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Vaxholm island

Walk along the sea in the Stockholm archipelago.

Vaxholm is a locality and the seat of Vaxholm Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden. It is located in the Stockholm archipelago. The name Vaxholm comes from Vaxholm Castle, which was constructed in 1549 on an islet with this name on the inlet to Stockholm, for defense purposes, by King Gustav Vasa. Source: Wikipedia


Visa Walks in Stockholm - Vaxholm på en större karta
About the walk:
  • Length: About 6 km
  • Time it takes: About 1-3 hours depending on how fast you walk.
  • Terrain and accessability: Partly narrow footpaths
  • How to get there: Bus 670/Boat/Car from Stockholm city.
  • Eat and drink near the walk: Restaurants and coffeshops are located in Vaxholm town area, near harbour.
  • To see and experience: Nature, sea view, beach, architecture, harbour.
  • Best time to visit: Spring, summer and autumn.
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    Busstop 'Pålsundsvägen' for buss 670 - Vaxholm
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    Walking trail begins - Vaxholm
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    Along the walk - Vaxholm
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    Along the walk - Vaxholm
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    Along the walk - Vaxholm
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    Small beach - Vaxholm
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    Houses along the walk - Vaxholm
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    Rowing boat upside down - Vaxholm
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    More houses along the walk - Vaxholm
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    Spring flowers - Vaxholm
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    Arriving to Vaxholm harbour.
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    Vaxholm harbour and the Citadel on background.
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    Queue to the boat heading Stockholm city.
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    In the boat Vaxholm-Stockholm city.
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    Arriving to Stockholm city, Royal Palace on background..
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    Continue walking ... ?

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