Viking History Small-Group Trip from Stockholm including Sigtuna and Uppsala: Full Day
Dig up some Viking history during this 8-hour tour in the picturesque Swedish countryside. Travel in the company of a expert history guide to learn about the Viking Swedes and their impact on Scandinavian history. Experience the beautiful countryside areas as you travel to Sigtuna. This is the oldest existing Swedish town. Walk among the 18th and 19th century traditional wooden houses on the main street that has kept its original Viking age stretching.
Visit the historical university city of Uppsala, both the area around the cathedral and the Old Uppsala mounds. It is said by legend that kings are buried in these huge burials. Some about 60 meters in diameters (more than 150 feet) wide. Feel like you are traveling back in time. Also hear tales about Viking mythology, war, legends and see replicas of excavation findings. Transportation from and back to your hotel is included.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Broby Bro, Frestavägen, 187 70 Täby, Sweden
viking runestones + grave field
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
Jarlabanke Runestones, Taby Kyrkby, Taby Sweden
a reconstructed viking causeway
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Arkils tingstad, Tingvallavägen 27, 186 50 Vallentuna, Sweden
one of the best preserved Viking assemblies in Sweden
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
S:t Olofs Church Ruins, 9 Olofsgatan, Sigtuna, Sigtuna Municipality 193 30 Sweden
A visit to Sigtuna city and the church ruins, normaly also the place for our lunch stop.
Duration: 1 hour 35 minutesStop At:
Uppsala Domkyrka, Domkyrkoplan 2, Uppsala 753 10 Sweden
A walk around the chathedral and a small city walk in Uppsala city.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Gamla Uppsala, Uppsala Sweden
a visit to the unice site of Old Uppsala
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions"
"Comfortable walking shoes are recommended"
"No sandals or flip flops, feet must be covered"
"The drop-offs commence after the tour duration (you pay for a 8-hour tour and pick-up and drop-off)."
"Hotel guests will get a pick up time 1-2 days before the tour date."
"Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. THE MINIMUM NUMBER IS 3 PERSONS. We hold the right to cancel a tour if the number is below 3 persons for all tour reservations combined."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"If you want to bring your own masks or any other thing to make you feel safe please know you're welcome to do so."
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up normally starts at 09.00 or 09.30. For the shorter tours 3-5h 09.30 is the normal pick up time. For the longer tours, 8h:s, 09.00 is our usual pick up time for the first guests. We will be in touch two days in advance of a public tour with your final starting time, if you want to know in beforehand or want that we arrange a fixed time for you please contact us by email.
In wintertime we may due to the low light time ask if it is possible for you to do a earlier starting time (if not we do the set time of the tour) but than we contact well in advance of your date.
We offer hotel pick up at all central hotels, ports and other accommodations within 5km from Stockholm central station. If you're in old town where it is not possible to get in by car we may ask you to walk a few minutes to another location where we pick you up.
We offer pick up at all harbours but no pick up at Nynäshamn harbour (only a few ship arrive there and the harbour is 1h outside Stockholm city) but will than instead give travel directions to a meeting place in Stockholm.
If your tour departs from the cruise pier:
If your ship arrives at S165 and S167 STADSGÅRDEN: Please walk a few hundred meters away from your ship while following the BLUE/GREEN lines. Go past the fences and guards, and your guide will wait there, with a sign saying "Viking Tours" on an A4-paper. NOTE: If you enter any other harbour number in STADSGÅRDEN than S165 or S167 please go outside the fences and guards and the guide will meet you there on the time of the tour.
If your ship arrives at F638 FRIHAMNEN: Upon debarking the ship, please go through the terminal building. Once you go past the sliding doors (everyone else that departs the ship will walk out this way), the guide will meet you just outside the sliding doors. The guide will be holding an A4-paper saying "Viking Tours". NOTE: If you enter any other harbour number in FRIHAMNEN than F638 please go outside the fences and guards and the guide will meet you there on the time of the tour.
If your ship arrives at V523 VÄRTAHAMNEN: Walk from your ship towards the tourist buses, which is less than 10 meters from the ship hull. The guide will wait for you at the tourist bus area, near the buses, with an A4-paper, which says "Viking Tours." The guide will then direct you to the tour vehicle. NOTE: If you enter any other harbour number in VÄRTAHAMNEN than V523 please go outside the fences and guards and the guide will meet you there on the time of the tour.
If your Ship Arrives at NYNÄSHAMN: NO PICK UP INCLUDED HERE. That due to it being 50km away from Stockholm central station. We recomend you to contact and with us decide a meeting place in Central Stockholm. We will give directions how to go there either by train or that take one of the cruise busses going from the harbour into Stockholm.
If you are unsure of which pier your ship is arriving at, please check with the cruise line.Ports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- NO PICK UP IN Nynäshamn Harbour (meeting directions to meeting point will be given)
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.