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)
The tour will start at the central station or your hotel and take you for a walk in central Uppsala. It will take you into Uppsala cathedral and you will see the main building of Uppsala University, the Uppsala Castle and the Botanical Garden. The tour will also take you along the Fyris river and through the central shopping area. The tour will introduce some features of modern Swedish lifestyle. The City of Uppsala is aiming to be the most bicycle friendly city in Sweden. What does that mean? The eco-friendly buses are running on biogas. Where does the gas come from? Sweden is promoting gender equality, What does that mean for the daily life of men and women?This tour is particularly attractive for far away travellers who come to Sweden for the first time and are not so familiar with Swedish history or society. It is also well suited for those who want to start a visit in Sweden in a city where everything can be reached on foot. The guide can give you advice on how to make a daytrip on your own to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, just 40 min away by train.