Have you heard of the unique Swedish tradition of fika? Though difficult to translate, it basically means to meet for coffee and snack. Sweden enjoys a highly developed culture when it comes to coffee and baked goods, and all over Stockholm you will find cafés and cake shops brimming with atmosphere, character and quality, whether it’s traditional or contemporary-creative. This tour will take you on a 2 hour exploration of those cafes and cakes shops giving you a full emersion into one of our dearest traditions.
- Walking distance: 3km
- Duration: 2 hours
- Number of individual tasting: 4
- Meeting time: Monday – Saturday 10:00am, 3:00pm or 5:00pm
- Meeting place: In front of the main entrance to the Stockholm Concert Hall (By the statue)
- Address: Hötorget 8. Post code: 103 87 Stockholm
- Language: English
Swedes prefer not to translate the word fika. We don’t want it to lose significance and become a mere coffee break. It is one of the first words you will learn when visiting Sweden. On this tour we will indulge you in all its happenings in some of the most popular fika places in Stockholm
Fika is much more than having a coffee. It is a social phenomenon, a legitimate reason to set aside a moment for quality time. Fika can happen at any time, morning as well as evening. It can be savoured at home, at work or in a café. It can be with colleagues, family, friends, or someone you are trying to get to know. The various delicacies you can have during fika are just as varied and here we will introduce you to the best of them. It is a tradition observed frequently, preferably several times a day. Come join us on this wonderfully social tour as we explore the best fika places in central Stockholm.
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