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SIGHTSEEING STOCKHOLM (sightseeing by boat) - Hop on hop off
Tickets: 100 SEK/person
Schedule: May-4 June and 24 August-13 September 10:00/10:15-16:35,
3 June-23 August, 10:00-17:00
Frequency: 15-30 minutes
Stops: Nybroplan – Vasa Museum – Skppsholmen – Tivoli Grona Lund – Cruise Berth/Viking Line – Stadsgarden 158-160 – Old Town – The Royal Palace
Royal Canal tour - 140 SEK/person
Historical Canal tour - 140 SEK/person
Archipelago Race - 290 SEK/person
Good Morning Stockholm - 190 SEK/person
Under the Bridges of Stockholm – 190 SEK
Hop on hop off - English, Swedish
Other tours - English, Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Finnish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese
STOCKHOLM CITY (sightseeing by bus) - Hop on hop off
Tickets: 220 SEK/adult, 50 SEK/child
Combined ticket (Yellow and Blue Line): 260 SEK/adult
Frequency: 30 minutes
Blue Line: Sightseeing boat departure port – Gustav Adolfs Torg/Royal Opera – Central Station – Kulturhuset – Kungstradgarden – Standvagen/Nybroviken – Vasa Museum – Skansen – Djurgardsbron – Kaknastornet – Frihamnen – Tallink/Silja Terminal – Karlaplan – Stureplan
Yellow Line: Sightseeing boat departure port – The Royal Palace/Stockholm Cathedral – Medborgarplatsen – Stadsgarden – Slussen – Ralambshovsparken – City Hall – Casino Cosmopol – Ice Bar – Central Station - Gustav Adolfs Torg/Royal Opera
Language: English, Swedish, Finish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian
You can rent city bikes in all strategic spots of Stockholm.
Rates: 125 SEK/3 days
Opening hours: September-March Thursday-Tuesday 10:00-17:00, Wednesday 10:00-20:00, July-August 8:30-18:00
Tickets: 110 SEK/adult, free for children up to 18 years
Getting there: Bus 47, 69 - Djurgarden
The Vasa Museum is a maritime museum in Stockholm. Located on the island of Djurgarden, the museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.
Guided tours: English – 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00
Tickets: 50 SEK/adult, free for children up to 11 years
Getting there: Metro 10, 11 - Radhuset
The City Hall of Stockholm is one of the most beautiful and well known buildings in the world and the most exclusive ballroom in Stockholm, frequently used for the yearly Nobel Banquet. The City Hall is known for its hospitality, its unique art treasures, magnificent banquettes and an intriguing history.
Opening hours: 15 September-14 May Tuesday-Sunday 12:00-15:00, Monday closed, 15-31 May and 1-14 September 10:00-16:00, June-August 10:00-17:00
(change of guards: Tuesday-Saturday 12:15, Sunday and public holidays 13:15)
Tickets: 100 SEK/adult, 50 SEK/child
Getting there: Metro 13, 14, 17, 18 - Gamla Stan
The Royal Palace of Stockholm is His Majesty The King's official residence and is also the setting for most of the monarchy's official receptions. The palace is a daily place of work for The King and Queen as well as for the various departments that make up the Royal Court. The palace is built in baroque style by the architect Nicodemus Tessin and is formed as a Roman palace. The palace has more than 600 rooms divided between seven floors with a state apartment facing the city and smaller living rooms facing the inner courtyard. In addition to the Royal Apartments there are three museums steeped in regal history: the Treasury with the regalia, the Tre Kronor Museum that portrays the palaces medieval history and Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities.
Opening hours: January-April and October-December 10:00-15:00/16:00, May-June and September 10:00-20:00, July-August 10:00-22:00
Tickets: January-April and October-December 70 SEK/adult, 30-40 SEK/child, April-May and September 100 SEK/adult, 40 SEK/child, June-August 120 SEK/adult, 50 SEK/child
Getting there: Bus 47 - Skansen
Over the years about 150 historical buildings have been moved to Skansen from nearly every part of Sweden. The many exhibits over the 75 acre site include a full replica of an average 19th-century town, in which craftsmen in traditional dress such as tanners, shoemakers, silversmiths, bakers and glass-blowers demonstrate their skills in period surroundings. There is even a small patch growing tobacco used for the making of cigarettes. There is also an open-air zoo containing a wide range of Scandinavian animals
Opening hours: October-14 May 12:00-17:00, 15 May-September 11:00-17:00
Tickets: 90 SEK/adult, free for children up to 19 years
Getting there: Metro 13 - Ropsten and Bus - Torsvik
Millesgarden can be termed a work of art in its own right, a nicely balanced stage design of terraces, fountains, stairways, sculptures and columns, coupled with a diversity of vegetation and an immense vista across the waters of Värtan from the rocky heights of Herserud.
Opening hours: 22 September-16 May, Wednesday-Sunday 11:00-17:00, Tuesday 11:00-20.00, Monday closed, 17 May-19 September, Wednesday-Monday 10:00-17:00, Tuesday 10:00-20:00
Tickets: 70 SEK/adult, free for children
Audioguide: 20 SEK
Getting there: Metro 13, 14, 17, 18 - Gamla Stan
The Nobel Museum illustrates a century of creativity. Follow the changes of the 20th century through the Nobel Prize and the Laureates. Explore the work and the ideas of more than 700 creative minds presented through short films, original artifacts and computers, in the exhibition "Cultures of Creativity." See the dynamite, the mould and the books that changed the world! Visit the Nobel Museum in the heart of Stockholm, the Old Town/Gamla Stan. The Nobel Museum also has an inspiring book- and giftshop well worth a visit.
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00-21:00, Sunday 10:00-18:00
Tickets: 40 SEK/adult, 20 SEK/child
Getting there: Bus 69 - Ladsgardsgardet
The Kaknäs tower is a TV tower in Stockholm. The tower is a major hub of Swedish television, radio and satellite broadcasts. It was finished in 1967, designed by architect Bengt Lindroos, and the height is 155 meters (including antenna 170 meters).
Getting there: Metro to Brommaplan station and Bus to Drottningholm - 15 km, 30 minutes -
40 SEK/return or
Boat: May-September 10:00-19:00, every 30-60 minutes - 1 hour - 105 SEK oneway, 140 SEK return (lunch enroute 330 SEK/return)
Opening hours: October-April, Saturday-Sunday 12:00-15:30, May-August 10:00-16:30, September 11:00-15:30
Tickets: 80 SEK/adult, 40 SEK/child
The Drottningholm Palace is on UNESCO´s World Heritage list. It is the most well-preserved royal castle built in the 1600s in Sweden and at the same time is representative of all European architecture for the period. The combination of the exotic Chinese Pavilion pleasure palace, the palace theatre and the magnificent palace gardens make a visit to Drottningholm a unique experience. The Palace has been the present Royal Family's permanent residence. The rooms in the southern wing of the palace are reserved for this purpose. The rest of the palace and grounds are open to the public year round.
Opening hours: May-August 10:00-17:00, September 12:00-16:00
Tickets: 80 SEK/adult, 50 SEK/child
Drottningholm Slottsteater is filled with royal history. It was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1991 as an exquisite example of 18th century European royal architecture and interior decoration. A careful restoration has ensured that Drottningholms Slottsteater looks like it did 300 years ago. Visitors are invited to take a tour to see the ornate decorations inside the theatre, visit the backstage area, find out about history that surrounds the building, and learn about the set, one of the most advanced in Europe for that period and still impressive today.