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Free Walking Tour Stockholm

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Address: Malartorget 8 | Gamla Stan (Tunnelbanestation), Stockholm 111 27, Sweden
Phone Number:
+46 73 731 78 80
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10:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun 17:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Free Walking Tour Stockholm:

1. Free Walking Tour – Stockholm City*

*with...

Free Walking Tour Stockholm:

1. Free Walking Tour – Stockholm City*

*with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

Starts at 10:00 Every Day

Duration 2 hours

2. Free Walking Tour – Stockholm Old Town

Starts at 13:00 Every Day

Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes

No booking required!

Just show up at the meeting point and we’ll be waiting for you!

The meeting place for all our free tours Old Town

Malartorget 8, 111 27, Stockholm

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Definitely worth doing

The guide we had was so funny, knowledgeable and took the time to get to know everyone. He made the tour entertaining and interesting, I definitely would have paid for the quality... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
Kate J
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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I know it's not cool to complain about a free tour but I was really disappointed. Our guide was uninteresting and hard to hear. We didn't get any background on the city or its history- we were literally led from one monument to another and told who the person was. The history didn't link together, there seemed to be no... More 

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Midelt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Our guide, that was not Swedish (some will say that's not a problem but who knows better Stockholm than someone Swedish) did her best to lead us through the streets of the cities but she was not very informative nor very funny. We saw most of the old town points of interest but that was it. There is room for... More 

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FreeTourStockholm, General Manager at Free Walking Tour Stockholm, responded to this review

How sad it is you did not enjoy the tour. But we would like to assure you, that the guide job as any job is nothing to do with nationality, it is about the passion of knowing and sharing the city history and culture. All the guides in our company are of the different countries origin with knowledges, ambitions and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The guide we had was so funny, knowledgeable and took the time to get to know everyone. He made the tour entertaining and interesting, I definitely would have paid for the quality of tour!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

First off, our guide was very energetic, even though it was cold and mucky out. He was easy to hear and excited to show us the town. Contrary to the website, he did not have an umbrella to be spotted easy or a speaker. I think if the group was larger, it would have been harder to hear him. Our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Succinct and interesting tour. Got to walk on more streets than I would have noticed on my own. Our guide was friendly and easy to understand. I would love to try another tour when I next visit Stockholm! I do recommend this tour, however I recommend to leave your suitcase behind because you may have to carry it up cobblestone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed walking in the Old Town of Stockholm with a Free Walking Tour. They showed a lot of interesting places, told their stories and gave useful tips. I think, it is the best way to explore the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I joined the free walking tour with 40 other people. It was a big group but our guide, Nora, managed the group well and provided the history of some places and also recommended some interesting places for us to visit or have meals. Received a lot of useful information from the 2 hours tour. Good for people that have not... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I took the Stockholm subway tour today, and I felt I could have learnt more or maybe have seen more things. In many occasions I couldn't hear the guide ( not to blame as the trains are quite loud), but it made it a bit more tiring. I don't think it was a very bad tour, but I think it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We joined Nora for the City Tour. Very good, well guided and explained. All info she gave us about opening times and other tips was very precise.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The tour started at the tube station in Gamla Stan and took about 1 hour and a half, we visited the Royal Palace, Opera and some interesting sites finishing at the site of the Stockholm syndrome robbery. The guide, Nora from Kirgistan, was knowledgeable, funny and gave us lots of information on Stockholm and the attractions we visited but also... More 

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Staying in Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting: take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest) alleys, which will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. This neighborhood offers a great combination of historical buildings and traditional Swedish restaurants.
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