The Genius Linnaeus in Uppsala, Private Chauffeur Tour from Stockholm
Carl Linnaeus (Carl von Linné, 1707–1778) is one of the world’s best-known scientists. Linnaeus’ was a multi talented scientist that could call himself physician, botanist, geologist, zoologist and philosopher. He travelled, he observed, recorded, tested, analysed and published a large variety of manuscripts on many different topics. He sought a universal classification of all creation, animal, vegetable and mineral. It is called taxonomy: a classification system for the natural world to for the naming of species and order them according to their characteristics and relationships with one another. He spent more than 50 years in Uppsala and we will walk in his footsteps and see and experience some of the things and sights he saw some 300 years ago. Come and see some of the unique legacy he left behind and learn more about him and his contribution to our lives today!
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What's included :
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Linnaeus' Hammarby
- Entry/Admission - Linnaeus Garden
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Linnaeus' Hammarby, Hammarby, Uppsala 755 98 Sweden
We will start the tour at Linnaeus' summer residence Hammarby that he bought in 1758. He wanted to escape Uppsala in the summer and make shure that his wife Sara and his 5 children where secure if something happened to him. We will attend a guided tour so we can get access to the gardens and to the historical interiors in the main buildings. There are a souvenir shop and a café for your convenience.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Linnaeus Garden, 27 Svartbaecksgatan, Uppsala 753 32 Sweden
Next stop on this tour is the botanical garden of Carl Linnaeus in the center of Uppsala. When he became professor of medicin and botany in 1741 he also became the head of the botanical garden. During Linnaeus' time in the garden, almost 4 000 different species were grown in the garden. We will also visit the Directors´ lodge which was Linnaeus´ home for 35 years. It became an international centre for scientific research and it was here he wrote his famous books. Today the building houses the Linnaeus Museum that the Swedish Linnaeus Society is running. We will attend a guided tour in english. The garden has a nice souvenir shop.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Botanical Garden, Villavägen 6-8, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
The last stop on this trip is the Uppsala Botanical Gardens. It has some 8 000 species that are kept for teaching, research and biodiversity conservation, a magnificent Baroque Garden, and a 200 year old Orangery - The Linneanum, built in honour of Linnaeus. We will explore the gardens but Linneanum will unfortunately be closed at the time we arrive.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up guests from any hotel or harbour within 10 km from the Old Town in Stockholm. Our chauffeur will wait outside and send you an sms to inform you upon arrival.Ports
Departure Time :10:30 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.