Stockholm
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Top 5 places to see on a Stockholm walking tour

Stockholm's archipelago divides the city into a smorgasbord of attractions for different tastes. Here are five of the best, rich with history and character, to build any walking tour around.

Planning Your Visit

  • How do the free tours work?

    Free walking tours are a great way to see Stockholm on a stringent budget, and you'll likely be surprised by how good they are! That said, don't forget that this is how your guide makes a living, so don't forget to bring some cash for a tip at the end.

  • How hard is it?

    The archipelago makes Stockholm very flat and easy to traverse – not to mention scenic! Walking tours don't have to be grueling, with most taking about an hour and a half. Seeing beyond the key landmarks can add quite a bit of time, however, with longer tours averaging at about three hours.

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What people are saying about Stockholm

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,544 reviews

The game showed me Stockholm's old town in a unique way. It took me to streets that I would not otherwise have walked down and you had to look at everything very carefully. You should definitely do the tour in the dark for the perfect atmosphere. Tip: For even more atmosphere, run a playlist with scary sounds in the background.

It was very successful. We went on a weekday evening now in early November. Our guide Majsan set the tone and tempo and captured us immediately. So accurate, interesting and entertaining and captured us participants in the stories in a really good way. Go on the trip! Highly recommended!

It was really really cool. Have played it in the twilight or then in the dark and that is really recommended, because everything seems even more mystical. Some of the puzzles were really a bit difficult, but easy to solve with the tips. I can really recommend it !!

The guide was friendly and well and celarly english speaking. Her knowledge was outstanding and all questions were answered.

It was a great tour with a very good guide. The tour is worthwhile to get to know Stockholm from its haunted side.