Gripsholm Castle and Mariefred City, Private Chauffeur Tour from Stockholm
Gripsholm Castle was built 1537-1545 on behalf of King Gustav Vasa. It is one of Swedens´ most important historical monuments from the 16th century and from the Vasa dynasty. It served as one of the main residences of the royal house and it contains a lot of traces from the different kings and queens that has spent time there the last 400 years.
Gripsholm is also the home for the Swedish National Portrait Gallery, It was officially founded in 1822 as the first of it´s kind in the world and it contains more than 5 000 portraits of prominent Swedes from the 1500s until to today.
Discover one of the most important historical monuments in Sweden. Enjoy a tour of the castle, see the Vasa Apartments, Duke Karl´s chamber, The Princess´ Apartments, Gustav III´s Theater and portraits of some of the most famous Swedes.
We will also see a bit of the old picturesque city Mariefred from 1605 and (if the group wants) enjoy cakes and cookies at the nearby Taxinge Castle.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Gripsholm Castle
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Gripsholm Castle, Gripsholms Slott, Mariefred 647 31 Sweden
We will start in Gripsholm Castle, one of Swedens´ most important historical monuments from the 16th century when Gustav Eriksson (Vasa) got himself elected as the king of Sweden (1523) after he had led Sweden to independence from Denmark with the dissolution of the Kalmar Union.
It is a fascinating castle with a lot of historical interiors from different centuries. Gripsholm is also the home for the Swedish National Portrait Gallery from 1822 that contains more than 5 000 portraits of prominent Swedes from the 1500s until to today. As the english guided tour just are held at 15.00, everyone will get an official guidebook for the castle in English with a suggested route that helps you to get the most out of your visit. Your chauffeur will follow you and answer questions.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Mariefred, Mariefred, Sodermanland County
We will then continue to Mariefred, the small but historical city from 1605 has hosted Gripsholm Castle for centuries. We will have a walk in the picturesque city area with lots of old buildings, a city square and narrow shopping streets. You will have some free time to explore the shops by your own.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up our guests from any hotel within 10 km from the Old Town in Stockholm. Our chauffeur will per default wait outside and send you an sms upon arrival.Ports
Departure Time :9:00 AM
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Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.