Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
This tour covers all the main sights and the whole city of Stockholm. A visit to the imposing City Hall with its three crowns atop is where the Nobel Prize banquet is being held each year. Experience the grandeur and spaciousness of the impressive Blue Hall and Golden Chamber and enjoy the beautiful view from the Garden. You will also visit the Vasa Museum. Continue to the Old Town where you will have an opportunity to experience Stockholm on your own. Meet up with your guide again for a guided walk with a visit to the Cathedral, the city's oldest church and the coronation site of most of Sweden's Kings. Walk along the cobblestone streets to Stortorget.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy some of the highlights of Stockholm and its nearby surroundings.
HIGHLIGHTS: Walk the streets of Stockholm's Old Town which is a living historical monument on a guided walking tour that includes views of the Royal Palace and Stock Exchange. Enjoy some free time for shopping or lunch on your own. Visit the Vasa Museum, home of the Vasa, the famous and fully restored 17th century Royal battleship and pride of Sweden's mighty navy. And enjoy a walking tour of Sigtuna, the thousand year old town
NOTES: This tour includes walking for approximately 1.7 miles (cobblestone and flat pavement) with 40 steps to climb and extended periods of standing.
The imposing City Hall with the three crowns atop, beautifully situated by the shores of the Lake Maelaren. Experience the grandeur and spaciousness of the impressive Blue Hall and Golden Chamber and enjoy the beautiful view from the Garden. The Old Town is Stockholm's oldest and coziest quarter. Witness the historic elegant exterior of the dominating Royal Palace and enjoy a stroll along the cobblestone streets. At Stortorget, the Great Square stands the Old Stock Exchange, now home of the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Museum.
Get to know the oldest and most charming part of Stockholm, the Old Town. Visit the State Apartments displaying magnificent baroque and rococo interiors, and still often being used for different functions. Continue with your guide for a walk along the narrow streets and experience the medieval intimacy of what is today a living historical monument of international renown. See the exterior of the Cathedral, the oldest church in Stockholm, see Stortorget, the Great Square, centre of the Old Town, dominated by the old Stock Exchange, today housing the Nobel (Prize) Museum and the Swedish Academy. Enjoy some free time for independent activities.
OVERVIEW: Discover the history and beauty of Stockholm from medieval times to a modern city. This tour is a good option for guests with limited mobility.
HIGHLIGHTS: You will drive through the various districts of Stockholm with their unique character and enjoy views of the Old Town, the Royal Palace, and the beautiful park lands of the island of Djurgården. Enjoy a stop at Fjällgatan, for a panoramic view of the city and tour the Vasa Museum, home of the world's last remaining 17th century warship.
NOTES: There is approx. 1 mile of walking over concrete or paved sidewalks and interior tile. There are approx. 50 steps at the Vasa Museum and an elevator.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.