Uppsala is the fourth biggest city in Sweden, mainly due to its university that dates back to 1477 and the location of the Swedish archbishop seat.
- Adult Ages 16+
- Youth Ages 10-15
- Child Ages 9 & Under
Uppsala in the Middle Ages
Discover what crimes could put you on the anatomical theatre’s display table. Hear about the student who sold his soul to the devil, the silver spoon the University bought back, and about the gruesome murder at the castle. Well-selected parts of Uppsala’s exciting history are covered in this tour of the town, which gives you a good overview of Uppsala’s development from the Middle Ages to the present day.
We go from the hidden mediaeval town beneath our feet, past attractions such as the cathedral, Gustavianum, the Carolina Rediviva, the University House, the Botanical Garden, rune stones, and finish our tour at the Uppsala Castle.
We start the tour outside Uppsala Cathedral’s main entrance at the benches.