Visit Birka and Hovgården.
Make the most of your visit.
Boat to Birka
Book a crossing and visit Birka on your own.
I pick up at Lindby brygga (Lindby jetty) on southern Adelsö
with an open boat for 6 passengers.
At the crossing, you will
receive overall guidance and personal tips on request.
My guide booklet is included in the price, one per group.
The guide booklet is detailed with a map and pictures that
take you to Birka's unexplored places and unsolved riddles. The
guide booklet makes you a guide.
Explore Birka without time limit.
Birka's history is both exciting and amazing but there is more
... Birka is also a beautiful rural idyll and has a wild and
untouched nature with rich flora and fauna.
Bring the herb book,
the bird book, binoculars and a magnifying glass. The
well-stocked picnic basket with extra water is a must!
At Birka you have no time limit, you stay
there as long as you wish in peace. When you want to return, you
contact me about 30 min. in advance and you will be picked up.
Start fee SEK 300 + SEK 100 per person, round trip.
If you are more than 6 people, I turn around. Guide booklet
included, one per group. Life jackets are available to borrow.
2 people SEK 500 (300 + 200)
5 people SEK 800 (300 + 500)
You can cancel the trip at any time for no reason and
free of charge.
Guide to Birka
Booking me as a guide at Birka
costs SEK 1,000 per hour. A guided tour can take between 1-3
hours, you decide the time.
Cost for crossing by boat is not
If you have your own car you park it at the
Runestone Park. Walking distance to Lindby jetty
is 900 meters.
Guide to Hovgården
For more than 600 years, Hovgården was an
active royal estate, throughout the Viking Age and into the
Middle Ages. Attractions include large burial mounds, royal
runestone and ruins of the castle Alsnöhus and more.
A guided tour through the Viking-era Hovgården
takes just over an hour.
Price: SEK 1,500. 10 people included.
Extra people: SEK 100. per person (in addition to the 10
Bus group: SEK 3,500. (max 50 participants).
My guide booklet makes yourself a guide.
Experience the World Heritage Site at your own peace and for as
long as you wish.
Visitors to the Birka and
Hovgården World Heritage Sites need to be well-read or have a
knowledgeable guide to understand the history of the places and
interpret the remains correctly.
A good alternative are my guide
booklet, one for Birka and one for Hovgården.
Everything I know, heard and seen is there subject to space,
user-friendly presented with text, map and pictures.
A tip is that you order your guide
booklet in advance. Birka in particular is so large and extensive
that you have to prioritize even if you stay there all day.
Guide booklet for Birka SEK 50.
Guide booklet for Hovgården SEK
The Runestone park has a voluntary
You only pay if you want to.
Suggested admission is SEK 50.
Book a tour of the Runestone Park
When you have booked me as a guide, I
will show and tell you about the runestones based on me
as a rune carver.
It will be a different journey where
beautiful details and sometimes mistakes make you
experience runestones in a completely new way.
In conclusion, we also visit my runestone
workshop where I show my tools and how they are used.
tour takes about 1 hour.
1-10 people SEK 1,200
11-20 people SEK 2,000
20-30 people SEK 3,000.
- New entrances also welcome buses.
- Pre-booked group can order lunch and coffee.
- The park also has a quiz walk and a flea
Runstensparken has its own website:
Booking order and contact
Phone: +46 70-776 48 22
Swish: 070-776 48 22