Just 40 minutes away from Stockholm, the town of Uppsala dates back to the time of Vikings! It's famous cathredal was created at the end of the 13th century, and its university was founded in 1477!
Sweden's fourth largest city makes for a great day trip, and has a youthful and vibrant atmosphere thanks to the 24 000 students that calls the city home!
Learn about the famous Swedish 18th century botanist Carl Linnaeus and his work, and visit the Linnaeus Garden and his estate, Linnes Hammarby. You know all those latin names for flowers and animals? Yup, that's thanks to him!
If you are on an extended stay in Stockholm, just hop on the local commuter train and travel to Uppsala!