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Our most recommended Gamla Stan Seasonal & Holiday Activities

Stockholm: 1.5-Hour Ghost Walk and Historical Tour

1. Stockholm: 1.5-Hour Ghost Walk and Historical Tour

Start your 1.5-hour guided ghost walk in Gamla Stan and end in the heart of the Old Town. Along the way, hear about Stockholm's beginnings and learn how the city developed. Discover the most important events in the city's history by visiting the locations where they took place. Leave the main streets behind and explore forgotten courtyards, touch the old walls, and let the city's history come alive. By the light of lantern, be entertained and horrified by tales of poltergeists, plagues, public executions, and murders. Experience the past brought back to life as you smell, taste, and see what medieval Stockholm might have been like.

Stockholm: Christmas Spirit Walking Tour

2. Stockholm: Christmas Spirit Walking Tour

Do you want to enjoy the Christmas spirit in Stockholm's mythical Old Town? Then join us on this Christmas walking tour! Christmas is one of Sweden's most popular holidays and the preparations begin weeks in advance. Christmas trees are bought, carols are sung and toffee and sausages are made. The dark evening skies are lit up with Advent stars and beautiful chandeliers. Let your guide take you on a stroll through the Old Town and tell you all about how the Swedes celebrate Christmas today but also about how the same tradition was celebrated in ancient times. If time allows the guide will also talk about other traditions special to the Swedes. To finish off we enjoy some of the delicious local mulled wine and gingerbread. Come find your Christmas spirit in the heart of Stockholm's Old Town!

Stockholm: Winter Kayaking Tour with Lunch

3. Stockholm: Winter Kayaking Tour with Lunch

There is nothing quite like having the waterways of Stockholm to yourself. During wintertime, when the water isn’t frozen and busy with ice skaters, the waterways are left quiet and peaceful, which is just perfect for an invigorating paddle. The kayak dock is located right in the heart of the city only a few strokes away from the city's main landmarks. Your kayak tour guide will be a local that is qualified and experienced when it comes to Stockholm's waterways. At the beginning of the tour, you will switch into a dry-suit. Next, your instructor will run through some basic paddling techniques and safety information before you set off on your wintery adventure.  Enjoy a leisurely sightseeing paddle that will provide a unique perspective as you see the sites of the capital from your kayak. To ensure that you stay warm, a hearty lunch will be served during the tour, as well as warm drinks. Your guide will share insights about the history of Stockholm while showing you the best places.

Private Professional Photo Shoot in Stockholm

4. Private Professional Photo Shoot in Stockholm

Experience Stockholm like never before, and hire a professional photographer for an exclusive photo session in front of some of the city’s most picturesque backdrops or local sites. Your personal photographer will create a photo-documentary portfolio that is just right for you. Perfect for capturing special occasions or the everyday moments of your vacation, the friendly and unobtrusive experience will leave you with memories that last a lifetime. Stockholm is a city that knows how to enjoy itself, and with a private photographer by your side, your souvenirs of your vacation will be every bit as enjoyable. Pose against the colorful buildings of medieval Gamla Stan. Enjoy a picnic in the park, or stroll the bike paths of Djurgården. Roam around the column sculptures of Millesgården. You are free to choose the location(s) that suits your style. Alternatively, your guide will provide great tips and guidance about where and what will work best for your requirements.

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What people are saying about Gamla Stan

Fantastic tour!! Callum was very entertaining and the stories were interesting The entrance to the tunnel at the end of the tour was dark and thrilling If your visiting Stockholm this tour is a must!!

This is all about the guide for me, think the experience would vary greatly depending on them. Ours was Callum, very entertaining, stayed in character throughout

The tour guide was very knowledgeable and personable. He makes the tour varied and humorous without sacrificing the "scary effect". Thanks very much!

Very nice guided tour but a really nice, knowledgeable and fun guide named Peter. Good pace, just enough stops and inspiring and exciting stories!

Collum is a very enthusiastic and theatrical guide who gets everyone involved with his stories.