Combine a ticket to the Hop-on Hop-off buses and boats in Stockholm with a visit to Skansen, the world’s oldest open-air museum. Discover the modern city of Stockholm and learn about the history and customs that shaped the Sweden we know and love today. The sights and sounds of the city along the hop on hop off routes and the incredible escape into the past at Skansen cannot be missed on a visit to Stockholm.
The Hop on Hop off Bus and Boat ticket allows you to discover Stockholm in all its glory. With stops at all the must-see sights, this is the ticket to your Stockholm adventure. Audio commentary in multiple languages is included on both the buses and the boats. This is why the Red Sightseeing buses and boats are more than an easy way to get around the city, they are also a great source for information on this dynamic Scandinavian city.
Furthermore, there is free Wi-Fi on board. So catch up with friends and family and make them jealous with pictures of your trip, remember to tag us on social media so we can enjoy your photo’s too! The boats also have a small café on board with Swedish ‘fika’ and soft drinks, so there is no need to go hungry or thirsty while you sit back and enjoy the journey.
On the island of Djurgården, at bus stop 12 and a five minute walk from boat stop 5, you can walk through Swedish history by entering the Skansen main entrance. Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum, showcasing the whole of Sweden with around 150 houses and farmsteads from every part of the country. At Skansen, you can discover Sweden’s history and find out how Swedes once lived according to the changing seasons, through the customs and traditions, work, celebrations and everyday life of times gone by.
Your ticket gives you access to Skansen itself, the Children’s Zoo and the Baltic Sea Science Center. As well as showcasing Swedish history, Skansen is also home to wild Nordic animals, such as wolves, moose and lynxes. The Children’s Zoo – Lill-Skansen - hosts about thirty smaller animal species, including goats, chickens, guineapigs and kittens, and also has a bunny hill and a playground.
Over at the Baltic Sea Science Center, you can discover the underwater water from the Stockholm Archipelago to the open sea. The Center has multiple aquariums with different water systems and habitats that show the various Baltic Sea environments which make it unique. Skansen is also a place where festive occasions are celebrated throughout the year – Easter, Midsummer, Lucia, Christmas, New Year and all other Swedish holidays. People of all ages come together, it is a unique place where history meets the present day.
List of bus & boat stops
You can hop on and off at any of the following stops.
Click here for the map or find the locations of the stops in the RED Sightseeing app.