Excavate Sweden’s amazing Viking history on a 5-hour guided tour from the beautiful capital of Stockholm. Unveil the mystery of the Swedish Viking history with an expert local guide and visit great Viking sites of cultural and archaeological interest. Gaze at beautiful rune stones and hear the stories they have to tell you. Also hear tales about Viking mythology, war and legends. Also, see Sweden's oldest town Sigtuna. Transportation from and back to Stockholm is included.
• 6 hours
Uncover a great amount of Viking history on this 8-hour tour from Stockholm into the lovely Swedish countryside. Venture in the company of a expert local/regional history guide and get to know the Viking Swedes. Go to Sigtuna, the oldest still existing town in Sweden and walk by the 18th-century traditional wooden houses on the main street that still have its original Viking age stretch, travel back in time. Hear tales on Viking mythology and sagas. Another amazing highlight of this tour is the Old Uppsala burial mounds who are more than 50 meters/150 feet wide! Also see the Uppsala Cathedral, the biggest church in the Nordic countries! Transportation from and back to your hotel is included.
• 8 hours
While your ship is moored in Stockholm, uncover Sweden’s fascinating Viking and medieval past on this excursion! Enjoy the undivided attention of your expert guide and listen to intriguing Viking history as you travel north to the countryside. Visit Täby to check out the remains of a Viking site; see Sweden’s largest runic stone in solid rock at Granby; and view frescoes and Viking stones at Orkesta's medieval church.
• 4 hours
Visit some of Swedens most iconic castles on this 8h castle tour. Join an expert guide visiting 3 castles. They all have a base in the 1600-1700’s Sweden. Drottningholm, Wenngarn and Skokloster, the first a UNESCO Wolrd Heritage Area and the laster great and beautiful masterpieces. Those are all extremly well preserved castles but the last two maybe not so well known but hidden gems full of fashinating stories. Here the most famous Swedish nobles of their time visited.
• 8 hours
Uppsala and Sigtuna lie just north of Stockholm and make for a perfect day trip or longer stay.Gothic Uppsala Domkyrka, or Uppsala Cathedral. Inaugurated in 1435, Gothic re-styled in the 19th century, it is a must see/do in Uppsala.Gamla (Old) Uppsala, just north of the city, boasts impressive 6th century burial mounds and in its museum you can learn about the legend of the Svea kings and gory human sacrifices.Another ‘must’ in Uppsala is Carl von Linné, Sweden’s greatest ever scientist and father of modern taxonomy. For the low down on Sigtuna’s history visit Sigtuna Museum for its brilliant exhibitions and displays. For some ancient Viking detective work, pop into the museum or Tourist Office on Stora gatan and ask or a futhark, or key. This will help you unlock the mysteries of the town’s more than 150 rune stones. Careful how you pronounce futhark though.Duration: 6 hoursDistance: 70 km out of Stockholm
• 7 hours
Explore Sweden's oldest town founded in the Viking age and more in this 5 hour tour withhotel pick up in Stockholm. Walk along the picturesque town, experience the old main streetwith well-preserved traditional houses from the 18th and 19th centuries.Hear the city's tales from its founding around 980 in the Viking age and feel the buzzing middle ageswith its shops and factories and hear more recent history. Get to know the people who has shaped Sigtuna and Sweden.We tell you about and show treasures found in the earth. We visit the local museum andthree church ruins that are 900 years old.Visit the pretty 17th-century chateau of Wenngarn, it hosts one of the best preserved Baroque interiors in Northern Europe. Have lunch in the old vaults. Visit the village of Viby, uniquely preserved. One of few showing how Sweden's villages looked in the 18th-century. Its cultural value is now protected by the Swedish government.
• 5 hours
Experience a relaxing boat tour on calm waters through Lake Mälaren to Sigtuna. On board the guide will tell you about interesting stories while you enjoy beautiful views.
• 3 hours