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Our most recommended Stockholm Christmas Activities

Stockholm: Christmas Spirit Walking Tour

1. 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: Christmas Private Walking Tour

2. Stockholm: Christmas Private Walking Tour

Discover chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir and folks dressed up like Eskimos. Get into the mood with a Christmas walking tour.  Forget about the turkey, during Christmas in Sweden it is all about the ham. In Stockholm, the locals happily indulge in the tradition of kissing underneath the mistletoe and the kids of Sweden definitely have a hard time sleeping while waiting for Santa, or as they say in Sweden: Tomten. Seize the opportunity to wander the cosy streets of the Old Town and get into the Christmas spirit on this tour. Along the way, you and your party will be treated to mulled wine and marvelous stories of the Swedish heritage that today make up the Christmas traditions of the Swedes. Both December and Christmas in Stockholm are magical.

Stockholm: Magical Christmas Tour

3. Stockholm: Magical Christmas Tour

See how the city of Stockholm celebrates Christmas on this tour of the best festive locations and Christmas markets in town. Start the festivities at the meeting point in the heart of the city where you will meet your fun and knowledgeable guide. After a short meet and greet, set off on your adventure through the streets of Stockholm during its most decorative time of the year. Witness some of the city's most important sights and beautifully decorated locations as you follow your professional local guide. Listen to festive anecdotes and discover facts such as who invented the Christmas tree. Learn more about Sweden's Christmas traditions and visit a traditional Christmas market. At the market, sample some of the region's most renowned local products or sip on a glass of mulled wine as you soak up Stockholm's charming festive atmosphere.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 85 reviews

A special and very beautiful tour of Stockholm's old town. The guide Anna is an amazing professional, friendly and very friendly. He told us a lot of interesting things and took us through places not very crowded, so we could hear it very well. I had the visit very well prepared and with many details. An incredible experience. We were also a very small group, which made everything even more charming. The spectacular tour, but the guide Anna even better if it can be said. A 10 to everything. Highly recommended. I will recommend it to everyone who goes to Stockholm and I don't rule out repeating it too if I come back. Thanks Anna!!! God Jul !!!

Nice walking tour of the old town with interesting stories about Swedish Christmas traditions and a little history of Stockholm. Our guide Christoph made the information very entertaining. You can stop by the Christmas market on Stortorget and visit it yourself later. At the end of the tour there is a glögg.

We were only a small group of six with a very nice guide who presented the topic in an entertaining and informative way.

It was a lot of fun ! Got some history and folklore ! Guide was comical and informative. So glad we went !

Anna was a nice and competent guide. Good value for money!