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Just 20 minutes away from Stockholm a world of 30 000 islands begins

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Idyllic archipelago town with many well-preserved wooden houses from the turn of the last century, painted in the archipelago’s typical delicate pastel tones. Vaxholm has numerous charming restaurants, cafés and shops.

Waxholm Hotel, with its great views of the fortress and harbour, is a classic choice for lunch or dinner, or, why not a Christmas Buffet. Vaxholm is easily accessible year round, by Waxholmsbolagets boat traffic or by bus. If you take the bus, the trip is covered by Stockholm's public transport service.

  • Address

    Torget 1 18532 Vaxholm

  • Phone +46(0)8-541 314 80
  • Webpage

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