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Viking History Extended Tour from Stockholm

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    Depart from your centrally located Stockholm hotel in a comfortable vehicle and begin your cultural journey to the heart of Sweden’s captivating countryside. Stop first to view the ancient Viking causeway of Täby and admire the runic stones that once comprised a Viking parliament. Return to the minivan and venture to Granby, a quaint and archaic settlement that dates back to 400 AD; decipher the ancient inscriptions upon the Granbyhällen, a colossal rock decorated with swirling runes, then revitalize with lunch at a local eatery (own expense). 

    Next, continue through the verdant beauty of the Lunda region to Sigtuna, an ancient settlement founded in the 10th century. Stroll the atmospheric streets of Sweden’s oldest town and browse bespoke boutiques for special souvenirs. 

    Return to the minivan and travel through more lush landscapes to Gamla Uppsala, a small village replete with royal burial mounts and relics that attest to the richness of Viking culture. See some of Sweden’s most significant scared sites then enjoy some relaxed independent exploration in new Uppsala, where the country’s oldest Cathedral resides. 

    Finally, return to your minivan and relax during the journey back to Stockholm.
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    Reviewed April 1, 2019

    Ticket details don't say where you are being picked up. I confirmed several days beforehand pickup location...they sent us to the Central Station. After waiting 2 hours, they finally replied to my numerous emails sent to them while waiting with a sorry we didn't come...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    Escape64927037377, Manager at Stockholm Excursions Stoex, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

    URGENT! We had no booking April 1 This is wrong information. We havent talked to anyone about a tour this date and didnt get any mail. Please check why this is !

    Reviewed June 27, 2018

    We had a wonderful time on this tour- definitely a highlight of our time in Stockholm! Our guide, Urban, was perfect- kind, funny, and so informative about Viking history and about Swedish history and culture in general. The locations we visited were both interesting and...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank clairebS3176LL
    Reviewed May 13, 2018

    We had a great day, starting out of Central Stockholm. A small 4 people group only, we were led by Urban, who turned out to be a "walking encyclopedia" on vikings and their history. Fascinating story-telling, with a good sense of humour in between, kept...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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