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Lidingö

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Lidingö is an island-suburb east of Stockholm in Sweden.

Understand

Lidingö is a municipality with roughly 45,000 inhabitants. Local business is focused on an array of conference centers on the Elfvik peninsula.

Get in

From subway station Ropsten, the light rail Lidingöbanan, as well as buses, serve Lidingö.

Get around

Most of Lidingö is easily accessed by bicycle or car.

See

  • Millesgården, on Lidingö, an open-air sculpture museum with a spectacular waterfront view: [1] From T Ropsten, take any bus to Lidingö except the 203, get off at the first stop, and follow the signs.
  • Bosön, a sports complex.

Do

  • Hiking and cycling all across the island.
  • Fågelöudde, a beach, most frequented by families.
  • Ekholmsnäs, a semi-artificial hill, a downhill ski slope, with equipment rental. With artificial snow, it keeps open as long as temperatures are below zero. Great view. Mountainbiking during warm seasons.
  • Ekholmsnäs Golf, a 9-hole golf course, upwards the Ekholmsnäs hill.

[2]

  • Lidingöloppet, Cross-country running race held in September annually, part of the Swedish Classic circuit. [3]

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Scandic Foresta on Lidingö, near Millesgården. Great view of the Stockholm harbor.
  • Best Western Söderås on Lidingö, a rural waterfront hotel, 12 kilometers from downtown Stockholm. [4]

Contact

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