Are you an eco-conscious tourist or generally, a person who cares about sustainability? Have you ever wondered what a weekend in Stockholm (sustainable of course) would be like?
Stockholm, a city in Sweden, is widely regarded as one of the world's most beautiful cities with world-class museums, theatres, galleries, and gorgeous parklands built on fourteen islands, with eight centuries of history and culture to choose from.
No doubt, Stockholm would be quite an experience, but for a sustainable weekend. However, you will need a guide to make the experience worth it.
Hence, this article explains in detail how to have that perfect sustainable weekend experience in Stockholm and helps you in making the right decisions on where to sleep, eat, shop and engage in activities.
Bank Hotel Stockholm - €€€
Marked by history, this boutique hotel has some of Stockholm's finest views from multiple rooftop bar terraces, the waterfront is also on the hotel's doorstep, offering you the possibility to explore the islands that make up the Stockholm archipelago. Bank Hotel pays meticulous attention to details, just as they are actively involved in sustainability. Lodging with this phenomenal hotel has its perks like free high-speed Wi-Fi and more.
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Address: Arsenalsgatan 6, 111 47 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 8 598 580 00
Freys Hotel - €€
Another Green key eco-labelled hotel, this family-owned, stylish outfit is located in Norrmalm, a few minutes' walk from Stockholm Central Station. They have cold facilities like Sauna and free Wi-Fi too. Freys hotel takes responsibility for its environmental impact while still striving to reduce its eco-threatening activities. More than 80% of the lighting is low-energy, while cleaning products, laundry service and toiletries, are all eco-friendly.
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Address: Bryggargatan 12, 101 31 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 8 506 213 00
Agrikultur - €€€€
Located at Roslagsgatan, this restaurant, reaches beyond the boundaries of culinary tradition, while honouring food, flavour, sustainability. They also stand in community support by choosing the finest, freshest, and sustainably produced ingredients from selected local Swedish farms, ranches, and dairies.
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Address: Roslagsgatan 43, 113 54 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 8 15 02 02
Fern & Fika - €€
Inspiring people to eat wholesome & sustainable food, all their food is naturally gluten, white sugar and additive-free and has remained the mission of this cosy, plant-based café. They have no wheat in their facilities and produce all food from scratch to make sure only the best ingredients get in.
Fern & Fika have continued striving to be sustainable and plastic-free as possible by buying mainly organic & seasonal produce and using compostable packaging for takeaways, thereby promoting low waste.
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Address: Långholmsgatan 11, 117 33 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 (0) 760166264
Restauranglabbet - €€
Restauranglabbet offers taste bud-tickling lunch buffé that is ever-changing; coffees, carefully selected tea blends and "Fika" (a traditional cardamom rolls) next to their signature compost cake, made daily from various leftovers such as coffee ground, bananas and nuts.
Enjoy various treats together with award-winning drip coffees and carefully selected tea blends. Owing to exceptional skills, research and marvellous creativity, the chefs create meals with great focus on deliciousness and sustainability through the whole value chain.
Address: Valhallavägen 79, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 70 748 95 91
Ecosphere is a clothing shop marked with decent quality, healthy and ethical manufacturing, climate-smart materials and products that in other ways, contribute to a reduced waste of natural resources. It is not just all about sustainability and quality, but style. Ecosphere offers you fabrics that are durable and also match your taste.
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Studio Heijne - €€
Studio Heijne, which is a sustainable premium clothing brand, you get to choose your design which afterwards, is sustainably produced by a skilled seamstress to your perfect fitting, no limitations.
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Address: Concept Store, Kammakargatan 27, 111 60 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 73 417 79 61
Free Tour Stockholm
As the name suggests, this establishment offers a free informative and entertaining tour around the beautiful city of Stockholm. However, out of your free will and satisfaction (which you'll surely get), you can tip your guide. You sure do not want to miss out on such an opportunity.
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Address: Drottninggatan 40, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 70 530 85 94
Rålis kayak - €€
With Rålis kayak, you get to experience Stockholm from the water. Available are water vehicles like stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and SUP yoga boards. There is also an option of camping overnight, so much fun!
Address: Smedsuddsvägen 23, 112 35 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 70 771 72 73