Stockholm with surroundings has a lot to offer visitors. Magnificent art, dynamic culture, ornate palaces, medieval history or unspoilt nature.
Read more about all this under www.icas2022.com/stockholm/ or on www.visitstockholm.com.
Some accompanying persons may wish to visit attractions on their own and can find numerous suggestions on the links above.
For those who prefer organized tours one tour per day is offered Monday through Thursday – see details below.
When we get closer to the congress an email with a special booking link will be sent to registered accompanying persons.
Monday 5th September
Old Town walkabout (lunch included)
Gamla Stan (Old Town) is one of Europe’s best preserved medieval cities. This is where Stockholm was originally founded in the 13th century and the atmosphere is still evident, with narrow cobbled streets, low-rise old-style houses, squares, workshops, and boutiques. We walk around with an experienced guide and conclude with joint lunch.
Time: 10-12 plus lunch
Price: 450 SEK (VAT included)
Suggestions for individual visits after lunch: Livrustkammaren (500 years of Royal History) or the Nobel Museum.
Tuesday 6th September
Drottningholm Palace by boat (lunch included)
Drottningholm Palace, situated on Lake Mälaren just 15 km from Stockholm, dates from the 17th century. The palace, which is Sweden’s Royal Residence, was built along the lines of Versailles in breath-taking grounds. The 18th century Royal Court Theatre is the world’s oldest playhouse still in use and its original scene-changing machinery is still intact. The palace – along with the court theatre, park and Chinese Pavilion – is one of the UNESCO cultural heritage sites in Sweden. Guided tours in the castle and theatre included. Return trip by bus.
Price: 950 SEK (VAT included)
Minimum number of participants: 20
Wednesday 7th September
Art museum tour (including lunch)
There are several art museums in Stockholm like Nationalmuseum, Moderna Museet, Waldemarsudde, The Thiel Gallery and Millesgården, with its vast sculpture garden. Based on what is planned to be exhibited in September the tour will start with Moderna museet www.modernamuseet.se/stockholm/en/ and then Nationalmuseum www.nationalmuseum.se/en/ where we also will have lunch.
Price: 550 SEK (VAT included)
Thursday 8th September
Archipelago Tour (including lunch)
The Stockholm archipelago has about 30,000 islands and many different tours are on offer. During this selected 2.5- to 3-hour long tour you will see the best and most beautiful parts of the Stockholm archipelago in a short period of time. The guide on board will share little anecdotes and tell you about the various historical, cultural, and natural sights we pass on our way. While we enjoy the on-board cooked lunch in the dining room we take in the famous scenery of the archipelago.
Price: 600 SEK (VAT included)