The Conference will be held at Clarion Hotel Skanstull, Ringvägen 98, 118 60 Stockholm. We have put together some tips for thing to do in addition to the conference while in Stockholm. You can also read about recommended activities in Stockholm at http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/
August is often the ideal time to visit Stockholm. The days are still long, the weather nice the temperature in the water nice for a morning or evening swim – bring your swimwear.
The Conference is held on the district of Södermalm in Stockholm for tips about attraction in the vicinity http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Attractions/?t=S%25c3%25b6dermalm
Close to the conference hotel there is a large park, Tantolunden, People of all ages meet here for swimming and picnics in the summer. There’s a playground, beach volleyball court, minigolf, a frisbee golf course and an open-air theater. Don’t miss the chance to take a stroll up the hill and enjoy the more than 100 allotment gardens and garden sheds. Creative carpentry and gardening have been blooming behind the fences since 1915. You can walk here from the conference hotel (approximately 1.5km) or why not stroll by the water (2.5km)
Try the Swedish fika (coffee break with cake or bun). There are a lot of places to go close to the conference hotel for examples see http://www.cafekartan.se or google maps . Why not try a cinnamon bun to the coffee.
More things to do in Stockholm
A cruise through the archipelago
Seeing Stockholm from the water is an enjoyable must. Fortunately, there are many tours to choose from depending on your interests. http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Attractions/boat-sightseeing-with-stockholm-sightseeing/971
Gamla stan (the old town)
Gamla Stan is one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centers in Europe, and one of the foremost attractions in Stockholm. This is where Stockholm was founded in 1252. http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Attractions/gamla-stan/1856
The Royal Palace
Welcome to one of the largest palaces in Europe! The Royal Palace is the official residence of His Majesty the King of Sweden, with over 600 rooms. http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Attractions/the-royal-palace/865
The Vasa Museum
The Vasa is the only preserved seventeenth-century ship in the world, and a unique art treasure. More than 95 percent of the ship is original, and it is decorated with hundreds of carved sculptures. http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Attractions/the-vasa-museum/142
Skansen Open-Air Museum
Skansen consists of the oldest open-air museum in the world and the Stockholm zoo, with a beautiful location on Royal Djurgården and a view over all of Stockholm. http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Attractions/skansen-open-air-museum/890
ABBA The Museum
Finally, the music, the clothes, the lyrics, musicals, and films of ABBA have been gathered in Stockholm and are displayed in a permanent exhibition. Swedish popular music has also been honored with a dedicated museum in the Swedish Music Hall of Fame. Modern, interactive, and – of course – non-stop music. This is a place where you walk and dance out! http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Attractions/swedish-music-hall-of-fame—abba-the-museum-/22215
Narrow beaches and several large rocks offer good swimming for the experienced. The green island of Långholmen is a popular destination for swimmers. http://www.visitstockholm.com/en/To-Do/Activities/l%C3%A5ngholmens-bad/936
Discover Stockholm App
Want to discover Stockholm the ICT way? Try the Upptäck Stockholm App (Discover Stockholm). The App is only available in Swedish but with illustrative pictures for categories and map locations to help you find the way.