Stockholm’s Old Town & Royal Palace - Private Walking Tour

Hoping to see narrow alleys and charming squares? Or to catch a glimpse of the Prince? We can help with both wishes! Join us for our Stockholm’s Old Town & Royal Palace Private Walking Tour as we share truths about the Swedish Royal Family.

The story about the tour

Are you a fan of European royalty? Do you want to know more about the Swedish Royal Family and see where they have lived through the ages? Great, we want to help! Our Stockholm’s Old Town & Royal Palace Private Walking Tour takes you through the highlights of the regal history of Sweden, from the past to the present. Not only that, it includes a walk of its backyard, the medieval Old Town.

Not having been affected by wars, much of the Old Town is still intact, and the area is packed with historical gems, some easy to find, others more difficult. Lucky you’re with us! From Birger Jarl, the founder of Stockholm, to Jean Baptist Bernadotte, an imported French marshal, we’ll cover well-known Swedish figures and sites, including the smallest statue in Stockholm, the statue of St. George & Dragon, the Riddarholmen Church and Stockholm Cathedral.

The next-door neighbour of the Stockholm Cathedral is the Royal Palace. Said to be one of the most living palaces in Europe, we’ll enter the elaborately decorated Royal Apartments to have a closer look at what is now the office of the King and Queen of Sweden. Where do they live, you ask? The answer is Drottningholm Palace, but that is another tour in itself. Gustav III’s Bedchamber, Karl X’s Gallery and the White Sea, we’ll make our way through centuries of royal living, including banquets, functions and responsibilities.

Our majestic venture ends in Stockholm’s Old Town, with the possibility to catch the beginning of the changing of the guards (if you scheduled a morning tour time, that is). Or to continue exploring the Old Town of Stockholm on your own.

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    Good to know

    • Prebooking:Required
    • Length: 3h 0m
    • Distance: 2.2 km
    • Language:
      english french german italian spanish swedish
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    • Included in the tour:
      Professional guide The Royal Palace entrance fee
    • Cancellation policy: 3 days
    • Private tour prices & options: Per person
      • Group of 1 518 eur
      • Group of 2 279 eur
      • Group of 3 200 eur
      • Group of 4 160 eur
      • Group of 5 136 eur
      • Group of 6 120 eur
      • Group of 7 109 eur
      • Group of 8 101 eur
      • Group of 9 94 eur
      • Group of 10 89 eur
      • Group of 11 84 eur
      • Group of 12 81 eur
      • Group of 13 78 eur
      • Group of 14 75 eur
      • Group of 15 73 eur
      • Group of 16 71 eur
      • Group of 17 69 eur
      • Group of 18 67 eur
      • Group of 19 66 eur
      • Group of 20 65 eur
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    The day of the tour

    The day of the tour

    Where to meet

    Please be at the departure point, Stortorget, outside the Nobel Museum – located in the Old Town, 10 minutes early to check in for your tour.

    How to find the guide
    Look for our guide holding the OURWAY logo as a sign.

    If you have trouble locating the guide or the meeting point, please give us a call a few minutes before the start of the tour. When you call before the tour begins, we have a greater chance of helping you find your way.

    How to get there
    Bus: 2, 3, 53, 57, 76 Hop-On Hop-Off (Stop: Slottsbacken)
    Subway: 13, 17, 18, 19 (Stop: Gamla stan)
    Boat: Hop On-Hop Off, Djurgårdsfärjan (Stop: Slussen)

    Please note
    Part of this tour takes place in areas where you will have to walk on cobblestones. We suggest wearing comfortable shoes.

    The palace may be partially or fully closed due to His Majesty the King’s official functions.

    Weather
    Sweden is a country with four seasons. Please dress accordingly.

    In case you need to reach us

    head quarter: +46 8 410 773 30