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…
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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! 🙂

      We did the old town tour with Joe, excellent guide, he was amusing and shared many stories about the old city, the right combination of some history and funny antidotes. This is the best way to explore the old city, recommend this is your first...More

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    6/12/2019

      Although I went on my last day in Stockholm I still enjoyed the amount of historical information presented and my guides Matilda and Cim made the tour interactive and fun! In hindsight this tour would have been better to go in my first couple days...More

    thumb Tian L
    6/06/2019

      We spent almost 2 hours with Andrea (Spanish speaker) who was friendly, engaging and knowledgeable in history and stories of Gamla Stan. Highly recommend this tour with Andrea !

    thumb RBLfamily
    6/06/2019

      We took the English walking tour of Old Town on Gamla Stan with Matilda. She was very knowledgeable about the history of the town and had some great stories. It was a great way to spend the morning. If we ever come back to Stockholm...More

    thumb emilyh726
    6/06/2019

      We did the Old Town walking tour with Joe and had a great experience! He was very engaging and passionate in telling his stories. I feel we got a very good sense of the Old Town with some historical background during the tour. Would highly...More

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    6/06/2019

      Without any prior booking we managed to get to the Free walking tour Stockhom (at the right time on right place) so we experienced 2h walk with Mathilda, very nice sympathetic girl, who guided us through Gamla Stan in Stockholm. Thank you very much for...More

    thumb pavlinice
    6/04/2019

      You should definitely take the tour if you visit Stockholm! Thanks Mathilda a lot for all the knowledge she shared with us making history and the city even more interesting !!

    thumb Kdnzk
    6/04/2019

      Did both the old city and city tour with Joe. Had a blast and learned the most important facts about the city, in under 2 hours per tour. 10/10, would walk again

    thumb Mrirsch
    6/03/2019

      Did the City Tour and the Old Town Tour and had Joe as the guide for both. He was great! Funny, interesting, helpful and really knowledgable about Stockholm. He told us some interesting things about the city and was very engaging. If you have time,...More

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    6/03/2019

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.