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2 days off Cruise ship - A few questions

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2 days off Cruise ship - A few questions

Sailing into Stockholm in early july for 2 days. We are taking a 4 hour walking tour the first morning but have the afternoon free. Also all the 2nd day. Visiting the VASA museum and the Skansen Open Air seem to be a great idea for the 2nd day. Is it too much? I can't seem to figure how just where they are. They seem to be close to each other but a ferry is required? Are they on the same island? can we walk from one to the other? Thank you for your assistance

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1. Re: 2 days off Cruise ship - A few questions

Yes they are on an island, Djurgården. They are close, walking is a natural option. Ferry from Slussen is one option, the other is tram no 7 from the ciry center, Sergels Torg/Norrmalmstorg. I dont think its too much for a day.

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2. Re: 2 days off Cruise ship - A few questions

The Vasa Museum and Skansen are both on the same island; Djurgården, at walking distance from each other. The island is connected to the rest of the city by several bridges, so beside the ferry, there is also a tram, number 7 (it's the only tram line in the city centre, so if you see a tram, that's it). Or you could walk, Stockholm isn't that big. :-)

The Vasa museum is here: www.openstreetmap.org/…

One of the entrances to Skansen, the Hazelius entrance, is just a couple of hundred meters away, to the east: www.openstreetmap.org/…

The main entrance is a bit further away; www.openstreetmap.org/…

If you want to look at everything at Skansen you can spend the entire day there, but it's probably possible to do both the Vasa museum and a "cherry-pick" of the things that interest you at Skansen in a day. There's supposed to be a web site at skansen.se, but I can't seem to reach it at the moment.

The Vasa museum web site is at http://www.vasamuseet.se/en/ .

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