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140 - 200 km.

4-8 h.

1-7 pers.

fr. 300€ per group


is the fourth largest city in Sweden. Despite this, Uppsala is a provincial and cozy town.
Uppsala Cathedral, located at a picturesque place near the Firis River, is the largest and highest cathedral in all of Scandinavia. It was built in the French Gothic style, construction work began around 1270, and consecration took place in 1435.
Several Swedish kings has been crowned here.
Uppsala Castle domineers the town buildings. It was built in 1549 by King Gustav Vasa, the father of modern Sweden, and has played an important role in the country's history. Here the abdication of Queen Christina took place in 1654. It now houses the Uppsala Art Museum and the residence of the Uppland County Governor.
The Gustavianum Museum is a "huge cabinet of rarities". Egyptian cat mummies, relics from a Viking burial, a magnificent collection of coins and historical medical instruments. One of the highlights of the exhibition is the exquisite Augsburg Art Cupboard from Germany: a 17th century masterpiece of craftsmanship. Under the dome is the magnificent anatomical theater of Rudbek.
Karl von Linnaeus was an 18th century Swedish scientific superstar, the father of modern botany. No city has preserved his legacy better than Uppsala, where he taught at the university. Here is his house, now it is the Linnaeus Museum and his summer farm Hammarby.
Old Uppsala
is one of the most intriguing and atmospheric Viking sites in Scandinavia. Located in a peaceful countryside, it is a fusion of the Royal Mounds, ancient burial sites and a modern museum displaying artifacts found here by archaeologists.

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