Welcome to Stockholm, city of Alfred Nobel- a pacifist who invented Dynamite and established Nobel Prize, Carolus Linnaeus-a father of modern classification of flora of the world, Andres Celsius- inventor of centigrade thermometer, Jean Batiste Bernadotte – a Napoleon’s general who became a Swedish king; a city of IKEA, ABBA, characters from “The Girl with the Dragoon Tattoo” and much more. Built on 14 islands, scattered between the Baltic Sea and Lake Mälaren (click here to learn more about the history of Stockholm), Stockholm remains eternally young city, citizens of which keep its old charm, as you will see on a private Stockholm tour.
You can choose between two tours but in any case after meeting you at the port, we will take you on a panoramic drive to the first photo stop-Fjällgatan, a charming alley situated on the edge of Stockholm’s biggest island, Södermalm. From there you will get an unforgettable view of Stockholm
“Private Stockholm Tour — Essential Stockholm” 5 hour Tour by a vehicle with Vasa Museum and the City Hall,
Offers you a perfect blend of a panoramic tour, a guided visit in the Vasa Museum as well as City Hall and a walking tour in the Old Town (Gamla Stan). You will enjoy views of
—Heleneborg, the house in which Alfred Nobel was experimenting with explosives.
— City Hall on The Kungsholmen Island (King’s Island) guided tour, which is not only a venue for the annual Nobel Prize celebrations. W.B Yeats, 1923 year Nobel Laureate, exclaimed looking at the New City hall that “ …no work comparable in method and achievement has been accomplished since the Italian cities felt the excitement of the Renaissance..”
Stockholm City Hall Interior
—Concert Hall, where the Nobel Prizes are awarded each year on 10th December.
—Östermalm —upper-class district — the attractive and affluent area is popular for its many antique shops and pricey boutiques.
— Vasa Museum (on Djurgården Island, which was a royal hunting park) guided tour
(King Gustav Adolf’s mighty ship, The Vasa, was intended for a major role in the Swedish Navy. But fate decreed otherwise: the ship foundered shortly after embarking on her maiden voyage in 1628.The Vasa was salvaged after 333 years on the bottom of Stockholm StrÖm and now the world’s only preserved XVII century ship. Adorned with more than 700 carved sculptures, she is also a unique treasury of art making an overwhelming impression on each and every visitor).
—The Old Town (Gamla Stan) Walking Tour starts at the Royal Palace, we make our way through the winding alleys, hidden courtyards and charming squares to find the tiniest public sculpture in Stockholm(Järnpojke) and its narrowest alley(Mårten Trotzigs Gränd), The Great Church(Storkyrka)- where most of Swedish kings were crowned, Nobel Museum among many other little miracles. You will also come across art shops, galleries and smart selling clothes ,handcrafted jewellery and ceramics and plenty of cosy cafes serving decent coffee and kanelbulle (cinnamon rolls).
At the end of the tour, we will head back to the port, or you can choose to extend your stay in Stockholm to explore the Old Town by yourselves.
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