ABOUT THE Stockholm Old Town Free Tour
This tour is operated by our partner Rainbow Tours Stockholm.
Join us on our Old Town Walking Tour to enjoy the beautiful island of Gamla Stan. Discover why the Swedes chose this island to create their capital, tracing from its medieval history to today's life.
Discovering Gamla Stan: A Chronological Journey Through Stockholm's Past
Join us on an exploration of Stockholm's Old Town, where history comes alive. Our tour kicks off at Gustav Adolfs torg, the beating heart of the city, from where we'll take you on a chronological journey mirroring Stockholm's historical evolution. Starting with the Viking Era, we'll unravel the German influence, the clash with Denmark leading to the pivotal Stockholm bloodbath in 1520, and the subsequent succession of Gustav Vasa. Immerse yourself in the captivating tales that shaped this island into the chosen site for Sweden's capital.
Wandering Through Time: A Walking Tour of Gamla Stan's Enchanting Streets
Embark on a captivating walking tour through the enchanting streets of Gamla Stan. Traverse the narrow, vibrant lanes, including the famous Mårten Trotzigs gränd—Stockholm's narrowest street. Along the way, explore iconic sites such as the Stockholm Royal Palace, the statue of St. George and the Dragon, and the renowned main square, Stortorget. Let the charm of Gamla Stan unfold as you stroll through its historic lanes, each step revealing a new chapter in Stockholm's rich tapestry.
Guided by Passion: Engaging Stories and Personalized Adventures
Meet our dynamic and history-loving guides, each offering a unique perspective from diverse backgrounds. Passionate about sharing the captivating stories of Gamla Stan, our guides go beyond the past, providing insights into contemporary Swedish life. Feel free to engage with them, asking questions and tailoring the tour to your interests. This personalized adventure ensures a journey that caters to your curiosity, making your exploration of Stockholm's Old Town truly unforgettable.
Tours in Stockholm are offered by our partners, Rainbow Tours Stockholm. While you may not see the trademark SANDEMANs red umbrellas, we only work with partners we know, trust, and who have been vetted by us to ensure they meet the same standards you are used to enjoying in SANDEMANs’ own cities.Read more
The tours starts on Gustav Adolfs torg, Stockholm, by the roundabout.
- Discover the heart of the city at Gustav Adolfs torg, the starting point for our journey through Stockholm's history.
- Stroll through Mårten Trotzigs gränd, Stockholm's narrowest street, and soak in the vibrant charm of Gamla Stan.
- See the iconic Stockholm Royal Palace, a symbol of grandeur and historical significance on the island.
- Witness the myth come to life at the Statue of St. George and the Dragon, adding a touch of folklore to your exploration.
- Immerse yourself in history at Stortorget, the main square of Gamla Stan, surrounded by colorful buildings and rich tales of the past.
- ... And much more
Rainbow Tours Stockholm is our vetted partner in StockholmRead more
- Local English-speaking guide
- Gratuities for the guide (optional)
- This activity is operated by our partner Rainbow Tours Stockholm. This experience is not provided by SANDEMANs, but has been chosen by our specialists from an array of offers based on their quality and value
What is the SANDEMANs Partner Network?
Tours in Stockholm are offered by a partner, not SANDEMANs NEW Europe.
We only work with partners we know, trust, and who have been vetted by us to ensure they meet the same standards you are used to enjoying in SANDEMANs’ own cities.
We are proud to partner with Rainbow Tours Stockholm and are sure you’ll love their tours as much as we do.
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