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Markim-Orkesta: Historical Tour in Swedish Countryside

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Explore the Swedish countryside and learn about history, from the Bronze Age to today, on this 5-hour guided tour that departs from Stockholm. Visit medieval churches with runestones, Viking graveyards, cozy red houses and more.

Highlights

  • Explore a former UNESCO World Heritage candidate site
  • Visit a medieval church with runestones and preserved fresco paintings
  • Take in the beautiful landscape of the Swedish countryside
  • Learn about Sweden's history from a knowledgeable local guide

Description

Travel back to the old Sweden on a guided 5-hour tour to Markim-Orkesta, a former candidate UNESCO World Heritage site north of Stockholm. Made up of two church parishes, Markim-Orkesta is full of history from various eras. Explore the fields and farms of the countryside while learning about the Bronze Age, Viking Age and other periods from a knowledgeable local guide. After pick-up, travel by car towards Markim-Orkesta. Upon arrival, choose between a walking tour or a car tour. Visit the ruins of a medieval house with a connection to the Swedish reformation king, a Viking bridge and graveyard, a local church with runestones and preserved fresco paintings, remnants from the Bronze Age, a local museum, a horse farm and much more.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off at accommodation or cruise harbor within 5km of Stockholm central station, except Nynäshamn harbor Live guide
Lunch (Please bring your own)

Important Information

  • Tour operates in all weather
  • Please bring weather appropriate clothing
  • Please bring your own lunch

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