Stockholm Walking Exploration
Travel back in time as you stroll through Gamla stan, behold the architectural excellence of St. Nicholas Cathedral, and more when you book this scenic walking tour in Stockholm. Bring your passport and go on a picturesque journey by foot with an expert English-speaking tour guide to explore sites like King's Island, the Old and New Parliament buildings, and see the smallest statue in the city. You'll also get three hours to spend taking in the architectural beauty of historic sites like the Stockholm Cathedral while catching a glimpse of the guards at the King's Royal Palace. Your scenic sightseeing tour will also provide plenty of photo opportunities to snap postcard-worthy images of iconic sites like Central Station and includes a 24-hour public transport ticket for your convenience, making this tour perfect for history buffs!
Your scenic walking tour starts with a meetup with your knowledgeable guide at your cruise port to head to walk on the cobblestoned street of Stockholm's old town: Gamla stan. This compact island takes you back in time with its wide selection of colorful buildings that date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. Along your scenic route, you'll also come across even older buildings that offer an example of architectural excellence, such as the medieval cathedral of St. Nicholas: Storkyrkan. This Brick Gothic architecturally styled Roman Catholic cathedral is the resting place for several of Sweden's monarchs and is the old town's oldest church.
Next, follow your guide to northern Gamla stan to see the smallest statue in Stockholm known as the Jarnpojken and discover where Sweden's royalty reside and royal guards protect as you pass by the Royal Palace. As you journey across the King's Island (Riddarholmen), you'll also see historical buildings where the Parliament of Sweden makes some of the country's most important political decisions: the Old and New Parliament buildings. Admire the grandeur of the Old Parliament building and the neoclassical style of the New Parliament building before passing by the site where the Nobel Committee decides on prizes for the famed Nobel Prize laureates.
Wrap up your tour by taking in the majestic sight of Stockholm Central Station. This 19th-century rail station sees over 200,000 visitors daily and offers great photo opportunities for snapping Insta-worthy pictures before you head back to your port.
From exploring a picturesque royal island to seeing the smallest statue in Stockholm, this scenic walking tour is teeming with history and much to do. Book your spot on this scenic walking adventure and experience a different side of Stockholm that takes you back in time!