Stockholm’s Best Sustainable Experiences

Get a new and more sustainable perspective on Stockholm with these unique city tours
Get a new and more sustainable perspective on Stockholm with these unique city tours | © KEE PIL CHO / Alamy Stock Photo
Culture Trip Travel Team

Stockholm, often known as the ‘World’s Biggest Small Town’, has an average of nearly 5 million visitors per year. With the influx in tourism, the city has decided to take a green outlook, striving to be a leader in eco-consciousness and sustainability. These handpicked tours and experiences will show you Sweden’s capital in the most environmentally friendly way possible.

In 2010, the EU Commission announced that Stockholm was the first city to be named the European Green Capital. Sweden’s capital is committed to sustainability, and to this end encourages travellers to visit the city in the most mindful and eco-conscious ways possible. The best and most environmentally friendly way to see the city is by leaving taxis and public transport behind, and exploring Stockholm’s cultural sites, famous archipelago and abundant nature reserves by foot, boat or bicycle. Get a new and more sustainable perspective on Stockholm with these unique city tours.



Starting off in the heart of the city, this bike tour takes you to see all the landmarks and famous locations while taking you through the intimate and well-hidden bike lanes that only a true Stockholmer knows about. We will cover the island that has given the city its nickname the ‘Venice of the North’ as well as give you valuable insights into fun things you can do, parks you can enjoy time in and amazing restaurants you can indulge your appetite with. Continuing your adventure on some of the 760 kilometres of bike lines that runs through the city you will ride out to the world’s first-ever city national park and experience what true nature in metropolitan city really feels like. You are encouraged to bring your camera as you will undoubtedly see skylines, panoramic views and natural beauty that is worth capturing in a lens. Stockholm is constantly voted as one of the most beautiful and bike-friendly cities in the world. Come and see why!



If you love jogging and exploring beautiful places, then bring your running shoes and come join us on this workout exploration of a tour. Stockholm as a city is a jogger’s paradise, offering all different types of views and terrains. Whether you prefer paved roads, city parks, quiet trails or buzzing intersections, this tour has something for you. Tag along with an experienced guide and jogger to learn the fascinating history of Stockholm while staying in shape. We will keep an easy, comfortable pace, and stop for water breaks along the way. This is a great tour for local runners and visitors alike.



Experience Stockholm’s city archipelago on this adventurous two-hour kayaking tour that’s perfect for both experienced kayakers and beginners. Meet your expert guide and head to one of Stockholm’s most protected bays to learn how to paddle a kayak. Then, embark on your exciting kayak tour to take in the city’s central islands and picturesque bridges while viewing its highlights from the water. Look out for Stockholm City Hall, Riddarholmen Kyrka, Gamla Stan, Södermalm and Långholmen.



Walk through stunning protected area, just 20 minutes from the city. Spend the day out in nature and leave the busy city life behind you. Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared on a campfire and maybe go for a swim in Sweden’s lakes.


Eco-friendly tour operator ​
Nature hike with an experienced outdoor guide (10-12km)
Delicious freshly cooked meal on campfire (organic)
​Learn how to start a campfire
Try spotting wildlife
Swim in Swedish lakes
Escape the city

Small groups:

Personal size (small tour operator)
Average two-five people per guide

Fitness level:

Approximately 10-12 km distance
Easy to normal (no special requirements)



Kayaking is a great way to see the nicest spots in the archipelago. Explore the islands and the Baltic Sea safely with a local sea kayaking guide. Paddle into a far stretched world that exists of 30,000 islands, and enjoy lunch on your own private one.

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