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Stockholm Cruise Port

Stockholm is a popular port of call and a key turnaround point for many European cruises. As a result, this cultural capital—home to some two million people—is well equipped to handle (and entertain) travelers. Visitors can go back in time on a tour of the historic streets of Gamla Stan, lounge in well-kept green spaces or wander the interesting shops that line the bustling waterfront. And while Stockholm has a reputation for being a pricy port, there are still good options for getting around on a budget.

How to Get to Stockholm

Passengers docking in Frihamnen can walk to the ferry terminal from port, hail a taxi or hop aboard one of the nearby buses to reach more interesting parts of town. Those who arrive at Gamla Stan can easily access the city’s electric trolleys or explore on foot.

One Day in Stockholm

Stockholm can be an expensive port. Budget-conscious travelers should invest in the Stockholm Card, which grants visitors admission to some of the most popular attractions in the city. (It even includes transportation on Stockholm’s buses, trams, subways and ferries.)  Be sure to check out the island of Gamla Stan for a taste of old-world Stockholm and tour the nearby 600-room Royal Palace. Then hop on one of the city’s local sightseeing boats for a tour of the some 30,000 islands that dot the coast of Sweden.

Adventurous visitors can embark on a rooftop tour that explores the old Parliament building from high above the ground. Travelers walk along narrow catwalks while strapped into safety harnesses and are even required to wear helmets.

Port Information

Cruise ships typically dock in one of two ports. Frihamnen, stationed in a boring industrial area without much to see, is reserved for larger boats. Gamla Stan, ripe with museums, a royal palace and other areas of interest, is where smaller ships tend to berth. Swedish is the national language, but English is widely spoken, too. Krona is the official currency with ATMs and foreign exchanges easily accessible. Taxis do not accept credit cards so be sure to travel with cash.

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Stockholm Shore Excursion: Stockholm in One Day Sightseeing Tour

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Reviews

While you're in port, see Stockholm in a nutshell on this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour. You'll get a comprehensive overview of the entire city, first from the ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $56.11

Stockholm Shore Excursion: Segway Tour and City Views in Södermalm

When your cruise ship docks in Stockholm, explore the up-and-coming island neighborhood of Södermalm by electric, self-balancing Segway! Choose from one ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $92.85

Stockholm Shore Excursion: Stockholm City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

3 star rating: Worth doing 20 Reviews

Create your own itinerary while you're in port on the Stockholm City Hop-on Hop-off Tour. Travel in an open-top double-decker bus as you see the sights of ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: Valid for 24 or 72 hours from time of first use (dependent on selection at time of booking)

From USD $34.74

Stockholm Shore Excursion: In the Footsteps of Alfred Nobel City Tour

Learn about Stockholm's amazing history and get as close as is possible to the famous Alfred Nobel while your cruise ship is in port in Stockholm. See where ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $86.84

Stockholm Shore Excursion: Stockholm Grand Tour by Coach and Boat

4 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

While you’re in port, get a comprehensive sightseeing experience of Stockholm on the Stockholm Grand Tour. Combining a panoramic coach tour and a boat cruise ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $60.12

Stockholm Shore Excursion: Stockholm Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

Short on time in Stockholm but want to see it all while you’re in port? This is the shore excursion for you. In just 90 minutes, you’ll get a panoramic ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $34.74

Stockholm Shore Excursion: Half-Day Viking History Tour from Stockholm

While your ship is moored in Stockholm, uncover Sweden’s fascinating Viking and medieval past on this half-day excursion! Enjoy the undivided attention of your ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $143.62

Stockholm Shore Excursion: Stockholm City Helicopter Tour Including Optional Archipelago Upgrade

When your cruise ship docks in Stockholm, experience the city from a unique perspective on this exciting helicopter tour! During your 10- to 12-minute flight, ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: Approximately 10 minutes, or 20 minutes if upgrade option selected

From USD $260.52

Stockholm Shore Excursion: RIB Sightseeing Cruise of Stockholm

Take off on an exhilarating journey around Stockholm’s waterways on this unforgettable 1.5-hour RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) cruise! Don a lifejacket and ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $63.46

Stockholm Shore Excursion: Private Stockholm City Walking Tour Including the Vasa Museum

When your ship docks in Stockholm, see three of the Swedish capital’s highlights on a 3-hour private walking tour. Enjoy the full attention of your guide as ...  Read more

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.56

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