Stockholm Discovery

4 days from $920 per person*
  • Take in all the highlights of Stockholm during a driving tour.
  • Visit the impressive Vasa museum and marvel at the ship.
  • Spend a day getting to know Stochholm at your own pace.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotel.
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A mix of traditional and ultra-modern, Stockholm is a city of contrasts. Beautiful Medieval architecture mixes seamlessly with chic Scandinavian design. Experience world famous sites such as the Vasa Museum, a building dedicated to an ancient warship resurrected from the depths of the harbor and now perfectly preserved in layers of wax. Enjoy the luxury of the Royal Palace and its Treasury, or visit the historic City Hall, with its Blue and Gold halls and take in the marvelous scenery from its tower observation deck as you explore this magnificent city.

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Tour - Shared - Stockholm Panorama (1 hrs 15 mins) - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Self-Guided - Vasa Museum
    • Self Guided Afternoon
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Stockholm

Upon arrival at the airport, you will have Meet & Greet assistance for your added comfort, with a representative waiting for you in the arrival hall. They will help to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver at the airport and accompany you to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Scandic Klara (4*)

Hotel Scandic Klara is located in central Stockholm with only a 5-minute walk from Stockholm city centre and the Arlanda Express. The interior design reflects elements from Stockholm’s scenery; a city built on water with a blend of modern architecture and history. You´ll have a fantastic range of shopping, restaurants and entertainment just around the corner, and it´s easy to reach all Stockholm’s attractions. Guestrooms are spacious and comfortable, with light decor and en suite bathrooms. The breakfast buffet is served in the hotel’s atrium courtyard, as well as a lunch buffet and light dinners. The roof is retractable, which is especially appreciated when enjoying your morning coffee in the summer. For those who would like to work out a renovated gym and sauna is also provided.

Stockholm
Stockholm
Scandic Klara Hotel
Scandic Klara Hotel

Day 2: Stockholm

See the whole of Stockholm in 75 minutes. This guided sightseeing tour passes all the must-see attractions in Stockholm with modern, air conditioned luxury coaches. The tour is perfect for passengers who want a non-stop tour without unnecessary stops on the way. You are taken to the most famous buildings and views over the city. City districts and famous sights such as Stockholm City Hall, The Royal Palace, Östermalm, Gamla Stan (Old Town), Långholmen and The Royal Djurgården are all parts of this tour. If possible you will make a stop at Fjällgatan, where the view of Stockholm’s islands and waters is truly wonderful. During this tour you will get to know Stockholm and history of the city.

Accommodation: Scandic Klara (4*)
Stockholm Panorama
Stockholm Panorama

Day 3: Stockholm

Sinking to the bottom of the harbour in 1628, the Vasa is arguably the best preserved ancient maritime artifact in the world. Its maiden voyage lasted a mere 1300 metres before capsizing just off shore. Early attempts to raise it were unsuccessful, but a state backed effort began salvage in 1956. In 1961, after years of preparation and raising small portions of the ship, the main lift was performed. However, this was just the beginning. Preservations efforts would continue until 1979, when the spraying of the preservative substance was complete.

This elaborate effort and years of hard work have left a legacy for future generations to experience and learn about their seafaring past. Upon entry into the building, you are overwhelemed by the completely restored and preserved Vasa. The ship is incredibly fully assembled indoors multiple related exhibits depicting subjects such as the building process, life on board and Sweden’s rich maritime history.

Dedicate at least a morning to this museum, as it is unlike any other in the world and you will find yourself captivated by the vastness of the ship and the science and dedication behind its preservation.

Getting there:

Visiting address: Galärvarvsvägen 14, Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden

Walk: From the Central Station. Approximate time: 30 minutes. From the Karlaplan station. Approximate time: 10 minutes.

Tram: The easiest way to get to the museum is by tram. From Central station take tram number 7 towards Waldemarsudde.

Bus/underground: You can also take the underground red line to Karlaplan and change to bus number 44 towards Skansen. Visit www.sl.se for more information.

The Djurgården ferry: The ferry leaves from Slussen all year round and also from Nybroplan during the summer. For more information visit www.waxholmsbolaget.se

Tramway: Take the tram line that is a rolling museum to Djurgården. The tram leaves from Norrmalmstorg. For traffic information visit www.ss.se

Opening Times:

September 1 to May 31: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m

New Year´s Eve December 31 10 a.m. to 3 p.m

Closed: December 23-25, January 1

June 1 to August 31: Daily 8.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Guided tours (In English) are available at the following times and are included in the entrance fee:

Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday 10.30 a.m. 11.30 a.m. 1.30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

MP3 Guides : The Museum offers free downloadable MP3 guides. If you choose not to take a tour, these handy guides will offer you a unique way to explore on your own.

Go to the following website and follow instructions for download: http://www.vasamuseet.se/en/visit/mp3-guide/

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Explore the sights or do some shopping

Accommodation: Scandic Klara (4*)
View of Stockholm from the city hall
View of Stockholm from the city hall

Day 4: Stockholm

Meet your English speaking driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Scandic Klara (4*): Stockholm

Hotel Scandic Klara is located in central Stockholm with only a 5-minute walk from Stockholm city centre and the Arlanda Express. The interior design reflects elements from Stockholm’s scenery; a city built on water with a blend of modern architecture and history. You´ll have a fantastic range of shopping, restaurants and entertainment just around the corner, and it´s easy to reach all Stockholm’s attractions. Guestrooms are spacious and comfortable, with light decor and en suite bathrooms. The breakfast buffet is served in the hotel’s atrium courtyard, as well as a lunch buffet and light dinners. The roof is retractable, which is especially appreciated when enjoying your morning coffee in the summer. For those who would like to work out a renovated gym and sauna is also provided.

Scandic Klara Hotel
Scandic Klara Hotel
Scandic Klara
Scandic Klara
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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    My trip to Scotland was absolutely wonderful. All the hotels were perfectly located, clean, and had wonderful amenities. The guides were exceptional and really knew Scotland and so much of the history. My Kensington representative, Lynne, was very helpful, very responsive, and was tremendously patient while I made numerous changes to the itinerary. It was a superb experience and one that I will never forget.

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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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