Visit Djursholm - natural beauty and city life
Djursholm is located north of Stockholm by the inlet Stora Vartan in the Baltic Sea. Discover natural beauty side by side with historical landmarks. Some people travel to Djursholm to escape the business of the big city, while others choose it as a destination just because of its vicinity to Stockholm and all the activities on offer there. Djursholm really offers the best of two worlds!
Djursholm has a rich cultural history and has played an important role in the capital's past. The area is full of old ruins and ancient burial grounds, such as those at Ekeby, Osby and Svalnas. Still, Djursholm is probably best known for its beautiful residential streets and neoclassical, national romantic and functionalist buildings. A holiday in Djursholm is perfect if you're interested in history and architecture.
Djursholm har a good selection of charming cafés, good restaurants and quaint boutiques, so there is no need to venture into central Stockholm unless you want to. Discover the gorgeous archipelago of Stockholm on a cruise from one of the marinas in Djursholm, or practice your swing at Djursholms Golfklubb, which is the oldes golf club in the country. Don't miss the beautiful, historical landmarks Djursholm Castle and Djursholm Water Tower.
A highlight amongst Djursholm's many natural jewels is the beautiful Ekebysjon Nature Reserve. Discover a rich flora and fauna on your walk around the park. If you're into wild swimming you can choose between lakes like Osbysjon or sandy beaches like Germaniaviken in Stora Vartan. Hot summer days a refreshing dip by the beautiful rocks along the water is rather unbeatable.
It's easy to travel to Djursholm from both Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Stockholm Bromma. It's only ten kilometres from Stockholm, and you can quickly get here from the central station by commuter train, metro or bus. If you would like to travel here by boat, you can get the metro to Ropsten, and catch the boat to Ekudden.
The beautiful resort of Djursholm has attracted musicians, writers and artists since the end of the 19th century. Why not follow the footsteps of famous Swedes Elsa Beskow and August Strindberg and plan a relaxing holiday in Djursholm?