Stockholm is a modern city yet it is home to lots of medieval architecture and traditional crafts. A great many of this can be found on Gamla Stan but if you want to know more about Swedish rural traditions, than Skansen is the place to visit. With the Hop-on Hop-off bus tour you can explore the modern and the traditional on your visit to Stockholm.
The open-air museum, Skansen, takes you from modern day Stockholm to pre-industrial Sweden. Skansen was created to preserve traditions, customs and occupations from that time and keep them alive for future generations. There are around 150 houses and farmsteads as they used to be around the country, where you can visit craft workshops, and learn about the way Swedes used to live.
Besides showcasing Swedish traditions, Skansen also introduces you to many wild Scandinavian animals, such as brown bears, moose, wolves, reindeer and lynxes. If you are visiting with your children make sure to visit the Children’s Zoo – Lill Skansen. The Baltic Sea Center can also be visited with a ticket to Skansen, here you can explore the Baltic marine environment through aquariums and exhibitions.
The RED Sightseeing ticket grants you 24-hour access to the hop-on hop-off bus from your initial check-in time. You have the flexibility to disembark at various stops across the city, such as Gamla Stan, Södermalm, Kungsholmen, Djurgården, Östermalm, and Vasastan. The bus provides transportation to the city's premier attractions and prime photo spots.
While on board, you can utilize complimentary Wi-Fi and engage with an audio guide for insights into the city's highlights. With the ticket's 24-hour validity, you can explore the city at your own pace, enjoying maximum flexibility. Ensure you download the RED Sightseeing app for real-time information on bus locations and stops throughout the city.
List of bus stops
You can hop on and off at any of the following stops: