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Eco-Friendly Stockholm

Take a green tour of Sweden’s capital.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Full day

Overview:  Scandanavia is Europe’s greenest region, and Stockholm is its urban heart. From its enormous peaks to its fashionable streets, the... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Ekoparken

Three royal palaces—including Haga Palace, where the current monarch, King Carl XVI Gustaf, was born—can be found in this sprawling 6,700-acre conservation tract (complete with roe deer, owls, and pine martens) right in the center of the city.

Address:
Stockholm
Sweden

2. Ekovaruhuset

The boutique (whose name means the House of Organic in Swedish) sells sophisticated clothing such as designer Camilla Norrback’s wool knits and fine cotton dresses; tailored, chemical-free jackets from Stockholm-based designer Anja Hynynen; and founder Johanna Hofring’s own linen shirts with crochet details.

Address:
28 Österlånggatan
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The high-tech hotel incorporates efficiency in its design: the futuristic lobby lounge (white walls; podlike tables and chairs) is heated with renewable energy, and some bedrooms have colorful mood lighting by way of energy-saving bulbs.

Address:
7 Vasaplan
Stockholm
Sweden

Phone:
46-8-5056-3000

The hotel is housed in a historic brick building. Large, light-filled guest rooms overlook the harbor.

Address:
9 Nybrokajen
Stockholm
Sweden

Phone:
46-8-5066-4000

The property is part café, park bakery, and part nursery, thanks to the on-site greenhouse where fruits and vegetables are grown. What the restaurant can’t source itself, it purchases form local producers. Leftovers, naturally, are composted.

Address:
12 Rosendalsterrassen
Stockholm
Sweden

Phone:
46-8-5458-1270

The UNESCO World Heritage site, also known as Woodland Cemetery, is one of Stockholm’s most surprising architectural landmarks. Its rolling pine forest landscape holds memorials designed by two of Sweden’s most important Modernists, Sigurd Lewerentz and Gunnar Asplund.

Address:
492 Sockenvägen
Stockholm
Sweden

Phone:
46-8-5083-0158

7. Street

The market transforms an anonymous corner of the hip Södermalm neighborhood into a bustling weekend fair, filled with vendors selling everything from antique embroidered linens to exquisite wooden dolls by Swedish toymaker Fredrik Hillerborg.

Address:
4 Hornstulls Strand
Stockholm
Sweden

Phone:
46-8-669-4780