Birka - The city of the vikings

Birka - The city of the vikings

Visit this island and become a Viking in Sweden's first city

Visit this island and become a Viking in Sweden's first city

The facts


  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 1 - 99
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  • public (with other participants)
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Your experience


Play the thrones, eat your heart out. If you want to know what life was really like for tough helmet-wearing warriors and traders, join your guide and learn the history of Birka - Sweden's very first town. Visit the archaeological fields, the Birka Museum and the Viking Village and explore this amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Get into your comfortable boat from Stadhusbron in Stockholm and get ready for some Viking history!

Björkö is an island in the middle of Lake Mälaren, 30 km west of Stockholm. Here is the town of Birka, known as Sweden's very first town. It was one of the most important trading places for Vikings and with your guide you will visit the archaeological sites

Here they found Arab silver, Eastern European pearls, ceramics, beautiful fabrics and more, all evidence of the trade networks of the Viking Age and the goods they exchanged for iron, skins, horns and furs

This beautiful island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the history of Birka, visit the archaeological fields and visit the Birka Museum. You want to know what life was really like in those awesome helmets? Take a look at the reconstructed Viking village and let your imagination run wild!

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Additional information

Please go to the departure point at Klara Mälarstrand (cross Stadshusbron) and show your smartphone ticket before boarding.

Included in the price

  • Boat trip from Stockholm
  • Free admission to the museum
  • Guided tour of the historical fields
  • * Food and drinks (sold on board)

Meeting point

Klara Mälarstrand Klara Mälarstrand Stockholm

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