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Private Tour: Stockholm City Walking Tour Including the Vasa Museum
"Meet your expert guide near Stortorget the main square in Stockholm’s picture-book Gamla Stan (Stockholm Old Town) and set off on your private walking tour. The old quarter of Sweden's capital is steeped in history. As you stroll listen avidly as your guide shares interesting facts about the people that once lived here and shaped its fortunes including Birger Jarl hailed as the man who founded the city in around 1250.

 Explore the quaint streets and see the top Gamla Stan attractions including the imposing Coronation Church and the statue of St George and the Dragon. Stop to pose for pictures outside Stockhol the official residence of Sweden’s royal family.
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From SEK430.00
 
Stockholm Shore Excursion: Private Stockholm City Walking Tour Including the Vasa Museum
"While you’re in port in Stockholm seize the opportunity to see some of the city’s finest sights with a personal guide on a private walking tour. Meet your expert guide near Stortorget the main square in Stockholm’s picture-book Gamla Stan (Old Town). This charming district is steeped in history and your guide reveals interesting facts about the people who once lived here including Birger Jarl hailed as the man who founded the city in around 1250.

 Explore the quaint streets and see the top Gamla Stan attractions including the imposing Coronation Church and the statue of St George and the Dragon. You'll also stop to pose for pictures outside the official residence of Sweden’s royal family.
Afterward
From SEK430.00
 
Stockholm Pass
"Explore the beautiful city of Stockholm with unlimited travel on hop-on hop-off buses and boats with 22 bus stops and 8 stops by boat (the boat runs during the summer only) it is the perfect way to see as much as you can during your visit. In addition to that gain free entry to more than 60 different attractions in this gorgeous Scandinavian city. For additional benefits check out the Itinerary section below.""""Make the most of your time in the Swedish capital with the Stockholm Pass
From SEK595.00

More Local Customs in Stockholm

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Söder now and then

The island of Söder, the southern part of the immediate city centre, used to be Stockholm's working class quarters. My father's granddad used to deliver beer by horse and carriage from one of the...
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Homeless' day at the pool

Liljeholmen's pool which opened 1930, once a year invite all homeless to come swimming and get an opportunity to change clothes. The little 17 metre pool can also be rented for private functions...
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Blankets

Now this is a custom that I really enjoyed a lot:the weather was fine and we did enjoy the outside - and would have loved to sit outside in the cafés and restaurants: but it was still a little chilly...
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Drink water from the tap!

We all know that Sweden is one of the cleanest and healty countries in Europe and they are really proud of it of course... But one the nicest advantages is that everybody drinks water from the tap in...
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Having Fika!

Something really swedish in my opinion is "fikar"... that simply means having a coffee with some cake or cookies! When you look in town or in malls people are doing it all the time!They just love it! ...
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National colors

The national colors of Sweden are blue and yellow and you can find these colors EVERYWHERE! Well, since we arrived on the King's 60th birthday it could have been the reason for so many flags, but...
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The Royal Guards

Of course in every monarchy you will see Royal Guards in front of the Royal Palace. In London they are good: not moving at all or reacting to the tourists. In Copenhagen, Athens or Prague they are a...
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Dumping the snow

I'm sure similar sights can be found in other northern cities around the world in winter but I still find it quite a sight when lorry after lorry queue up on quays to dump their snowy load in the...
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Ice Cream

As it is in all the Scandinavian countries, ice cream is very popular in Sweden. But what makes ice cream in Sweden the best are their waffle cones. In many ice cream shops there will be a person...
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Hotdogs

Americans may find Hotdogs to be something American to find back in Stockholm. But for the Scandinavians Hotdogs are something of their own.They consume more hotdogs than americans do, so it's a part...
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Street Entertainers/Magicians

We spent a lot of the time on our weekend in Stockholm wandering around and soaking up the atmosphere. One thing I noticed during our meanderings were the large number of street...
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Coffee

Swedes love their coffee. Stockholm is covered with cafes and coffee shops filled with friends meeting up for a coffee and some conversation. A Swedish friend has told me that they are more likely to...
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Swedish Snus -gross!!

Snus is a popular ground tobacco product dating back to the late 1700s in Sweden. It contains three major products: tobacco, water and salt. Its looks like moisty brown mush (thats the only way to put...
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Sweden's Royal Family

Karl XVI Gustav (King of Sweden) married Silvia Sommerlath (the Queen) on June 19th 1976. They have three children: Princess Victoria (who will oneday become Queen) Princess Madeleine, and Prince Carl...
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Top Hotels in Stockholm

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Sodra Blasieholmshammen 8, Stockholm, Stockholm, 103 27, Sweden
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Sodra Blasieholmshamnen 2, PO Box 161 96, Stockholm, 103 24, Sweden
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Mariatorget 3, Box 175 25, Stockholm, Stockholm, S118 91, Sweden
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Nils Ericssons Plan 4, 11164
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Jungfrugatan 57, Stockholm, Stockholm, 115 31, Sweden
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Tegelbacken 6, Stockholm, Stockholm, 101 23, Sweden
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Top Things to Do in Stockholm

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Gamla Stan - The Old Town

Gamla Stan is the historic heart of Stockholm. It’s made up of three islands - Helgeandsholmen, Riddarholmen and Stadsholmen - but it’s Stadsholmen, the largest, that people usually think of when they...
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Stadshuset - City Hall

The interior of Stadshuset can be visited with guided tours only. It was not on your group's schedule but I really wished to see it, so I went by myself in the last morning. Although Stadshuset is a...
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Vasa Museum

If you’ve never heard of the Vasa before I promise that you won’t forget it after you’ve seen it. This museum boasts that it’s the most visited in Scandinavia, and as soon as you walk in through the...
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Kungliga Slottet - Royal Palace

There is ONE THING that should be done when in Stockholm. Visit of the royal palace when the "musical" ride" is in progress. This entertaining activity includes horse riders performance who are very...
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Storkyrkan - The Great Church

Stockholm’s Cathedral, known as the Storkyrkan, or ‘Great Church’, is situated at the highest point of Gamla Stan near the Royal Palace. This Lutheran brick built structure replaced the original...
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Skansen

Till skillnad mot många andra friluftsmuseer så finns det mycket aktiviteter på Skansen. Runt hörnet finns alltid något ytterligare att se och uppleva. Denna typ av friluftsmuseer skapades på...
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Top 5 Stockholm Writers

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"Wonderful Stockholm"
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gugi66

"STOCKHOLM"
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Sjalen

"My own water baby"
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wadekorzan

"Stockholm in 5 days"
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vec

"Stockholm"
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