Viking history 3-hour public tour
Activities

Viking history 3-hour public tour

Language: English
Availability: Monday and Thursday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the history of the Vikings
  • Visit one of Sweden's most famous burial grounds
  • Pick-up and drop-off included in the price
What to expect

Excavate Sweden’s amazing Viking history on a small-group day tour from its beautiful capital, Stockholm! Unveil the mystery of the Swedish Viking History with an expert authorized guide and visit great Viking sites of cultural and archaeological interest. Watch beautiful rune stones and hear the stories they wish to tell you. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are included in the tour price.

You will start at the Broby bro, one of Sweden’s most famous burial grounds. Learn about and visit Viking burials, both pagan and Christan. Hear what the runestones of this site can tell you. Hear about Estrid, a mighty Viking woman. Then on to Jarlabanki's bridge, an old partly reconstructed Viking bridge. Learn about Vikings lords, their power, bridges and road buildings, learn more about the mighty Jarlabanke kin group and their influence. After the group will head to the Arkil Assembly site, a Viking Parliament. Hear about Viking laws, the society of the Vikings and how decisions where made in the society and how disputes were settled. Finish the tour by moving on to the Vallentuna medieval church, where you can explore and hear about life in the medieval age, the church history and how they built this masterpiece.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Professional tour guide
    • Entrance fee's
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price

    Youth (10-15): Reduced

    Child (0-9): Reduced

    Where
    Meeting point:
    You will be picked up at your central Stockholm hotel/accommodation (within a 5km radius of Stockholm). It is also possible to be picked up from the port if you are arriving on a cruise on the day of the tour.
    When
    • The tour departs at 9.30am
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    Provider
    Sweden History Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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