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Stockholm Cathedral: Our most recommended tours and activities

Stockholm: All-Inclusive Pass with Tickets to 50+Attractions

1. Stockholm: All-Inclusive Pass with Tickets to 50+Attractions

Discover Stockholm with an all-inclusive pass and visit as many attractions as you like over 1 to 5 days. This handy digital pass has got you covered with over 50 handpicked museums, historical sites, boat tours, and other iconic sites. Simply choose your pass duration from 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days and download it to your mobile device. Browse the Go City app for information, including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction before your visit, and present your pass at each attraction or tour for entry. Enjoy planning your own Stockholm itinerary, and save up to 50%* compared to buying individual tickets on the day. The Stockholm All-Inclusive Pass includes entry to the following activities: • The Vasa Museum • The Royal Palace • Skansen • Hop-on hop-off green bus tour (April to October) • Storkyrkan Stockholm Cathedral • SkyView Stockholm Tours and Experiences • Under the Bridges of Stockholm boat tour (April to December) • Birka - The Viking City with boat trip (May to September) • Boat tour to Drottningholm Palace - singer or return ticket (May to September) • Fjäderholmarna boat trip (May to September) • Grand Archipelago Tour to Gustavsberg (July to August) • Hop-on hop-off boat (June to August) • Grand Artipelag Tour (May to September) • Royal Canal tour (April to December) • Lake Mälaren cruise to Sigtuna (July to August) • Skokloster Castle & Lake Mälaren Cruise to Skokloster (July to August) • Boat tour to the Archipelago City - Vaxholm • Stockholm City Canal Tour – Boat Sightseeing (July to August) • Solve a Mystery - Self-guided Murder Mystery Tour • Hip and Healthy Sandwich and Coffee at Fern & Fika • Traditional Swedish Fika at Systrarna Andersson • Drink at ICEBAR Stockholm • Moyagi karaoke • Tom Tits Experiment • The Royal Armoury - Livrustkammaren Winter Activities • Stockholm Winter Tour by Boat (January to March) Summer Activities • Self-Guided Stand-Up Paddleboard Adventure • Kayak Adventure in Central Stockholm or Pampas Marina • Adventure Golf at Kristineberg or Nacka Strand Golf Bar Museums and Places of Interest • Drottningholm Palace • Riddarholmen Church • Chinese Pavillion at Drottningholm Palace • Fotografiska - Photographic Museum • Nobel Prize Museum • Nordiska Museet - The Nordic Museum • Museum of Spirits • Artipelag art museum • The Viking Museum • Stockholm Toy Museum • Bonniers Konsthall • Dansmuseet - The Dance Museum • The Jewish Museum • Swedish Museum of Performing Arts • The Paint Factory • The Butterfly House - Haga Ocean • Vaxholm Fortress Museum (June to September) • Casino Cosmopol • The National Maritime Museum • The Gustavsberg Porcelain Museum • Nationalmuseum • The Royal Armoury - Livrustkammaren • The Hallwyl Museum Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the digital guide included on your confirmation voucher for the full list of inclusions, opening times, and reservation instructions. *Savings based on sample itineraries on the Go City website. 

Stockholm: Old Town 2 hour Guided Walking Tour, Historical

2. Stockholm: Old Town 2 hour Guided Walking Tour, Historical

Exploring Stockholm's magical Old Town via an easy going walking tour in a small group. We will wind our way through the cobble stone streets, narrow alleyways and medieval architecture while sharing stories of the city's origins and colorful, sometimes bloody, history. We will start at one of the Gateways to the Old Town and touch briefly on aspects of modern day Sweden before delving into the heart of Old Town. Stops along the way include the main square, one of the oldest streets in Old Town, a Rune stone, the historic German church, a brief visit to the busy tourist street, a stop by the narrowest street in the city. Visit the former marketplace and financial square, a super special restaurant with a rich history, then a stroll down one of the more unique shopping streets before returning to history at the St. George and the Dragon statue. A famous painting will illustrate the city's medieval birth before we greet the smallest statue in town! Then to the Royal Palace to delve into Sweden's rich royal history of Kings and Queen's. The grand finale of will be an exploration of Sweden's religious history and a stop by the oldest structure in Stockholm, the majestic Stockholm's Cathedral. Tour is lead by a native English speaker with local knowledge but with an international perspective. Tour will end in the Old Town so you can further explore or head to local restaurants or shopping.

Stockholm Old Town Outdoor Escape Game: Troll Escape

3. Stockholm Old Town Outdoor Escape Game: Troll Escape

Immerse yourself in a city exploration game and follow clues to discover hidden secrets and amazing spots in Stockholm. Get an insight into some of the many famous landmarks in the city. Play the game by solving each piece of the puzzle on your smartphone, guess the answer to unlock the story of each secret place. Untangle the past and learn about the city's royal history. Explore the city and be given exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Play offline as you don't need an internet connection to play the game. Enjoy as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or split into smaller teams and compete against each other. Go at your own pace as there is no time limit, the game however can be completed in 1 hour. Play without a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

Stockholm: Old Town Walking Tour

4. Stockholm: Old Town Walking Tour

Follow in the footsteps of the city's founding fathers on this enlightening shared or private walking tour of Stockholm's Old Town. This eventful walk reveals colorful stories and legends of early life in the city as you stroll along well-preserved cobbled alleyways.  Admire the grandeur of the Riddarholmen Church, the statue of Stockholm’s founder Birger Jarl, and the 16th-century royal palaces. Your guide will tell stories and legends about the city and the people who have lived here. Enjoy panoramic views of picturesque Lake Mälaren and the surrounding countryside. This is a perfect introduction to Stockholm and its Old Town district.

Gamla Stan: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Stockholm’s Old City

5. Gamla Stan: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Stockholm’s Old City

The cobbled streets of Stockholm’s old town, Gamla Stan, are layered with history. They tell the story of how the city became a medieval settlement forced through climate changes, a transit point for merchants heading to the eastern Baltic Sea, following the earlier Viking's routes. On this walking tour, I’ll introduce you to the fascinating old town that has attracted travelers for centuries. As you walk through the narrow streets of Gamla Stan, I’ll point out the four islands that form this area: Stadholmen, Riddarholmen, Strömsborg and Helgeandholmen. You’ll hear about the people that shaped the city like Birger Jarl, regarded as Stockholm’s founding father, and Gustav Vasa, the father of Swedish monarchy. On this circular tour, I’ll tell you about the current monarchy and its origins. You’ll hear about how the city transformed from a liberated nation to a European powerhouse and, finally, a democratic monarchy. Along the way, you’ll see: • Evert Taubes Terrass, a tranquil square named after the Swedish author, artist, composer and singer • Riddarholmen Church, the final resting place for Swedish monarchs • Storkyrkan, the pink St Nikolai Cathedral that’s been used for coronations as well as royal weddings, including Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling’s 2010 ceremony • Stortorget (the Great Square) where you’ll see the Nobel Museum and Library and hear about the gruesome decapitation of 91 nobles and a bishop in 1520 • Järnpojke, the Iron Child statue, with its head rubbed smooth by superstitious people hoping their wishes will come true • Stockholm Royal Palace and its 608 rooms • The intricate St George and the Dragon statue • Mårten Trotzigs Gränd, Stockholm’s narrowest street • Västerlånggatan, Gamla Stan’s longest commercial street. Join me on this 75-minute stroll down cobblestones alleys and streets to learn about Stockholm and Swedish architecture, artwork, and local cuisine. There are plenty of places along the way to treat yourself to some refreshments or to go window-shopping.

Essential Tour of Stockholm: Gamla Stan

6. Essential Tour of Stockholm: Gamla Stan

Come with us to explore the Old Town of Stockholm, to enjoy the beautiful island of Gamla Stan and understand why the Swedish people chose this island to create their next capital. Our tour is designed chronologically so you can experience history just like the city did. We will start from the Viking Era, the German influence in the country and the Danish clash which led to the most important Swedish event: the Stockholm bloodbath in 1520 followed by the succession of Gustav Vasa. We will meet at Gustav Adolfs torg, the center of the city, and from here we will start our walking tour of Gamla Stan. Exploring the picturesque narrow and colorful streets of the Old Town, including the narrowest street of Stockholm, Mårten Trotzigs gränd. Walking along some of the most emblematic places in the island, such as the Stockholm Royal Palace, the statue of St. George and the Dragon and the famous main square, Stortorget. Embark on a journey with one of our dynamic and history-enthusiastic guides, each hailing from diverse backgrounds. These knowledgeable guides are eager to lead you through the intriguing tales of this island, providing insights not only from its past but the contemporary Swedish way of life. Feel free to inquire about anything that piques your curiosity, to make this tour a personalized adventure crafted for your interests and questions.

Stockholm: Old Town, Djurgården Island & Vasa Museum

7. Stockholm: Old Town, Djurgården Island & Vasa Museum

Your tour begins at Stortorget, the main square of Old Town. Hear legends and stories about the city and the people that used to lived here. You’ll walk past some of the best-known landmarks of the area, such as the Royal Palace, the Coronation Church, and the statue of St. George and the Dragon. If you have chosen this option, board the Djurgården ferry for the short trip to the island of Djurgården. On the way you’ll be able to see parts of Stockholm from the water, including Old Town and the island of Södermalm. Stop at the Vasa Museum, the most visited maritime museum in the world. Marvel at the nearly 400-year-old wooden ship that is remarkably intact despite being under water for more than 300 years. Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the museum, which will be the end of the guided tour.

Stockholm: Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

8. Stockholm: Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

Discover Stockholm's must-see treasures and all top attractions on a full-day guided tour. Enjoy an all-inclusive sightseeing experience complete with hotel pickup (where available), all entry tickets, lunch, and a professional blue badge guide. Join your guide as you set out to explore Stockholm's most iconic attractions, the Old Town on a walking tour, a guided tour of the Royal Palace, and visit,Riddarholmen Island. View the oldest church in Stockholm, Storkyrkan, exteriors, and visit the Vasa Museum to discover the world's best-preserved 17th-century ship. Lunch (included) to refuel before heading to your next destination. Next; visit Drottningholm Palace for a guided tour, admire Drottingholm's Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see more highlights on your day-long sightseeing adventure. Listen to your guide as they tell interesting stories about each of the places visited and discover hidden gems as you make your way around the city.

Stockholm: Old Town & Östermalm Walking Tours

9. Stockholm: Old Town & Östermalm Walking Tours

Discover Stockholm, the diverse capital of Sweden, blending history and culture in a modern and vibrant metropolis. While it is one of Europe’s most progressive and design-forward cities, its medieval Old Town remains a large part of its character and charm. Built on an archipelago of 14 islands connected by over 50 bridges, exploring Stockholm is a fun and dynamic experience that will leave you feeling fulfilled and inspired. With the help of our local Swedish guides, be ready to start a wonderful journey through time whilst you discover the architecture, culture and history of this elegant and charming city. Our guided walking tours through Stockholm delve deeper into its unique history, from the Vikings that founded the city, to King Gustav Vasa, who declared it the capital of the Kingdom of Sweden, to its modern, dynamic, and creative atmosphere that represents this Nordic city today. You will visit iconic monuments like the Grand Hotel and hear the stories of the first Nobel Prize, the Royal Palace, the Stockholm City Hall, and the impressive Stromkajon waterfront. After exploring many of the city's landmarks with your guide, use the free Vox City app (included in your ticket) to discover more of Stockholm and its incredible history. Walking tour includes: Norrbro (North Bridge) Riksdagshuset (The Parliament House) Västerlånggatan Järntorget Storkyrkan Kungliga Slottet (The Royal Palace) Norrmalmstorg Kungsträdgården Drottninggatan Gustaf Adolfs Torg Kungliga Operan (Royal Swedish Opera) Kungsträdgården Berzelii Park Dramaten (The Royal Dramatic Theatre) Fältöversten Sankt Jakobs Kyrka The self-guided route's main sights: Diplomatstaden Nobelparken Kornhamnstorg Slussen/Guldbron Hornsgatan S.ta Maria Magdalena Kyrka Mariatorget Medborgarplatsen Götgatan Fjällgatan Vasagatan

Stockholm: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

10. Stockholm: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

Experience a unique outdoor escape game right on your smartphone. Take on the role of a profiler who travels back in time to solve a tricky case. Complex challenges await you in this adventure that will lead you deeper and deeper into the swamp of organized crime. The puzzles are location independent, so you can look forward to tricky and exciting tasks. But after each level, you'll learn interesting facts about the environment around you. While solving the puzzles of this thrilling case, you'll wander past some of Stockholm's most fascinating sights. Grab your smartphones and head to the starting point to get started. Whether you work together as a team or split into smaller groups and teams, you can expect an exciting walk with breathtaking sights and relaxing breaks. Solve tricky puzzles, combine clues, discover surprising facts about each location, and enjoy the freedom to walk at your own pace. This game is ideal for escape game enthusiasts and puzzle fans who are looking for a challenging challenge for their group and don't want to miss out on the city's interesting locations.

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Guide was awesome! She was full of knowledge, added humour into her stories, and was super accommodating for my son who was cold and needed washrooms. She took extra time with us and provided recommendations for additional things for us to do during our short stay.

Great tour to learn about the Stockholm Old City. The guide was excellent, very knowledgeable, personable and with a great sense of humor!

Very good, Zoe the tour guide explained the history of the town in an exciting way which made it easy to understand. The tour was great.

The tour guide is passionate, knowledgeable and helpful despite the weather is quite harsh 😊

Well explained, easy navigation, good pace, pleasant voice.