatre shows that take place from time to time. That would be a perfect way to wind up your excursion to the beautiful islands.
Fjäderholmarna is truly a carefree escape from the hustle and bustle of the capital.
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