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Stockholm

capital of Sweden

74km

59.3333318.06666

Ekerö

urban area in Ekerö Municipality, Sweden

104km

59.28317.8

Visby

urban area in Gotland Municipality, Sweden

113km

57.633318.2833

Uppsala

city in Uppsala County, Sweden

124km

59.858117.6446
Sights

Finnhamn

settlement and island in Österåker Municipality and the Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

10km

59.477518.81555556

Ljusterö

An island in the Stockholm archipelago

14km

59.5258333318.62361111

Ingarö

island in Värmdö Municipality and the Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

30km

59.2666666718.46666667

Roslagen

area in Sweden

37km

59.5248818.4082

Ytterby

mine on Resarö, Vaxholm municipality, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

42km

59.426518.353525

Stones of Mora

The place where Swedish kings were elected from the 13th to the 15th centuries, comparable to the more known Scottish Stone of Scone. The stones can be seen in a small inconspicuous hut by the road side.

108km

59.7977777817.78083333

Bornsjön

lake in Salem Municipality, Sweden

109km

59.2417.7565

Almedalen Week

museum in Visby, Gotland in Sweden

112km

57.640618.2908

Almedalen

urban park

112km

57.6405555618.29083333

Sigtuna

urban area and former city in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden

113km

59.6166666717.71666667

Södertälje

urban area in Södertälje Municipality, Sweden

123km

59.1958333317.62805556

Upsala-Lenna Jernväg

A heritage railway which stretches from Uppsala Central Station and 33 km (21 mi) east into the Uppsala countryside.

123km

59.8583333317.64861111

Skokloster Castle

Swedish Baroque castle on a peninsula of Lake Mälaren between Stockholm and Uppsala, built in the 17th century by Carl Gustaf Wrangel

125km

59.7030555617.62138889

Linnaean Garden

The botanical garden was first planted by Olof Rudbeck in 1655, making it the oldest in Sweden. After a period of decline, it was restored and maintained by Carl von Linné and became a major attraction during Linnaeus' own lifetime. In the garden orangery, you can find exhibitions about Linnaeus' successors and disciples. The building in the southern corner of the garden served as the residence of the Linnaeus family between 1743 and 1778. Today, it is a personal museum dedicated to Linnaeus' professional and personal life. Is part of the proposed Linnaean UNESCO World Heritage.

125km

59.8622222217.63388889

University of Uppsala Botanical Garden

The main garden at the university consists of the Baroque garden, the Orangery and the Tropical Greenhouse. It was planted in 1664 as a castle garden, but, in 1787, it was donated to the university.

125km

59.852517.62916667

University Hall (Uppsala University)

Constructed in Italian renaissance Beaux-Arts style and was completed in 1887. Here major university events and occasional public concerts take place. In the hall you will find a café, a shop and a small exhibition about the history of Uppsala University. In the main hall you can also find Uppsala University's comprehensive coin cabinet, but it is only open to the public on special occasions. The controversial aphorism "Tänka fritt är stort men tänka rätt är större" (which translates into "Thinking free is great, but thinking right is greater"), attributed to the 18th century philosophy professor Thomas Thorild, are engraved at the auditorium entrance. The phrase "think right" has been misunderstood as "think as the authorities do". Thorild was however a radical for his time; his aphorism should be read as "think reasonably".

125km

59.8575583317.62944444

Uppsala University

research university in Uppsala, Sweden

125km

59.857517.62888889

Museum of Evolution of Uppsala University

A natural history museum containing the largest fossil collection in Scandinavia. The museum is divided into a paleontological and a zoological section, housed in separate buildings on the same block. Many of the exhibited objects were collected by Linnaeus' apprentices as they traveled around the world. It also exhibits the largest collection of Chinese dinosaurs outside of China.

126km

59.8517.62583333

Uppsala old cemetery

The largest cemetery in Uppsala is a beautiful place for a walk. Notable burials include the national romantic poet and historian Erik Gustaf Geijer; the poet Gustaf Fröding; artists Olof Thunman and Bruno Liljefors; Nobel laureates Kai Siegbahn, Arne Tiselius, Svante Arrhenius and the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dag Hammarskjöld, who died under mysterious circumstances during his tenure as secretary general of the UN.

126km

59.8541666717.62222222

Valsgärde

At the bank of Fyris River, there is a small moraine hill which does not look like much to the eye. However, it covers one of the most important Viking-era archaeological sites ever excavated. Between the 5th and 11th centuries AD, this site was used as a burial site. Archaeologists have discovered some 90 graves, including 15 lavish boat burials. Since the same site was used continuously for such a long time period, archaeologists use its findings to compare how the same culture developed over time. Today, there are no noticeable remnants at the site. These can be found at the University museum Gustavianum, in central Uppsala. However, you can still visit Valsgärde to appreciate its beautiful landscape and historical atmosphere.

126km

59.9260833317.62633333

Birka

archaeological site on the island of Björkö in Sweden

132km

59.3361111117.54527778

Adelsö

island in the middle of Lake Mälaren in Sweden

137km

59.3808333317.49611111

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Stockholm archipelago

Sweden
The Stockholm archipelago, Stockholms skärgård or (locally) skärgården, is a group of thousands of islands in the Svealand region, extending east of Stockholm in the Baltic Sea. While many of the islands are relatively small, two large ones, Värmdö and Vaxholm, stand out as major destinations.

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