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Stockholm Historic Highlights, Private Chauffeur Tour
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Stockholm Historic Highlights, Private Chauffeur Tour

This bespoke Private Chauffeur Tour in the city of Stockholm is a perfect introduction to the city. During 4 hours in a roomy and luxury vehicle we will pass more than 20 of the most famous attractions. We have time to make several stops on the way for photos and you are free to choose where you would like to make longer stops so for example can enter a museum. Our guides have a very good general knowledge about Stockholm and Sweden and you can ask any questions during the tour and they are happy to give you tips to hidden gems. As every tour is bespoke we have not included entrance fees in this tour. We promise that you and your friends/family will have a wonderful tour. Stockholm is waiting for you. Are you ready? Book this Tour Today!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Stockholm Old Town, Stockholm Sweden

We will drive around the Old Town and make a stop for a walk to the main square Stortorget.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Nobel Prize Museum, Stortorget 2 Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29 Sweden

We will walk pass the Nobel Prize Museum and you can enter if you want. The Nobel Prizes have been given out for more than one hundred years. The prizes cover physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economics.

Pass By: Storkyrkan, 1 Traangsund Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29 Sweden

Storkyrkan or Stockholm Cathedral Storkyrkan has played a significant roll of religious and political life in Sweden since the 13th century. Many important events like royal weddings and famous persons have left their marks in the cathedral. You will find lots of well-known artefacts inside like the sculpture St George and the Dragon from 1489 and the Parhelion painting from 1636. Well worth the visit.

Pass By: Royal Palace, Slottsbacken 1, Old Town, Stockholm 111 30 Sweden

The Royal Palace is open to the public and houses five different museums. The Palace was mainly built during the eighteenth century in the Italian Baroque style. You can visit the reception rooms with amazing interiors from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Rikssalen (the Hall of State) with Queen Kristina’s silver throne, and Ordenssalarna (Halls of the Orders of Chivalry). You can also see Gustav III’s Museum of Antiquities, the Tre Kronor Museum, and the Treasury. The Royal Palace also contains the Armory, with royal costumes and armor, as well as coronation carriages and magnificent coaches from the Royal Stable. Every day there is a a parade of soldiers and changing of the guard. As you could stay here a week we will just see it from the outside. We highly recommend a visit!

Pass By: Nationalmuseum, Sodra Blasieholmshamnen, Stockholm Sweden

Nationalmuseum was founded in 1792 as one of Europes first art museums to honor the murded king Gustav III. The collections moved in to the present building in 1866. With it’s more than 700 000 objects, Nationalmuseum is considered to host the richest and most extensive collections in the Nordic region. A must when visiting Stockholm. We will pass by but we can make a stop if you like!

Pass By: Moderna Museet - Stockholm, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm 105 09 Sweden

Moderna Museet - The Museum of Moderna Art houses some of the world’s finest modern and contemporary art, Swedish and international, including key works by the most prominent artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. As the collection consists of some 140,000 works of art the museum regularly change the art in he exhibition rooms. The building is is designed by the Spanish architect Rafael Moneo and it opened for the public in 1998. We will normally pass by but we can make a stop if you like!

Pass By: Royal Dramatic Theater (Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern), Stockholm Sweden

The Royal Dramatic Theatre as was founded in 1788 by the King Gustav III. His ambition was to “establish a national stage, where the works of Swedish dramatists will be performed for the public by Swedish actors to the benefit of language, taste and the public mores.”  A drama school was founded in 1787, in which the students were taught singing, dancing and recitation. Ingmar Bergman worked here for many years and was the Artistic Director during the years 1963-1966. He debuted here in 1951 with ”Light in the Shack” and held his farewell play in 2002 which was, ”Ghosts” by Henrik Ibsen. The building is designed by Fredrik Lilljekvist and it was opened in 1908, We will pass by on this tour.

Pass By: Vasa Museum, Galarvarvsvagen 14, Stockholm 115 21 Sweden

The Vasa Museum is no doubt one of the major tourist attractions in the whole of Scandinavia. The museum displays the well preserved warship Vasa that sank on its maiden voyage in 1628. Vasa was ordered by The Lion of the North, Gustav II Adolf during the time when Sweden was considered to be one of the most powerful countries in Europe. With its 64 cannons the ship was meant to become the most powerful warship in the Baltic at that time. Instead it became one of the most spectacular fiascos in Swedish history. After 333 years at the bottom of Stockholm bay, the ship was rediscovered and salvaged in 1961. The exhibitions in the museum, describes the warship Vasa's history and the life in Stockholm at the time. The Vasa Museum is a must. Do you want to make a stop over during this tour or come back later?

Pass By: Nordiska museet, Djurgardsvagen 6_16 Djurgården, Stockholm 115 93 Sweden

Nordiska museet is the largest museum in Sweden when it comes to cultural history. It give us the stories about the life and the people that lives in the Nordic region. You will see exhibitions about things like clothes and fashion, textiles and jewellery, homes and furniture, photography, toys, folk art, glass and porcelain. You will also find an exhibition about the Sami - the only indigenous people in Sweden. Shall we make a stop here or just pass by?

Pass By: ABBA The Museum, Djurgardsvagen 68, Stockholm 115 21 Sweden

ABBA The Museum give us the story behind Björn, Benny, Frida and Agnetha. Their lives from the very beginning, when they were kids until they formed the pop group ABBA? Walk in the footsteps of ABBA and become a member of the group and sing their famous songs on a stage! You will see many wonderful memorabilia like original costumes, gold records, instruments, studio equipment and lot of other things. Do you want to make a stop here?

Pass By: Skansen, Djurgarden 49-51, Stockholm 115 93 Sweden

Skansen opened its gates for the public the 11th October 1891. This makes it the world’s oldest open-air museum. On the 75 acres you will find a collection of real houses and farmsteads from all over Sweden. Here you can discover Sweden’s history and learn how Swedes lived in different times and during different seasons. One of the attractions is a full replica of an average 19th-century town, in which you will meet craftsmen in traditional clothes. Tanners, shoemakers, silversmiths, bakers and glass-blowers demonstrate their skills in real surroundings. A very popular attraction. Skansen is also a place where different festive occasions are celebrated. You may here singing and concerts and see dancing in the summer. In the winter there is a popular Christmas market. Skansen also have a zoo where you can see Nordic wildlife, pets and exotic creatures. The Children’s Zoo have domestic animals like cats, rabbits and guinea pigs, as well as small wild animals like turtles and peacocks. The Skansen Aquarium features exotic animals like monkeys, birds, reptiles and insects. A new departement is The Baltic Sea Science Center which is home to aquariums, exhibitions and a laboratory with the wellbeeing of the Baltic Sea as the overall theme.

Pass By: Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Prins Eugens Vag 6 Djurgården, Stockholm 115 21 Sweden

Prince Eugens Waldemarsudde is an extraordinary former private palace.  Today it is one of the most popular art museums in Sweden. The main mansion was finished in 1905. It was designed by the Swedish architect Ferdinand Boberg that has designed a lot of interesting buildings in Sweden. The Gallery Building was added in 1913. Prince Eugen lived (1865-1947) and he became a famous artist himself. It has a nice café and a giftshop. We can definetly recommend a visit. Shall we make a stop here?

Pass By: Rosendal Palace, 49 Rosendalsvaegen, Stockholm 115 21 Sweden

The royal palace Rosendal was built for the first member of the present Royal Family Bernadotte. His Swedish name was King Karl XIV Johan. The palace is a very good example of Swedish Empire style. The palace is fully furnished with furnitures, textiles and fixtures from the time, which create an impressive overall effect. Rosedal Palace is only open between June and August but there is a very nice garden café in the old greenhouses where we can make a stop for coffee and a cake!

Pass By: Grona Lunds Tivoli, 9 Lilla Allmaenna Graend Djurgarden, Stockholm 115 21 Sweden

Gröna Lund was founded in 1883 by a man called James Schultheissis. It is the oldest amusement park in Sweden. Gröna Lund is mainly opened in the summer and with 30 attractions, six restaurants, numerous lottery and pentathlon stalls, food and snack stands, concerts and dance evenings, it has become a very loved and popular institution in Stockholm. It is open during Halloween and if it is closed we just pass by.

Pass By: Diplomatstaden, 115 27 Stockholm, Sweden

Diplomatstaden - The diplomat city is a neighbourhood in the Östermalm district in central Stockholm. It is the home of many embassies and ambassadorial residencies. You will find a fine collection of very big and exclusive villas built during the period 1913-1925 for very wealthy business men. We will drive through the area in a slow pace.

Pass By: Strandvagen, Stockholm 114 51 Sweden

Strandvägen is a 1 km long boulevard on Östermalm in central Stockholm. It was completed just in time for the Stockholm World's Fair 1897. The boulevard quickly became one of the most prestigious addresses in the city and it has kept that status. We will drive along it and watch the nice facades.

Pass By: Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset), Sveriges riksdag, Stockholm 100 12 Sweden

The Parliament House was designed by the architect Aron Johansson in the Neoclassical style. It was constructed between 1897 and 1905 and it is situated on the island Helgeandsholmen in the middle of Stockholm close to the Royal Palace. We will pass it on our way to the island Södermalm.

Stop At: Monteliusvagen, Stockholm 118 24 Sweden

Monteliusvägen is a 500 meter long walkway at the edge of the cliffs on the Maria mountain. The walkway offers a magnificent view of Lake Mälaren, The City Hall and the island Riddarholmen where we can see the Barbara Hutton´s former private yacht. We will stop and walk a few hundred meters and don't forget to bring your camera!

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Söder Mälarstrand, Stockholm, Sweden

Söder Mälarstrand is a street that runs along the quay towards Riddarfjärden in Lake Mälaren. It runs from Central Bridge in the east to Pålsundet in the west to the and it offers a grand view towards Riddarholmen and the City Hall. Along the street there are some interesting buildings such as Mariahissen from 1885, München brewery from 1887 and Heleneborgs Malmgård from 1721 where the family Nobel did experiment with dynamite.

Pass By: Stockholm City Hall, Hantverkargatan 1, Stockholm 11152 Sweden

The Stockholm City Hall is a well known symbol for Stockholm and it is considered to be one of Sweden's foremost examples of national romanticism in architecture. The building was inaugurated on 23 June 1923, exactly 400 years after the king Gustav Vasa's arrival in Stockholm. It took the builders 12 years to fullfill the architect Ragnar Östbergs vision and by then they had used at least eight million red bricks for the construction and more than 18 million tiles for the decorative mosaics in the Golden Hall. Today the building is the home for Stockholm Municipality and for one of the worlds most well known parties – the annual Nobel Prize banquet that is held here the 10th of December every year. This building is well worth a visit and we recommend that you climb the 365 step up to the top of the 106 metres high tower (yes there is also an elevator). The reward is a magnificent 360 degrees view of Stockholm!

Duration:4 hours
Commences in:Stockholm, Sweden

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