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From Stockholm: Viking Culture and Heritage Small Group Tour

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Stockholm and learn the Viking history of Sweden on a 3-hour small group tour to the countryside of Uppland. Discover traces of Viking settlements and graves, visit a reconstructed bridge and more.

Highlights

  • Visit a reconstructed Viking bridge and hear its runestones speak
  • See several 1,000-year old runestones and learn about Viking life
  • Discover the remains of a Viking Age parliament
  • Marvel at the countryside surrounding Stockholm

Description

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in central Stockholm, and then escape the hustle and bustle of city life as you head into the peaceful countryside. Stop at the famous burial ground of Broby bro (Jarlabanke Runestones) in the historic Uppland. Learn about Viking burial rites and hear stories of pagan and Christian traditions. Learn about the mighty Viking woman known as Estrid and see some of the famous runestones. Continue to the Jarlabanke Bridge at the entrance to the causeway. Marvel at more of the raised runestones typical of the Vikings and learn how they built their roads and bridges. Hear the story of the Viking chief, Jarlabanke and his clan. Next, visit the remains of a Viking parliament at Arkils tingstad and learn how Viking society was organized. Get the chance to try some authentic Viking mead before you return to Stockholm.

Includes

Hotel pick-up and drop off, if located within 5 kilometers of Stockholm Central Station Driver and guide Tasting of an authentic alcohol-free Viking mead Small group tour of no more than 16 people
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