logo

STOCKHOLM

Au pair in Stockholm? Do you want to work as an au pair in Stockholm?

 

Here you can find more information and many suggestions for your au pair stay in Stockholm.

 

Information at a glance

City: Stockholm
Country: Sweden
Language: Swedish
Surface area: 187 km²
Population: 868.141 (2012)
Country code: +46-8
Website: www.visitstockholm.com

 

Au pair stay in Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and also the biggest city in Scandinavia. The Swedish parliament, the government, and also the royal residence of the Swedish king are in Stockholm.

 

Stockholm is surrounded by countless bays and islands, which give the city a very unique atmosphere. It is very rare to find such impressive natural surroundings in a big city.

 

If you want to experience this unique combination of nature and cosmopolitan vibe, Stockholm would be a great choice for your au pair stay.

 

Being an au pair in Stockholm

  • requirements: 18-30 years, not married, no children, be in good health, experience with children
  • working hours: 30 hours per week
  • responsibilities: child care and small chores around the house
  • salary: 3600 SEK per month (about 360 Euros)
  • duration of au pair stay: 6-12 months
  • health insurance: ask your health insurance company for more information
  • language course: there are public and private language schools
  • driver's license: if possible, driver's license class B

 

What to do in your free time in Stockholm

Au pairs in Sweden get one day off per week. Take advantage of this free time to see the city and meet new people. Once you get used to the daily routine in your host family, it will be easier for you to plan your free time. Try to make the most of your day since there are many things to do and see in Stockholm, such as salmon fishing downtown or going to the theater or the opera.

 

Our recommendations for art lovers: the Royal Opera, the Dramatic Theater of Stockholm, the Swedish National Museum and the Modern Art Museum.

 

Stockholm's most important sights

  1. Gamla stan
  2. The royal castle
  3. Vasa museum
  4. Drottningholm castle
  5. Södermalm
  6. Stadtshuset – city hall
  7. Skansen – open air museum
  8. Fotografiska – photography museum
  9. SkyView – breathtaking view over the city
  10. Moderna Museet – the modern art museum holds one of Europe's most important collections

 

Language schools in Stockholm

One important goal during an au pair stay in Stockholm is obviously to improve your Swedish skills. Apart from practicing the language with your host family, you can also take language classes.

 

Language schools are also a great place to make new friends, as many people from all over the world come to Stockholm to learn Swedish.
Your host family has to give you enough time off so you can take Swedish classes.

 

Do you know a language school in Stockholm? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sports in Stockholm

  1. fishing
  2. boating
  3. nine-pin bowling
  4. biking
  5. miniature golf
  6. rafting
  7. public pools

 

Exploring the surroundings of Stockholm

The weekends are perfect to get to know the areas around Stockholm.

 

Some popular destinations around Stockholm are:

  • Gävle
  • Mariefred and Gripsholm castle
  • Nynäshamm
  • Roslagen – coastal area around Stockholm
  • Sandhamn – idyllic coastline along the Baltic Sea
  • Sigtuna
  • Trosa
  • Uppsala – university town

 

More informaton about "Au Pair in Sweden" here!