Things to do in Uppsala County

Our most recommended things to do in Uppsala County

Stockholm: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 45+ Attractions

1. Stockholm: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 45+ Attractions

Discover Stockholm with an all-inclusive pass and visit as many attractions as you like for 1 to 5 days. This handy digital pass has got you covered with over 45 handpicked museums, historical sites, boat tours, and other iconic sites. Simply choose your pass duration from 1, 2, 3, or 5 days and download it to your mobile device. Browse the digital guide for information, including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction before your visit, and present your pass at each attraction or tour for entry. Enjoy planning your own Stockholm itinerary, and save money compared to buying individual tickets on the day. The Stockholm All-Inclusive Pass includes entry to the following activities: Tours and Experiences • Archipelago tour with guide • Under the Bridges of Stockholm boat tour (April to December) • Hop-on hop-off green bus tour (April to October) • Moyagi karaoke • Tom Tits Experiment • Birka - The Viking City with boat trip (May to September) • Drottningholm boat trip (May to September) • Fjäderholmarna boat trip (May to September) • Gustavsberg boat trip (July to August) • Hop-on hop-off boat (June to August) • Artipelag boat trip (May to September) • Royal Canal tour (April to December) • Sigtuna boat trip (July to August) • Skokloster Castle and boat tour (July to August) • Vaxholm by boat • Stockholm winter tour (January to March) • Mariefred return boat trip (July to August) • Stockholm in our Hearts - sightseeing boat trip (July to August) • Solve a Mystery - walking tour Museums and Places of Interest • Vasa Museum • Tekniska - National Museum of Science and Technology • Fotografiska - Photographic Museum • Nobel Prize Museum • Nordiska Museet - Nordic Museum • Museum of Spirits • SkyView Stockholm • Artipelag art gallery • Storkyrkan Stockholm Cathedral • The Viking Museum (R) • Drottningholm Theatre (April to October) • K A Almgren Silk Weaving & Museum • Prince Eugens Waldemarsudde • Bergrummet - Stockholm Toy Museum • Bonniers Konsthall • Dansmuseet - Dance Museum • Judiska Museet- Jewish Museum • Millesgarden Museum • Strindberg Museum • Sven-Harrys Art Museum • Swedish Museum of Performing Arts • Färgfabriken - The Paint Factory • Butterfly House - Haga Ocean • Police Museum • Vaxholm Fortress Museum (June to September) • Casino Cosmopol (R) Reservations required Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the digital guide included on your confirmation voucher for the full list of inclusions, opening times, and reservation instructions.

Stockholm: Under the Bridges Boat Tour

2. Stockholm: Under the Bridges Boat Tour

Book a sightseeing tour and experience Stockholm from the water. Board your sightseeing vessel and listen to the recorded commentary available in 10 languages as you take in the iconic sights of this stunning city. Pass under several bridges and through a lock that connects the Baltic Sea with Lake Mälaren. Along the way see the sights of Stockholm’s inner city, the Old Town, Södermalm Island, Lilla Essingen, and Stora Essingen, the new area known as Hammarby Sjöstad, and the green areas of Royal Djurgården. 

From Stockholm: Full Day Small Group Viking Culture Tour

3. From Stockholm: Full Day Small Group Viking Culture Tour

Get a good view of Viking historical sites and an overview of Viking history in Sweden and its effects on modern Scandinavian culture. This 8-hour tour starts from Stockholm with comfortable hotel pickup. Visit the most important Viking sites close to Stockholm, including Sigtuna and Old Uppsala, with transportation included from central Stockholm. During this tour, you will visit several Viking sites along the way such as Broby bro - one of Sweden’s most famous burial grounds. Learn about and visit some mighty Viking burials sites, both a pagan one and an early Christan one from the transition period between Christianity and old Norse religion. Learn about Estrid, a mighty Viking woman. See Jarlabanki's bridge, a partly reconstructed Viking bridge. Stop at the Arkil Assembly site - a Viking Parliament. Learn about Viking laws, the construction of kin groups, and the use of that as a base in Viking society. Hear how the disputes could be settled in Sweden's history. Explore Sigtuna, the oldest town in Sweden on a guided walking tour. Visit the beautiful wooden town of Sigtuna, known as a place for Swedes to go on weekend vacations and well-known as the oldest city in Sweden. Walk among several different medieval church ruins and visit the local museum. Visit the king's grave mounds at Old Uppsala dating back 1500 years in time. This is one of Sweden's most important historical sites. Visit the former medieval Cathedral at the site as well and walk around the 11-meter high grave mounds. The guide will tell you all about its rich and long history. Take a walk around the biggest church of all the Nordic countries: The Uppsala Cathedral. Sneak inside Museum Gustavianum for a while before heading back to Stockholm.

Sigtuna: Lake Mälaren Historic Sites Kayak Tour with Lunch

4. Sigtuna: Lake Mälaren Historic Sites Kayak Tour with Lunch

This tour is a combination of some of the Swedish essentials on a full day trip from Stockholm or Uppsala. Paddle kayak on Lake Mälaren, explore historic sites and countryside, experience serene nature and walk through Swedens first medieval capital Sigtuna - today a cozy wooden town with some historic artefacts. Your guide will meet you in Märsta - a suburb in the north of Stockholm - where you start your experience. After a short drive you will first get full instructions of kayak paddling and start your adventure on the Sweden's third largest lake. Planned route is approx. 12 km but can vary slightly according to weather conditions and it takes some 3 hours of active paddling but with plenty of stops for sightseeing, walks, lunch and maybe even for a refreshing swim. You will see the posh baroque Steninge palace, the royal Rosersberg palace with its picturesque park, runestones, hike to the iron age settlement in Runsa and enjoy panoramic views over the lake from its top. The tour rounds up with a guided walk through Sigtuna with ruins of medieval churches, runestones and idyllic wooden architecture. There will be even time for ice cream by the lake before you will head back to the starting point!

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Overall rating

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With the 5-day pass, we made about fifteen visits to the city and the islands of Stockholm, without any problem. Just show the QR code of the pass at the entrance of each attraction. We estimate to have saved around 150€. We also bought a 7-day SL pass, largely amortized with the countless bus/metro/tram/train journeys required for these visits. This pass consists of a QR code on the phone, to be presented to the automatic readers present in all means of transport in Stockholm. We bought these 2 passes on the go city and SL websites from France before leaving. Everything worked perfectly, it's practical we were able to go to Sweden with peace of mind :-)

We had the all inclusive 45+ pass for 3 days and since we were in Stockholm in early October we were able to take full advantage of it. Even if some seasonal attractions were no longer bookable, we were able to save a lot compared to regular admissions. On the other hand, we never had longer waiting times or crowded activities. In combination with the weekly ticket from SL (local public transport) brilliant and highly recommended.

The boat tour was a great way to get a good overview and idea about city, culture and way of life. I strongly recommend and enjoyed a lot.

Friendly and informative. Our group was so nice and we made new friends while seeing some of the area outside of Stockholm.

amazing.worth to buy for 3 days great experience around city