Dig up some Viking history during this 8-hour tour in the picturesque Swedish countryside. Travel in the company of a expert history guide to learn about the Viking Swedes and their impact on Scandinavian history. Experience the beautiful countryside areas as you travel to Sigtuna. This is the oldest existing Swedish town. Walk among the 18th and 19th century traditional wooden houses on the main street that has kept its original Viking age stretch.Visit the historical university city of Uppsala, both the area around the cathedral and the Old Uppsala mounds. It is said by legend that kings are buried in these huge burials. Some about 60 meters (more than 150 feet) wide. Feel like you are traveling back in time. Also hear tales about Viking mythology, war, legends and see replicas of excavation findings. Transportation from and back to your hotel is included.
• 8 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
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
A guided walk in Uppsala - a city of learning. In a pleasant mix of old and new this tour will take you to some of the main sights in central Uppsala - the cathedral, the castle and the university. The guide will also tell you about modern life in Uppsala with a unique focus on ecofriendliness, gender equality and city development. This tour will make you feel at home in a charming city a short train ride from Stockholm. (3 hour private tour)
• 3 hours
The only private day trip to Uppsala from Stockholm. Uppsala is the fourth largest city in Sweden. It is famous for having the oldest and most traditional university in the country, founded in 1477. The young feel and student vibe is easy to feel in Uppsala. The city is also known for the Cathedral, it took roughly 150 years to complete and is the largest in Scandinavia. Swedish kings have been coronated here and some even buried. Many important Swedes lived and died in Uppsala, you can visit the tombs of Carl Linneaus (founder of the naming system for plants), Dag Hammarskjold (UN General Secretary) and Anders Celsius (the temperature scale). Take your time and walk around for a nice lunch of your own choosing. You can also shop at the traditional central market and modern Downtown area. You will also visit the Old Uppsala. This archaeological site has been inhabited for more than 1500 years and is seen as the most important settlement of early Sweden.
• 9 hours
Enjoy the luxury of a private driver who brings you safely to Uppsala. Avoid the stress of waiting in lines and the hassle of public transportation. We want to make sure that you pay the best price for your private transfer from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) to your hotel or private address in the centre of Uppsala.
• 45 minutes
Uppsala is a historic city with Viking and Medieval roots that’s just a 40 minute train ride north of Stockholm. Join a like-minded Host and discover fabled, royal burial mounds, a university which was founded in 1477, the oldest Gothic Cathedral in Scandinavia and museums and galleries that are packed with fascinating culture. Cosy up for fika in one of Uppsala’s many coffee shops, stroll along the river towards the city’s historic districts and, visit the castle and discover a 400 year old anatomical theatre. Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to find out about your interests so we can assign a like-minded Host to create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do. With just one day to explore and a Host by your side, you’ll be able to make the most of the cultural and historic gems that Uppsala has to offer!
• 7 hours
An adventure course is built like a loop. You climb up to a platform in a tree. The trees are connected to different stations, such as ziplines, spider webs and suspension bridges which lead to the next platform. The experience is quite exciting and 98% of the participants think it’s just enough challenging. This is a course built for almost everyone, and you have the possibility of varying the the range of difficulty. Our Adventure Park in Fjällnora, about 20 km from Uppsala City, is something extraordinary. It’s one of Sweden’s largest tree top adventure courses with over 30 continuous elements in the main path with two levels.
• 1.5 hours
A guaranteed breathtaking and unforgettable experience! Our guides will meet you on time at the entrance to the northern castle tower on Drottning Christinas väg 1A in Uppsala. We walk up to the dome via the beautiful staircase. In the tower room you can admire the meter thick castle walls and the impressive 18th century heavy beam trusses. Here you will find the personal equipment that ensure you are secured throughout the trip on the roof, and get a safety brief from your guide. After testing the test track indoors, it is time to go out on the roof above Uppsala Castle. During the walk you will see Uppsala all around, all the way to Old Uppsala Mounds where the vikings are buried.
• 1.5 hours
In the tracks of The Vikings - Group prize (up to 7)More than a thousand years ago, Vikings and their ancestors lived in many places in Uppland, one of Sweden’s most ancient landscapes. The most famous site is, of course, the Kings’ Mounds in Gamla Uppsala, but also in central Uppsala are traces of the Vikings. Follow our guides and experience the true Viking heritage!
• 4 hours