Private Tour: Swedish History Day Trip to World Heritage Candidate Markim-Orkesta from Stockholm

Private Tour: Swedish History Day Trip to World Heritage Candidate Markim-Orkesta from Stockholm
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$229.16
Duration: 5 hours
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Come and see the countryside for a while, get out of the crowded city and take a look at the historical and cultural lanscape unice for Sweden. This tour includes a pick up and drop of at your hotel. It gives a tour out in the contryside with cossy red cabins including Swedish history. Se the bronze age remenants, viking age runstones, mediveal chuches and a unice visit to the conutrysides cultural lanscape and cosy red cabins.

Markim-Orkesta are two church parishes filled with history from all eras of Sweden's past. This time traveling experience includes the Bronze age, Viking age and other eras in Swedish history. Travel by vehicle (car, minivan or bus depending on group size) with a very knowledgeable local guide to this UNESCO World Heritage Candidate site. Come and learn about Viking culture, feel enchanted by their magic runes and Old Norse mythology. Learn about how Viking Swedes buried their dead and how Christianity changed Swedish society forever. This tour will make you understand how Sweden has developed through history and how its past has helped shape this modern nation.

After the hotel pick-up, the tour will travel by vehicle toward Markim-Orkesta. You will travel through history at Markim-Orkesta and experience different eras and aspects of Swedish history. See the ruins of the very likely birthplace of King Vasa, the man who reformed the Swedish state and church from Catholicism to Lutheran Protestantism. Hear about his life and controversial rule.

After hearing the intriguing history of King Vasa, journey on to a Christian Viking graveyard. Hear about the mighty burial rituals of the Vikings and how they vanished after Sweden was Christianized. You'll also see a local church which holds six rune stones on its land and hear the tale about the mighty and rich Viking Ulv who plundered England three times. See the splendid frescoes of the medieval church and feel the breath of Medieval Swedes through the stone walls as you learn about their religious lives.

Come and see the countryside for a while, get out of the crowded city and take a look at the historical and cultural lanscape unice for Sweden. This tour includes a pick up and drop of at your hotel. It gives a tour out in the contryside with cossy red cabins including Swedish history. Se the bronze age remenants, viking age runstones, mediveal chuches and a unice visit to the conutrysides cultural lanscape and cosy red cabins.