• Only on the All-Inclusive Pass
  • Cultural & historical sites
    Outside of the city
    Less crowds
      SEK 495.00
      /person normally
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      Only on the All-Inclusive Pass

      This attraction is available on the All-Inclusive Pass, but not the Explorer Pass.

    What you'll do

    Take a boat to Birka and discover the exciting Viking City.

    Enjoy a boat trip to Birka with Go City®

    Please note: tickets must be redeemed at a Strömma kiosk on the day of your desired tour. We recommend turning up early in the morning for the best chance to get tickets! Scroll down to ‘Know Before You Go’ for more information.

    • Explore historic excavations and listen to discoveries made about Viking life.
    • Do not miss the guided tours, which take place daily.
    • There are dozens more attractions available on your pass so be sure to check them out.

    Birka was built in the 700s at Björkö, and is Sweden’s first Viking city. Today the archaeological area of Birka is part of UNESCO’s world heritage list. Learn about the huge excavations and research that’s taken place at Björkö to piece together this historic area.

    Birka - The Viking City by Boat highlights


    At the museum at Birka you can learn more about the exciting history of Vikings through the fascinating exhibitions which depict what day to day life in Birka would have been like during Viking Age. Discover the archaeological findings from the excavations and join a guided tour to really understand this important part of Stockholm’s and Birka’s history.

    Viking houses

    The Viking houses at Birka are perhaps the most popular attraction. Admire the reconstructed houses built with the same techniques as the Vikings to really bring to life the true atmosphere of life in the Viking age. Walk through the reconstructed Viking village and you’ll be transported back in time to the 700s.

    Birka facts

    • The town of Birka was established in the middle of the 8th century and is considered one of the earliest urban settlements in Scandinavia
    • Approximately 700 people lived at Birka when it was at its largest population
    • There are about 17 acres of archaeological remains in the north part of Björkö 

    Experience Birka - The Viking City by Boat (full day trip) and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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    Know before you go

    For boat departure times and days, please check the attraction website for the most up-to-date information. 

    The tour is run by Strömma. Tickets must be redeemed from a Strömma kiosk (See locations and opening hours below). If the kiosks are closed go directly to the boat.

    • You are not able to pre-book tours with Go City
    • During the summer it is a good idea to visit the ticket booth early the same day to collect your sightseeing tour ticket. Sometimes there are a lot of visitors, and some tours may be full during the high season.
    • If you do not get a ticket to one of the tours, you had planned you can ask for tickets to the next tour on the same day. 

    Kiosk opening times only – not boat departure times:

    From September 1, 2023:
    Daily: 10 AM - 3 PM

    Nybroviken (closed from September 11)
    Daily: 10 AM – 2 PM

    Klara Mälarstrand (closed)

    For more information, visit the Stromma website

    Where you'll be

    Klara Mälarstrand, Stockholm, SE

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    Operating hours

    Timetables change throughout the season, please check the attraction website for the most up to date information. 

    Birka - The Viking City by Boat (full day trip)

    +46 8 12 00 40 00

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