6 km (4 miles) E of Stockholm. g 53.

2 May-Sep from Nybrokajen and Slussen. Baltic Aquarium [§ 08-718 40 55. Q May-mid-Sep. Q phone to book: 08-715 80 65. With the inclusion of the Fjaderholmarna islands in Ekoparken (seep97), the city’s green lung has acquired a small part of the archipelago. The main island, Stora Fjaderholmen, is only 25 minutes by boat from Nybrokajen or Slussen.

There was an inn here as long ago as the 17th century, conveniently sited for islanders on their way to the city to sell their wares. Today there is an attractive harbour, restaurants, an art gallery and museums devoted to boating and angling, as well as the Baltic Aquarium. Local handicrafts include metalwork, weaving, wood-carving and glass-making. The other three islands have a rich birdlife and one. Libertas, has Sweden’s last remaining gas-powered lighthouse.

W Vaxholm 25 km (16 miles) NE of Stockholm.

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