Free Walking Tour Stockholm Old Town

start at 10:00 and 13:00 every day

extra tours start every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
 at 11.00 and 15.00

No booking required!

 Meeting Point:

Outside the metro station (subway station) at Gamla Stan

See the Google Map-Our Meeting Point

WHAT’S IN OUR TOUR?

Gamla Stan( Old Town )is a medieval shrine witnessing historic events. Gamla Stan has been largely preserved through the ages.  Why is the narrowest alley only 90 cm ? What is the meaning of mysterious metallic house signs ? Why doesn’t the King of Sweden wear a crown ?

DURATION 

approx. 1 Hour and 30 minutes

WHO?

Look for the guide with our sign “Free Walking Tour Stockholm”

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The German Church
    Founded in 1571 the church is located in a neighbourhood that was dominated by Germans in the Middle Ages.
  • Alley of Mårten Trotzig
    The narrowest street in Stockholm at 90cm across (35 inches).
  • The Iron Square
    The second oldest square in Stockholm dating back to the 1300’s.
  • Merchant’s Square
    It was a thoroughfare between two main squares and contains a copy of the sculpture “Sankt Göran och draken”.
  • Iron Boy
    Known in English as the “little boy who looks at the moon”. Fifteen centimetres high it is the smallest public statue in Stockholm.
  • The Royal Palace
    Official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch.
  • The Great Church
    It is the oldest church in Gamla Stan and was founded in the 13th century.
  • The Big Square
    The oldest square in Stockholm and forms the heart of Gamla Stan.
  • The Nobel Museum
    Is a museum devoted to circulating information on the Nobel Prize and the founder of the prize Alfred Nobel.
  • The Priest’s Street
    Home to the “Rune Stone” believed to date back to the 1000’s being about 200 years older than the city.
  • The House of Nobility
    Originally used by the aristocracy for meetings of parliament.
  • Riddarholm Church
    This is the burial church of the Swedish monarchs and is one of the oldest churches in Stockholm.
  • Birger Jarls Square
    The square was renamed after the traditionally attributed founder of Stockholm

Please note: The above route is subject to changes without prior notice

WHERE AND WHEN?

Our Free Tour Stockholm Old Town start on time every day at 10.00 and 13.00 /extra tours start every Friday, Saturday and Sunday start at 11.00 and 15.00/ rain or shine and last a leisurely 1 hour and 30 minutes. We meet outside the subway station at Gamla stan. We finish our tour in the Old Town

 

Meeting Point:

Outside the metro station (subway station) at Gamla Stan

 

See the Google Map-Our Meeting Point

 

The best ways to get to the our meeting point from cruise port Frihamnen

Please click on the link below for more information

Frihamnen→Our Meeting Point

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

  • What languages are available for doing the tours?
  • What if I am late?
  • How much money should I tip?
  • etc…
free tour stockholm meeting point

Tour Usually Covers:

Tour starts here

Tour usually ends here

 

We recommend appropriate clothes & footwear according to the weather.

Our Free Walking Tours in Stockholm work on a tip-only basis.

Please leave us a review on TripAdvisor! 🙂

      Excellent energy and sense of humour from our tour guide Zenid; I would highly recommend this tour as a first stop to give context to further exploration of the old... read more

    YCuthbert
    9/05/2019

      Each leader of one of the free walking tours of Stockholm's old town (Gamla Stan) brings a little of his/her own interests into the narration. Our first tour leader Joe... read more

    LCL-travels
    9/03/2019

      Getting to know Gamla Stan with the support and information of extremely friendly Alan (thank you very much!!) has been a very nice experience. Absolutely advisable!!

    Marianna & Mario... read more

    mariomolins
    9/01/2019

      This free tour is quite amazing . The tour guide we had was an English guy called Alex and he really was great at his job - interesting and fun... read more

    825christ
    8/30/2019

      It was a great tour with super cool energetic guide Daniel. He provided good insights into Swedish history and culture, with funny and interesting manner. Definitely recommended.!

    justyna m
    8/30/2019

      Albena was amazing, sharing her passion for Stockholm, telling interesting stories, love her energy and love the concept of Free Walking Tour!

    Vekyved
    8/29/2019

      I did a tour with Daniel in Gamla Stan. The tour was good, thorough and informative. She took us into a small journey in the history of the old town.... read more

    Abdulaziz2017
    8/29/2019

      We took the free walking tour this morning with guide Alex. It was very enjoyable. The pace was good, the information was presented in an exciting and informative manner and... read more

    wolfman613
    8/28/2019

      My boyfriend and I went on free walking tours guided by Joe (Stockholm City) and Alex (Stockholm Old Town). It was brilliant and exciting! 😀 They are fantastic, smart, witty... read more

    KateSh111
    8/27/2019

Free Walking Tour Stockholm Old Town

Meet Our Guides

Our guides are the best you’ll find in Stockholm. We all live here, we know this city, and have diverse backgrounds that light up every tour.

You can also learn more about Stockholm, check out our daily unique Free Tour Stockholm CITY /Modern Stockholm/

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For free you can get a VIP card on this tour!
In Stockholm, when exchanging currency at all the exchange offices, you will be required to pay a special fee minimum of 6-7 USD (for each exchange, regardless of the amount of the exchange).
We give to all the visitors of our tour, who wish the card, a special VIP card which gives you the right to make a free currency exchange (without special compulsory comission). In order to get a VIP card just please refer to our guide.
Attention! The card will be given only after the tour.