Swedish Viking History from Stockholm with Sigtuna

Cultural & Theme Tours in Stockholm

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from$114.54
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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.
Depart from the your centrally located Stockholm hotel in a comfortable car or minivan depending on the size of the group. Travel north into the picturesque Swedish countryside. Feel how you start to move back in time as you sweep through the lovely landscape.Visit Broby Bro, a well excavated Viking grave field. Learn about how the Vikings buried their dead and what happened to them in the afterlife. Hear the story about Estrid, a aristocratic Viking woman in the Stockholm region. Stop next at Jarlabankes rune stone bridge in Täby. Hear the intriguing tale about Jarlabanke, the great Viking lord who was a super-magnate. Learn about the Viking bridges and roads that tied Sweden and laid the foundation to our nation. Next, visit a Viking parliament and feel the presence of ancient power, imagine the Viking men sitting in the parliament making mighty decisions. Last but not least, head to Sigtuna. This is Sweden's oldest city, founded in 970 AD by King Erik Segersäll of the Svea Kingdom. Learn about its role in our history as we walk the Viking age-originated main street with its prettty 18th century houses. Transport back to Stockholm is included.

What’s included

  • Small group tour (max of 8 people).  A historic time travel experience A great time away from the city Personal service All taxes and surcharges Driver/vehicleLive Guide A taste of Viking inspired mead.Hotel pickup and drop-off (only if your hotel is within 5 kilometers away from Stockholm central station, otherwise we will give you another meeting point. You do'nt have to worry about this)

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour
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