Private Tour: Viking History Trip from Stockholm Including The Runic Kingdom
Join a Viking expert local guide on this 3-hour history tour from Stockholm and get to know the Vikings and their mark on Swedish history. See a preserved Viking parliament and visit one of Sweden's most famous gravefields at Broby bro, view the incredible Jarlabanke's rune stone bridge. Take photos of some 1000-years old rune carvings and decipher their messages. Hear the story about the rich Viking woman Estrid and her grandson, the mighty lord Jarlabanki. Also listen to legends and sagas about Viking mythology. Transportation from and back to your hotel/cruise port is included for centrally located hotels/cruise ports.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Broby, Broby, Skane County
Hear about the might viking women Estrid, see the rune-stones she raised in remembrance of her dead family.Se her possible living farm from distance, the stones she raised at the Viking bridge. At this site her skeleton was found and a big local early Viking Age christian grave field with over 20 skeletons. Hear about the daily life in the viking age and how they where dressed and what they are etc etc.
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
Jarlabanke Runestones, Taby Kyrkby, Taby Sweden
Walk over and on to the great Jarlabanki's Viking bridge anno 1030, a 150-meter long causeway; constructed by the great lord Jarlabanki. Listen to the message on the rune stones, the monuments of dead Vikings. See the most locally known of the Jarlabanki rune stones, hear the history about the self confident powerful Viking lord Jarlabanki.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Arkils tingstad, Tingvallavägen 27, 186 50 Vallentuna, Sweden
Visit a unice preserved viking assembly place, a place for what law and order the Vikings had and enforced. Hear about the laws of divorce and the laws of killing others due to insults. About how their tribal system and life was. Hear the tales of the runestones and visit the beautiful lake side.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Vallentuna church, Kyrkvägen 4, 186 30 Vallentuna, Sweden
Go to Vallentuna 13th C church and see the most locally known of the Jarlabanki rune stones. Visit the church room, reformatic and bare in contrast to the former Catholic vivid painted church rooms. Explore the stone-master signatures fromwhen the church was built. Hear the first known written down Swedish ending rhyme is in the church.
Duration: 30 minutes
"The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic condition."
"We will tell you the time of your hotel pick up on reconfirmation. If your hotel is to far off the city center, then we will give you another meeting point that is simple to get to."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Minimum numbers apply. 2 people at least to book this tour."
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"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."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
All central hotels, ports and other accommodations within 5km from Stockholm central station (no pick up at Nynäshamn harbour but instead travel directions to 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 (directions given to a pick up place in Stockholm)
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.