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The capital city of Stockholm, located on Sweden’s scenic east coast, is an MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination. Explore this vibrant cosmopolitan city across fourteen charming islands and see the glorious Gamla Stan, the Old Town centre.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Gamla Stan: the Old Town
• Kungliga Slottet: the Swedish Royal Palace
• The Vasa: an Extraordinary 17th-Century Warship
Take an MSC Cruises excursion to Stockholm’s Gamla Stan, the old quarter known for its colourful historical buildings and narrow cobbled streets. Here, you’ll explore three scenic islands — the Riddarholmen, the Staden, and the Helgeandsholmen. Visit notable monuments including the Kungliga Slottet Royal Palace, the Riksdagshuset Parliament building, and the Storkyrkan Cathedral. Discover merchant houses, picturesque squares, and a range of shops, cafes and restaurants.
The Royal Palace of Stockholm is His Majesty the King’s official residence. On an MSC Cruises excursion you’ll visit this magnificent Baroque building, designed by the renowned architect Tessin. Explore a vast expanse of more than 600 rooms across eleven impressive floors. Afterwards, glimpse the magnificently decorated Royal Apartments with their exquisite furniture and exclusive artworks.
Take an MSC Cruises excursion to the maritime Vasa Museum to see the world’s best-preserved Swedish warship. During a fascinating 1-hour tour, you’ll learn how the 17th-century vessel was discovered in 1956, after lying on Stockholm’s sea floor for centuries! View over 98% of the original structure, plus hundreds of restored wooden sculptures. Finish the day with a meal or a drink in the museum’s vibrant restaurant.