3 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Visit and learn about the Vada burial mounds during this 1-hour private tour with a local guide. Walk through the area that was one of the most important Iron Age trading routes in Sweden during the Vendal age (500-800 AD). While listening to historical commentary from your guide, explore an area that contains more than one hundred graves and three large burial mounds, two of which are over 30 meters (98 feet) in diameter. Hear about the craftsmen, tradesmen and warriors who are buried here and what life was like during that time in history. This small-group tour ensures personal attention from your guide and the opportunity to ask questions.
- A small-group tour ensures personalized attention
- Get a window into the lives of the tradesmen, craftsmen and warriors buried there
- Learn about the Iron Age in Sweden
- Visit the Vada burial mounds and learn about their history
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Local and knowledgeable guide
A historic time travel experience
A great time in the Swedish countryside
A great time away from the city
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick up within 3km from Stockholm central station. If outside or in Nynäshamn harbour se below.
If you live futher than 5km away from Stockholm central station we might advice you to get to the Stockholm central station meeting point. It is outside the Stockholm central station's main entrance towards Vasagatan street. There is a statue there who are the meeting point, if unsure if you're right please check if Hotel Terminus is on the opposite side of the street.
If your tour departs from the cruise pier:
If your ship arrives at S165 and S167 STADSGÅRDEN: Please walk a few hundred meters away from your ship while following the BLUE/GREEN lines. Go past the fences and guards, and your guide will wait there, with a sign saying "Viking Tours" on an A4-paper. NOTE: If you enter any other harbour number in STADSGÅRDEN than S165 or S167 please go outside the fences and guards and the guide will meet you there on the time of the tour.
If your ship arrives at F638 FRIHAMNEN: Upon debarking the ship, please go through the terminal building. Once you go past the sliding doors (everyone else that departs the ship will walk out this way), the guide will meet you just outside the sliding doors. The guide will be holding an A4-paper saying "Viking Tours". NOTE: If you enter any other harbour number in FRIHAMNEN than F638 please go outside the fences and guards and the guide will meet you there on the time of the tour.
If your ship arrives at V523 VÄRTAHAMNEN: Walk from your ship towards the tourist buses, which is less than 10 meters from the ship hull. The guide will wait for you at the tourist bus area, near the buses, with an A4-paper, which says "Viking Tours." The guide will then direct you to the tour vehicle. NOTE: If you enter any other harbour number in VÄRTAHAMNEN than V523 please go outside the fences and guards and the guide will meet you there on the time of the tour.
If your Ship Arrives at NYNÄSHAMN: NO PICK UP INCLUDED HERE. That due to it being 50km away from Stockholm central station. We recomend you to contact and with us decide a meeting place in Central Stockholm. We will give directions how to go there either by train or that take one of the cruise busses going from the harbour into Stockholm.
If you are unsure of which pier your ship is arriving at, please check with the cruise line.
- No pick up in Nynäshamn harbour (please wait for meeting instructions to a place in Stockholm inner city)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 10 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY Sweden History Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Tour: Swedish Iron Age Excursion from Stockholm 3h?
A:The policy on sanitization is:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Tour: Swedish Iron Age Excursion from Stockholm 3h?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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