Of course, in the summertime all you need to do is grab a towel and head down to Långholmen or Norr Mälarstrand for a splash. But when it’s too cold, or if you want to do laps, head to Eriksdalsbadet. Located on the southern edge of Södermalm, beside the Clarion hotel, it has two large pools for serious swimmers, plus a great play area with slides, tunnels and even a submerged entrance to an outside pool you swim to even in the dead of winter. For anyone with children, it’s a perfect place. Day admission: Adult 75kr; 4-19 years old 35kr, family ticket (1-2 children, 2 adults) 185kr.