Stockholm - 1 Day Shore Excursion

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Essential Stockholm / TOUR S3

drive & walking tour with City Hall & Vasa Museum

Experience must-see elements on this comprehensive tour from Gamla Stan, Stockholm's tangled Old Town, to the trendy neighbourhoods with upmarket stores and stylish boutiques. Discover the City Hall, the seat of the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, and the Vasa Ship Museum, that houses the city's famed treasure recovered from the sea. This tour offers an unbeatable combination of a scenic drive tour showcasing the best of Stockholm in the comfort of your own vehicle, and a walking tour of the Old Town to let you breathe in the very essense of this medieval city.

Tour highlights

  • moderate activity tour | 5 hours of sightseeing time in Stockholm
  • two formats offered: for ships docking in Stockholm and in Nynsähamn (requires extra time)
  • guided inside tours of the City Hall and the Vasa Museum
  • multiple photo stops at your request
  • 1-hour walking tour through Stockholm's Old Town followed by free time
  • available as Shared (6 people maximum) or Private (with no size limitation for pre-existing groups)

Price

  • shared tour - US$199 per person (from Stockholm) and US$269 per person (from Nynsähamn)
  • private tour - depends on number of guests in your party (see table below)

Day 1 / 5 Hours (7 Hours from Nynsähamn)

9:00
Meeting near your ship
9:00 – 10:00
Scenic Drive Tour
  • Your day will start with a visit to Fjällgatan, a small street situated atop a cliff and offering spectacular views of the Stockholm City
  • Lined with original 18-century wooden houses on the one side and a magnificent view on the other, Fjällgatan makes for a perfect photo walk to start your busy sightseeing day!
  • Your scenic drive tour will then continue west of Stockholm along the coastline of Lake Mälaren, the city's most appealing day-trip destination dotted with pleasure boats and home to Drottingholm from where the Swedish royal family originated
10:00 – 11:00
The City Hall
  • The City Hall has long become a national symbol of the country and your tour guide will invite you on an inside tour of the building. Home to the city offices and session halls to politicians, the City Hall is also a splendid example of romanticism in architecture featuring unique works of art
  • Every year the City Hall welcomes the Nobel Banquet where, following the official award ceremony in Blå Hallen (the Blue Hall), the laureates and dignitaries dance in Gyllene Salen (the Golden Hall) with its 18 million gold mosaic tiles
11:00 – 11:45
Södermalm
  • Your drive tour will continue to Södermalm, Stockholm's central and largest island
  • Once a working-class neighbourhood, nowadays it houses a myriad of vintage stores, eclectic shops, designer boutiques and restaurants. This area offers a relaxed and trendy atmosphere that your tour guide will invite you to experience during a short walking tour
  • We will walk along the picture-perfect street of Mäster Mikalesgata, named after one of Sweden's executioners, and walk past what is known as the home of Lisbeth Salander, the main character of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" movie)
  • The walk also includes a stunning view of Stockholm from Monteliusvägen
11:45 – 12:45
The Vasa Museum
  • This most visited museum in all of Scandinavia houses a unique art treasure - a 69 meter long Vasa Warship that sank on its maiden voyage in the middle of Stockholm in 1628 and was salvaged 333 years later in 1961. 95 per cent of the ship is original and it took almost 50 years to restore
  • Your tour guide will take you on an exhilirating journey through history as you are learning about Vasa's history and marvel the stylish craftsmenship of old days
12:45 – 13:45
Gamla Stan Walking Tour
  • Your sightseeing adventure will continue into Gamla Stan, Stockholm's Old Town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and buildings of so many different shades of gold
  • This is the area where Stockholm was founded in 1252, and that is considered to be a pedestrian paradise welcoming visitors with various attractions, cafés, restaurants, shops set in one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centers in Europe
  • Star attractions of the area include the Royal Palace, one of the world's largest with over 600 rooms, the Nobel Museum, the Stockholm Cathedral, and the Riddarholmen Church located on the adjacent Riddarholm Island
  • Note: To minimize costs, your vehicle will depart after bringing you to the Old Town
14:00
Return to Ship by Taxi or Stay in Old City
Following your guided walking tour of Gamla Stan you will have a choice:
  • to extend your stay in this vibrant city on your own (your tour guide will provide you ample instructions on how to get back to your ship by taxi on your own), or
  • have your guide escort you back to the ship by taxi (so as to finish your 5-hour tour by your ship)
  • Note: If your ship is docking in Nynsähamn, our driver will bring you back to the ship after the tour

price

GET 5% DISCOUNT ON RATES BELOW IF YOU ALSO BOOK ANY ST. PETERSBURG TOUR WITH US
for ships docking in Stockholm (5 hrs tour guide + 4 hrs vehicle/driver)
Persons
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
12
12+
Max group size
Private Tour (US$)
$449
$359
$279
$229
$199
$189
$169
$149
$129
No limit
Shared Tour
US$199 per person for select cruise ships
6 persons
for ships docking in Nynsähamn (6 hrs tour guide + 7 hrs vehicle/driver)
Persons
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
12
12+
Max group size
Private Tour (US$)
$609
$489
$379
$309
$269
$249
$229
$189
$159
No limit
Shared Tour
US$269 per person for select cruise ships
6 persons
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