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Stockholm Highlights from Nynäshamn
Highlights of the tour:
- Direct pick-up in Nynäshamn, located 60km from Stockholm's city center.
- 5 hours of sightseeing in Stockholm at a relaxed pace.
- at least 2 photo stops
- a guided tour in Vasa Museum
- a 50-60 minutes guided walk through Stockholm’s Old Town*
- approx. 60 minutes of free time in the Old Town for souvenir shopping, eating lunch, or for exploring on your own (ask us and your Stockholm guide for suggestions!)
- Comfortable return to the cruise ship in Nynäshamn.
*For those with walking difficulties or disabilities: if you cannot join the walking part of the tour, you are welcome to spend this time by enjoying a cup of coffee in one of the cafes at the Main Market Square or if the weather allows on one of the benches at the Square. The group will leave you there at the beginning of the walk. It is there your guide will meet you before heading back to the bus and back to the port.
Tour runs with any number of people signed up (for most, but not all, cruise ships. Please inquire if your cruise ship is eligible.)
(flat-rate max. group size 24)
DAY 1 | 08:40 - 15:30
|08:40 : 09:00||A representative from SPB-Tours will meet you with the SPB-Tours sign in the port of Nynäshamn 20 minutes prior to the starting time of the tour. You will be shown your way to your vehicle waiting for SPB guests.|
|09:00 : 09:45||Relax on the 45 minutes drive through the countryside to Stockholm. Once in Stockholm, you will meet your tour guide.|
|09:50 : 10:15||
Your Stockholm guide will meet you at the City Hall. Here at the venue for the Nobel banquet taking place on the 10th December you will learn about Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prizes. From the gardens terrace of the City Hall you will have a splendid view over the waters of Lake Mälaren and the islands of Riddarhomen and Södermalm.
|10:20 : 10:40||
Take a scenic ride to Stockholm’s greeniest island, Djurgården.
|10:45 : 11:45||
Upon arriving to Djurgården, you will have a guided visit in the famous Vasa Museum with the world’s best-preserved 17th century warship, which sank on its maiden voyage in 1628 and was salvaged in 1961
|11:50 : 12:10||
Back on the bus, you will continue with the panoramic drive through Stockholm. The bus will take you through Östermalm, the posh district of Stockholm, along Strandvägen, Stockholm’s most beautiful boulevard with hundreds of boats on one side and elegant buildings on the other. From the bus you will see sights such as the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Raoul Wallenbergs Torg, Kungsträdgården, Riksdag, The Houses of the Swedish Parliament, The Royal Palace, The Royal Opera and much more.
|12:20 : 12:55||
Begin the walking tour of Gamla stan, giving you the chance to explore charming Old Town up close. You will begin at the Royal Palace and make your way through the streets of the city. You will see Storkyrka (Coronation Church), the Finnish Church, Järnpojke (at only 15cm, the tiniest public sculpture!).
|13:00 : 14:00||
Our suggestions for your free-time: A visit to Storkyrka, Stockholm’s Cathedral also known as Coronation Church (entrance is 40 SEK, or approximately 6 USD), a free visit in Livrustkammaren ( Armoury) with artefacts of Royal armoury, carriages and war booties from the17th century.
|14:00 : 14:30||
Refreshed and with new energy, we start the second part of the Old Town Walk where we will pass Stortorget (the Old Town market square), the Nobel Museum, Tyska Kyrkan (German Church), and Stockholm’s narrowest alley.
|14:40 : 15:30||Drive back to Nynäshamn|
|15:30||Back at the port of Nynäshamn.|
Tour price includes the following services:
- professional and personable English-speaking guide for your time in Stockholm (Other languages available for private tours upon request for +$60 USD per day).
- entrance tickets and guided tours to the Vasa Museum
- guided tour in the Gamla stan, Stockholm’s Old Town
- transportation for 6.5 hours