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How many days in Stockholm before a cruise?

We will be taking a Baltic cruise next summer that starts in Stockholm. We board the ship at noon and stay in Stockholm overnight, leaving at 2:00 p.m. the next day. We plan to visit Brugge/Ghent before flying to Stockholm and want to spend a few extra days in Stockholm before the cruise. Looking for input on how many extra days to plan and if there are suggestions on other places to visit near Stockholm.

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You can search the Travel Forum using the box at the top of the page for all sorts of ideas regarding Stockholm. I love it even though small cities and villages are typically my preferred locations while traveling about. Suggest at least two full days. Have a grand trip and report back with your thoughts.

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Stockholm is a beautiful city. You can walk most places and also take small ferries. I would stay at least four days. I see you are from LA so will be dealing with jet lag and a time change of 9 hours so give Stockholm enough time to recover and also to see the city’s highlights.

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BLL, I sent you a private message. I believe that we're on the same cruise for next summer and I wanted to contact you regarding a private tour of St. Petersburg which I set up already. I'm looking for 2 people to join.

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Two to three full days in Stockholm, great neighborhoods to visit, bike tour, museum visits and city highlights. I was there this summer, Airbnb for 5 nights had plenty of things to do.

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We are staying in Stockholm for two nights prior to taking the train to Copenhagen for an 11 night Norway Arctic Circle cruise next June.

We are staying at:
First Hotel Reisen
Skeppsbron 12
Stockholm 111 30

The hotel is located in the city center.