Guided tour

Stockholm: Old Town Walking Tour

Activity provider: OURWAY Tours

Stockholm: Old Town Walking Tour

Activity provider: OURWAY Tours

From US$ 38.27 per person

Experience early life in Stockholm on this exciting walking tour of the historic Old Town. Listen to colorful stories and legends as you pass historic landmarks and regal palaces. Choose a private tour to have your own guide and go at your own pace.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a fun and educational tour of the Old Town
  • See Riddarholmskyrkan, the statue of Stockholm’s founder and fantastic palaces from the 1600s
  • Walk over cobbled streets and along narrow alleys
  • Listen to stories and legends about the city and some of the people who have lived here
  • Be surprised by the town's narrowest alley
Full description

Follow in the footsteps of the city's founding fathers on this enlightening shared or private walking tour of Stockholm's Old Town. This eventful walk reveals colorful stories and legends of early life in the city as you stroll along well-preserved cobbled alleyways. 

Admire the grandeur of the Riddarholmen Church, the statue of Stockholm’s founder Birger Jarl, and the 16th-century royal palaces. Your guide will tell stories and legends about the city and the people who have lived here.

Enjoy panoramic views of picturesque Lake Mälaren and the surrounding countryside. This is a perfect introduction to Stockholm and its Old Town district.

Includes
  • 1.5-hour tour of Stockholm's most visited areas
  • Professional guide
  • Tips (optional)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • The majority of this tour takes place in areas where you will have to walk on cobblestones
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 630 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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Our guide was able to convey very interesting details. The old town of Stockholm is worth such an intensive visit. There's so much history that you can't understand just by a local man. In our case, it was a nice older gentleman who originally came from Austria. Anytime gladly again!

July 8, 2022

Our fabulously knowledgeable guide took us through the cobblestone streets of old town. tips 1. ask questions, 2. check the weather that morning 3. good shoes (cobblestones are brutal if you are not prepared) 4. public bathrooms are not along the route so keep a 10kr coin to use the one at the palace gift shop if you need a break, just inform your guide.

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June 16, 2022

It was a "private guide" (was just me and my husband who signed up for this particular trip) by a good guy (Josh) who was both knowledgeable and nice. Although we have been to Stockholm several times, we learned a lot about the old town this Saturday. Can really be recommended.

September 8, 2019

Product ID: 18717