Stockholm's Highlights: Land and Sea
Founded in 1252, Stockholm is Europe's largest, most intact medieval city center. On this special 9.5-hour tour you will get to experience the beauty and history of this city in two different ways.
Your exploration begins with a scenic, comfortable bus ride to Stockholm where you will meet your expert tour guide for a tour of the Vasa Museum. Get an up-close look at the Vasa, a 226-ft. warship that sunk in Stockholm's harbor during its maiden voyage in 1628. Learn how this ship ushered in a new era in naval power with a record 64 cannons, the weight of which was partially responsible for its demise.
From there you will head to City Hall, an iconic city silhouette and home to many official events including the great Nobel banquet. Gaze up at the 106m tall tower decorated with the Swedish national coat of arms then step inside for a tour of its richly decorated interiors.
Continue to Gamla Stan, or the Old Town of Stockholm. Walk along the beautiful cobblestone streets as your expert guide points out various places of interest including the Royal Palace, Market Square, Nobel Museum and Coronation Church.
Take the next 2 hours exploring this charming city on your own, then enjoy a canal tour complete with an overview of Gamla Stan from the water. Pass by the islands of islands of Skeppsholmen and Djurgården and admire the elegant houses gracing Strandvägen Boulevard before your return trip back to port.
Book this tour now for a fascinating and informative look at past and present Stockholm.
Please Note: Tour includes all entrance fees. If your ship docks in Stockholm, there is no transfer time required for tours starting in Stockholm. The duration for this tour from Stockholm would be 7 hours.