“I think it’s hard to visualise it before you’ve actually visited. It’s so much more than a collection of islands in the Baltic Sea,” says Tina Larsson, project manager at Stockholm Archipelago. She is talking about the slight difficulty of describing this collection of 30,000 islands scattered across the sea just outside Stockholm to visitors. How do you define a place that is so vast and includes everything from hiking trails, masses of open blue sea and picturesque little towns, to guided underwater tours of old shipwrecks and more? Yes, we will come back to the shipwrecks.