Stockholm, Sweden's capital city is comprised of 14 islands connected by 50 bridges, all on a lake. Alranda Airport serves Stockholm. It is situated 40 kilometres north of the city. The airport features bars, cafes, restaurants, shops and a high-speed Internet connection. Tourists on Stockholm flights can even visit the airport nail bar. Tourists who have landed at the airport will need to reach Stockholm city centre by taxi, rail, coach or bus. Two taxi companies tourists may wish to use include Airport Cab and Taxi Solna. The dedicated rail service is available to tourists: The Arlanda Express Train allows tourists to reach the Central Station. Airport coaches run frequently and make stops in the northern suburbs.
Stockholms Lokaltrafik, SL (Stockholm Public Transport) runs an extensive subway, commuter train and bus system in addition to tram, light rail and ferry services. Tourists on Stockholm flights who are planning for a long stay may wish to purchase the Stockholm Card, which provides free public transport and free admission to many attractions in the city. The subway system, known as the Tunnelbana or T-Bana, has 100 stations and takes tourists to many downtown locations. The bus system takes tourists to areas the Tunnelbana fails to reach. The commuter train, meanwhile, covers much of the city. Cycling is popular in Stockholm and bikes can be rented through Cykel & Mopeduthyrningen. Taxis can be expensive in Stockholm; Taxi Stockholm and TopCab are two firms tourists like to use.
Stockholm is home to some spectacular tourist attractions. The National Museum and the Museum of Modern Art feature an array of Swedish and International artwork. At the Royal Palace and the residence of the royal family, Drottningholm Palace, tourists on Stockholm flights can explore the traditions of the monarchy. The City Hall boasts fabulous architecture while the Riddarholmskyrkan is a wonderfully preserved medieval church. For those who enjoy the outdoors, the Skansen open-air museum is worth a visit.
Tourists who have purchased cheap flights to Stockholm in the hope of spending their cash on luxury purchases will be in luck. The Tjallamalla, with its focus on Swedish designers, offers trendy clothes and accessories to send even the most discerning of shoppers into frenzy. Gallerian, meanwhile, is perfect for those on a budget. Tourists who have bought airfare to Stockholm hoping to enjoy an active nightlife scene will find the Spy Bar to their liking. If the Spy Bar is too crowded, tourists may wish to try the White Room, which is strictly for over 21s. For Swedish cuisine, tourists on Stockholm flights may wish to visit Restaurang 1900. The Gondolen restaurant, meanwhile, offers stunning views over Stockholm's port.