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Things to do in Vaxholm

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cafe
“A great cafe with tasty homebaked pastries and cakes situated in an Archipelago Villa at Norrhamnen in Vaxholm just by the water. Enjoy coffee and delicious cakes in the big garden. There is a small museum next door. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Hotel
“Very nice hotel with lovely dining room for a exclusive dinner with the best view.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Locality
“The lovely town of Waxholm is the hub of the Stockholm archipelago and is perfect to spend the day or use as starting point for your archipelago adventure.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Systembolaget is the only chain in Sweden where you can buy alcohol. This is the only place for wine and strong beer. Closes 18.00 Monday-Wednesday, 19.00 on Thursday-Friday, 15.00 on Saturday and its closed on Sundays. I usually stock beer and wine at home for guests, let me know if you'd like to buy.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A nice restaurant and bar and sometimes livemusic where you can hang out with locals.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice food and beveages. Take a walk in the habour and look at all the boats before eating a meal at Hamnkrogen.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Transit Station
“The dock where Vaxholmsbolaget and Cinderella boats leaves from in Vaxholm. In the direction of Stockholm (1 hour) or further out in the archipelago. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Relaxing place for a coffee and pastry that is conveniently situated next to the where the buses are leaving for Stockholm.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Popular beach in Vaxholm. Restrooms and small shop at the campground nearby.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Challenge your self and your family/friends in this high altitude obstacle coarse in the treetops.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Movie Theater
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“A nice restaurant and bar and sometimes livemusic where you can hang out with locals.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice food and beveages. Take a walk in the habour and look at all the boats before eating a meal at Hamnkrogen.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Change your palate pace with flavorful indian cuisine and refreshing beer on the main street, only 300 meters from the dock and bus stop.”
  • 1 local recommends
Boat or Ferry
“Good lunches and household items available for purchase in the store. Yoga classes.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A hangout spot serving American style food, and very casual atmosphere. Service and quality have not been great so I do not recommend it...”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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