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Stockholm: SoFo E-Bike Tour

1. Stockholm: SoFo E-Bike Tour

Biking is certainly one of the best ways to discover Stockholm, and the Swedes’ favorite mode of transport when spring comes. Delve further into Stockholm and visit Sodermalm, known to the resident hipsters as "SoFo." This tour avoids the main attractions to the city. With your e-bike, you'll ride up and down SoFo's many hills without breaking a sweat. SoFo is steeped in history, has a vast array of beautiful architecture and is bursting with quirky cafes, bohemian shops, and vintage boutiques. It was voted the ‘coolest’ neighborhood in Europe by Vogue Magazine back in 2014, and anyone who visits will agree; it certainly does not lack character. Discover SoFo's charming atmosphere for yourself. It also some of the best views of the city.

Stockholm Culinary Tour

2. Stockholm Culinary Tour

Start in the Östermalm area, which is popularised by the rich and the famous. Be introduced to the traditions of Swedish food from richly flavored exquisite cheeses to game meat. Sample beer that is crowned The Gold of The North. Get a red-carpet-like infusion into the world of Swedish delights at the high-end Östermalms Market Hall.  Head towards the heart of the city and indulge in a traditional Swedish lunch. Along the way, discover the crown jewel of the Nordic kitchen, the meatball. Learn what types of potatoes to serve with it and why there are specific jams for it.  Follow your guide through the beautiful Kings Garden. Pass the area that Vogue Magazine voted the as the third coolest district in the world. The tour will end in the Old Town, an area that dates back to the 13th-century and consists of medieval alleyways and architecture. Here be treated to traditional candy and sweets.

Södermalm: 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

3. Södermalm: 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Voted by Vogue Magazine as “One of the 15 coolest areas in the world”, the neighborhood of Södermalm is a hip island south of the city center. It will be there that you can find vintage stores, trendy cafes, and some of the most breathtaking views of Stockholm. Throughout this tour you will get to explore "SoFo", which is considered Stockholm’s equivalent to New York's Soho. Whilst there you can indulge in world-class Swedish design, and will also be introduced to some of the most popular and secret city beaches. Along with your local guide you will uncover the best-kept secrets this district has to offer, taking in the bountiful views as you travel.

Stockholm: Private Guided Tour with a Local

4. Stockholm: Private Guided Tour with a Local

Make the most of your time in Stockholm and go on a customized tour of the city with a local host. As someone who knows their home inside and out, your host can’t wait to share the essence of Stockholm with you. Spend the day as you would with a friend by chatting, laughing, and taking in the atmosphere of a truly magnificent city. The supplier will be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Visit iconic venues such as the classical Royal Palace and the elegant Houses of Parliament. Wander the pretty streets of the old town and the famous Södermalm neighborhood, where you can dig deep into the city's unique character.  Part of a city’s culture is, of course, the cuisine. You may want to slow down and have fika, the Swedish ritual of taking a break and enjoying coffee and a bite to eat. Stop at a quaint cafe, restaurant, or eatery recommended by your host and relax with good company and good food. Alternatively, you can visit a food market nearby. 

Stockholm: Evening Dining Experience

5. Stockholm: Evening Dining Experience

Enjoy an immersive dining experience in Stockholm. Start off with a number of smaller tastings as you discover modern Nordic cuisine. Startoff with a number of smaller tastings from a modern Nordic kitchen that is fresh, young, and very fusion inspired. Then, visit a nearby restaurant for a main course, a glass of wine, and a chance to sit and relax and enjoy the mood of a Stockholm summer night. Finally, finish off the tour at one of the more popular hot spots for a drink and a dessert worth remembering. Along the way, you will get to experience how the people of Stockholm themselves enjoy an evening out in the Scandinavian Capital.

Stockholm: Hidden Rooftops and Terraces Tour

6. Stockholm: Hidden Rooftops and Terraces Tour

Soaking up the city views from a rooftop bar is a must-do activity when visiting Stockholm. On this 2-hour walking tour, discover a range of the famous and high-quality rooftop bars and cafés the city is known for with a local English-speaking guide. With your guide, head to local hotspots and hidden gems you’d have trouble finding by yourself. See the best rooftop bars the city has to offer — including a bar listed as one of the “Top Rooftop Bars in the World” by Australian Vogue and Forbes Magazine — as well as all your guide’s favorite, hidden places. During the tour, get a taste of Stockholm and feel like a local. Have the chance to listen to live music, and to admire breathtaking views and some local art installations. Enjoy time to sit back and relax while savoring a cold drink or some Scandinavian treats in every bar. Please note that there are no entrance fees for the bars, but food and drinks are not included on the tour.

Stockholm Private Welcome Experience with a Local Host

7. Stockholm Private Welcome Experience with a Local Host

Meet the local host at your Stockholm accommodation and head out on a 3 to 8-hour walking tour to explore the city. You’ll be in good hands with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your visit. The local supplier will be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Start by taking in some of the top attractions of the old town. Continue by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Hear about the best places to eat and shop and learn the easiest ways to get around. See some of the top attractions and hear about more that you can visit on your own after the tour. You will have the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around the city. Please contact the supplier if you’d like a private car included in the tour.

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What people are saying about Stockholm

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 214 reviews

We were very lucky and were the only guests on the tour. The tour guide was very nice and told us a lot of interesting things. The tastings were delicious.

Super tour, you try dishes that you probably haven't got to know otherwise. At the same time you get a good first impression of Stockholm

Very nice tour through the most importar sites of the city , we had been really lucky because our guide was Italian so we really enjoy it !

Very committed leadership including in-depth knowledge

A very nice tour indeed. We thoroughly enjoyed it.