Sustainable Hammarby Sjöstad - Private Walking Tour

From a run-down and polluted industrial area to a lovely residential district, our Sustainable Hammarby Sjöstad Private Walking Tour uncovers one of the world’s most thriving urban renewal districts Hammarby Sjöstad. It’s clean and green!

The story about the tour

How sustainable is Stockholm really, you might ask? Consider this! Of the energy used by Stockholm city’s operations, 100% comes from renewable sources, 99% of the city’s solid waste is recycled, the city’s tap water is one of the world’s cleanest, and Stockholm has a goal of being fossil-fuel free by 2040. Does it end there? Of course not!

Let us introduce you to our Sustainable Hammarby Sjöstad Private Walking Tour, where we have a closer look at Hammarby Sjöstad, which in the early 1990s had a reputation for being a run-down, polluted and unsafe industrial and urban area. Built as an Olympic village to assist Sweden in getting the summer Olympics in 2004, it is now one of Stockholm’s most charming residential districts and one of the world’s most thriving urban renewal districts.

As we stroll through Hammarby Sjöstad, along picturesque waterfronts and through attractive residential areas, we will explore the ultimate goal for the district; to cut the total environmental impact by half. These new strict environmental requirements meant new solutions; what were they, and why was the project successful? Perhaps you have heard of the Hammarby model? If not, rest assured that when we leave Hammarby Sjöstad, you will better understand the sustainable methods of managing water, energy, and waste implemented in the area.

On our Sustainable Hammarby Sjöstad Private Walking Tour, see with your own eyes the design that has inspired international examples, such as Toronto’s Waterfront and London’s New Wembley, to name but a few. Listen to the stories and deep-dive into the many aspects applied to the sustainable urban planning of the urban district Hammarby Sjöstad.

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    • Prebooking:Required
    • Length: 2h 0m
    • Distance: 2 km
    • Language:
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    • Included in the tour:
      Professional guide Public transport tickets (return)
    • Cancellation policy: 3 days
    • Private tour prices & options: Per person
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    The day of the tour

    The day of the tour

    Where to meet

    Please be at the departure point, Glashus Ett, outside the main entrance – located in Hammarby Sjöstad, 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: 74 (Stop: Sickla Kaj)
    Tram: 130 (Stop: Sickla Kaj)
    Boat: M/S Emelie (Luma)

    Please note
    We suggest wearing comfortable shoes.

    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

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