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  2. Stockholm County
  3. Stockholm
  4. Södermalm

Bohemian Stockholm: Södermalm Island Walking Tour

Product ID: 49660
Explore the home of Stockholm’s hipsters, vintage shops, and colorful houses on a 1.5-hour walking tour of Södermalm Island. Discover fabulous restaurants and cafés. Learn about the witch trials and executions in the once working class area of the city.
About this activity
Duration: 90 minutes
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Södermalm Island, from its working class roots to the hipster joints of today
  • See where Lisbeth Salander from the "Millennium" trilogy lives
  • Discover the trendy stores and cafés of SoFo
  • Hang out where the locals like to go
Full description
Explore the historic district of Södermalm Island on a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of one of Stockholm’s most bohemian areas.

Dubbed SoFo (South of Folkungatan) as a play on Manhattan’s SoHo (South of Houston), today it is known as the trendiest area in Stockholm; home to the city’s hipsters, fashion brands, vintage shops, and excellent restaurants and cafés.

Learn the history of the area, starting from when people moved to Södermalm after the Old Town ran out of space. Hear dark stories behind the beautiful views, including tales of executions and witch trials. Walk in the footsteps of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomqvist from the “Millennium” trilogy by Swedish novelist Stieg Larsson, now adapted for both Swedish TV and American film.

See colorful houses, and learn how the area was regenerated from the working class cottages of the 18th century to the expensive apartments and boutiques of today.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Walking tour of Södermalm Island
  • Medium-strong beer
  • Private tour (if option chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and clothes to suit the weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Excellent, relaxed and enjoyable tour

A really enjoyable, interesting tour of bohemian Stockholm. The tour guide, Katrina, was really friendly, informative and happy to take questions on the tour and all aspects of Swedish culture. I highly recommend this tour to anyone wishing to see a different side of Stockholm.

August 5, 2015

Excellent, relaxed and enjoyable tour

A really enjoyable, interesting tour of bohemian Stockholm. The tour guide, Katrina, was really friendly, informative and happy to take questions on the tour and all aspects of Swedish culture. I highly recommend this tour to anyone wishing to see a different side of Stockholm.

August 5, 2015

July 28, 2019

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Product ID: 49660