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The Old Town Tour of Stockholm

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Stockholms län, Sweden
The Old Town Tour of Stockholm

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Uncover the secrets of Stockholm's Old Town (or, "Gamla Stan") on this walking tour. Follow your guide through the cobblestone streets and past colorfully painted buildings as they reveal to you the hidden stories of this historic area. Be transported back to the middle ages with tales of noblemen, princesses, and dukes while getting an excellent overview and orientation of the city to prepare you for further independent exploration.
  • Hear lesser-known stories about the history of Stockholm's Old Town
  • Get an excellent overview and orientation of the city
  • See some of Stockholm's most famous sites as your guide explains their significance
  • Understand the hidden details of the area's colorful architecture

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Get a standard Gamla Stan walking tour with an unconventional focus on local history.
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Departure Point

Kindstugatan 1, 111 31 Stockholm, Sweden
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tours of Stockholm
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during The Old Town Tour of Stockholm?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by The Old Town Tour of Stockholm.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during The Old Town Tour of Stockholm?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by The Old Town Tour of Stockholm.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during The Old Town Tour of Stockholm?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by The Old Town Tour of Stockholm.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during The Old Town Tour of Stockholm?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by The Old Town Tour of Stockholm.

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  • "The actual tour only lasted about an hour and twenty minutes, too short for the cost." See review

Reviews

4.5
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37 Reviews

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star-5
Great tour guide
Uwe_M
, Jan 2022
Great tour guide, was really fun and informative walking with her to gamla stan. Even it was very cold, time passes very quickly
star-1
No Guide
Tommy_R
, Sep 2021
I was at the meeting point 15mkn before the start - a half hour later still no Guide - so I paid for nothing - nobody called me, no feedback on my queries
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
First Rate!
Jill_B
, Jul 2021
Kiki was great. She was super knowledgeable and easy to converse with. With the backdrop of Old Town we felt like we got sense of the rich history of Stockholm and Sweden from our tour. First Rate! Thank you!
star-5
Excellent Guide and Tour
Aaron_S
, Jul 2021
Evelyn was excellent in her knowledge, enthusiasm, and communication skills. One of the best tour experiences I’ve had anywhere.
star-5
Must do this--Kiki is terrific!
Kathleen B
, Jul 2019
It was a little hard to find the meeting place. It's actually a cafe. Kiki found me. What a great tour guide! As we navigated the Old Town, I learned the secrets and the history of the area. I watched all the other huge groups trying to wander around and felt so glad I had chosen a small tour. Thanks for a great 3-hours, Kiki.
star-3
Brisk Old Town Overview
3kidsAndADogTravels
, Jun 2019
The tour was fine but was advertised as two hours. The actual tour only lasted about an hour and twenty minutes, too short for the cost.
star-2
This was a good tour but the guide...
Amanda G
, Oct 2018
This was a good tour but the guide wasn't up to Viator standards. My experience with Viator walking tours has been that the tour guides are extremely knowledgeable people with either some sort of history degree or local knowledge from growing up/living in the city for many years. This is why I always book Viator tours, even though they are more expensive than others, because the quality is always excellent. However, this one I felt was lacking. First, I was not impressed that just 2 hours before the tour was to start I received an email asking to change it to the following day. While yes I could do that, I didn't feel that I should have had to and it messed up my itinerary for the week. Coming from Canada, a trip to Europe is a rare opportunity and I plan my days accordingly to ensure that I get to see and do everything I'd like, so I was not pleased to have to change the tour I'd booked months previously with no explanation as to why it was canceled. Secondly, while the guide was friendly and a good story teller, he wasn't overly knowledgeable or organized. It seems we walked aimlessly around Gamla Stan with lots of silence, we ended early, and when I looked up some of the things we were told on the tour not everything was correct. While it was an enjoyable tour and walking around Gamla Stan was very pretty, it was not up to Viator's standards. I didn't learn much and it wasn't worth the cost of the tour - I would recommend the free copenhagen walking tours instead.
star-5
Beautiful tour!
william_c
, Jul 2018
What a great way to see and learn about the history and culture of such a charming city. Soma was our wonderful tour guide. We were fortunate to be in a small group and received personalized attention. Great tour. Strongly recommended!!
star-5
Dunja our tour guide met us spot on...
Coralie S
, Feb 2018
Dunja our tour guide met us spot on time and was a real delight , she took us around the old town and explained many things from dates of buildings , why they were built and the stories behind some of the areas she showed us. Dunja explianed the lakes and the sea as there are so many bridges . Also explained the architecture of some buildings which was very interesting. As we are staying in the old town it was great for us to find our way around . We really enjoyed her company and Dunja made it all so easy and comfortable to learn about Stockholm , Sweden . Thank you very much.
star-5
The tour was amazing! Our tour guide...
ANNELAURE_M
, Jan 2018
The tour was amazing! Our tour guide was friendly and really knowledgeable about the city and its history! Highly recommended! We were only 3 in the tour so it was a wonderful tour!

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