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From Stockholm: Viking History Tour to Sigtuna and Uppsala

From Stockholm: Viking History Tour to Sigtuna and Uppsala

Experience and explore real Viking Age history at the side of 1000 years old runestunes, as well as on the sites where history once happened 1000 years ago. This tour explore the fascinating and ruthless Viking Age trough 6 carefully selected historical sights while learning about their culture and lifestyle from expert tour guides and a award-winning tour company. Get a good view of Viking historical sites and an overview of Viking history in Sweden and its effects on modern Scandinavian culture. This 8-hour tour starts from Stockholm with comfortable hotel pickup. Visit the most important Viking sites close to Stockholm, including Sigtuna and Old Uppsala, with transportation included from central Stockholm. During this tour, you will visit several Viking sites along the way such as Broby bro - one of Sweden’s most famous burial grounds. Learn about and visit some mighty Viking burials sites, both a pagan one and an early Christan one from the transition period between Christianity and old Norse religion. Learn about Estrid, a mighty Viking woman. See Jarlabanki's bridge, a partly reconstructed Viking bridge and explore the strange runic inscription here. Stop at the Arkil Assembly site - a Viking Parliament. Learn about Viking laws, the construction of kin groups, and the use of that as a base in Viking society. Hear how the disputes could be settled in Sweden's history. Explore Sigtuna, the oldest town in Sweden on a guided walking tour. Visit the beautiful wooden town of Sigtuna, known as a place for Swedes to go on weekend vacations and well-known as the oldest city in Sweden. Walk among several different medieval church ruins and the cosy small alleys. Visit the king's grave mounds at Old Uppsala dating back 1500 years in time. This is one of Sweden's most important historical sites. Explore the former medieval Cathedral at the site as well and walk around the 11-meter high grave mounds. The guide will tell you all about its rich and long history. At Uppsala city we explore the city's history as well as the biggest church in all the Nordic countries: The Uppsala Cathedral before heading back to Stockholm.

From Stockholm: Uppsala and Sigtuna Viking Sites Tour

From Stockholm: Uppsala and Sigtuna Viking Sites Tour

Join us for an exclusive Viking tour of Stockholm county, Uppsala, and Sigtuna, led by a passionate and knowledgeable guide. We keep our tour groups small, with a maximum of 17 guests, to ensure a personalized experience. You will be taken on a journey through time as we visit some of the most significant Viking sites in the region. If possible you will be picked up at your hotel or by a nearby location. For you who are staying outside the center, pickup will be at Radisson Waterfront hotel close to the Central Railway station. Our tour begins in Stockholm county, we will visit the Viking Age landmark of Jarla Banke Bridge, Arkils Tingstad including some runestones, Vallentuna church. We continue to a popular stop on the tour at Granby farm, where a fika will be served (swedish coffee with pastries). We continue to the charming town of Sigtuna, which was founded in the late viking era. Here, we'll explore the ruins of Saint Olaf church, the norwegian Viking warrior, who later converted to christianity and finally became an Saint. You will some private time to enjoy a lunch, shopping , wander through the town's picturesque streets or just relax. Next, stop is Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala) with all its famous burial mounds, which date back to the first centuries AD until the end of the Viking era. Gamla Uppsala was also the spiritual center of the Vikings in all of Scandinavia and there they gather together for Midwinter blot festivals. From legends it is said that the pagan temple was burned down in 1087, a church was built on top of it, which became the main cathedral for the country and the seat of the country's first archbishop. Last stop will be the university town of Uppsala, we will visit the main cathedral in Sweden today. As we are leaving you will enjoy a brief guided tour through the university areas. The journey back to Stockholm takes about one hour, then you can openly ask about just anything or just relax and enjoy the tour back. Throughout the tour, our guide will engage you in discussions about Viking history, culture, and society. You'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and share your own insights and perspectives. As an experienced Viking tour guide with over 10 years of experience and many positive reviews, I am confident in the quality of my tours. Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the Vikings. Book your tour today and experience the magic of Sweden's Viking heritage!

Uppsala: City Highlights Walking Tour

Uppsala: City Highlights Walking Tour

Explore the legendary city of Uppsala on a walking tour. Hear stories that date back all the way to the Viking days, and how Uppsala has uncovered one of the largest archaeological findings of about 30,000 rune stones that tell the story of how the Vikings lived in their day-to-day. See the home to the country's first king, Gustav Vasa's, castle – a pink castle – and his resting place in Uppsala Cathedral, which is one of the most beautiful and oldest cathedrals in Sweden. Continue to walk and learn about one of the world's oldest universities - Uppsala Universitet. Carl Linneaus, father of taxonomy - the classification of species - studied and practiced here, among the beautiful flowers of the Botanical Gardens.

Uppsala: Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

Uppsala: Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Voyage of the Vikings: Exploration Through Sweden's Past

Voyage of the Vikings: Exploration Through Sweden's Past

Embark on a voyage of discovery that transports you to the time of the Vikings. This guided tour lets you walk in the footsteps of these legendary seafarers, starting with the historical Jarlabanke Bridge and the social hub of Arkils Tingstad. Enjoy a traditional Swedish 'fika' in the ancient Vallentuna Church, then explore Sigtuna, Sweden's oldest town brimming with Viking archaeological sites. Venture into the spiritual heart of Viking society at the Church of Old Uppsala and witness the cultural transition at the majestic Uppsala Cathedral. This isn't just a tour; it's your chance to be the hero, bringing history alive as you dive deep into the Viking era. Join us now to uncover the rich tapestry of Sweden's past!

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From Stockholm: Viking History Tour to Sigtuna and Uppsala

From Stockholm: Viking History Tour to Sigtuna and Uppsala

Experience and explore real Viking Age history at the side of 1000 years old runestunes, as well as on the sites where history once happened 1000 years ago. This tour explore the fascinating and ruthless Viking Age trough 6 carefully selected historical sights while learning about their culture and lifestyle from expert tour guides and a award-winning tour company. Get a good view of Viking historical sites and an overview of Viking history in Sweden and its effects on modern Scandinavian culture. This 8-hour tour starts from Stockholm with comfortable hotel pickup. Visit the most important Viking sites close to Stockholm, including Sigtuna and Old Uppsala, with transportation included from central Stockholm. During this tour, you will visit several Viking sites along the way such as Broby bro - one of Sweden’s most famous burial grounds. Learn about and visit some mighty Viking burials sites, both a pagan one and an early Christan one from the transition period between Christianity and old Norse religion. Learn about Estrid, a mighty Viking woman. See Jarlabanki's bridge, a partly reconstructed Viking bridge and explore the strange runic inscription here. Stop at the Arkil Assembly site - a Viking Parliament. Learn about Viking laws, the construction of kin groups, and the use of that as a base in Viking society. Hear how the disputes could be settled in Sweden's history. Explore Sigtuna, the oldest town in Sweden on a guided walking tour. Visit the beautiful wooden town of Sigtuna, known as a place for Swedes to go on weekend vacations and well-known as the oldest city in Sweden. Walk among several different medieval church ruins and the cosy small alleys. Visit the king's grave mounds at Old Uppsala dating back 1500 years in time. This is one of Sweden's most important historical sites. Explore the former medieval Cathedral at the site as well and walk around the 11-meter high grave mounds. The guide will tell you all about its rich and long history. At Uppsala city we explore the city's history as well as the biggest church in all the Nordic countries: The Uppsala Cathedral before heading back to Stockholm.

From Stockholm: Uppsala and Sigtuna Viking Sites Tour

From Stockholm: Uppsala and Sigtuna Viking Sites Tour

Join us for an exclusive Viking tour of Stockholm county, Uppsala, and Sigtuna, led by a passionate and knowledgeable guide. We keep our tour groups small, with a maximum of 17 guests, to ensure a personalized experience. You will be taken on a journey through time as we visit some of the most significant Viking sites in the region. If possible you will be picked up at your hotel or by a nearby location. For you who are staying outside the center, pickup will be at Radisson Waterfront hotel close to the Central Railway station. Our tour begins in Stockholm county, we will visit the Viking Age landmark of Jarla Banke Bridge, Arkils Tingstad including some runestones, Vallentuna church. We continue to a popular stop on the tour at Granby farm, where a fika will be served (swedish coffee with pastries). We continue to the charming town of Sigtuna, which was founded in the late viking era. Here, we'll explore the ruins of Saint Olaf church, the norwegian Viking warrior, who later converted to christianity and finally became an Saint. You will some private time to enjoy a lunch, shopping , wander through the town's picturesque streets or just relax. Next, stop is Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala) with all its famous burial mounds, which date back to the first centuries AD until the end of the Viking era. Gamla Uppsala was also the spiritual center of the Vikings in all of Scandinavia and there they gather together for Midwinter blot festivals. From legends it is said that the pagan temple was burned down in 1087, a church was built on top of it, which became the main cathedral for the country and the seat of the country's first archbishop. Last stop will be the university town of Uppsala, we will visit the main cathedral in Sweden today. As we are leaving you will enjoy a brief guided tour through the university areas. The journey back to Stockholm takes about one hour, then you can openly ask about just anything or just relax and enjoy the tour back. Throughout the tour, our guide will engage you in discussions about Viking history, culture, and society. You'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and share your own insights and perspectives. As an experienced Viking tour guide with over 10 years of experience and many positive reviews, I am confident in the quality of my tours. Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the Vikings. Book your tour today and experience the magic of Sweden's Viking heritage!

Uppsala: City Highlights Walking Tour

Uppsala: City Highlights Walking Tour

Explore the legendary city of Uppsala on a walking tour. Hear stories that date back all the way to the Viking days, and how Uppsala has uncovered one of the largest archaeological findings of about 30,000 rune stones that tell the story of how the Vikings lived in their day-to-day. See the home to the country's first king, Gustav Vasa's, castle – a pink castle – and his resting place in Uppsala Cathedral, which is one of the most beautiful and oldest cathedrals in Sweden. Continue to walk and learn about one of the world's oldest universities - Uppsala Universitet. Carl Linneaus, father of taxonomy - the classification of species - studied and practiced here, among the beautiful flowers of the Botanical Gardens.

Uppsala: Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

Uppsala: Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Voyage of the Vikings: Exploration Through Sweden's Past

Voyage of the Vikings: Exploration Through Sweden's Past

Embark on a voyage of discovery that transports you to the time of the Vikings. This guided tour lets you walk in the footsteps of these legendary seafarers, starting with the historical Jarlabanke Bridge and the social hub of Arkils Tingstad. Enjoy a traditional Swedish 'fika' in the ancient Vallentuna Church, then explore Sigtuna, Sweden's oldest town brimming with Viking archaeological sites. Venture into the spiritual heart of Viking society at the Church of Old Uppsala and witness the cultural transition at the majestic Uppsala Cathedral. This isn't just a tour; it's your chance to be the hero, bringing history alive as you dive deep into the Viking era. Join us now to uncover the rich tapestry of Sweden's past!

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Overall rating

4.5
(22 reviews)

Wonderful tour through the history of the Norse. Our guide Olof was incredibly prepared even to the toughest questions and told us about history, habits and traditions of the local people from the past. The car travel was incredibly funny with Bianca! I absolutely recommend this tour to discover a part of history that influenced so much European culture. Thank you Olof and Bianca, Grazie from Italy!

Perfect an speechless for what Calle deserve i really enjoyed the trip and the guide has amazing way to share the information and the bus was clean the driver was perfect thanks again ..shaikha Almheiri

Great tour and guide! If you’re interested in Viking age and ancient/medieval Swedish history, this is the tour for you! Highly recommend!

It was very nice. Our guide Gabriel was very knowledgeable. I learned a lot about Viking culture and rune stones. It was fascinating.

Very interesting trip. Beautiful historical sights and landscape