Stockholm: Old Town Walking Tour and the Vasa Museum

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Few tourists leave Stockholm without taking a walk in beautiful Stockholm Old Town and visiting the Vasa museum. This tour includes both these attractions and boat trip to the museum island.

Highlights

  • Experience the medieval narrow alleys of the Stockholm Old Town
  • Visit the unique Vasa museum, a wow experience
  • See Riddarholmen church, the House of Nobility and the Royal Palace

Description

After starting our small group tour (max 10 participants) at the Gamla Stan (Old Town) metrostation we will experience the beautiful view of lake Mälaren, the third greatest lake in Sweden. We will take pictures of the City Hall, a landmark of Stockholm and the location for the annual Nobel Price banquette. We continue, passing the House of Nobility, by many considered as the most beautiful building in Stockholm. We enter the old town, experiencing the cobblestone alleys, a rune stoned dated 1050 and the Royal Palace, one of the bigger palaces in Europe, with more than 600 rooms. We will also meet the Iron Boy, the smallest statue in Stockholm. Caressing his soft head will give us good luck for the rest of the trip, or maybe the rest of our lives. Some of this good luck we might need right away, when we after passing through the narrowest alley i Stockholm, embarke the ferry that will take us to Djurgården, the museum island where the Vasa museum is situated. The ferry start off on the same route as the Vasa ship had in 1628, but will not capsize and after a short trip reach the Djurgården island where the Vasa museum (and several other museums) are located. The guide will introduce you to the museum and the leave you there to experience the most visited maritime museum in the world! The Vasa ship was brought up in one piece after 333 years under the water. What you see i a 98% intact war ship from the seventeenth century, You will detailed instructions from the guide about how to get back to the city center from the museum.

Includes

A small group (max 10 participants) guided walking tour of Stockholm Old Town Boat trip from Old Town to Djurgården, where the Vasa museum is located. Entrance, 'pass the line', and introduction to the Vasa museum

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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