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Markim-Orkesta: Historical Tour in Swedish Countryside

Product ID: 161562
Explore the Swedish countryside and learn about history, from the Bronze Age to today, on this 5-hour guided tour that departs from Stockholm. Visit medieval churches with runestones, Viking graveyards, cozy red houses and more.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Swedish, English

Pickup included

Please wait in the lobby at the designated time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore a former UNESCO World Heritage candidate site
  • Visit a medieval church with runestones and preserved fresco paintings
  • Take in the beautiful landscape of the Swedish countryside
  • Learn about Sweden's history from a knowledgeable local guide
Full description
Travel back to the old Sweden on a guided 5-hour tour to Markim-Orkesta, a former candidate UNESCO World Heritage site north of Stockholm. Made up of two church parishes, Markim-Orkesta is full of history from various eras. Explore the fields and farms of the countryside while learning about the Bronze Age, Viking Age and other periods from a knowledgeable local guide.

After pick-up, travel by car towards Markim-Orkesta. Upon arrival, choose between a walking tour or a car tour. Visit the ruins of a medieval house with a connection to the Swedish reformation king, a Viking bridge and graveyard, a local church with runestones and preserved fresco paintings, remnants from the Bronze Age, a local museum, a horse farm and much more.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at accommodation or cruise harbor within 5km of Stockholm central station, except Nynäshamn harbor
  • Live guide
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch (Please bring your own)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Tour operates in all weather
• Please bring weather appropriate clothing
• Please bring your own lunch
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Sweden History Tours

Product ID: 161562