Family Fun in Stockholm

An absolute must if you are coming to Stockholm sometime in your life (which of course you have to) is a visit to Junibacken.

Maybe you know Astrid Lindgren? The creator of great Pippi Långstrump aka. Pippi Longstocking. Junibacken is her world and also the world of other great Swedish childrens book authors. They have built like a mini book world- imagine Disneyworld petite and with great style. It’s a pleasure to bring the kids there. Or they love it! I mostly go nuts with 1 billions kids running around but I do enjoy the craftmanship of the interiors and scenography.

They have a great little giftshop and a restaurant with a cookietable that beats the craziest Willy Wonka imagination (and naturally they sell Pippis pancakes!)

/Isabelle Dos Family

CLICK HERE for more images from Junibacken after the jump!


As a little girl with long red hair, I absolutely adored Pippi Longstocking! Who knew she had her own theme park? One more reason to visit Stockholm.

I think I’ll wear my hair in braids today in her honor ;)


Oh my goodness, thank you so much for posting this! We’ll be in Sweden this summer and were already planning a trip to Junibacken with our two little girls, but now I can show them pictures! xo

bargain bex

oh pippi! brings me back to the days where i would rent that movie EVERY TIME we went to the video store when i was a wee one. so darling!


…just be warned that it is expensive…and much more suited to little ones! (my brother and I were 12 and 10…and while it was cool, it was not worth the kroner for us)


If you liked Junibacken, I must recommend “Astrid Lindgren’s World” which is a big fairyland, that is based on Astrid Lindgren’s all stories. I loved it when I was a kid. It’s located like three and a half hours, south of Stockholm, in a city called Vimmerby. Check it out,