boat tours – stockholm

It’s so quiet out on the water, the sights of Stockholm drifting by as you set sail on your city boat tour. Exploring the iconic attractions, sailing under the bridges and heading down the canals. This is a sightseeing cruise to admire the beauty of this Swedish city. What’s more, it’s in an eco-friendly boat, and you’ll get close to some unique attractions on your journey. Oh, and with insights from your guide, you’ll hear about Stockholm's secrets too. With music, drinks and chatter, your Stockholm cruise is the perfect tour to discover this Scandi gem.
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Experience Boat Tours in Stockholm

What to see and do in Stockholm: Although the Swedish capital is spread across 14 islands, exploring the city is very easy. After your boat tour, you’re ready to discover places such as the old town, the museums, palaces and shops. There’s the Royal Palace, and its museums or the 17th-century built Drottningholm Palace to see. The ABBA Museum is for fans and music lovers, and Fotografiska is a contemporary photography museum. For theme park fans, you should head for Grona Lund. Stockholm is stocked with things to do and see.

Top tips of things to try when in Stockholm: You’ll find that since 2016 many of the state museums have had free admission, so well worth taking advantage of that. And make sure to try out the subway, it’s more than just a transport hub. It’s an art gallery. If you fancy visiting the many islands, you should get a Stockholm travel card. The ferries allow the card for transport, so you can explore the island further.

Best time to visit: Like much of Northern Europe the best time to go is during the spring and summer months. Temperatures are warm, and you'll find it has more sunshine than you’d imagine. You may find you get more than you bargained for!! As the midnight sun is around from June to July.

• Head to Skansen, which is found on Djurgården Island. It has the world’s oldest open-air museum. There are historic buildings to visit, and it attracts over a million visitors each year.

• We mentioned trying out the subway, so here’s why. Stations are brimming with art, paintings, mosaics and sculptures, one to look out for include is a vivid rainbow!

• Stockholm is referred to as the Venice of the North. That’s in part to its beautiful buildings and open water.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Dinner and a cruise?

    You will find there are several Stockholm lunch and dinner cruise options available. Check the individual tour details for the menu and the options available.

  • Q: Do Stockholm Boat Cruises offer free Wi-Fi onboard?

    We realise you want to capture those destination hotspots on your tour. Many operators do offer free Wi-Fi on board, but you will need to check with the individual operator.

  • Q: Do Stockholm Boat Cruises run throughout the year?

    Yes, but be aware that there is a high season (June to September) and Low Season (November to March). Check the tour details for timings.

  • Q: Can you give me some alternative tours to your cruise and boat tours?

    Stockholm is a region full of attractions and experiences to enjoy and immerse in. Check out our Stockholm tours by visiting isango.com

  • Q: What is the duration of the Stockholm Boat Tour?

    Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration between 1 to 2 hours. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.

  • Q: What time do Stockholm Boat Tours operate?

    Boat tours will run at different times of the day, especially if you are booked on a lunch or dinner cruise. Make sure to check the tour details for a full listing of times.

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