2013-05-28 07:00NEWS

Quirky City sightseeing


Guided walks on the roofs of the city, art walks in the metro, food walks or guided tours jogging are some of the more unusual ways to explore the city as tourist. Here is our top ten list of quirky sightseeing.


Rooftop Tours:
Enjoy spectacular views and learn about Stockholm. Walking on rooftops in the medieval part of Stockholm is surely something out of the ordinary.

ABBA Walk:
For all you dancing queens and Mama Mias: Follow in the footsteps of the pop group ABBA and learn about Stockholm in the 70s and 80s.

Subway art walk:
Stockholm's subway is sometimes called the world's longest art gallery. Every station has been decorated by renowned artists. Free admission with a valid ticket. 

Early morning horseback riding:
The National City Park offers plenty of opportunities to ride. Why not join the early morning tour or historical tours.

Guided running:
Stay in shape and get to know the city at the same time.

Food tours:
This is sightseeing for foodies by foodies, with samples from 7-8 places.

Experience Stockholm from a local’s perspective. Take part in customs and visit a private home.

Millennium tours:
Follow in the footsteps of the "girl with the dragon tattoo" - the best selling novelist Stieg Larssons books about Lisbeth Salander and Michael Blomqvist. 

Spooky and mysterious tales of Stockholm's dark history with its legends, fires and murders.

Free Tours Stockholm:
Some things in life are free. Free guided tours in the city or old town.


More sightseeing
There are plenty of great ways to explore the city of Stockholm, by bus, by bike or by foot. Check out our web for more inspiration on sightseeing and activities.

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