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Next summer I will be in Stockholm for 6 days , during one of these days I want to enjoy some city which is no more than 2-3 hours by train from Stockholm. Nice cities to visit? and what to see? I had thought Uppsala, Falun or ?

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  • My favorite places outside Stockholm that are daytrip-worthy are Norrköping and Uppsala. I see those are mentioned already, so I'll only leave a comment. Enjoy! – downhand Apr 29 '15 at 11:16
  • your response is right! For nice I think the city where I can discover the power of the nature... the swedish ecosystem.. but also a modern city! – francesco Apr 29 '15 at 13:58
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I think that this question will be closed as primary-opinion based, but still want to add that the best way to investigate a country is avoiding the trourist traps and select not first option you can find.

I suggest you the Eskilstuna city, there are a lot of museums there, zoo and park recreation zone you can walk in, and it is situated not very far from Stockholm: SJ (the largest train operator in Sweden) site is giving travel time near the one hour from Stockholm.

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Yes - Eskilstuna is a nice option. The obvious ones near Stockholm (that some may consider tourist traps) are:

  • Vaxholm (reachable by bus or boat)
  • Mariefred (with the interesting Gripsholms Castle)
  • Sigtuna (old city with several medieval church ruins)

Other options are:

  • Uppsala (with a cathedral and old royal burial grounds)
  • Strängnäs (nice old small city centre next to Mälaren with old church)
  • Norrköping (if you like old industrial areas this is a must)
  • Trosa (small coastal - not reachable by train though)
  • Arboga (small and cozy by a canal)
  • Can you add some links for time tables and sightseeing for each city? – VMAtm Apr 29 '15 at 12:05
  • Yes! Will do when I have some more time. – froderik Apr 30 '15 at 20:35

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