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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
 
Gamla Stan Walking Tour in Stockholm
"Meet your guide at Stortorget Stockholm’s oldest square and then set off to explore the beautiful area of Gamla Stan that comprises the city’s Old Town. Brimming with history the medieval neighborhood is believed to date back to the mid-13th century when Stockholm was founded.Hear about the man credited with founding Stockholm Birger Jarls and learn all about the town in its early days. With countless years of history the city has some fine architecture and your guide will point out the most striking examples of its distinctive North German-style buildings. Wander down the narrowest alleyway in Sweden
From SEK150.00
 
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

More Off The Beaten Path in Stockholm

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The old Royal Post office

At Vasagatan, not far from the Central station, you will find this magnificent building. It was built in 1903 as the Royal Post office. The signs up by the roof still says Kongl Post (Royal Mail).This...
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Be cultural and relax at the same time?

If that is what you are looking for then Långholmen is something for you!Långholmen is actually the 7th largest island in Stockholm and thinking of all the stories and myths that’s has been told about...
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GREAT WIEW

DON´T MISS THIS BEAUTIFUL WIEW AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITY. GO UP WITH THE KATARINA ELEVATOR (IT COSTS 10 KRONOR, ABOUT 1,7 USD OR 1 EUR) JUST LOOK AT THE PICTURES.THE KATARINA ELEVATOR IS RIGHT BESIDE THE...
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Astrid Lindgren's house

This is the door to the staircase up to one of Sweden"s most famous author's apartments. As you can see, there is even a little plaque outside, as here lived Astrid Lindgren until her death a few...
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Sofia Church

As our hotel was on a bit of a hill, I remember that we could see this church spire from our window and maybe that is what caused us to head in this direction. I think it is very ornate and definitely...
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Utö, archipelago day

Utö is one of the main islands in the southern archipelago and great if you have a whole day for a trip. You get there by boat from Strömkajen in summer, or from Årsta (train to Västerhaninge then...
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The picturesque village of Mariefred

When you visit Gripsholm Castle, you mustn't forget to visit the village of Mariefred as well. There is nothing really spectacular to see, but it's such a lovely quiet and picturesque village. I just...
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Sofia Church

As you can see, the church was open and appeared much smaller on the inside... still quite interesting. There was information on the history of this church which I foolishly failed to take. Ok, you...
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The Royal Coin Cabinet

The Royal Coin Cabinet is a museum with coins and history of finance. But even if you not have this special interest in coins, it's still worth a visit.This museum is open all days between 10:00 and...
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Rent a kayak if you want to do something different

There is so much water in and around central Stockholm, you can get great view of the city from the water. If you're feeling sporty and energetic, there is a place that rents canoes and kayaks at the...
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Uppsala

Although Uppsala is the fourth largest city of Sweden with its 180 000 inhabitants it seems to be very peaceful, or even sleepy. For those who like the hustle and bustle of big cities it may be a...
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What to do in Stockholm in less than 24 hours

I found this question and the answer for it at Herrang forum, so it's not my advice but the one I'd like to follow to one day.The question is in the subject: is it worth to stay at Stockholm having...
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The Non Serviam statue

If you are are a foreigner who understand some Swedish, I would recommend a visit to the Non Serviam statue at Malmskillnadsgatan. This statue shows a young girl sitting on a stone, and on this stone...
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Checking out old commercial signs

At many locations in Stockholm you can find old commercial signs on the buildings. Normally you might not notice them, but if you check you will see that there are a quite lot to them. So if you have...
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Top Hotels in Stockholm

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Sodra Blasieholmshammen 8, Stockholm, Stockholm, 103 27, Sweden
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Mariatorget 3, Box 175 25, Stockholm, Stockholm, S118 91, Sweden
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Sodra Blasieholmshamnen 2, PO Box 161 96, Stockholm, 103 24, Sweden
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Nils Ericssons Plan 4, 11164
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Tegelbacken 6, Stockholm, Stockholm, 101 23, Sweden
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Jungfrugatan 57, Stockholm, Stockholm, 115 31, 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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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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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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Top 5 Stockholm Writers

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"Wonderful Stockholm"
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"STOCKHOLM"
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Sjalen

"My own water baby"
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"Stockholm in 5 days"
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vec

"Stockholm"
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