Old Uppsala archaeological area travel guide

photo of royal mounds Old Uppsala archaeological area are large barrows located in Gamla Uppsala village, Uppsala, Sweden. Beautiful Viking graves covered by grass. Gamla Uppsala is area rich in archaeological remains.
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Introduction to Old Uppsala archaeological area

Old Uppsala Archaeological Area is an iconic grave field located in Uppsala County, Sweden. Rated an impressive 4 out of 5 stars by 1,239 visitors, this popular grave field is a must-visit in Sweden.

Whether you're planning your first visit or returning for another encounter with Old Uppsala Archaeological Area, this travel guide has everything you need to know to make the most of your trip. So just keep on scrolling to uncover all the details you need to make your visit at this grave field nothing short of exceptional.

Located in Uppsala County, Sweden

Located in Uppsala Municipality, the iconic Old Uppsala Archaeological Area is easy to find and can be explored during a short weekend escape in the beautiful city of Uppsala County or as a stop on your countrywide road trip in Sweden.

Uppsala County is a perfect holiday destination for those who crave a mix of history, culture, and modern amenities. With its distinct architecture, famous museums, and delicious culinary scene, Uppsala County offers something for everyone.

Take a stroll through the charming streets and alleys to discover hidden gems and enjoy the local atmosphere. Visit the iconic landmarks and immerse yourself in the city's rich history and culture at top attractions, including the remarkable Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala Castle, Stadsträdgården, Botanical Garden, and Carolina park - 'Engelska Parken'.

Whether you're looking to indulge in shopping or explore the nightlife, Uppsala County has it all. Don't forget to sample the delicious cuisine, from traditional dishes to modern fusion.

Experience the best of both worlds in Uppsala County - a place where the past meets the present, and you'll create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Click the travel guides below to learn more and get ready to make unforgettable memories in Sweden!

How to get to Old Uppsala Archaeological Area

Old Uppsala Archaeological Area is located in Uppsala County, Sweden, and is easily accessible by several modes of transportation. If you are arriving by plane, Stockholm Arlanda Airport is approximately 19.8 miles (31.87 km) away from Uppsala County. From the airport, you can take a taxi or a shuttle to the city, where Old Uppsala Archaeological Area is located.

If you’re already in Uppsala County, you can take a bus, taxi or even walk to the grave field. The exact address of the attraction is Disavägen, 754 40 Uppsala, Sweden, Sweden.

You can also rent a car and drive to Old Uppsala Archaeological Area. With a rental car you will enjoy freedom to explore Old Uppsala Archaeological Area and other top attractions in Uppsala County at your own pace.

With your travel plans in place and these guidelines in mind, you're all set for an unforgettable experience at Old Uppsala Archaeological Area!

Old Uppsala Archaeological Area travel plans

Discover the enchanting beauty of Uppsala County and top attractions like Old Uppsala Archaeological Area with a perfectly planned holiday package. Our travel packages include everything you need to explore Old Uppsala Archaeological Area and beyond. Whether you're looking for an adventure-filled getaway or a relaxing retreat, our holiday packages to Uppsala County, Sweden, offer a variety of activities and experiences to suit all types of travelers.

Continue reading to find the best travel plans and tips for discovering this one-of-a-kind grave field in Sweden.

Top Old Uppsala Archaeological Area travel plans

The easiest way to plan a holiday including a visit to Old Uppsala Archaeological Area is to book a holiday package.

Choose from vacations ranging from relaxing weekend getaways to exciting city breaks in Uppsala County, or embark on an adventurous road trip across multiple regions in Sweden.

One of the most popular vacation packages among travelers visiting Sweden is the Luxury 7-Day Relaxed Sweden Road Trip Vacation from Stockholm to Uppsala. This all-in-one vacation includes adventure-packed days with visits to famous sites in Uppsala County, like Old Uppsala Archaeological Area, and plenty of other bucket-list attractions in Sweden, including the famous Kungsträdgården, ABBA The Museum, Skansen, Humlegården, and Vasa Museum.

If you can extend your stay in Sweden for a few more days, you’re in for a treat. Experience the best week and a half of your life with the Luxury 10-Day Relaxed Sweden Road Trip Vacation in Stockholm. Your itinerary will be filled with visits to top attractions like Kungsträdgården, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm City Hall, The Royal Palace, and Museum of Technology, in addition to recommendations of the best activities to join along your route. You’ll return home with a camera gallery full of memories from your iconic road trip across Sweden.

Enjoy the convenience of having all accommodations, transportation, and activities taken care of before you arrive in Sweden. All you need to do is pack your bags and prepare for an unforgettable holiday in Uppsala County. Discover the best package holidays to Sweden below.


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Car rental near Old Uppsala Archaeological Area

Discovering Sweden's captivating landscapes and the iconic Old Uppsala Archaeological Area becomes a breeze with a rental car. Upon arrival, international travelers can choose from 6 reputable rental car companies near Stockholm Arlanda Airport and the city of Uppsala County, making transportation seamless and efficient.

Sweden's rental car companies cater to a variety of preferences, offering vehicles ranging from compact and midsize to premium, estate, and even camper vans or convertibles. To select the perfect ride, consider your itinerary and specific travel plans in Uppsala County and beyond.

For budget-conscious travelers, Budget currently boasts the most affordable rates, starting at just 29.5 EUR per day or 206.52 EUR per week. Conveniently located at Bromma Airport, 16867 in Stockholm, this rental option ensures you can explore Sweden's wonders without breaking the bank.

Where to stay near Old Uppsala Archaeological Area

Wake up well-rested to a new day of exploring in Uppsala County by staying at a top-rated hotel in the heart of the city. With the city's most famous attractions like the stunning Old Uppsala Archaeological Area just a stone's throw away, you'll be in the perfect location to effortlessly immerse yourself in Uppsala County.

Discover the best hotels for visiting Old Uppsala Archaeological Area below.

Top hotels near Old Uppsala Archaeological Area

Make the most of your time in Uppsala County by staying close to Old Uppsala Archaeological Area. Uppsala County is home to top-rated hotels and places to stay for every budget, within a comfortable distance from Old Uppsala Archaeological Area.

This hotel has earned a remarkable 4 out of 5 stars from 2924 guests. A stay at Arenahotellet i Uppsala starts at approximately 100 EUR per night.

With an outstanding 4 out of 5 stars from 3158 satisfied guests, this hotel is one of the best-rated stays near Old Uppsala Archaeological Area. One night at this hotel costs from 78 EUR per night.

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Other top attractions in Uppsala County

Uppsala County offers a diverse range of top attractions. From museums and architectural wonders to sculptures and natural wonders, the city has something for everyone. For the ultimate sightseeing tour around Uppsala County, there are a number of attractions every itinerary should include, namely Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala Castle, and Stadsträdgården.

Uppsala Cathedral is a bucket-list Lutheran cathedral and top attraction in Uppsala County, attracting numerous travelers and locals every year. As evident by its average rating of 5 out of 5 stars in 5,264 reviews, this attraction is a popular place to visit for anyone with time to spend in the city. The exact address of Uppsala Cathedral is Domkyrkoplan, 753 10 Uppsala, Sweden.

Another appreciated attraction in Uppsala County is Uppsala Castle. This is just like Uppsala Cathedral, one of the most popular sites to visit in the city. With an impressive average rating of 4 out of 5 stars among 3,130 visitors, it’s also one of the highest rated. The exact address of this castle is Slottet, 752 37 Uppsala, Sweden.

Stadsträdgården is also a clear favorite among travelers seeking to experience the uniqueness of Uppsala County. This urban park and top attraction in Uppsala County has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,458 visitors. Visitors usually spend a moment at Stadsträdgården creating core memories of the city. This attraction is located at the address of 753 09 Uppsala, Sweden.

Check out our full list of top attractions in the city of Uppsala County below.

Map of attractions in Uppsala County

Your next adventure is waiting for you in city of Uppsala County. Explore the map to discover all the incredible attractions you’ll visit on your vacation of a lifetime in Sweden.

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