Best islands in Stockholm

Check out the top islands in Stockholm, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Långholmen
1. Långholmen
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132 local reviews
Långholmen, Södermalm
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Avalon
"In-City-Beach" perfect for warm days to take a swim. Lovely scenery, small Island to walk or bike around…
Michel
This idyllic island is a popular spot for picnics, swimming, and recreation. The island is also home to one of…
Kristofer
An island with a big park in the middle of the city. Go for a walk/jogging tour around the island, hang out on…
1. Långholmen
1. Långholmen
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132 local reviews
Långholmen, Södermalm
Avalon
Avalon
"In-City-Beach" perfect for warm days to take a swim. Lovely scenery, small Island to walk or bike around. Café and restaurants close to…
Michel
Michel
This idyllic island is a popular spot for picnics, swimming, and recreation. The island is also home to one of Stockholm’s oldest shipyards…
Kristofer
Kristofer
An island with a big park in the middle of the city. Go for a walk/jogging tour around the island, hang out on the beach, visit the old…
2. Djurgården
2. Djurgården
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219 local reviews
Djurgården, Östermalm
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Andreas
Great place for fun on a sunny day. Rent bikes and ride around the beautiful island of Djurgården which is a…
Markus
Beloved by both Stockholmers and visitors, Djurgården is a tranquil oasis in the middle of Stockholm. The…
Darya
This island is a great park with many different things to do. Here are a few recommendations: Thielska…
2. Djurgården
2. Djurgården
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219 local reviews
Djurgården, Östermalm
Andreas
Andreas
Great place for fun on a sunny day. Rent bikes and ride around the beautiful island of Djurgården which is a part of Stockholm and…
Markus
Markus
Beloved by both Stockholmers and visitors, Djurgården is a tranquil oasis in the middle of Stockholm. The island has been in possession of…
Darya
Darya
This island is a great park with many different things to do. Here are a few recommendations: Thielska Galleriet: A wonderful museum with…
3. Riddarholmen
3. Riddarholmen
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30 local reviews
Riddarholmen, Södermalm
Natural featureEstablishment
Harry
A small islet in central Stockholm, Sweden. The island forms part of Gamla Stan, the old town, and houses a…
Stockholm
A small islet in central Stockholm, Sweden. The island forms part of Gamla Stan, the old town, and houses a…
Malin And Chris
Fun little island, that is a bit hidden. Beautiful view from the cost line, you are right on the water and you…
3. Riddarholmen
3. Riddarholmen
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30 local reviews
Riddarholmen, Södermalm
Harry
Harry
A small islet in central Stockholm, Sweden. The island forms part of Gamla Stan, the old town, and houses a number of private palaces dating…
Stockholm
Stockholm
A small islet in central Stockholm, Sweden. The island forms part of Gamla Stan, the old town, and houses a number of private palaces dating…
Malin And Chris
Malin And Chris
Fun little island, that is a bit hidden. Beautiful view from the cost line, you are right on the water and you see the city hall from a…
4. Helgeandsholmen
4. Helgeandsholmen
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21 local reviews
Helgeandsholmen, Stockholm
Natural featureEstablishment
Tomas
Helgeandsholmen is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is located north of Stadsholmen, and east…
Harry
Helgeandsholmen is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is located north of Stadsholmen, and east…
4. Helgeandsholmen
4. Helgeandsholmen
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21 local reviews
Helgeandsholmen, Stockholm
Tomas
Tomas
Helgeandsholmen is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is located north of Stadsholmen, and east of Strömsborg, with which,…
Harry
Harry
Helgeandsholmen is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is located north of Stadsholmen, and east of Strömsborg, with which,…
5. Moderna Museet
5. Moderna Museet
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233 local reviews
4 Exercisplan, Norrmalm
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+46 8 520 235 00
Art galleryLibraryMuseum
Markus
Experience one of Europe's foremost collections of art from the twentieth century to today, featuring works by…
Erik
The Modern Museum of Art on Skeppsholmen, is always worth a visit. It has one of the worlds best collections…
Karin
Not exactly Tate Modern, Stockholm's Museum of Modern Art still offers a good selection of art work and a…
5. Moderna Museet
5. Moderna Museet
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233 local reviews
4 Exercisplan, Norrmalm
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+46 8 520 235 00
Markus
Markus
Experience one of Europe's foremost collections of art from the twentieth century to today, featuring works by artists including Picasso,…
Erik
Erik
The Modern Museum of Art on Skeppsholmen, is always worth a visit. It has one of the worlds best collections of contemporary and modernist…
Karin
Karin
Not exactly Tate Modern, Stockholm's Museum of Modern Art still offers a good selection of art work and a lovely restaurant overlooking the…
6. Grinda
6. Grinda
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21 local reviews
Grinda, Värmdö NV
Natural featureEstablishment
Andreas
If the weather is nice and you'd like to discover the archipelago, I'd suggest a daytrip to a small island…
Anna
One of the islands i our arcipelago, just stunning! Take the ferry there and the day here! You can bring…
Martin P.
Easy access island, only 30 minutes by boat from Vaxholm. You can be back and forth including exploring the…
6. Grinda
6. Grinda
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21 local reviews
Grinda, Värmdö NV
Andreas
Andreas
If the weather is nice and you'd like to discover the archipelago, I'd suggest a daytrip to a small island called Grinda. Bring some snacks,…
Anna
Anna
One of the islands i our arcipelago, just stunning! Take the ferry there and the day here! You can bring picnic or you will find a couple of…
Martin P.
Martin P.
Easy access island, only 30 minutes by boat from Vaxholm. You can be back and forth including exploring the island in half a day. Nice…
7. Skansen
7. Skansen
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263 local reviews
49-51 Djurgårdsslätten, Östermalm
+46 8 442 80 00
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Bobo
Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum and is situated on the island of Djurgården within the city…
Mahmoud
Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum and is situated on the island of Djurgården within the city…
Mattias
Get to know the old Sweden in the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden and located on the island Djurgården…
7. Skansen
7. Skansen
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263 local reviews
49-51 Djurgårdsslätten, Östermalm
+46 8 442 80 00
Bobo
Bobo
Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum and is situated on the island of Djurgården within the city limits of Stockholm. The founder’s…
Mahmoud
Mahmoud
Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum and is situated on the island of Djurgården within the city limits of Stockholm. The Founder…
Mattias
Mattias
Get to know the old Sweden in the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden and located on the island Djurgården in Stockholm. It was founded…
8. Skeppsholmen
8. Skeppsholmen
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22 local reviews
Skeppsholmen, Norrmalm
Natural featureEstablishment
Björn
Its my favourite walk in Stockholm to walk around this island. Beautiful sights of Stockholm from different…
Eva
Skeppsholmen is one of the islands of Stockholm. It is connected with Blasieholmen and Kastellholmen by…
Lie
Skeppsholmen is a small island in the middle of the City. You have the modern museum and the Royal art…
8. Skeppsholmen
8. Skeppsholmen
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22 local reviews
Skeppsholmen, Norrmalm
Björn
Björn
Its my favourite walk in Stockholm to walk around this island. Beautiful sights of Stockholm from different perspectives. You also find the…
Eva
Eva
Skeppsholmen is one of the islands of Stockholm. It is connected with Blasieholmen and Kastellholmen by bridges. Three small, beautiful …
Lie
Lie
Skeppsholmen is a small island in the middle of the City. You have the modern museum and the Royal art University. A lot of restaurants. Or…
9. Medborgarplatsen
9. Medborgarplatsen
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46 local reviews
Medborgarplatsen, Södermalm
Route
Harry
This is the centre square of our neighbouring island, Södermalm. It is full of friendly hip people, cool…
Aras
This is the centre square of our neighbouring island, Södermalm. It is full of friendly hip people, cool…
9. Medborgarplatsen
9. Medborgarplatsen
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46 local reviews
Medborgarplatsen, Södermalm
Harry
Harry
This is the centre square of our neighbouring island, Södermalm. It is full of friendly hip people, cool shops, restaurants and bars.
Aras
Aras
This is the centre square of our neighbouring island, Södermalm. It is full of friendly hip people, cool shops, restaurants and bars.
10. Fjäderholmarna
10. Fjäderholmarna
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22 local reviews
Fjäderholmarna, Fjäderholmarna
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Jonathan
A taste of Stockholms archipelago at close distance from the city. You can take a ferry from Slussen, the…
Jonathan
If you want a taste of the Stockholm archipelago without it being a whole-day ordeal, we recommend hopping on…
Sophie
Beautiful island close to the city. The restaurant "Fjäderholmarnas krog" is really good and they've got both…
10. Fjäderholmarna
10. Fjäderholmarna
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22 local reviews
Fjäderholmarna, Fjäderholmarna
Jonathan
Jonathan
A taste of Stockholms archipelago at close distance from the city. You can take a ferry from Slussen, the boats departure once an hour and…
Jonathan
Jonathan
If you want a taste of the Stockholm archipelago without it being a whole-day ordeal, we recommend hopping on a boat from Slussen/Gamla Stan…
Sophie
Sophie
Beautiful island close to the city. The restaurant "Fjäderholmarnas krog" is really good and they've got both a brewery and a whisky…
11. Rosendals Trädgård
11. Rosendals Trädgård
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122 local reviews
38 Rosendalsvägen, Östermalm
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+46 8 545 812 70
CafeBakeryGrocery or supermarket
Elisabeth
Rosendals gardens is a place where many Stockholmers will go on a sunny day, but there's room for many! …
Louise
One of Stockholm’s true gems! Cut your own flowers, pick your own apples or have lunch in the old greenhouses…
Johanna
This garden/café/garden center is where all the locals go for a nice weekend excursion. Take a stroll trough…
11. Rosendals Trädgård
11. Rosendals Trädgård
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122 local reviews
38 Rosendalsvägen, Östermalm
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+46 8 545 812 70
Elisabeth
Elisabeth
Rosendals gardens is a place where many Stockholmers will go on a sunny day, but there's room for many! Located in a fantastic setting on…
Louise
Louise
One of Stockholm’s true gems! Cut your own flowers, pick your own apples or have lunch in the old greenhouses with biodynamic ingredients…
Johanna
Johanna
This garden/café/garden center is where all the locals go for a nice weekend excursion. Take a stroll trough the flower beds, enjoy their…
12. Gamla Stan
12. Gamla Stan
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239 local reviews
Gamla Stan, Södermalm
NeighborhoodPolitical
Stockholm
Gamla Stan is like a living, pedestrian-friendly museum, filled with sights, restaurants, cafés, bars and…
Suz
Gamla Stan, the Old Town, is one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centers in Europe, and one of…
Emmy
Stockholm was born on this charming little island and and the alleyways, cobbled streets and buildings date…
12. Gamla Stan
12. Gamla Stan
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239 local reviews
Gamla Stan, Södermalm
Stockholm
Stockholm
Gamla Stan is like a living, pedestrian-friendly museum, filled with sights, restaurants, cafés, bars and places to shop. The narrow,…
Suz
Suz
Gamla Stan, the Old Town, is one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centers in Europe, and one of the foremost attractions in…
Emmy
Emmy
Stockholm was born on this charming little island and and the alleyways, cobbled streets and buildings date back to the 13th century. It has…