Private Viking history full-day tour
Activities

Private Viking history full-day tour

Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take a stroll through the streets and become part of the city
  • Bring the whole family - everyone will love it
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
What to expect

Unveil the mystery of the Swedish Viking History with an expert authorized guide and visit great Viking sites of cultural and archaeological interest. Watch beautiful rune stones and hear the stories they wish to tell you.

The tour will start from Broby bro, on of Sweden’s most famous Viking burial grounds. Learn about and visit Viking burials, both pagan and Christan. Hear what the runestones of this site can tell you and hear about Estrid, a mighty Viking woman. You'll move on to Jarlabanki's bridge, an old partly reconstructed Viking bridge, learning about Vikings lord, their power, bridges and road buildings, learn more about the mighty Jarlabanke kin group and their influence.

Next, you'll head on to Arkil Assembly site, a Viking Parliament where you can hear about Viking laws, the society of the Vikings and how decisions where made in the society and how disputes were settled. Moving forward to the beautiful wooden town of Sigtuna, also the oldest town of Sweden. Walk among the medieval church ruins, visit the museum and walk along the big street who still have the same stretching as it had in the Viking age.

Finish the tour in Old Uppsala and its Vendel Era grave mounds. Visit the king mounds at Old Uppsala, one of Swedens most important historical places. Visit the former medieval Cathedral, walk among the 11m high grave mounds while the guide goes through its rich and long history. You'll get a chance to take a walk around and inside the biggest church in the nordic countries: The Uppsala Cathedral, in the Uppsala city center.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Private tour guide
    • Entrance fee's
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price

    Youth (10-15): Reduced

    Child (0-9): Reduced

    Where
    Meeting point:

    You will be picked up at your central Stockholm hotel/accommodation (within a 5km radius of Stockholm). It is also possible to be picked up from the port if you are arriving on a cruise on the day of the tour.

    What to remember
    • Minimum participation of 2 adults
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    When
    • Please see the calendar for updated availability
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    Provider
    Sweden History Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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