The Swedish capital, Stockholm, is one of the world’s most compelling cities. Spread across more than two dozen islands, this majestic and historic metropolis boasts incredible museums, medieval architectural masterpieces, an intriguing old town, and an entertaining culture of food, nightlife and shopping. You’ll also find many stunning lakes and impressive coastlines just a short distance from the heart of the city.
The roads in and around Stockholm are relatively easy to navigate, especially as motorists head further away from the city centre. In the winter time, roads can get very icy, so care is a necessity when driving. Tourists interested in a self-drive holiday can find several motorhome hire agencies within and close to Stockholm.
We have an exciting range of campers, mobile homes and budget pop up camping vans for hire from Stockholm Arlanda airport. These motorhomes are from top branded names that include Touring Cars Sweden ( unlimited mileage with Touring Cars ) , McRent Sweden and Pure Motorhomes . Book with RV Rental Network covering all Scandinavian countries. In Iceland where we have a great selection of budget 2 berth campers available for hire in Iceland
Recommended campervan drives in Stockholm
Tyresta National Park:
just south of Stockholm’s city centre is Tyresta National Park, which engulfs several dazzling lakes worth checking-out, including Stensjon, Arsjon and the tranquil Langsjon. Stensjodal Campground is located in the southern reaches of Tyresta, and offers free settling for one night. Ava Camping is another spot in the park for overnight stays.
Highway 73 to Nickstabadet:
beginning in southern Stockholm, Highway 73 travels through various spectacular villages, towns and landscapes; finishing some 60kms south at the port town of Nynashamn. This scenic route meanders past several comfortable sites to rest the motorhome, including Ostnora Camping HB, and Nickstabadets, which sits in the western districts of beautiful Nynashamn.
visitors will adore the island of Lovon, just eight kilometres west of Stockholm’s city centre. Motorists can explore this interesting, historical island via their self-contained van, thanks to Highway 261. The main landmark in Lovon is the alluring Drottningholm Palace. Just off the island lies two camping areas for travellers. Angby Camping is the closest site available, but Bredang Camping AB provides unrivaled facilities for vacationers.
Stockholm is famous for its museums. As a matter of fact, the whole city is home to more than 70, which range from royally-inspired institutions to small, specialized centers. A list of the most famous includes the Noble Museum, Museum of Natural History, Butterfly House, and the Armory Museum. In addition to cultural museums, art galleries are also worth checking out, especially the world-famous Millesgarden and Gallery Magnus Karlsson.
The Royal Palaces also play an important part in Stockholm’s thriving tourism industry. Stockholm Palace is extremely popular, but so too are Haga and Drottningholm. To the east of the city, the 80-km-long Stockholm Archipelago can be found. It is comprised of more than 24,000 islands, some of which are nothing more than small islets. You will need more than a day to uncover its entire beauty.