Swedish Royal Residences

by Scott Mehl

The Royal Palace

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The Royal Palace is the official home of the Swedish Monarchy, although the Royal Family does not actually live here.  It contains offices and is used for State functions, as well as official guest accommodations.

Click HERE for our in-depth article about The Royal Palace of Stockholm!

Wikipedia: Stockholm Palace
Swedish Royal Court: The Royal Palace

Drottningholm Palace

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Drottningholm Palace is the official residence of The King and Queen.

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Wikipedia: Drottningholm Palace
Swedish Royal Court: Drottningholm Palace

Haga Palace
Haga Park, Solna

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Haga Palace is the official residence of The Crown Princess, Prince Daniel, and their children.

Click HERE for our in-depth article about Haga Palace and Haga Park!

Wikipedia: Haga Palace
Swedish Royal Court: Haga Palace
Swedish Royal Court: Haga Park

Solliden Palace

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Solliden Palace is the official summer residence of the Royal Family, located on the Island of Öland.

Wikipedia: Solliden Palace

Stenhammar Castle
Flen in Södermanland

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Stenhammar Castle is a summer residence of The King and Queen.  It is owned by the Swedish government and leased by King Carl XVI Gustaf.

Wikipedia: Stenhammar Castle

Villa Solbacken
Djurgården, Stockholm

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Villa Solbacken was the official residence of Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland.  Originally purchased by her husband, Prince Bertil, it was left to Prince Carl Philip upon Bertil’s death, with the stipulation that Princess Lilian retain use of the house until her death.   Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia live there with their family.

Villa Mirage
St. Maxime, France

Villa Mirage is the Royal family’s privately owned retreat in St Maxime, France.  You can see a photo HERE.


Storlien is a small village and ski resort on the Norwegian border where the Royal Family have a home. They usually spend the Easter holiday here.

Wikipedia: Storlien