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Day Trips

Viking History Tour from Stockholm

Delve into Sweden’s fascinating Viking heritage on a half-day tour from its captivating capital, Stockholm. Uncover the mysteries of the country’s rich history with an accomplished guide and visit sites of profound cultural interest. See a collection of ancient runic stones at Täby and decipher ancient inscriptions at Granby. Convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel is included in this tour.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Multi-day Tours

7-Day Scenic Scandinavian Tour from Stockholm exploring Denmark, Sweden and fjords in Norway

Denmark, Sweden, and Norway offer spectacular countryside scenery and rich local culture, but organizing accommodation and transportation to explore independently can be a challenge. On this tour, explore all three countries over seven action-packed days—with those key logistics included. Exploring in comfort by air-conditioned coach with your guide, discover must-see sites such as the Briksdal glacier, Jostedalsbreen National Park, and Mjøsa Lake.
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  • 7 days
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  • 7 days

Day Cruises

Strömma Canal Tour to Sandhamn

Get views of many of the islands in the Stockholm archipelago during this full-day cruise to Sandhamn. Go ashore for free time to explore the shops, restaurants, and pubs on the dynamic island. Round-trip ferry tickets included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Stockholm Archipelago Kayak Tour - 2 Days

Total escape from the cityEscape for a weekend, only 45 minutes away from Stockholm, with your family, your partner or between a group of friends!Stockholm archipelago offers you the opportunity to be in a peaceful and relaxful place thanks to his unique landscape that makes all its characteristics. The archipelago is formed of about 30000 islands located in the calmness of the Baltic sea. It used to be formerly farmers and fishermen's shelters or furthermore trading outpost under the Viking period. The surface of the water is overhung by those domes made of rocks and trees often uninhabited giving to the region its uniqueness.Far from the cities and far from everything, this natural maze offers an unexpected contrast for whom is coming to visit Sweden for a long weekend, or a few days for instance. Join the adventure that would bring you another impression of Sweden.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Day Trips

Private Tour: Swedish History Day Trip to World Heritage Candidate Markim-Orkesta from Stockholm

Learn about Viking history and Sweden's past through a 5-hour visit to Markim-Orkestra from Stockholm. With your local guide, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Candidate Site, composed of two church parishes, which includes several ancient rune stones. Hear tales from the Bronze Age, the Viking Age and early Swedish history as visit a Christian Viking graveyard.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Stockholm Archipelago Kayak Tour - 1 Day

Explore the Stockholm archipelago via kayak on this small-group tour. Just under an hour outside the bustling city of Stockholm is a group of islands in the Baltic Sea, just waiting to be discovered. Spend the day in this peaceful atmosphere, stopping for provided lunch and snacks. All equipment and instruction is provided; beginners are welcome.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Small group Swedish History Day Trip to the countryside, UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE Candiade area Markim-Orkesta from Stockholm

Enjoy the intimate feel of a small group on this excursion to the Swedish countryside from Stockholm. After convenient hotel pickup, head out to see the historically rich Markim-Orkesta area, where you'll view traditional Swedish forest cabins, Viking-age runestones, medieval churches, and Bronze Age relics. Along the way, your guide will provide historical and cultural commentary and you'll have plenty of chances to ask questions.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Birka the Viking City - Boat and Walking Tour

Unearth the Viking past with a 7-hour visit to Birka, a UNESCO World Heritage site, from Stockholm. Journey 2 hours by boat from Stockholm, learning about your destination as you travel. Once there, embark on a 45-minute guided tour, then visit the Viking Museum and explore at your own pace during 2 hours of free time. Walk through the recreation of the Viking village, painstakingly rebuilt to give an accurate picture of how the Vikings conducted their daily lives. Entrance fees and round-trip ferry ticket are included.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Viking History Small Group Tour from Stockholm: Half Day Including Sigtuna

Dig up some Viking history during this 5-hour history tour from Stockholm. In the company of an historian guide, learn about the Vendel Swedes, the predecessors to the Vikings, and their impact on Scandinavian history. Visit the Vada burial mounds, Jarlabanke's bridge and Vallentuna Church. View some ancient rune stones and hear the folklore of the Vikings, including the great Viking woman Estrid and the all-powerful lord Jarlabanke. Transportation from a meeting point in central Stockholm is included.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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Viking History Small Group Trip from Stockholm Including the Runic Kingdom: Short Day

Get an overview of Viking history in this quick and easy tour from Stockholm. Visit some of the Viking era's most important sites, including the Viking parliament, ancient rune stones, and Jarlabanke's Bridge. Round-trip transportation from a central Stockholm meeting point is included.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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Stockholm Nature Hiking - Summer

Get in touch with Swedish nature on this day trip out of Stockholm. Many travelers don't know that there is great hiking and adventuring to be done just outside the city center; your guide will take you to the best spots for trekking and taking in some native flora and fauna. Listen to guided commentary on the natural environment over a campfire-cooked lunch with your small group of just eight people or fewer.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Wildlife Safari in Stockholm

You are in Stockholm for a long weekend and would like to get a larger experience of what Sweden has to offer. You know that we have majestic animals in our wilderness and you would like to get the chance to see these creatures in real life. Well we got it all ready for you. We propose you this great safari that will give you the chance to spot many different animals iconic to Swedish wild nature. What about coming back home with experience of Swedish culture in Stockholm city but also having seen the wildlife in its natural habitat.In the evening when the forest is starting to get mystical, comes the time for us to go out there. Indeed the wildlife is very often coming out from dusk to dawn. That’s when we bring you in nature to observe the wild life.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Lake Mälaren Cruise to Sigtuna

Experience a relaxing boat tour on calm waters through Lake Mälaren to Sigtuna. On board the guide will tell you about interesting stories while you enjoy beautiful views.
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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
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Grand Canal Cruise to Gustavsberg

Nice journey that is an experience in itself. Travel from central Stockholm, through Skurusundet and the narrow strait Baggenstäket, to Gustavsberg in the middle of Stockholm archipelago. The boat makes a stop at Hålludden where the beautiful art museum Artipelag is located.You travel on board M/S Gustafsberg VII or M/S Enköping, two beauties built 1912 and 1868 respectively. An English guide on board tells you about the history of Stockholm, Gustavsberg and why the ship has the same name as its destination.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

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A lovely daytour to Tjolöholms Castle

Our tours in the areas surrounding Gothenburg are unique! We travel by minibus, with max. 8 passengers, which gives us a unique opportunity of having a great day together. We visit well known and hidden gems.The Tjolöholm Castle with surroundings have so much to offer - which makes us want to stay here for several ours. A guided tour of the castle is included, see below.Tjolöholms Castle was completed in1904. It's the most known Arts & Crafts Castle in Scandinavia. This year Tjolöholm has in cooperation with The Fashion & Textile Museum and Liberty in London set up the exhibition Bohemian Luxury - Liberty Style at Tjolöholm. ​There are several things to enjoy on the Tjolöholm properties, such as beautiful gardens, museums, playareas, a beach, shops ... On our way back we will make a much liked visit to Bräutigams Marsipan & Confectionery, to shop some delicacies for ourselves or maybe as gifts? Or just have some tasty homemade icecream before heading back to Gothenburg.
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  • 7 hours 10 minutes
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  • 7 hours 10 minutes
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Cultural Tours

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Daytour to tiny island Gullholmen + swim or walk in nature reserve!

Our tours are unique - we offer tours with max 8 passengers in a minibus. We visit well known and hidden gems in the areas surrounding Gothenburg. In a small group you will have a unique day with excellent service!Once arrived on the large island Orust we'll start with a "fika" (coffe/tea break) at the much loved Tavlebords Honeyfarm. They have tasty bakery, healthy and/or beautiful things in the shop and you can visit their fun and interesting exhibition about the so important bees.Then we'll travel as far west we can on Orust, where we'll take the ferry a few minutes to the divine small island Gullholmen - picturesque, charming and well preserved. Gullholmen village has it's origins in the 13th century and is the most densely built island in Swedish archipelago.A few steps away is the island Härmanö with a nature reserve well known for it's beauty. For a couple of hours you can enjoy the trails, breath-taking views and swimming in the lovely fresh sea.​
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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Day Trips

Private Sigtuna Tour from Stockholm - Oldest Town of Sweden

Discover the fascinating history of Viking-age Sweden on this day trip to Sigtuna from Stockholm. Enjoy hassle-free roundtrip transportation from your central Stockholm hotel to Sweden's oldest surviving town, founded in 980 AD. On a guided walk, visit the town museum, the pretty 17th-century chateau of Wenngarn—home to one of the best preserved Baroque interiors in Northern Europe—and the well-preserved village of Viby.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Husky Sled Ride Northern Lights Tour from Kiruna

Spotting the northern lights is notoriously tricky. Greatly increase your chances on this tour that takes you into the wilderness, far from light pollution—even better, your mode of transport is a pack of huskies. Soak up the views of the snow-blanketed landscape as your guide drives the huskies toward a cozy tipi where you can warm up with a hot drink and cuddles from the dogs and hopefully spot the magical aurora borealis light up the sky.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Cultural Tours

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Explore Stockholm's Uppsala

Uppsala is a historic city with Viking and Medieval roots that’s just a 40 minute train ride north of Stockholm. Join a like-minded Host and discover fabled, royal burial mounds, a university which was founded in 1477, the oldest Gothic Cathedral in Scandinavia and museums and galleries that are packed with fascinating culture. Cosy up for fika in one of Uppsala’s many coffee shops, stroll along the river towards the city’s historic districts and, visit the castle and discover a 400 year old anatomical theatre. Within 24 hours of your booking, we will contact you to find out about your interests so we can assign a like-minded Host to create a bespoke experience for you. Your Host will suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place, but you can always change your mind about what you want to do. With just one day to explore and a Host by your side, you’ll be able to make the most of the cultural and historic gems that Uppsala has to offer!
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Multi-day Tours

3-Day Stockholm Archipelago Kayaking and Camping Tour

Camp and kayak in the Stockholm's archipelago during this 3-day outdoor adventure. Follow an expert kayak guide, who will provide informative commentary about the culture and history of the archipelago, for three days of paddling and camping amongst the pristine islands. Between stops at the tiny harbor villages, keep your eyes open for native wildlife like oystercatchers and seals in the Swedish wilderness. This small-group tour is limited to 8 people and is available in both beginner and intermediate versions. All meals and the use of tents and kayaks is included.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Ales Stenar, the Rock art site in Järrestad and Kiviksgraven

This is a unique tour including the three most important prehistoric sites. These sites are an absolute must-see location. With archaeologist Ann-Louise S Ferngård as driver and guide you will get so much more. Along the ride we talk about a lot more than just these three locations. Ales stenar is the largest standing stone ship. Järrestad rock art site has 1300 petroglyphs located in a fantastic landscape scenery. Kiviksgraven is a Bronze age cairn with petroglyphs inside the center stone cist.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Walking Tours

Gothenburg by Night: Photography Walking Tour

Walk through Gothenburg after nightfall, capturing photos of the all of the landmarks by evening light. This walking photography tour, led by a professional photographer guide, will stop at Gothenburg Opera House and Avenyn, the city's main thoroughfare. Learn about night photography with the guidance of your host while experiencing the nightlife culture of Stockholm. Bring your compact camera or DSLR for this excursion with a small group of 10 people or less to ensure personalized attention. 
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Cultural Tours

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Daytour to Majestic Marstrand - the island which has it all!

Our tours are unique! We offer minitours by minibus - in areas surrounding Gothenburg. We visit both well known and hidden gems. As we are max. 8 passengers, we will be able to give excellent service and we can have a memorable day together.Marstrand was a favourite place for the King Oscar II. His presence along with the Swedish society had a large impact on the island's buildings, reputation - and probably still has!Marstrand is beautiful, charming and interesting island! You can enjoy the echoes of history in the majestic Carlsten's Fortress or by simply walking the cobbled streets. You can go shopping in the cosy village, you can relax on a café or restaurant - or maybe you want to take a swim in the lovely sea?On our way to Marstrand we will visit a gem to enjoy a Swedish "fika" in a charming and beautiful environment, with relaxed atmosphere - just relax and enjoy! In the Tour on July 27 there will be "Fortress Festivities" included - with cannons, thunder and activities!
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Day Trips

Private Tour: Swedish Church History Half-Day Tour from Stockholm

Enrich your knowledge of Sweden's religious history during this 5-hour educational tour from Stockholm. With your guide, an expert in religious history, travel in a comfortable vehicle to the region just north of the city. Visit Össeby church and Vallentuna church, both important sites in the country's history. See beautiful frescoes at Täby church and the birthplace of the Holy Bridget, Fresta church. Round-trip transportation from Stockholm central station is included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
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