Stockholm - 1 Day Shore Excursion

Royal Stockholm / TOUR S2

private drive & walking tour with Royal Palace

Experience the very best of Stockholm's architecture and scenery on this comprehensive tour. Your tour guide will take you on an exciting scenic drive tour around the city's best known sights, to be followed by a walking tour of Gamla Stan, Stockholm's tangled Old Town. A visit inside the Royal Palace, a jewel of Stockholm's Old Town, will crown the day and introduce you to the world's largest palace occupied by a reigning monarch.

Tour highlights

  • Charged activity tour | 4 hours of sightseeing time in Stockholm
  • 2-hour Stockholm scenic drive tour followed by a 1-hour guided tour of the Royal Palace
  • 1-hour walking tour through Stockholm's Old Town followed by free time
  • Available only as a private tour (with no size limitation for pre-existing groups)


  • Private tour rates depend on the number of guests in your tour group (see table below)

Day 1 / 4 Hours

Meeting near your ship
9:00 – 10:00
Scenic Drive Tour
  • Your day will start with a visit to Fjällgatan, a small street situated atop a cliff and offering spectacular views of the Stockholm City. Lined with original 18-century wooden houses on the one side and a magnificent view on the other, Fjällgatan makes for a perfect photo walk to start your busy sightseeing day!
  • Your scenic drive tour will then continue west of Stockholm along the coastline of Lake Mälaren, the city's most appealing day-trip destination dotted with pleasure boats and home to Drottingholm from where the Swedish royal family originated
10:00 – 10:45
  • Your drive tour will continue to Södermalm, Stockholm's central and largest island
  • Once a working-class neighbourhood, nowadays it houses a myriad of vintage stores, eclectic shops, designer boutiques and restaurants. This area offers a relaxed and trendy atmosphere that your tour guide will invite you to experience during a short walking tour
  • We will walk along the picture-perfect street of Mäster Mikalesgata, named after one of Sweden's executioners, and walk past what is known as the home of Lisbeth Salander, the main character of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" movie).
  • The walk also includes a stunning view of Stockholm from Monteliusvägen
10:45 – 11:45
Gamla Stan Walking Tour
  • Your sightseeing adventure will continue into Gamla Stan, Stockholm's Old Town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and buildings of so many different shades of gold.
  • This is the area where Stockholm was founded in 1252, and that is considered to be a pedestrian paradise welcoming visitors with various attractions, cafés, restaurants, shops set in one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centers in Europe
  • Star attractions of this area include the Royal Palace, one of the world's largest with over 600 rooms, the Nobel Museum, the Stockholm Cathedral, and the Riddarholmen Church located on the adjacent Riddarholm Island
  • Note: To minimize costs, your vehicle will depart after bringing you to the Old Town
11:45 – 12:45
Royal Palace Tour
  • Your tour of Gamla Stan will not be complete without a visit inside the Royal Palace located in the heart of Stockholm's Old Town. Built in 1754, the Palace still serves as the official residence of the King of Sweden while also housing the offices of the Royal Court and several museums
Return to Ship by Taxi or Stay in Old City
Following your guided walking tour of Gamla Stan you will have a choice:
  • to extend your stay in this vibrant city on your own (your tour guide will provide you ample instructions on how to get back to your ship by taxi on your own), or
  • have your guide escort you back to the ship by taxi (so as to finish your 4-hour tour by your ship)

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