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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 about 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.

Sjövägen is a public transport ferry from Nybrokajen in downtown Stockholm, as well as Nacka. [1]

Get around

Most of Lidingö is easily accessed by bicycle or car.

See

  • Millesgården, Herserudsvägen 32 (on Lidingö, T Ropsten and then the Lidingöbanan train to Baggeby or buses to Torsvik), +46 8 446 75 90, [2]. Open M-Su 11AM-5PM 15 May-30 Sep, Tu-Su noon-5PM 1 Oct-14 May. In the former residence and studio of the famous sculptor Carl Milles, his own work is showcased alongside contemporary Swedish and international artists. A new extension was recently built for temporary exhibitions. Adult admission 80SEK.
  • 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.

[3]

  • Lidingöloppet, Cross-country running race held in September annually, part of the Swedish Classic circuit. [4]

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Mid-range

  • Bosön [5] in an athletic environment.
  • Scandic Foresta near Millesgården. Great view of the Stockholm harbor.
  • Best Western Söderås, a rural waterfront hotel, 12 kilometers from downtown Stockholm. [6]

Splurge

  • Blue Hotel, with view of the archipelago, and a Turkish hamam spa. [7]

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