Day-Trip-To-Uppsala

Day Trip

Eddine L.

Stockholms
English, French, Italian (Native)
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 10 people

It is Sweden's fourth largest city, the town has a laid-back feel, particularly if you're meandering through the winding streets of the old town. Highlights include the magnificent 13th-century cathedral (Domkyrka), the place of burial for Sweden's kings and queens, and the University Museum (Gustavianum).

It's also fun to wander around the university grounds and the Botanical Gardens (Botaniska trädgården), then relax in one of the many waterside parks and caf

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel (In a 3-km radius of the city centre)

09:30

Stockholm Central Station

We start from Stockholm Centralen for a ( 40' ) train ride across a beautiful lcentral Sweden landscape.Once we arrive to the destination, we stop by Gamla Uppsala( Old Uppsala) ,4 km north of the town.

10:30

Gamla Uppsala( Old Uppsala)

Gamla Uppsala is an old Viking settlement where we visit a medieval church dating from the 13th cntury, a small museum, the Viking Mounds ,the tombs used to bury Viking kings and a timber OPen Air museum dating from the 18 and 19th century.

11:30

Carl Linne Museet

Then we proceed to Uppsala to visit Carl Linne museum , a place where the 1800 world famous Botanist used to live and work ( 35' ).

12:10

Uppsala Museum ( Uppland museet)

Then ,we move to Uppsala museum to get a picture about the local folklore and traditions,( about 25'):

12:30

Uppsala Domkyrka( Uppsala Cathedral )

The Cathedral in Gothic architectural style was built in 1270 (13th ) and is the biggest in Scandinavia .Inside are buried famous personalities such as : the Swidish king ,Gustav Vasa, Carl Linne ( the Botanist).The Cathedral is also the Seat of the Swedish Protest Church.

13:10

Uppsala University

Uppsala university was founded in 15th century and started with 12 students!The Building , we visit is dating from the 19th century.And half of the Swedish Nobel Prize winners used to study in the town!

The University Library ( Karolina Redeviva ) is the biggest in Sweden with 5 million books!

13:40

Uppsala Botanical Gardens

A wide range of plants continue the floral display throughout the summer. As late summer approaches the kitchen gardens are at their most beautiful and the autumn offers a colourful display from both native and exotic trees and bushes.

The Gardens were created by Carl Linne and used to teach his students.Nowadays , they are part of the University.

14:10

Uppsala University Coffee Shop

After the visit to the Botanical Gardens , we take a coffee break under exotic trees from all over the world inside the Department of Agriculture.( around 20').

14:30

Uppsala Castle ( Uppsalaslott)

We end our tour in Uppsala Castle,dating back to the 16th century ( in 1549) during the reign of Swedish King Gustav Vasa who intended it as a fortress.

The castle is the location of several major events in the history of Uppsala and Sweden; for example ‘the Sture Murders’ in 1567 when several noblemen were butchered at the behest of deranged King Erik XIV who had accused them of treason.

15:30

Uppsala Centralen ( Upp.Station)

We board the direct train to Stockholm.

Ending Point

Stockholm Central Station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

-guide fees,

-hotel pick up,

-transportation,

-entrance to attractions,

-Coffee break( a hot/ cold drink & a pie)

What‘s not included

Extra food & drink

Important Information

Available from July, 15th 2021

We recommend the following:

-Bring comfortable waking shoes,

-An umbbrella ( the weather is very capricious!)

-No cash is needed ( credit cards are accepted everywhere)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$357/ per person

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