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Experience Snow-kiting from Vasteras
"Spend your afternoon experiencing the exciting sport of snow-kiting. Learn how to snow-kite on this 3-hour tour from Vasteras. Capture the power of the wind as you skate or ski. We will take the wind to help us gain more speed by snowkiteing. We start wi""Experience the exciting outdoor sport of snow-kiting. Learn snow-kiting on this 3-hour tour from Vasteras. Glide across the snow or ice using kite-powered skates or skies.title=Highlights&1=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&2=Small-group+tour"""Västerås Sweden"
From SEK850.00
 
Introductory Ice-skating Tour in Stockholm
"After meeting at the shop at Kungsbro strand 21 you will be given all necessary equipment before heading out to the location with the best ice on that day. Depending on ice conditions you will travel either by public transportation or private bus. Before entering the ice the guide will do a brief introduction to make sure everybody understands the equipment. The guide will be there to give instructions and tips as you enter the ice.The number one goal is to share the wonderful experience of ice-skating on natural ice in beside an open fire. After lunch you'll have time to do some more ice skating before heading back to the meeting location at the shop."""
From SEK1,490.00
 
Stockholm Panoramic Sightseeing Tour
"Step aboard your modern air-conditioned coach in central Stockholm at your choice of the available departure times. Then relax into your comfortable seat and set off on your 75-minute tour with no frustrating waits to pick up or drop off passengers along the way. Put on your supplied headphones and listen to the informative audio commentary as you drive past Stockholm's best-known landmarks. See the handsome Stockholm Royal Palace (Kun and delve into a pretty corner of Gamla Stan to admire its 18th-century houses and cobbled lanes. Enjoy the scenery too as you pass through the picturesque island of Långholmen
From SEK300.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Uppsala

St. Erik's Trail

As the weather on my first full day in Uppsala was a bit overcast, but still dry and comfortable, I decided to walk to Gamla Uppsala along the St. Erik's Trail (Eriksleden).It is a well signposted 6...
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HORSCHECK
Dec 02, 2013

Hike in the Nature Reserve Norra Lunsen

On my last full day in Uppsala I went together with VT member MalenaN for a hike in the Nature Reserve Norra Lunsen, which is located about 7 km south of Uppsala's city centre.We met in the morning...
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HORSCHECK
Dec 14, 2013

Day trip to Sigtuna

As I stayed 4 nights in Uppsala, I was also interested in taking a side trip by public transport to another nearby town. Several VT members recommended Sigtuna as well worth seeing.So on arrival in...
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HORSCHECK
Dec 01, 2013

Botanical garden

If you have time after a survey of Uppsala, we recommend to visit Linnaeus Garden. It's located in the northern part of the city, on the coast of the Fyrisan river. The oldest botanical garden of...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Oct 21, 2006

Wiks Castle

Wiks Castle is situated about 20 km southwest of Uppsala. The castle was built during the 15th century and was for a long time used as a defensive fortress. It was restored in the 17th and 19th...
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MalenaN
May 29, 2015

Östhammar

This really isn't in Uppsala city but it's worth a car ride.Östhammar is located Northeast of Uppsala, about an hour's drive from Uppsala. It's a small coast town that comes to life during Summer....
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marielexoteria
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Sunnerstagropen

Sunnerstragropen is a crater where you can ride sled during winter. It's a rather popular place to go with your kids. Sunnerstabacken is good for some skiing. Fancy something warm while you recharge...
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marielexoteria
Nov 14, 2007

Sunnersta Camping

Great for those who like outdoor life. Close to Uppsala city center but far enough for you to relax. Here you can paddle canoe, swim, fish and jog among other things. There's a restaurant and kiosk,...
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marielexoteria
Aug 17, 2007

Skokloster Castle

You can get to this magnificent Baroque castle by boat from Uppsala in summer as m/s Carl Gustaf leaves from its quay along the Fyris river. There is an extraordinary collection of well-kept furniture...
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Sjalen
Jun 15, 2006

The Botanical Garden

While you are up on the hills of Uppsala checking out the Castle and the University library, you might as well have a look at the botanical garden as well. It is right behind the castle. Looking down...
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Maline
Jun 17, 2003

And how about some more gardens?

So, having visited the botanical garden, not you have developed a craze for green places, right? Ok, then go and visit Linnéträdgården, Linné's garden.you know Linné right? He was the one who started...
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Maline
Jun 17, 2003

Exchange student? (2)

Continuing from last tip:Flogsta is the biggest student area in Uppsala and some 2 000 students live here. The rooms are small, with some furniture, and a private toilet and shower.Walking downtown...
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Maline
Jun 17, 2003

Exchange student?

Many VT:ers have written to me before they go to Uppsala for an exchange university program. So here is some info that could be useful:Most foreign students end up in the student campus area called...
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Maline
Jul 06, 2003

Kungshamn-Morga Nature Reserve

Just south of Uppsala (and the neighbourhood Sunnersta) is the nature reserve Kungshamn-Morga situated. It is a lovely place to visit for a nice walk. Here you can walk on marked trails through a...
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MalenaN
May 29, 2015

Top Hotels in Uppsala

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Dragarbrunnsgatan 23, Uppsala 753 20, Sweden
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Bangardsgatan 1, Uppsala, 75320, Sweden
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Storgatan 30, Uppsala 75331, Sweden
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50 Gamla Uppsalagatan, Uppsala S 75425, Sweden
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Bangaardsgatan 24, Uppsala 751 44, Sweden
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Dragarbrunnsgatan 32 Box 1023, Uppsala 75140, Sweden
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Top Things to Do in Uppsala

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Cathedral

Uppsala Cathedral (Uppsala domkyrka) with its 118,7 m tall towers is Scandinavia's biggest church building. It was constructed in French Gothic style between 1270 and 1435. The cathedral nave is...
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Uppsala Castle

Uppsala Castle (Uppsala Slott) was constructed in the middle of the 16th century during the reign of King Gustav I of Sweden, who was also known as Gustay Vasa. After a severe fire at the beginning...
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Viking renmnants

Outside the Uppsala old cathedral stands six rune stones picked out of the church's walls and floors in connection with renovations. In University Park is another 8 runic stones and all of them...
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Museum Gustavianum

Gustavianum is a quite small Museum in Uppsala. Gustavianum is the former main building of Uppsala University, built 1622–1625 and named after King Gustavus Adolphus. Under the cupola is the...
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Stora Torget

The history of Uppsala's Old Town Hall (Gamla Radhuset) dates back to 1645, when the building was constructed. Its present appearance was designed in 1883 by the Swedish architect Herman Holmgren, who...
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Carolina Redivia

Carolina Rediviva is the name of the main building of Uppsala's university library. It is the oldest library in Sweden and with more than 5 million books it houses one of the largest book...
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MalenaN

"Uppsala"
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HORSCHECK

"Uppsala - Sweden's oldest university town"
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marielexoteria

"My favorite Swedish town"
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Maline

"Uppsala by Maline"
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"Historic student city"
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