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The Original Stockholm Ghost Walk and Historical Tour

Stockholms län, Sweden

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Learn about Gamla Stan's haunted history on this ghost tour in Stockholm. Hear tales of spirits and vampires, myths and legends about murders and unsolved mysteries. Follow a guide with a lighted lantern down the narrow alleyways of Stockholm's oldest neighborhood, where history and mystery will come alive through storytelling.
  • The Original Stockholm Ghost Walk and Historical Tour
  • Explore the medieval streets Stockholm haunted by spirits of the past
  • Your guide will explain true accounts of murders, unsolved mysteries, myths, and legends
  • English-speaking local guide

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

With this tour, explore Gamla Stan's overlooked alleyways and courtyards by lantern light.
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Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop off
Järntorget 84, 111 29 Stockholm, Sweden

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Tyska brinken 13, 111 27 Stockholm, Sweden
Meet your local guide in Gamla Stan, Stockholm's old town, and set off on this walking tour of the city's oldest neighborhood. Wear sensible walking shoes suited for the cobblestone streets and bundle up; Stockholm's nights between November and March can be bitter. 

Walk down narrow alleyways and through tiny courtyards that most tourists and visitors never see. By the light of his lantern, your guide will entertain and horrify you with tales of poltergeists, plagues, public executions and murders. Experience the past brought back to life as you smell, taste and see what medieval Stockholm might have been like. 

Please note: This tour operates in all weather conditions, and parental discretion is advised for children under the age of 8.
Stop At:  
Stockholm Ghost Walk
This is where we start our tour
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
We will tell you about the gruesome executions during the Stockholm bloodbath
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Parental discretion is advised for children under the ages of 8
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The start time of the tour might change. IMPORTANT! Read the information about the starting time on your confirmation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Short but sweet. By coming on the walk you agree to the following: If you should die, get hurt, faint or pass out, lose your false teeth, your eyes pop out or your eardrums breaks, wet yourself or anything else which might damage your health – it´s your own fault. You come on this walk at your own risk. If you fall down some old stairs, slip on a cobblestone, be set alight, squashed by a falling dead body, infected with the plague or even have all your hair turn white from fright, then we cannot be held responsible. You have been Warned!
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Stockholm Ghost Walks Company

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during The Original Stockholm Ghost Walk and Historical Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

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  • "You get to walk the alleys of Gamla Stan at night and of course listen to some ghost stories, Oppss.." See review


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Like a role playing game
, Apr 2021
It was like a fairy-tale! I felt as if I was playing a role-playing game and the guide was a game master!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Thank you Dmitrii_E , glad you liked our tour and the "game master"! ;-)
90 minutes for knowledge and fun
, Oct 2020
Had such a fun time, learned a lot and had some laughs! “Callum has the best rat I’ve ever tried!” Ha
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
Thank you Corin_G!
Entertaining tour of old town
, Sep 2020
A fun way to see bits of the old town of Stockholm at dusk which was atmospheric. The guide was entertaining. You need flat shoes as those cobble stones are a killer on your back otherwise!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Thank you Kate_L! Glad you liked our tour and also a good point to use comfortable shoes when you walk around in the old town.
Great Fun!
, Feb 2020
Five of us went on the Stockholm Ghost Walk on the 11th of February and it was outstanding. I've taken several of these types of spooky tours in other cities and this was as good or better than any others I've ever been on. Our guide Callum (spelling?) was an excellent storyteller and he did a great job entertaining and informing the crowd and if you're lucky enough to get him as your guide, you'll have a great time. Highly recommended!!!
Perfect Guide
, Jan 2020
I was very surprised about the way that the stories werde told! It was really entertaining! My friend and I had a lot of fun! Thank you so much for the great experiencie. Highly recommended Tour!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
Thank you! Glad you liked our tour and thank you for recommending us
Stockholm Ghost Walk
, Dec 2019
The Stockholm Ghost Walk - although more than a little chilly - was an absolutely amazing experience! The guide was knowledgeable about historical events, all while making the tour hilarious and easy to follow. You could clearly tell that he enjoys it just as much as the people listening! Highly recommend!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Thank you!
Ghost walk and Tour
, Sep 2019
This tour was fabulous! Louis our tour guide was terrific. We had a a group of 30+ people and his charismatic personality got and kept the attention of all who took the tour. Louis made the tour fun and kept the eeriness of the tour! We had a great time!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Thank you! Glad you liked our tour and guide.
A fun, entertaining evening of history!
, Sep 2019
We elected to go on this evening tour on a whim. Having been on others before, we expected to hear about deaths and murders but more from a historical viewpoint. To our pleasure and surprise the tour was far more theatrical and entertaining. There was general banter between the patrons and guide, horribly funny dismissals of "free listeners", lil quips here and there, and spot on adlibs that made for an extremely fun evening as we ventured through the streets of Galma Stan. Our guide was Louis and I recommend him as your go to guide if you enjoy quick wit and some less polite humor that had us in stitches. Thank you very much, Louis!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Thank you! Glad you liked the tour and our guide.
A great Informative and Entertaining Evening
susan d
, Sep 2019
Our guide, Louis, was wonderful. He wound our group through dark alleys and streets of Gamla Stan, pointing out locales of both historical and eerie significance. His knowledge and demeanor added greatly to our experience. It was a wonderful tour; well worth the cost.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Glad you liked our tour and guide susan d!
Кира К
, Aug 2019
We loved the Ghost Walk! It was very gripping and intertaining! We don't remember the name of the guide, but he was an Englishman. The only thing we didn't like is that the tour is cheaper if you pay cash at the beginning (it's 220 SEK) and it's more expensive if you book it online (290 SEK).
icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
Thank you! Glad you liked our tour and guide (Calolm?) Regarding the price; if you buy it online on our website it is the same price as cash to the guide. We sell through several retail companies. We dont know what all of them charge unfortunately :-(

Product code: 3194GHOST

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