Private Day Tour to Uppsala - Uppsala Cathedral, Viking Burials and countryside

Cultural & Theme Tours in Uppsala

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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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala, Uppsala CountyUppsala Cathedral is the largest cathdral in Scandinaiva. Construction started in 1273 and ended with the inaugoration at year 1435. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gamla Uppsala, Uppsala, Uppsala CountyVisit the Vendel-Viking age archeological site in Old Uppsala. See the gigantic burial mounds and learn about Sweden's viking past. A museum visit is included in the price.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Uppsala Castle (Uppsala Slott), Uppsala, Uppsala CountyVisit this 16th Century castle and learn about the Sture murders.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Uppsala University Main Building, Uppsala, Uppsala CountyThe main university building is from 1887. Built in magnificent neoclassical style. Learn about Sweden's oldest university, dating back to 1477.Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Gamla Uppsala
  • Entry/Admission - Uppsala Castle (Uppsala Slott)

What’s not included

  • Gratuties (optional)
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