Stockholm is easy to navigate, with an excellent public transport system made up of buses, metro lines, trams, and ferries. The metro is generally the most convenient way of getting around the city. Tickets are valid for all types of transport and can be purchased from stations and newsagent kiosks. One and three-day passes are good deals for those planning to travel a lot. Driving in Stockholm is easy compared to most large cities, and drivers need to be aware of toll passages and an overall scarcity of parking. Walking or cycling are often the best options for sightseeing in the city centre. Stockholm has a humid continental climate, with mild to warm temperatures in summer, and winters that are cold, but not as cold as many foreigners expect. Stockholm has a broadly continental climate, with warm summers and cold winters, but given its northerly position the weather is milder than many visitors expect. The climate in Stockholm is tempered by the mild Atlantic currents, but the city is also exposed to cold fronts from the north and east.
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