Birka – The Viking City

Visit the Viking City of Birka

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from SEK 290

Here at Björkö, in the middle of lake Mälaren in Stockholm, Birka town was based during the 750's and is today known as Sweden's first city. To this day there are visible traces of the people who were born and who lived and died here. Today Birka is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, going here is almost like travelling back in time.

Guided tours, museum and restaurant
There are daily guided tours where our guides introduce you to the Viking era. These tours are included in your ticket. But Birka is also a beautiful island with a historical landscape, perfect for a stroll or a refreshing swim. Restaurant Särimner offers meals and drinks.

How to get to Birka – The Viking City
Boats depart from Stockholm (Stadshusbron), Hovgården, Härjarö and Mariefred and the boat trip is between 15 min to 2 hours. The boat from Stockholm also stops at some piers along the route. Get more information about departure piers here >>

Food onboard the ship

The café is open during the full duration of the trip. Lunch is served twice - available times and daily menu is presented onboard.

Read more about Birka The Viking City and see the current program for the entire season >>

Pick your tour:

To Birka from the City Hall

7h 30min

Take a boat tour to Birka, the first city of Sweden and find yourself travelling back in time to the age of the Vikings. Your ticket includes a round trip to Birka, access to the museum and a guided tour of the ancient fields. The boat stops at the piers City Hall, Nya Kungshatt, Vårby brygga, Jungfrusund and Rastaholm.

To Birka from the City Hall

Tour facts

Season:

28 Apr - 23 Sep 2018

Departure point:

Klara Mälarstrand

Duration:

7h 30min

Description:

Children 6-15 yrs: Half price
Children 0-5 yrs: Free of charge
Includes: - Round trip - Guided tour of the ancient fields - Entrance to the museum

WC
Live guide

To Birka from the City Hall – lunch onboard included

7h 30min

Take a boat tour to Birka – The Viking City. Your ticket includes a round trip to Birka, access to the museum and a guided tour of the ancient fields. The boat stops at the piers City Hall, Nya Kungshatt, Vårby brygga, Jungfrusund and Rastaholm. This ticket includes lunch on board. You order your lunch on the way out to Birka (meat/fish/vegetarian). Available seating times are presented onboard.

To Birka from the City Hall – lunch onboard included

Tour facts

Season:

28 Apr - 23 Sep 2018

Departure point:

Klara Mälarstrand

Duration:

7h 30min

Description:

Children 6-15 yrs: Half price Children 0-5 yrs: Free of charge (lunch is not included) Includes: - Round trip - Guided tour of the ancient fields - Entrance to the museum - Lunch onboard

WC
Live guide

To Birka from Hovgården

3h 30min

Take a boat tour to Birka, the first city of Sweden and find yourself travelling back in time to the age of the Vikings. The ticket includes a round trip to Birka from Hovgården, access to the museum and a guided tour of the ancient fields.

To Birka from Hovgården

Tour facts

Season:

30 Jun - 12 Aug 2018

Departure point:

Hovgården

Duration:

3h 30min

Description:

Children 6-15 yrs: Half price
Children 0-5 yrs: Free of charge

WC
Live guide

To Birka from Mariefred

5h 45min

Take a boat tour to Birka, the first city of Sweden and find yourself travelling back in time to the age of the Vikings. The ticket includes a round trip to Birka from Mariefred, access to the museum and a guided tour of the ancient fields.

To Birka from Mariefred

Tour facts

Season:

30 Jun - 12 Aug 2018

Departure point:

Mariefred

Duration:

5h 45min

Description:

Children 6-15 yrs: Half price
Children 0-5 yrs: Free of charge Includes: - Round trip - Guided tour of the ancient fields - Entrance to the museum

WC
Live guide

To Birka from Härjarö

5h 30min

Take a boat tour to Birka, the first city of Sweden and find yourself travelling back in time to the age of the Vikings. The ticket includes a round trip to Birka from Härjarö Island, access to the museum and a guided tour of the ancient fields.

To Birka from Härjarö

Tour facts

Season:

30 Jun - 12 Aug 2018

Departure point:

Härjarö

Duration:

5h 30min

Description:

Children 6-15 yrs: Half price
0-5 yrs: Free of charge Includes: - Round trip - Guided tour of the ancient fields - Entrance to the museum

WC
Live guide

To Birka from Södertälje

5h 45min

Take a boat tour to Birka, the first city of Sweden and find yourself travelling back in time to the age of the Vikings. The ticket includes a round trip to Birka from Södertälje, access to the museum and a guided tour of the ancient fields.

To Birka from Södertälje

Tour facts

Season:

01 Jul - 12 Aug 2018

Duration:

5h 45min

Description:

Children 6-15 yrs: Half price Children 0-5 yrs: Free of charge Includes: - Round trip - Guided tour of the ancient fields - Entrance to the museum

WC
Live guide

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