Self-Guided Walking Tours to Explore Stockholm, Sweden

Follow these 18 expert-designed self-guided walking tours to explore Stockholm, Sweden on foot at your own pace. You can also create your own self-guided walk to visit the city attractions which interest you the most.

How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. Each walk comes with a detailed tour map as well as photos and background information for the featured attractions. The app's navigation functions guide you from one attraction to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.


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Djurgården Museums Walk

Sightseeing Walk: Djurgården Museums Walk

Norrmalm Cultural Walk, Part 1

Sightseeing Walk: Norrmalm Cultural Walk, Part 1

Södermalm Cultural Walk

Sightseeing Walk: Södermalm Cultural Walk

Östermalm Nightlife Walk

Sightseeing Walk: Östermalm Nightlife Walk

Norrmalm Cultural Walk, Part 2

Sightseeing Walk: Norrmalm Cultural Walk, Part 2

Gamla Stan Walk, Part 2

Sightseeing Walk: Gamla Stan Walk, Part 2

Gamla Stan Walk, Part 1

Sightseeing Walk: Gamla Stan Walk, Part 1

Gamla Stan Walk

Discovery Walk: Gamla Stan Walk

Kungsholmen Walk

Discovery Walk: Kungsholmen Walk

Atlas and Birkastaden Walk

Discovery Walk: Atlas and Birkastaden Walk

Norrmalm Walk

Discovery Walk: Norrmalm Walk

Ostermalm Walk

Discovery Walk: Ostermalm Walk

Vasastan Walk

Discovery Walk: Vasastan Walk

Södermalm Shopping Walk

Discovery Walk: Södermalm Shopping Walk

Guide to Sodermalm

Article (B): Guide to Sodermalm

Guide to Kungsholmen

Article (B): Guide to Kungsholmen

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Stockholm for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Stockholm has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Stockholm, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.

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