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Things to do in Baltic Sea, Sweden

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Stockholm: City Archipelago Sightseeing Cruise with Guide

1. Stockholm: City Archipelago Sightseeing Cruise with Guide

Experience the best of the Stockholm archipelago in a short period of time on a round-trip city cruise. With a guide on board, learn about the history of the different sights you pass. Enjoy a journey with beautiful sights and fascinating stories.  Start your tour from Strandvägen and jump onboard M/S Östanå I built in 1906, or S/S Stockholm built in 1931. Buy hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, salads, and pies from the onboard cafeteria. Watch as your guide points out the natural sites of the Stockholm archipelago, the second largest in the Baltic Sea.

Abisko: Aurora Chase

2. Abisko: Aurora Chase

Would you like to experience the thrill of searching for and chasing the northern lights in the area surrounding Abisko National Park? This exciting adventure will start at the reception of your hotel. After collecting all of the guests for the evening adventure your professional aurora chasing guide will use the collective experience of the Lights Over Lapland and Activities in Abisko team, combined with local weather and aurora forecasts to make the best possible decision about where to look for the northern lights. During our evening together we will travel up to 90 KM to one of several spectacular locations with a proven track record and very high likelihood of success. During this adventure, your guide will talk about the auroras, the history of Abisko National Park and serve you a warm drink. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime aurora chasing expedition, which will allow you to use our experience and mobility to go to where the aurora activity is the highest, and where there weather gives us a good chance of success! Book your adventure today! Many of the locations are on lakes and rivers which allow you to see the auroras in the sky AND reflecting in the open water during the Autumn and reflecting in the polished ice during the Winter. Our team of professionals has access to more spectacular locations than any other operator in Abisko. During your adventure we usually visit at least one of the following locations: The scenic shoreline of Lake Torneträsk with stunning views in every direction! A calm bay at the northwest end of Lake Torneträsk with incredible Arctic views and a cozy fire pit. A spectacular location with panoramic views on the top of Bear Mountain near the border of Sweden and Norway. An amazing aurora outlook in the mountains surrounding Björkliden. A remote fishing village near the mouth of the Torne River which flows out of Lake Torneträsk. AND MUCH MORE!! Warm clothing is NOT included in this tour. It is important that you bring warm clothes to wear and warm insulated winter boots. Warm overalls and heavy duty arctic boots are available to rent for an extra charge. Minimum age: 5 years old (we will not be able to provide any child seats in the vehicle). Please note that during the peak season we may use a vehicle with a maximum of 30 seats. Camera gear is not included, but it can be added for an additional fee. Your guide has a very basic understanding of aurora photography and will be happy to give you a few pointers along the way! If you are looking for a trip which is focused on helping you capture stunning photographs of the northern lights, we highly recommend our Ultimate Aurora Photo Adventure! A slightly different version of this tour is also available during the autumn season October-November. Pick up information: 8:15-8:30 PM (please be in the lobby of your hotel by 8:15 PM)

Lund & Malmö: Guided Tour of 2 Countries in One Day

3. Lund & Malmö: Guided Tour of 2 Countries in One Day

Take a guided day trip from Copenhagen to the historic cities of Malmo and Lund in neighboring Sweden. Visit Hamlet's Castle, enjoy free time in Helsingør, take a boat ride across the Øresund, and explore the Lund Cathedral, before shopping in Malmo. Start your day of adventure by meeting your local guide in front of the Grand Hotel. After a short meet and greet, hop aboard your comfortable vehicle and set off on your day trip. Start your tour with a visit to Hamlet's Castle. Shortly after, take a scenic drive down the coastal road of Strandvejen and arrive in the charming old town of Helsingør, also known as Elsinor. Enjoy free time to stroll the streets of this beautiful city before boarding a boat to Sweden.  Set sail across the Øresund, traveling to the shores of Sweden. Upon arrival in Sweden, drive down the picturesque country roads to the ancient city of Lund. Visit the Lund Cathedral. Behind the Cathedral there is a chance to explore the tiny streets with houses that date back to the 1700s. Continue with a trip to Malmö with free time to do some shopping. With Sweden's lower purchase taxes this a great place to get bargains on goods to take home with you. End your tour back in Copenhagen, passing by the impressive Øresund Bridge on the return journey.

Gothenburg: Land & Water Amphibious Bus Sightseeing Tour

4. Gothenburg: Land & Water Amphibious Bus Sightseeing Tour

Experience sightseeing with a splash during an amphibious bus tour of Gothenburg. Pass by the main highlights like Fish Church, Poseidon, Liseberg, and more while hearing about the history and culture of the city from your guide. Start the tour at Stora Teatern - a musical and theater building in the city center - where you will board the bus. Then, set off through central Gothenburg passing sights like Avenyn, Poseidon, Liseberg, Ullevi, and the Fish Church. As the surface beneath changes, the real fun begins and it is time for the bus to get wet. Hold on to your phones and cameras and prepare for some butterflies in your stomach as the 10-ton bus transforms into an amphibious boat and enters the river. Listen as the music gets louder and a big splash of water hits the windscreen. Before you know it, you're floating. After a couple of minutes of cruising on the water, the guide will give some additional info about how the bus works.  From the water, get a great view of the city and see big ships leaving and entering the city. After about 20 minutes in the water, head back to the pickup point passing some more incredible sights on the way.

Abisko: Small-Group Northern Lights Tour in Swedish Lapland

5. Abisko: Small-Group Northern Lights Tour in Swedish Lapland

Join the longest Northern Lights tour in the Swedish Lapland. Chase the iconic light phenomena alongside a guide and photographer, enjoy a dinner, and benefit from roundtrip hotel pickup from Abisko or Björkliden.  Start your journey with hotel pickup, then head over to feast on a delicious dinner, which will be served in the Abisko Mountain Lodge. After dinner, get equipped with snowsuits and snow boots to ensure you stay safe and warm throughout the night and begin the chase for the Northern Lights.  In pursuit of the Northern Lights, the tour can lead to places like the fjords of Norway or the Arctic forests of Kiruna. Get tips and learn tricks on how to best capture the magnificent aurora borealis on your camera.  After your tour, receive a copy of the many pictures and videos during the night.

Malmö: City Exploration Trail

6. Malmö: City Exploration Trail

Embark on an interactive discovery experience as you explore the charming city of Malmö. Open the web app and start the challenge from Södra Förstadsgatan. From there you will wind you way through the historic center of Malmö, learn about the coffee culture in Sweden and wonder through the Kungsparken, the oldest park in town. Curious facts: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails! Sharpen your senses and appreciate the most wonderful (and little) details around you. Whether you know Malmö or have just started exploring here, get a perspective on the discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

Stockholm: Under the Bridges Boat Tour

7. Stockholm: Under the Bridges Boat Tour

Book a sightseeing tour and experience Stockholm from the water. Board your sightseeing vessel and listen to the recorded commentary available in 10 languages as you take in the iconic sights of this stunning city. Pass under several bridges and through a lock that connects the Baltic Sea with Lake Mälaren. Along the way see the sights of Stockholm’s inner city, the Old Town, Södermalm Island, Lilla Essingen, and Stora Essingen, the new area known as Hammarby Sjöstad, and the green areas of Royal Djurgården. 

Copenhagen: Tour Across the Øresund Bridge to Lund and Malmö

8. Copenhagen: Tour Across the Øresund Bridge to Lund and Malmö

Admire the impressive Øresund Bridge, one of the longest bridges in Europe, as you journey from Copenhagen to Sweden. Discover the historical city of Lund, and use your time how you please in Malmö, Sweden's third-largest city. Begin your tour at the Hotel Astoria in Copenhagen, and travel across Øresund Bridge. Make your way to Lund, a city so old it dates at least until the Viking Age. Discover Lund Cathedral, whose construction was finished in 1145, and explore the tiny, cobblestoned streets surrounding it. Then, travel back down south to Malmö, and decide how you will spend your time. Find your bearings with your guide in the biggest square in Malmö, Stortorget, which appropriately means Big Square. Dine in a selection of Malmö's most popular restaurants in Lilletorget, or Little Square, located just behind Stortoget. Enjoy the Parisian feel, and see some historic buildings and a vintage telephone box. Or, head towards the north-west side of Stortoget to reach Sodergatan, Malmö's main shopping street and pedestrian walkway. Shop in the department store, Ahlens, or in many other quality clothing shops. Check out Stora Nygatan at the far end of Sodergatan too, as here you'll find the Hansa shopping mall. If culture is more your thing, take your pick from a selection of museums. Get a feel for the contemporary at Malmö Modern Art Museum, or dive into history at the Malmö Natural History Museum. The latter is located at Malmöhus Castle, which dates from the Renaissance and is also host to the Malmö Art Museum, whose collection spans the 16th to 20th centuries. Finally, marvel at the Turning Torso in Malmö, the tallest building in Scandinavia, before returning to Copenhagen. Please note that it is not possible to enter the Turning Torso, and entrance to the museums in Malmö is not included in the tour. 

From Stockholm: Full Day Small Group Viking Culture Tour

9. From Stockholm: Full Day Small Group Viking Culture Tour

Get a good view of Viking historical sites and an overview of Viking history in Sweden and its effects on modern Scandinavian culture. This 8-hour tour starts from Stockholm with comfortable hotel pickup. Visit the most important Viking sites close to Stockholm, including Sigtuna and Old Uppsala, with transportation included from central Stockholm. During this tour, you will visit several Viking sites along the way such as Broby bro - one of Sweden’s most famous burial grounds. Learn about and visit some mighty Viking burials sites, both a pagan one and an early Christan one from the transition period between Christianity and old Norse religion. Learn about Estrid, a mighty Viking woman. See Jarlabanki's bridge, a partly reconstructed Viking bridge. Stop at the Arkil Assembly site - a Viking Parliament. Learn about Viking laws, the construction of kin groups, and the use of that as a base in Viking society. Hear how the disputes could be settled in Sweden's history. Explore Sigtuna, the oldest town in Sweden on a guided walking tour. Visit the beautiful wooden town of Sigtuna, known as a place for Swedes to go on weekend vacations and well-known as the oldest city in Sweden. Walk among several different medieval church ruins and visit the local museum. Visit the king's grave mounds at Old Uppsala dating back 1500 years in time. This is one of Sweden's most important historical sites. Visit the former medieval Cathedral at the site as well and walk around the 11-meter high grave mounds. The guide will tell you all about its rich and long history. Take a walk around the biggest church of all the Nordic countries: The Uppsala Cathedral. Sneak inside Museum Gustavianum for a while before heading back to Stockholm.

Malmo: Sherlock Holmes Smartphone App City Game

10. Malmo: Sherlock Holmes Smartphone App City Game

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues as part of a fun smartphone game. Solve the murder of a fictional character with your colleagues, friends, or family, and explore the highlights of Malmo, including the Bastion Vanersborg. After downloading the app and entering the code, embark on a unique adventure full of brain teasers, puzzles, and lots of British humor. Become a high-class detective for a day and work alongside Sherlock Holmes. Take as long as you need to tackle this criminal case, stopping to explore the area whenever you wish to. Restart the game when you're ready and have a blast while you come across iconic sites, such as the Lilla Torg. Whilst this game does not focus on interacting with your surroundings nor informing you about it, it is the perfect activity to explore this amazing city in a fun and interactive way. Get ready for a walk through the most beautiful places in the city.

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What people are saying about Baltic Sea, Sweden

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My best friend and I recently visited Copenhagen for 5 days. We found this tour via Get Your Guide and we would totally recommend it. A great opportunity to see more of Denmark, as well as to hop over to Sweden and explore here as well. The tour is a good balance of an audio guide (on the bus) and independent free time to explore at each location. Good earphones and bottles of water are provided as part of the tour. We had Mario who was a great guide.

It was a great option to see more of Denmark an a little bit of Sweden. It was a very comfortable and safe trip. In each place you have time to look around on your own and eat. It’s a very nice tour.

this tour was very informative. We learned a lot about the history of Lund and Malmo. our guide was very knowledgeable and was very enthousiastic about everything he was telling. he knew a lot.

Great tour of two countries, highly recommend! Our guide/driver Stein was the best, can’t say enough good things about him!!

The bus ride was comfortable and there was a nice amount of time for each location.