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Viking History Small Group Tour from Stockholm: Half Day Including Sigtuna

Viking History Small Group Tour from Stockholm: Half Day Including Sigtuna
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Viking History Small Group Tour from Stockholm: Half Day Including Sigtuna
From USD 113.55
Overview
Dig up some Viking history during this 5-hour history tour from Stockholm. In the company of an historian guide, learn about the Vendel Swedes, the predecessors to the Vikings, and their impact on Scandinavian history. Visit the Vada burial mounds, Jarlabanke's bridge and Vallentuna Church. View some ancient rune stones and hear the folklore of the Vikings, including the great Viking woman Estrid and the all-powerful lord Jarlabanke. Transportation from a meeting point in central Stockholm is included.
What to Expect
Depart from the your centrally located Stockholm hotel in a comfortable car or minivan depending on the size of the group. Travel north into the picturesque Swedish countryside. Feel how you start to move back in time as you sweep through the lovely landscape.
Visit Broby Bro, a well excavated Viking grave field. Learn about how the Vikings buried their dead and what happened to them in the afterlife. Hear the story about Estrid, a aristocratic Viking woman in the Stockholm region. 
Stop next at Jarlabankes rune stone bridge in Täby. Hear the intriguing tale about Jarlabanke, the great Viking lord who was a super-magnate. Learn about the Viking bridges and roads that tied Sweden and laid the foundation to our nation. 
Next, visit a Viking parliament and feel the presence of ancient power, imagine the Viking men sitting in the parliament making mighty decisions. 
Last but not least, head to Sigtuna. This is Sweden's oldest city, founded in 970 AD by King Erik Segersäll of the Svea Kingdom. Learn about its role in our history as we walk the Viking age-originated main street with its prettty 18th century houses. 
Transport back to Stockholm is included.
Reviews (34)
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Reviewed 2 June 2018
Best Tour Ever

We had a wonderful experience learning about Viking history. Our our guide, Angus, was thoroughly knowledgeable on the subject and answered all our questions. We couldn’t have had a better time.

2  Thank Mary A B
Reviewed 4 May 2018
Viking History, including information about Estrid - female Viking

Angus was our tour guide, and he extremely knowledgeable about Viking history. He showed our group several runestones, we learned about Viking history and burial grounds (mounds), and visited the old city of Sigtuna. A special feature was to learn about a female Viking (Estrid)...More

2  Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 10 April 2018
Viking History Tour on Easter Sunday

My husband and I were looking forward to seeing a bit more of Sweden than just Stockholm on our 5 days here. We booked a small group half day tour of the countryside to see the ruins and learn about the Viking history. Our guide...More

2  Thank zimkim
Reviewed 10 April 2018
Vikings!

I enjoyed this tour. The guide told us a lot of stories and it was very interesting. The guide was on time and we learned a lot about the Vikings.

1  Thank Gert V
Reviewed 30 November 2017
An expensive way to hear about Jarlabanke

We booked this tour (and went completely out of our way to do so) because the way it was written and advertised made it seem as if we were going to visit some proper village that still existed from the vikings. It included 5 hours...More

7  Thank liam-airy
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