Walking Tour of Stockholm Old Town

2 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 5
Mobile ticket


Join us on our Old Town Tour to enjoy the beautiful island of Gamlastan and understand why the Vikings chose this island to create their next capital. Our tour is designed chronologically so you can experience history just like the city did. We will start from the Viking Era, the German influence in the country and the Danish clash which led to the most important Swedish event: the Stockholm bloodbath in 1520 followed by the succession of Gustav Vasa.

When you book on Viator you pay the visit directly, you can also book for free on our website and pay at the end of the tour.


  • Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Jarnpojken
  • Entry/Admission - Stockholm Old Town
  • Entry/Admission - Stortorget
  • Entry/Admission - Marten Trotzigs grand
  • Entry/Admission - St George and the Dragon Statue

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset), Sveriges riksdag, Stockholm 100 12 Sweden

Parliament Building, built from 1895 to 1904.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Stockholm Old Town, Stockholm Sweden

Walking around the Old town of Stockholm, getting to know the story behind its foundation and how it has got to be what it is today.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia Alemana, Svartmangatan 16, Stockholm 111 29 Sweden

The German Church in Gamlastan which has been their church for centuries, with neoclassic style.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Riddarholmen Church, Birger Jarls Torg 2, 112 28 Stockholm, Sweden

The Knights Islet, here we can see the history of how Gamlastan was founded. It contains its own Palace, the first one in Stockholm.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jarnpojken, Slottsbacken 2 B-C, Stockholm 111 30 Sweden

The smallest statue in Stockholm, Järnpojke built in 1950, its also called the kid looking at the moon. This statue is the most visited in Stockholm!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Storkyrkan, 1 Trangsund Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29 Sweden

Cathedralof Stockholm, Storkyrka. The main church of Gamlastan, and house of Saint George and the dragon sculpture.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Nobel Prize Museum, Stortorget 2 Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29 Sweden

Museum of the Nobel Prize and Swedish Academy, where the literature prize is decided.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Royal Palace, Slottsbacken 1, Old Town, Stockholm 111 30 Sweden

Royal Palace of Stockholm, with its 4 museums.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Stortorget, Gamla Stan, Stockholm Sweden

The main square of Gamlastan, where some of the most important events happened, as the Stockholm bloodbath...

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Marten Trotzigs grand, Marten Trotzigs Grand Old town, Stockholm 11129 Sweden

The narrowest street in the city, named after the greater business man in Stockholm.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Royal Swedish Opera, Gustav Adolf square 2, Stockholm 103 22 Sweden

Royal Opera House of Stockholm.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St George and the Dragon Statue, Köpmantorget, 111 31 Stockholm, Sweden

Representation of the battle of Brunkeberg in 1471, Sten Sture defeated the armies of Chirstian the I of Denmark.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
January 2023

We did the free walking tour and our guide was Fran. She was very knowledgeable, on point and keen to answer questions, way after our tour had ended. I found the tour very informative, fun and got some insights I wouldn’t have otherwise. I’ve attached a picture of the most interesting thing for m...

May 2022

Great pace, great fun. As someone who likes to discover things on my own, this was the perfect combo. Small group, nice variety of stories. Was fun for both my “grew up in Uppsala” friends and us on our first trip to Stockholm. Just do it… you’ll be glad.

May 2022

Just experiencing places of Stockholm that would not be available in guide books!Truly fantastic for history buffs.

May 2022

Toyah was just excellent. Well informed and great guide. We really enjoyed the tour. Not too many dates but gave just the right level of information.

May 2022

Our guide had excellent historical knowledge of Stockholm. She was a lively speaker. Our only complaint was that she had accepted walk-on customers at the start of the tour who were told that they were free to choose their own price for the tour. This meant to us that the tour was one of those ...

April 2022

This is a cultural, history focused tour-- you could know much deeper about Stockholm! My tour guide Sunsha is very nice, knowledgeable young lady in culture, art, architecture, etc.... definitely a good experience!

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