Free Classic Boat Tour to Vaxholm with the Stockholm Pass

S/S Stockholm to Vaxholm

  • Vaxholm Boat Tour Stockholm
  • Vaxholm Boat Tour Stockholm
  • Vaxholm Boat Tour Stockholm

Stockholm Pass Benefits:

Free Boat Tour to Vaxholm with the Stockholm Pass
Normal Price: Adult: SEK 320; Child (6-15): SEK 160

Enjoy a beautiful boat tour aboard the S/S Stockholm to Vaxholm, the picturesque city in the Stockholm archipelago. Vaxholm is known as the capital of the Stockholm Archipelago and is one of the most popular boating destinations and ports in the islands. The most distinctive and famous building in Vaxholm is Vaxholm Fortress with its museum which is a great historic national monument to go and learn more about Stockholm’s rich past.


Jan 1 - May 24: Sat-Sun 12:00.
May 30 - Aug 23: Daily 12:00, 15:00. Return from Vaxholm 13:30, 16:30.
Aug 29 - Dec 31: Sat-Sun 12:00, extra tour Dec 25 & 31.

Note: Boat tours to Vaxholm between Jan 1 -May 24 & Aug 29 - Dec 31 have no stop, the tour is a 3-hour guided round tour in the archipelago.


  • Historic S/S Stockholm boat
  • Vaxholm Fortress 
  • Guided commentary in English and Swedish

Did you know:

- Vaxholm Fortress was the pirate fort in one of the Pippi Longstocking movies 

- Until 1926 Vaxholm was only accessible by boat before a car bridge was built

- S/S Stockholm was built back in 1931 and can carry 300 people

Things to see:

Vaxholm City

Vaxholm is an idyllic and cozy harbour town where you walk among the local, charming shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants and easily spend a day. Enjoy the quiet cobbled streets and wooden buildings, typical architecture of the city. Did you know wood was the only building material allowed in Vaxholm by law up until 1912?

Vaxholm Fortress

Vaxholm Fortress (Fästning) is the most impressive historic building in Vaxholm, situated on a small island opposite the town of Vaxholm. The Fortress was built in the 1540's as part of the new defence along the Swedish coast and as a safeguard of Vaxholm and Sockholm, the Swedish capital. The Fortress museum has fascinating exhibits and films teaching you more about the military history of Sweden.

Note: Tour run by Strömma Kanalbolaget. To go on a sightseeing tour by boat you will need to pick up your free ticket at the Strömma ticket shop at the dock where the tour departures from. You are not able to pre-book tours with the Stockholm Pass.

During October-March your ticket must be collected at the ticket shop at the other dock called “Strömkajen”. The ticket shop where the tour departs from is closed during October-March.

If the ticket shop is closed please go directly to the boat and show your valid Stockholm Pass to the staff onboard. Subject to availability.

During the summer it is a good idea to visit the ticket shop 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 hade planned you can ask for tickets to the next tour the same day.



How to get there:

    Bus: 69
    Subway: Östermalmstorg

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Strandvägen, Kajplats 16, 114 56, Stockholm


+46 8 12 00 40 00

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