Destination guide

The historic city of Gamla Stan awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, history and churches and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Gamla Stan. This romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours. Stockholm Palace and Museum of Medieval Stockholm are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Gamla Stan

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Gamla Stan a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Junibacken (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Ostermalms Saluhall Food Market (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Zinkensdamms IP (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Tivoli Grona Lund (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Skansen Aquarium (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Eriksdalsbadet (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gamla Stan

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Gamla Stan is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skansen (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Millesgarden (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Riddarholmen (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • King's Garden (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Berzelii Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Maria Square (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gamla Stan

Fly into Stockholm (BMA-Bromma), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Stockholm (ARN-Arlanda), which is 23.1 mi (37.1 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Gamla stan T-Bana to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Gamla Stan?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 36 vacation rentals near Gamla Stan. From 2 Houses to 33 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gamla Stan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Gamla Stan?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gamla Stan:

  • Maria: 22 vacation rentals
  • Södermalm: 34 vacation rentals
  • Östermalm: 42 vacation rentals
  • Nacka: 20 vacation rentals
  • Bromma: 18 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gamla Stan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gamla Stan. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Swedish Parliament (Sveriges riksdag): 334 vacation rentals
  • Stockholm Royal Palace (Stockholms Slott): 334 vacation rentals
  • The Great Cathedral of Stockholm (Storkyrkan): 335 vacation rentals
  • Stortorget: 335 vacation rentals
  • Riddarholmen Church: 335 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gamla Stan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gamla Stan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2 Houses in Gamla Stan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gamla Stan include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 33 rentals available
  • Studios: 32 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Gamla Stan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 32 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Gamla Stan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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