By Maria Rosaria
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10.30 HAVE A TOUR IN SoFo
Have breakfast at Il Caffé. If you want to enjoy a weekend in Stockholm the best way to start is a great cappuccino and some tasty muffins and that’s the place to go! Now you are ready for SoFo. The name of SoFo is a clear pun of the similar Soho areas in London and Manhattan and in fact it represent the beating heart of fashion, art and design of Stockholm. After your coolhunting tour through this emerging area, have an organic lunch at the Urban Deli, a trendy resto-bar-grocery store literally in the middle of SoFo.
15.00 GAMLA STAN!
If you go in Stockholm you must have a walk in Gamla Stan, the hold city. The “town between the bridges” is one island standing in between the North and the South of the city. The best thing to do is to walk randomly through the tiny streets until you find the Stortorget square. This is the main square and the former merchant core of Stockholm with the amazing Stock Exchange building. Then don’t miss the Royal Palace and the Stockholm cathedral.
20.00 HAVE DINNER AT THE PELIKAN
After the trendy side of Stockholm you must try its traditions in food. Pelikan is one of the most traditional swedish restaurants and beer halls. Its history goes back to its foundation in 1664 in Gamla Stan. After that the restaurant changes many properties and locations but if you can still breath the Stockholm history while you enjoy their special köttbullar.
23.00 A GLASS OF WINE AT CULUR BAR
Located on one of the Gamla Stan neighbourhood’s coziest streets, Cultur Bar is great for a romantic dinner, but works just as well for a special glass of wine.
01.00 STAY AT THE STORY HOTEL
The Story Hotel Stureplan is a very nice boutique hotel ideal for you short stay in Stockholm, being at 10 minutes by walk to Gamla Stan. It is located in a very nice area where you can enjoy the famous nightlife of Stockholm clubs and a huge amount of restaurants and shops. The rooms are really nice with a kind of retro-vintage taste, but rich in comfort and cured in furniture. Although the hotel service is not a 5*, the personnel is young, quick and always ready to meet your requests.
10.00 HAVE BREAKFAST AT CAFE SATURNUS
This bakery-cafe is very close to the hotel. Just go in and order the Stockholm’s best cinnamon bun.
11.00 SHOPPING IN STUREPLAN
Stureplan, the area of your Story Hotel is a high-end distric in central Stockholm. If you have some spare time for shopping and you are looking for a complete outifit from hat to shoes, that’s the place for you.
13.00 HAVE SOME TAPAS AT LA BOQUERIA
La Boqueria is situated in the Moodgallerian shopping mall. The concept of the restaurant is a reproduction in food and atmosphere of a spanish one with a minimalistic touch. As Stockholm in general it is quite expensive, but the quality of food is extraordinary even tough you might order some quite simple tapas. It is the perfect for a quick pitstop or your brunch as well.
15.00 MAKE YOUR SKANSEN TOUR
Skansen is not only a great zoo. It is the first open-air museum in the world. In fact together with your visits to the wolves, or to sea lions, you can have a walk through a reproduction of the 19th century scandinavian villages or simply relax into the wild.
20.00 DINNER at NOSH & CHOW
Nosh & Chow is an amazing and luxury restaurant, designed by Lázaro Rosa-Violán, it is the perfect location either for a romantic or a business dinner. The concept of the menu of this restaurant is to represent the 4 angles of the world and their different type of cuisine in a perfect fusion, so it is almost impossible not to find your favourite. Wine selection is great and the mix of Parisian and New-yorkese ambient is letting you eat with a luxury but casual and relaxed feeling.