- 3 hours
Gamla stan Walking Tour
Old Town Stockholm
Our walks run rain or shine. That said, our experts will always make an effort to accommodate the needs of the group. On bad weather days, we may take an extra break inside, or spend extra time in an interior venue, such as the Medieval Museum (depending on venue opening hours).
Does this tour visit any of the interiors of the sites?
Due to the amount of time for the itinerary, this walking tour will focus only on the exteriors of the various stops along the way.
Elisabeth is a sixth-generation Stockholmer with great appreciation and in-depth knowledge of the city. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Interpreting from Stockholm University and enjoyed a one-year study-abroad program at the University of Minnesota. Her fields of interest comprise history, architecture, art, literature, film, and politics.
After school and military service, Björn took up languages at Gothenburg University before beginning a long and fruitful professional collaboration with one of Sweden's esteemed charter tour operators as a travel host. He worked in Spain, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and Malta and held different positions at the head office in Stockholm, including several years as CEO. For the past 30 years, Björn has been occupied as an entrepreneur in his own limited company, working in company boards and as a consultant, mainly in tourism and media. He is also an authorized Stockholm Guide with a passion for learning and for sharing his knowledge with visitors to Sweden.
Jonas Sundberg is a qualified teacher who has taught Swedish, English and History in the Swedish school system for 40 years. He was also affiliated with the Expo magazine led by Stieg Larsson, and lectured about democratic processes in schools around the country for several years. Born and raised in Stockholm, Jonas' specialty is showing Stockholm's development from an historical point of view, including perspectives on historical and current Jewish life in the city.
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