Free walking tour Stockholm Old Town (Gamla Stan and surroundings)

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on May 30, 2023

AMIKEtours is a walking tour founded by two passionate expats living in Stockholm Jorge and Cristhian. We are motivated by our love for Stockholm's history and culture, For this reason, we have combined our more than 10 years of combined experience as guides to create exciting walking tours. We want to offer visitors a unique and genuine experience of Stockholm by providing a friendly and local perspective through the unique way of AMIKE, which translates as "friend" in Esperanto. As we grow, we also want to support the expat community in Stockholm by offering employment opportunities to individuals interested in becoming tour guides in Stockholm. Thank you for choosing us as your tour guides in Stockholm! We look forward to welcoming you on one of our exciting walking tours and sharing our passion for Stockholm with you. - AMIKE´s meeting point: https://goo.gl/maps/MstbShaG7B1PHt5y6

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

Experience the heart of Stockholm on a walking tour of Gamla Stan, Riddarholmen, and Helgeandsholmen.

Discover the medieval charm of Gamla Stan and its surroundings, visiting iconic places such as:

  • Stortorget
  • The Royal Palace
  • Riddarholmen´s Church
  • Riddarhuset
  • The Swedish Parliament.
  • A real runestone.

Enjoy the architectural jewels and the rich heritage of these islands.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Stockholm, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden
    Stockholm, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden
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    Drottninggatan 2, 111 51 Stockholm. By the Homeless Fox Statue. We have our AMIKE's orange sign. https://maps.app.goo.gl/cjQ7NxgpK29s4McC7

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    Outside visit

    Stortorget is a historic square in Stockholm's Gamla Stan. Surrounded by well-preserved 17th and 18th-century buildings, it features the Stockholm Stock Exchange Building. Known for its role in the Stockholm Bloodbath, it offers cafes, shops, and a central starting point for exploring Gamla Stan.

  • 2
    Outside visit

    An ancient inscribed stone dating back to the Viking Age. It bears runic inscriptions and provides valuable insights into the history, language, and culture of the Swedish Viking times.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Parliament House

    Located in Helgeandsholmen, a small island in central Stockholm, the Swedish Parliament, or Riksdagshuset is a significant building with notable architecture.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Riddarholm Church

    Riddarholmskyrkan, located on the island of Riddarholmen in Stockholm, Sweden, is a historic church located in the central district of Stockholm. Riddarholmen, known for its picturesque charm, offers stunning views of Stockholm's skyline.

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    Outside visit
    The Royal Palace

    The Royal Palace, the official residence of the Swedish monarch, is one of Europe's largest palaces. With significant architecture, The Royal Palace is a central element of the life and architecture of Gamla Stan.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Bhavi 31 Mar 2024

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Very knowledgeable and well prepared tour. Eduardo made the tour very interesting, Sharing local history, places to visit (or not) and adding a lot of humour including a fun language game at the end. Thank so much for making my first day in Stockholm worthwhile!
LINDA 23 Mar 2024
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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Christian was a marvelous guide. His tour was thorough, informative, interesting and enjoyable!!! It was just the right amount of walking and suitable for my 20 old grandson and his 75+ grandparents.
Annalisa 29 Feb 2024

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
We did the tour first thing in the morning when we arrived in the city. It's an interesting walk around the city center, and we were given a lot of interesting information about the history of the town. I would definitely suggest to give it a go!
Sarah 27 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Amazing tour! The perfect amount of stops and short digestible bits of information. Wonderful start to our trip in Stockholm. Would absolutely recommend this tour
Sebastian 24 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Below average of other European tours
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 30 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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