Excavate Sweden’s amazing Viking history on a small group day tour from its beautiful capital, Stockholm!
Using a DNA test to find out more about your family’s roots are getting bigger and bigger.
The second step is, if you have the possibility, to travel to a place or a country based upon your own test results to learn and explore. To experience and immense yourself into the areas culture, heritage and historical life of people living in the past. All to get to know your past ancestors or distant relative’s a bit better.
Sweden History Tours are happy to collaborate with, and join forces in exploring people’s past, with the company MyTrueAncestry. We’re happy to offer people who have taken MyTrueAncestry test’s or uploaded their results there our tours while they are visiting Sweden and the Stockholm area. We may also be able to help in other areas of Sweden as well.
Our tours dig deep into the Swedish soil, are fact-based with historical and archeological focus. We showcase a wide range as well as a diverse part of Swedish history, prehistory or dark folklore depending on interest as well as different theme tours.
We offer all from day tours out from Stockholm to city walks and theme tours in Stockholm, Uppsala, Sigtuna, Vallentuna and Norrtälje cities.
Welcome to explore the real Sweden by an award winning tour company while in Stockholm to get a different, out of the beaten path excursions to historic sites and beautiful areas. Join us, as over 9000 others have, on a trip back in time!
You’re welcome to book any of our tours directly or send in your own email request (a formula is found below the tours listed) if you want a tailored experience while visiting Stockholm and Sweden.
If you hesitate to book and have questions, feel free to contact us if you got any questions how we can help you create your travel plans based on fun, creative and different historical tours.
Don’t forget to choose “MyTrueAncestory” on the “How did you find us?”-formula.
Apart from these tours different multiday experiences and tour packages will most likely come out during 2023.
Explore the Best of Sweden's History
Tour Category 1 - transported tours out of Stockholm city with hotel pick up
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This special Viking and Swedish history takes you to the historical highlights of Sweden’s coolest and biggest places. See Viking age runstones, Biskops-Arnös historical architecture and city of Sigtuna.
Go back in time to experience the Swedish Iron age, 500 BC – AD 1050, a period of fighting, exploring, and trading.
Visit the hillside where the trolls once lived and see the shallow pits where the Älvor (fairies/pixies/elves) is believed to mill their grain. Explore with a Swedish folklore expert guide.
Private guide and skip-the-lines at the Vasa Museum. Enjoy a private car tour with a driver and expert guide. See many beautiful views in Stockholm and learn about the city and Sweden.
Tour category 2 - City walks in Stockholm and Uppsala - central meeting locations
This is the tour for you who have gone before in Old town or want weird and cute stories of Stockholm. As a tour guide you tend to find stories and funny facts doesn’t fit in into an existing tour.
Welcome to a darker city walk taking you back in time. We’ll explore the today upper class area Östermalms dark and haunted past. Expect bloody murders, horrific witches and the folklore of blood and bones.
Upplev Sveriges huvudstads unika historia. Hör om slottet, tyska kvarteren i Stockholm, riddarhuset och Riddarholmskyrkan som en gång innehöll munkar i ett av två Stockholmskloster.
Explore a hidden history, the history of women in Swedish history from the Viking age until today, as well as Stockholm city. About 19th century women’s cafes, viking women, Swedish freedom fighters and a dark past.
Explore the 17th century Stockholm and Stormaktstiden. A time when noble palaces were built, a time of diplomacy and war when Sweden was a power to count on in Europe. Hear about ordinary Stockholmers, about how naval battles and warfare, as well as the Black Death haunted the streets.
Explore the medieval and Viking Age undead, the pestilence outbreak in 1709-1712, and the dark Swedish folklore vaesen around us out to hurt you. Fitting for families with kids as well as adults.
Hidden and forgotten houses in Uppsala – 1 hour city walk. Hear about exciting events related to buildings that you may have seen but do not know anything about.
Join us on this exciting 1h guided walk around Vallentuna church, its stonemason’s signatures and rune stones. Discover the cemetery’s hidden secrets and visit a beautiful environment full of exciting stories and human destinies that are just waiting to be told.
See Runriket’s best places with an authorized Runriket guide. Walk from Jarlabanke’s bridge and its exciting rune stones to Broby bridge’s unique burial ground.
A Ghost walk in Stockholm following the light of a single lantern! Explore the darkness of Stockholm and what hides therein…. in the light of a single lantern! Walk on
Hear and visit Södermalms malmgårdar: luxurious countryside farms for the nobility changing to clay pipe factories, the naval factories and other worker movement-related history on the southeastern part of Södermalm and the big tobacco plantation in the area.
Join a private city walk at the Lower Östermalm area, going from Stureplan and Norrmalmstorg to Karlaplan, 2h. This tour fits as well for you who are a used traveler
Get to know Kungsholmen, Stockholmäs second biggest isle. Follow on a city walk, who starts outside Stockholm City Hall. Kungsholmen have always been a constant changing part of the city
Visit a beautiful lake, walk thru the magical Swedish forest and touch real 1000 years old runestones on this 90min tour.
This Include-it-all city walk includes your own private guide + museum tickets to the Vasa Museum + a typical Swedish local pastry from a coffee shop in Old town.
Make a visit at the Swedish History Museum with your own private guide, a former museum employee. Go on a 1h tour going true the Viking exhibit, walk true the famous gold room, as Saddam Husseins bunker builder is said to having built, and true part of the medieval church art or Swedish History and prehistory sections.
Visit the Nordic region's largest cathedral with an authorized cathedral guide on an exclusive private tour. Avoid the large groups at the public tours and join intimately only you and
Explore the old churchyard in Uppsala on a exiting city walk where diffident nation graves, special graves, exiting persons lives and deeds are taken up.
On this tour you’ll get to know more of the islet history from being a defensive place with fire to warn others in the Viking age to a toll station for all the boats to Stockholm.
Hear about witches and the “great noise” 1676-77, experience the plague in the 18th century when the morgues on Södermalm were open pits and the poor peoples life.
The Viking Period and Vendel Period tour in Old Uppsala 1.5h. On this walk, starting in Old Uppsala, you will be introduced to tremendous burial mounds.
Welcome on a guided tour at Ulva kvarn. You’ll experience rich stories, about the name “Ulva” dating back into the Viking age.
Discover what crimes could put you on the anatomical theatre’s display table. Hear about the student who sold his soul to the devil.
Ahorror tour focusing on Swedish history, dark folklore and evil vaesen and beings created through imprecations and black magic.