Stockholm County
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Our most recommended Stockholm County Alternative Tours

  • Södermalm: 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

    1. Södermalm: 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

    Voted by Vogue Magazine as “One of the 15 coolest areas in the world”, the neighborhood of Södermalm is a hip island south of the city center. It will be there that you can find vintage stores, trendy cafes, and some of the most breathtaking views of Stockholm. Throughout this tour you will get to explore "SoFo", which is considered Stockholm’s equivalent to New York's Soho. Whilst there you can indulge in world-class Swedish design, and will also be introduced to some of the most popular and secret city beaches. Along with your local guide you will uncover the best-kept secrets this district has to offer, taking in the bountiful views as you travel.

  • Bohemian Stockholm: Södermalm Island Walking Tour

    2. Bohemian Stockholm: Södermalm Island Walking Tour

    Explore the historic district of Södermalm Island on a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of one of Stockholm’s most bohemian areas. Dubbed SoFo (South of Folkungatan) as a play on Manhattan’s SoHo (South of Houston), today it is known as the trendiest area in Stockholm; home to the city’s hipsters, fashion brands, vintage shops, and excellent restaurants and cafés. Learn the history of the area, starting from when people moved to Södermalm after the Old Town ran out of space. Hear dark stories behind the beautiful views, including tales of executions and witch trials. Walk in the footsteps of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomqvist from the “Millennium” trilogy by Swedish novelist Stieg Larsson, now adapted for both Swedish TV and American film. See colorful houses, and learn how the area was regenerated from the working class cottages of the 18th century to the expensive apartments and bout...

  • Stockholm: Subway Art Guided Tour

    3. Stockholm: Subway Art Guided Tour

    Immerse yourself in Stockholm's vibrant underground art scene on this tour. Meet your friendly guide at Kungsträdgården station then set off on your journey of exploration. Travel along the blue and red lines to discover the artistic wonders of each station, with artwork dating back to 1957. Throughout the tour, listen to your guide’s fascinating insight into public art in Sweden, learn why there is art in the subway, and how the art was chosen. At the first station, gain an overview of Stockholm's subway art and admire the station's unique cave-style walls that were installed in the 1970s. At each stop, uncover the stories of the artists who worked alongside architects to create the fascinating cave stations you see today. Each piece has been designed to create complete environments rather than individual artworks. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a deeper appreciation for Stockhol...

  • Stockholm Vegetarian, Vegan, and Raw Food Tour

    4. Stockholm Vegetarian, Vegan, and Raw Food Tour

    Be introduced to the meatless possibilities of Stockholm filled with good food, fun vibes, and plenty of creativity. This tour will travel through the neighborhood of Södermalm as you visit establishments that serve the finest vegetarian dishes to be found in the city. The area is an exciting mix of neighborhood delis and cutting-edge restaurants where the best chefs work their magic every day of the week.  In Mariatorget, indulge in Nordic organic fast food with a contemporary feel at some of the best-located spots. Get some of the now famous Nordic flavors in your hand in just a few minutes. No genetic modification, no unnecessary transportation, and no glutamate. Continue along the famous Götgatan into the Södermalm food market. Be introduced to the Middle Eastern and Asian kitchens in venues with city views that are the best in Stockholm bare none. 

    We had a great time on this tour. The food was plentiful and delicious and the information and learning provided was outstanding. We really enjoyed our time with Soma and feel it was so very worth it. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in delicious food and great information on Sweden.

  • Stockholm: Eco-Friendly Guided Kayaking Tour of the City

    5. Stockholm: Eco-Friendly Guided Kayaking Tour of the City

    Discover the city from the waterside and hop into a kayak to experience the city like a local. You’ll have some basic paddling techniques and safety instructions from your guide before setting off in a tandem kayak. In small personal groups, you'll be ready to paddle through the city on an eco-friendly guided tour.   Throughout the tour, your guide will tell you stories about Stockholm and offer insights into local customs. Paddle along Långholmen, Södermalm, Gamla Stan, Kungsholmen, and Lilla Essingen with great vantage points and photo opportunities along the way.

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What people are saying about Stockholm County

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 18 reviews

This tour was outstanding and Soma was an amazing guide.`

We had a great time on this tour. The food was plentiful and delicious and the information and learning provided was outstanding. We really enjoyed our time with Soma and feel it was so very worth it. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in delicious food and great information on Sweden.

Excellent, relaxed and enjoyable tour

A really enjoyable, interesting tour of bohemian Stockholm. The tour guide, Katrina, was really friendly, informative and happy to take questions on the tour and all aspects of Swedish culture. I highly recommend this tour to anyone wishing to see a different side of Stockholm.

Wonderful experience witj a very professional guide.