Day Trip To Uppsala

Gamla Uppsala, Viking burial mounds and cosying up for a long and cake-fuelled fika.

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 7 hours

  • From
    €100.87  EUR per person based on 2 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Oh, the places you’ll go. Today, that place so happens to be historic Uppsala city. You’ll take a jaunt on the train with one of our local Stockholm hosts then spend the day exploring!

You’ll visit the oldest Gothic cathedral in Scandinavia (what a title) and uncover Uppsala’s Viking and medieval roots.

You could go one step further (alright a few steps, and also a short bus ride) to Gamla Uppsala, which is the ancient pagan part of the city, where you can still see the Viking royal burial mounds.

You’ll visit hidden gems as well as some not so hidden gems, like the university which was founded in 1477 and maybe pop into a museum or gallery that takes your fancy, where you can learn more about Swedish culture.

When it’s time for lunch, which it inevitably will be, let your host know if you’re in the mood for something Swedish or you want to go more international, and they’ll take you to a cafe, market or restaurant to suit.

And of course, we’d never let you leave without experiencing fika - you’ll cosy up in a coffee shop and enjoy this Swedish past-time of making time for coffee, cakes and conversation.

If only all of our past-times involved cake.

Experience highlights

  • Take a 40 minute trip by train with your host from Stockholm to the city of Uppsala

  • Experience a day in the city, your way - stay in Uppsala or take a short bus into Gamla Uppsala, the old pagan part of the city

  • Visit the centuries-old university, stroll along the riverbanks and through the town and explore hidden gems and Uppsala landmarks like the ancient Viking burial mounds

  • Enjoy a traditional fika with your host who will tell you how else to enjoy Uppsala like a local

  • Pick their brains on the journey back for more things to do in Stockholm that you’ll love

Good to know

What’s included

  • 7 hours with your host
  • A private and personalised experience
  • Walking experience ( other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • Train and bus ticket

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

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  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

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Reviews for Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, ART IN STOCKHOLM

July 2019

Street and subway art of Stockholm

I decided I wanted a short private tour to show me the subway and street art of Stockholm and City Unscripted provided this individualised tour- you provide background re what you wish to see and do and the company then devises a specific tour for that criteria. Logbi, my guide for the three hour tour, was very professional and we met at the appointed time and place and off we went wandering the streets of Södermalm and the subways of Stockholm. Logbi was very organised with photos and extra information on more street art locations, which added to the overall professional attitude Logbi provided to my tour- thank you so much. It was so much fun and I just love what Stockholm has done with boring subway systems and made them into bright, interesting and happy places- wish more cities had such great concepts to brighten the world- one subway station at a time!!

Review by Kaye V

STOCKHOLM, HALF DAY IN STOCKHOLM WITH A LOCAL

July 2019

Great day with Nima!

My friend Michelle and I booked a 4 hr walking tour in Stockholm and Nima was our host for the day. He was punctual, polite, interesting, and professional as he showed us around the city. He shared places he finds interesting and made sure he was meeting our interests! It was a very enjoyable day seeing Stockholm beyond the old town and in a way that would not have been possible without a local guide. When our time was up, he delivered us to watch the changing of the guard as we requested. Even though our time was up when he brought us to the square, he walked on his own to find out the easiest route to the HOHO boat, came back to the square and found us to give us detailed directions because he knew we were a little worried about getting there after the guard changing ceremony. I would highly recommend a tour with Nima!

Review by Roxanne P

STOCKHOLM, MUST SEE STOCKHOLM WITH A LOCAL

July 2019

Best Tour Guide

My girlfriends and I booked the city unscripted tour for Stockholm. The four of us did not know what to expect. However, we knew immediately after we met our tour guide, Stefani that we made an excellent choice. Stefani arrived promptly for our tour. Stefani was an awesome tour guide. It was like seeing Stockholm with an old friend. She was full of knowledge about Stockholm and she made sure that each member of our group got to see and do what they wanted doing our tour. We had a full day of fun seeing Stockholm. We ate lunch, we toured a castle, we shopped and took breaks. We took plenty of pictures which Stefani was happy to take. I just cannot express enough about how great the tour was, we had the best tour guide ever! I would definitely recommend City Unscripted and Stefani!!!

Review by Tammy S

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