Throughout the day and for much of the early evening, hot-air balloons, brightly-coloured and shimmering, float through the sky above Stockholm. There can be few cities where this activity is so prevalent, and several companies can arrange breathtaking trips. These can also be booked through the Stockholm Information Service.
Far&Flyg, Gröndalsvägen 38nb, Gröndal
+46 (0) 8 645 77 00 www.farochflyg.se
One of the oldest ballooning companies in Sweden. From wedding ceremonies to parachute jumps, all first-time passengers are baptised with Champagne.
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