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Private Djurgarden Sunrise Photography and Walking Tour Including Swedish Breakfast
"Make your own way to Djurgarden in the early morning and meet your guide a professional photographer. Come equipped with your own DSLR compact camera or smartphone for a tour of this beautiful island to enjoy its lakes marshes and woodlands in the dawn light.As you stroll gain practical tips from your guide to help you photograph the nature around you. Learn how to select the right shooting angles compose your photos and adjust your camera’s settings to capture the light. If you’re lucky the sun will rise over the morning mist to cast landscapes in a soft
From SEK4,375.00
 
The Old Town Tour of Stockholm
"Old town or “Gamla stan” as it is known locally is by far the most mythical and legendary neighbourhood in all of Stockholm. As the city’s historical center this is where you find out about ancient events and hear fascinating stories and tales that would last for a lifetime! With this tour its like you step in to a time machine and are whisked back to the to middle ages where noblemen princesses and dukes roamed the streets. Come find out about the Stockholm Blood Bath the cannonball wedged in house façade and the legend of S:t George and the Dragon.. The tour last for 2 hours The walking distance is around 15 km Bringing a camera is encouraged! Tours are always in English or Swedish Tours start at 03:00PM Wednesdays
From SEK400.00
 
Stockholm Red Bus 24h Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
"Your travel pass is valid for 24 hours allowing you to plan your own itinerary making the tour one of the easiest and most affordable ways to explore the city’s must-see attractions and activities at your own pace! The tour is entertaining and informative with digitally recorded commentaries The Vasa Museum City Hall Old Town Ice Bar and many many more must sees around the city.All passengers receive new earphones the first time they use their tickets."""
From EUR27.00

More Local Customs in Visby

Fiskargrand - home of fishermen & roses

Fiskargrand and some of its sidestreets are the most narrow streets in Visby and they are mostly not even wide enough to drive through there in a car. Fiskargrand was the area, where the fishermen...
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globetrott
Aug 18, 2014

Midsommar & Midsommarafton - Midsummernight

In 2014 I was in Visby on a special day of the swedish calender: Midsummernight will be celebrated in Sweden on the saturday between June 20th and June 26th. In 2014 Midsummernight was June 21st....
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globetrott
Aug 18, 2014

Sweden still has Swedish Crowns

In Visby & Gotland Euros are sometimes accepted in museums, some souvenirshops and also as a payment for the small tourist-train, but for most of the shops it is much better to have Swedish Crowns...
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globetrott
Aug 17, 2014

buildings of the german Hanse-heritage

all over the city of Visby you will find a lot of houses that were built according to the german heritage of the Hanse. Here and in my extra pictures you will see the nicest and most interesting such...
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globetrott
Aug 16, 2014

Concrete sheep

In many places of the city you will see these lovely sheep made of concrete. There are 2 types of them as you can see it my pictures, one has some horns the other ones dont have any. The sheep is also...
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globetrott
Aug 14, 2014

The Medieval Festival

The Medieval Festival is held every year in August. The entire town transforms back into Medieval times with people dressing up in ancient clothes, the market being transformed to by-gone times and...
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MikeAtSea
Aug 11, 2007
 
 
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Pippi Longstocking

Pippi is a nine-year-old girl, who lives with a complete lack of adult supervision. She is very unconventional, assertive, rich and extraordinarily strong, being able to lift her horse one-handed...
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MikeAtSea
Aug 11, 2007

Sunsets

Visby being on the east coast can get some spectacular sunsets and everyone has their favourite spot to watch them but up at Kyrkberget behind the cathedral is the most obvious. There is also the...
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Sjalen
Aug 08, 2007

Almedalen

As you walk from the harbour to the Old Town, you are met by a lush little park just before the city walls start along the water. This is Almedalen and was actually Visby's harbour in medieval days...
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Sjalen
Aug 06, 2007

Swedish

All public signs in Visby are in Swedish, but most of the people there understand English and German. Here are some words in Swedish that may be helpful to you:thank you = tackyes/no =...
peach93
Oct 04, 2005

City of Roses

Visby is known as the city of Roses and Ruins (rosornas och ruinernas stad) and in summer, every little alley you walk along is full of cottages with roses clinging to their sides.
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Sjalen
Aug 06, 2007

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Smedjegatan 3, Visby, Gotland, 62155, Sweden
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Strandgatan 6, Visby, Gotland, 62124, Sweden
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Farjeleden 3, Visby, 62158, Sweden
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Visby, SE-621 57, Sweden
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Solhemsgatan 3, Visby, Gotland, 62158, Sweden
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Strandgatan 34, Visby, Gotland, SE-62156, Sweden
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Sjalen

"Medieval wonder"
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"Ruins 'n Roses - A sunny day in Visby"
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"Visby ~ "City of Roses and Ruins""
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"HANSEATIC TOWN OF VISBY"
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peach93

"The Medieval City of Roses"
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