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Stockholm City Hall: Our most recommended tours and activities

Stockholm: Red Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Boat

1. Stockholm: Red Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Boat

See Stockholm’s most famous sights from along its streets and waterways with this hop-on hop-off tour. Choose to stay on the bus line or take the tour to the water with regular service between Stockholm's islands and city streets. Listen to commentary about Stockholm in your choice of 10 languages. Choose a 24-hour ticket for the bus tour or the boat tour. A combination ticket gives you full access to both the bus and boat tours. See all the attractions in Stockholm at your own pace.  Get directly to the sights without any long diversions, stopping at attractions such as Skansen, the Royal Palace, Gröna Lund, the Vasa Museum, Fjällgatan, City Hall, the Abba Museum, the Ice Bar, Old Town, and several popular shopping districts. Bus stops: • Tegelbacken• Gustaf Adolfs Torg/Royal Swedish Opera • Old town• Southern Heights• SoFo• Viking line and cruise line terminals S167 and S160• Medborgarplatsen• Skeppsbron• Kungsträdgården• Nybroplan/The Royal Dramatic Theatre• Djurgården• Skansen/Gröna Lund/ABBA The Museum• Vasa Museum/National Nordic Museum/Junibacken• Museum park• Frihamnen cruise line terminals F634, F638, and F650• Karlaplan• Stureplan• Hötorget Concert Hall• Ice Bar/Stockholm Central Station• Cityterminalen• Rådhuset/Stockholm Courthouse• City hall Boat stops: • Royal Palace• Nybroplan• Vasa Museum• Skeppsholmen• Gröna Lund and ABBA the Museum• Cruise Berth S167 (not in operation during the winter season)• Museum of Photography• Slussen

Stockholm: Winter City Kayaking Tour

2. Stockholm: Winter City Kayaking Tour

There is nothing quite like having the waterways of Stockholm to yourself. During autumn and winter when the water is cold but not frozen and busy with ice skaters, the waterways are left quiet and peaceful, which is just perfect for an invigorating paddle. The kayak dock is located right in the heart of the city only a few strokes away from the city's main landmarks. Your kayak tour guide will be a local that is qualified and experienced when it comes to Stockholm's waterways. At the beginning of the tour, you will switch into a dry-suit. Next, your instructor will run through some basic paddling techniques and safety information before you set off on your wintery adventure.  Enjoy a leisurely sightseeing paddle that will provide a unique perspective as you see the sites of the capital from your kayak. To ensure that you stay warm, a hearty lunch or fika will be served during the tour, as well as warm drinks. Your guide will share insights about the history of Stockholm while showing you the best places.

Stockholm: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Highlights Tour

3. Stockholm: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Highlights Tour

Solve riddles and find clues on a self-guided scavenger hunt through Stockholm. Download the smartphone app and explore Stockholm on this self-guided tour. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring sites at your own pace. Discover another side of Stockholm on this fun tour. Walk around and explore this iconic city. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity, for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events. Learn interesting facts about the city and attractions. Start your tour at the much-photographed Stockholm City Hall. Visit an unusual place Normalhöjdpunkten, with a lot of history as it was needed for the creation of maps, while the Riddarholmen Church will captivate you as all the Swedish kings are buried in it. Take a photo at the Nobel Prize Museum building, which will amaze you with its ground-breaking exhibits for every era, and let yourself be lost in the beauty of the Obelisk at Slottsbacken, a royal gift to the citizens of Stockholm. Visit the incomparably beautiful Royal Palace, with its blue-blooded aura. You will also pass by Gustav II Adolf Square with the massive statue of the great Swedish King. Admire the iconic St. James Kyrka, one of the oldest churches in the city. The National Museum will enchant you and your camera. The icing on the cake of this unique experience will be the Skeppsholmsbron bridge, with its characteristic crowns and its unique view.

Stockholm: Self Guided Kayak Adventure

4. Stockholm: Self Guided Kayak Adventure

The kayak dock is located right in the heart of the city, just 400 m from the Adventure Café, so you will start your self-guided tour in a prime location. Enjoy a leisurely sightseeing paddle that allows you a fabulous vantage point as you look in on the city from your kayak. Stockholm is lovingly known as “The Venice of the North” as it is situated over 14 islands and linked by 57 bridges, so exploring by kayak is a great way to see the city. Even better, paddle at your own pace on a self-guided tour. You'll be provided a brief introduction on kayaking and all the equipment needed for your adventure, then you can set sail on your adventure.

Stockholm: Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

5. Stockholm: Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

Discover Stockholm's must-see treasures and top attractions on a full-day guided tour. Enjoy an all-inclusive sightseeing experience complete with hotel pickup, all entry tickets, lunch, and a professional blue badge guide. Join your guide as you set out to explore Stockholm's most iconic attractions. Visit the Old Town on a walking tour, enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Palace, and visit Riddarholmen Island. View the oldest church in Stockholm, Storkyrkan, form outside, and visit the Vasa Museum to discover the world's best-preserved 17th-century ship. Break for lunch at the Vasa Museum restaurant to refuel before heading to your next destination, Stockholm City Hall. Next, visit Drottningholm Palace for a guided tour. Admire Drottingholm's Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see Drottningholm's Slottsteater.  Other highlights on your day-long sightseeing adventure include the Swedish History Museum as well as a visit to a panorama site that provides breathtaking views of the city. Listen to your guide as they tell interesting stories about each of the places visited and discover hidden gems as you make your way around the city. 

Stockholm: Hop-on Hop-off by Bus

6. Stockholm: Hop-on Hop-off by Bus

Hop aboard one of the comfortable hop-on hop-off buses and explore Stockholm and its sights at your own pace during 24 or 72 hours. The bus stops at famous attractions like Gröna Lund, Skansen, Fjällgatan, City Hall, Ice Bar, the Royal Palace, Old Town and several popular shopping districts. You can also combine your bus ticket with a hop-on hop-off boat tour for the ultimate sightseeing experience. Your ticket entitles you to various discounts. The bus stops at the following attractions: 1 Strömgatan / The Royal Opera 2 Riddarholms Church 3* Old Town (West) / Kornhamns Torg 4 Stadsgården cruise berth / Viking Line Terminal 5 Fjällgatan 6 Medborgarplatsen 7* Old Town (East) / Räntmästartrappan 8 The Royal Palace 9 Kungsträdgården 10 Strandvägen 11 Vasamuseet 12 ABBA the museum / Gröna Lund Tivoli 13 Skansen 14 a Historiska Museet 14 b Frihamnen cruise port / Silja Line terminal – on cruise days only 15 Stureplan 16 Kungsgatan 17 Ice bar 18* Central Station / Vasagatan 19 City Hall *Bus stops 3, 7 and 18 are cancelled until further notice due to construction work.

Stockholm Syndrome: 3-Hour Walking Tour

7. Stockholm Syndrome: 3-Hour Walking Tour

Are you ready to fall in love? Experience Stockholm by foot. You will see all the main sights plus some secret gems! Stockholm Our Way invites you to take a walk on Stockholm’s wilder side – there is a lot more to Stockholm than just water and bridges! With 750 years of history, the city is never short of a story to tell. The 14 islands upon which Stockholm is founded each have something different to offer and each of the four seasons provider visitors with opportunities to experience the city from different perspectives. Taking in such sights as the Royal Dramatic Theatre, the Opera House, the Royal Palace, the Parliament building, Riddarholmen, the City Hall, the Old Town, St George and the Dragon, Slussen and Södermalm, this tour gives you a great and environmentally friendly overview to the city sights – both old and new!

Stockholm Self-Guided Audio Tour

8. Stockholm Self-Guided Audio Tour

Download our handy app or a vibrant MP3 self-guided audio tour and a detailed map of the tour area, and head out on a walking tour of the Swedish capital. On this self-guided audio tour you’ll learn about the city’s rich history beginning in medieval times. Hear about the 13th-century rebellion and even about the world-famous band ABBA. Walk along the city’s cobbled streets and see major attractions such as the Royal Palace with its 600 rooms, and the impressive Stockholm Cathedral. Stop by Gustav Adolfs Square, the Parliament of Sweden, the Stock Exchange, the Nobel Museum, the City Museum and the City Hall. Tours are designed so that you can visit attractions at your own pace. The typical duration is 3 hours.

Stockholm: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

9. Stockholm: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the much-photographed Stockholm City Hall! Visit an unusual place Normalhöjdpunkten, with a lot of history as it was needed for the creation of maps, while the Riddarholmen Church will captivate you as all the Swedish kings are buried in it. Take a photo at the Nobel Prize Museum building, which will amaze you with its ground-breaking exhibits for every era, and let yourself be lost in the beauty of the Obelisk at Slottsbacken, a royal gift to the citizens of Stockholm. Visit the incomparably beautiful Royal Palace, with its blue-blooded aura. You will also pass by Gustav II Adolf Square with the huge statue of the great Swedish King. Admire the iconic St James kyrka, one of the oldest churches in the city. The Nationalmuseum will enchant you and your camera! The icing on the cake of this unique experience will be the Skeppsholmsbron bridge, with its characteristic crowns and its unique view! (where the tour ends)

Stockholm 3-Hour Private Guided Bike Tour

10. Stockholm 3-Hour Private Guided Bike Tour

Get off the beaten track and see residential Stockholm as well as historic monuments on this 3-hour guided bike tour. Suitable for active types, the energetic tour passes through the islands of Kungsholmen, Långholmen, and Södermalm as well as the Old Town, taking in sights such as City Hall, one of the homes and factories of Alfred Nobel and the former city prison. There are a few hills that you'll encounter along the way (it's not Denmark or southern Sweden), and you're more than welcome to hop off your bike if you need to. You will have plenty of opportunities to stop and take photos while learning more about Stockholm and its different islands. Enjoy a hot or cold beverage, depending on the weather, along the way (not included).

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What people are saying about Stockholm City Hall

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based on 931 reviews

I use these buses as my first orientation in a new city. First the compl. Round tour..then I choose the exits that I want to see in more detail. The service is very good, language selectable. I can only recommend. I buy the map for the first 72 hours. Have fun exploring new cities!

Hans was excellent! He had an incredible amount of knowledge that he was able to share in a well organized manner that made all the sites we visited more meaningful. He was also very kind to accommodate all of our needs. Highly recommend him for your visit to Stockholm!

A very nice walk for a first discovery of the Swedish capital. The anecdotes are very interesting and we even learned things from the inhabitants afterwards!

Excellent tour guide and driver. Virginia and David were delightful and knowledgeable.

Takes you to the most important parts of the city!