Royal Palace, Stockholm

Enter your dates to find available activities

Royal Palace, Stockholm: Our most recommended tours and activities

Stockholm: Old Town Walking Tour

1. Stockholm: Old Town Walking Tour

Old town, or “Gamla stan” as it is known locally, is by far the most mythical and legendary neighbourhood in all of Stockholm. As the city's historical center, this is where you find out about ancient events and hear fascinating stories and tales that will last for a lifetime! With this tour its like you step in to a time machine and are whisked back to the to middle ages where noblemen, princesses and dukes roamed the streets. Come find out about the Stockholm Blood Bath, the cannonball wedged in house façade and the legend of St George and the Dragon.

...
Stockholm: Haunted City Exploration Phone Game

2. Stockholm: Haunted City Exploration Phone Game

Discover new places and amazing stories. Pursue trails filled with double-crosses and greedy nobles through Stockholm's hauntingly beautiful downtown with this city exploration game for your phone. Start the game at the Wrangel Palace. Explore at your own pace and solve the challenges. Pause the game and resume anytime from the same location. Finish at the Kornhamnstorg. Enjoy the story as it unfolds and follow exact directions on your phone to guide you to each new location. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

...
Stockholm: Bus or Bus & Boat Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

3. Stockholm: Bus or Bus & Boat Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Explore the Swedish capital by open-top bus and boat. With regular departures at all stops, choose how much time you wish to spend immersed in the history and culture of each fascinating site. Stockholm boasts a 700-year-old history and is the epicenter of Swedish culture, dotted with grand public buildings and palaces. The 24-hour pass grants access to buses and boats that will take you to the highlights of the picturesque city's sightseeing circuit. Visit the vast Stockholm Palace, the official residence of the Swedish Royal Family, and the City Hall where the annual Nobel Prize banquet is held. Discover beautiful gothic churches and explore the city's key museums, including the Vasa Museum, home to the tragic 17th-century warship, and Skansen zoo. Buses cover the Old Town area and the trendy SoFo district at Södermalm, with its many bars and boutiques. Art and literature exhibitions abound, with readings and concerts at the controversially modern-looking Kulturhuset. Participants looking to splash out will enjoy the NK/Hamngatan shopping district. Strändvagen offers leading restaurants to quell the deserved appetites of the intrepid tourist, with regular boat cruises of the scenic archipelago to boot. Bus tour stops: 1. Strömgatan 2. The Royal Palace/Old Town 3. SoFo 4. Viking Line/Stadsgården Cruise Terminal 5. Fjällgatan 6. Medborgarplatsen 7. The Royal Palace / Slottet 8. Kungsträdgården / Shopping District 9. Strandvägen 10. The Vasa Museum 11. ABBA The Museum / Gröna Lund 12. Skansen 13. ABBA The Museum / Gröna Lund 14. The Vasa Museum 15. Museum Park 16. Historiska Museet / Karlaplan 17. Stureplan Entertainment District 18. Kungsgatan/ Hötorget Market Place 19. ICE Bar 20. Central Station / Cityterminalen 21. Rådhuset / Court House 22. City Hall

...
Stockholm Private Welcome Experience with a Local Host

4. Stockholm Private Welcome Experience with a Local Host

Meet the local host at your Stockholm accommodation and head out on a 3 to 8-hour walking tour to explore the city. You’ll be in good hands with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your visit. The local supplier will be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Start by taking in some of the top attractions of the old town. Continue by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Hear about the best places to eat and shop and learn the easiest ways to get around. See some of the top attractions and hear about more that you can visit on your own after the tour. You will have the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around the city. Please contact the supplier if you’d like a private car included in the tour.

...
Stockholm: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Walking Tour

5. Stockholm: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Walking Tour

Solve riddles and find clues on a self-guided scavenger hunt through Stockholm. Download the smartphone app onto your phone and explore Stockholm on this self-guided tour. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring sites at your own pace. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answer trivia questions, and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn exciting facts and create memories that you won’t forget. Discover another side of Stockholm on this fun tour. Walk around and explore this iconic city. Be sure to take photos of the Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum, a beautiful 18th-century building. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity, for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events. Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by the person.

...
Stockholm: Private Guided Tour with a Local

6. Stockholm: Private Guided Tour with a Local

Make the most of your time in Stockholm and go on a customized tour of the city with a local host. As someone who knows their home inside and out, your host can’t wait to share the essence of Stockholm with you. Spend the day as you would with a friend by chatting, laughing, and taking in the atmosphere of a truly magnificent city. The supplier will be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Visit iconic venues such as the classical Royal Palace and the elegant Houses of Parliament. Wander the pretty streets of the old town and the famous Södermalm neighborhood, where you can dig deep into the city's unique character.  Part of a city’s culture is, of course, the cuisine. You may want to slow down and have fika, the Swedish ritual of taking a break and enjoying coffee and a bite to eat. Stop at a quaint cafe, restaurant, or eatery recommended by your host and relax with good company and good food. Alternatively, you can visit a food market nearby. 

...
Stockholm: Old Town, Djurgården Island & Vasa Museum

7. Stockholm: Old Town, Djurgården Island & Vasa Museum

Your tour begins at Stortorget, the main square of Old Town. Hear legends and stories about the city and the people that used to lived here. You’ll walk past some of the best-known landmarks of the area, such as the Royal Palace, the Coronation Church, and the statue of St. George and the Dragon. If you have chosen this option, board the Djurgården ferry for the short trip to the island of Djurgården. On the way you’ll be able to see parts of Stockholm from the water, including Old Town and the island of Södermalm. Stop at the Vasa Museum, the most visited maritime museum in the world. Marvel at the nearly 400-year-old wooden ship that is remarkably intact despite being under water for more than 300 years. Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the museum, which will be the end of the guided tour.

...
Stockholm Bike Tour

8. Stockholm Bike Tour

See the highlights of Stockholm on a guided bicycle tour. You’ll see all the important sights and even some that aren’t accessible by car! The duration of the tour is about 3 hours. You’ll pedal through the Old Town and by the Royal Palace, and will be able to explore some of the city’s truly hidden gems as you learn about its history. On a bicycle you can move quickly and easily from island to island. You’ll follow the shores of the sea and the lake, pedal over bridges and past sights such as the Parliament and the Royal Dramatic Theatre. In addition you’ll take in the city’s beautiful gardens, picturesque 17th-century wooden houses, and the world’s first National City Park. Stockholm is a well-planned and safe cycling city with many bicycle paths and green stretches where cars are not allowed.

...
Stockholm: Old Town Exploration Game

9. Stockholm: Old Town Exploration Game

Immerse yourself in a city exploration game and follow clues to discover hidden secrets and amazing spots in Stockholm. Get an insight into some of the many famous landmarks in the city. Play the game by solving each piece of the puzzle on your smartphone, guess the answer to unlock the story of each secret place. Untangle the past and learn about the city's royal history. Explore the city and be given exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Play offline as you don't need an internet connection to play the game. Enjoy as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or split into smaller teams and compete against each other. Go at your own pace as there is no time limit, the game however can be completed in 1 hour. Play without a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

...
Stockholm Highlights: 2-Hour Segway Tour

10. Stockholm Highlights: 2-Hour Segway Tour

Ride through the maze of streets of Stockholm’s Old Town to the Royal Castle on this 2-hour Segway tour. Join a shared or private tour, according to your preferences. Start by gliding effortlessly on your personal transporter to the small inner islets of Skeppsholmen and Kastellholmen. As your tour continues you’ll ride past the Royal Theater, Opera and Parliament. On the return ride you’ll get up close to Stockholm’s City Hall. The Royal Palace is one of the largest residential palaces in the world, and the official home of the royal family lives. It is located on the spot where Stockholm was founded. Development of the complex began in 1252, when a watchtower was built to protect Lake Mälaren. Later, walls and other towers were added, and the site eventually became a royal palace, known as the 3 Crowns. Stockholm’s inner city comprises 14 islands. In the greater archipelago there are around 30,000 islands, although only about 200 are populated. You’ll cross bridges linking some of these islands during the tour.

...

Other Sightseeing Options in Royal Palace, Stockholm

Want to discover all there is to do in Royal Palace, Stockholm? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Royal Palace, Stockholm

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,721 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.

The guide was so lovely and the tour was excellent, I’m glad we did it at the beginning of our holiday as it made our visit much more enjoyable. We had a better understanding of Sweden and it’s surroundings. We went back to interesting places talked about on our tour. Would highly recommend

It is one fun activity and fully engaged. Learn lots of information about the city! If you read everything in the game, it will take you more than 42 minutes, as stated.

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

Amazing guide and amazing tour. We found out so many new details about old town! It was really very interesting ♥️