A murder walk in the footsteps of Viveca Sten at Sandhamn Island

So close, yet so far away. Barely an hour from down town Stockholm and hectic city stress you find an inspiring atmosphere open all year round.

Sandhamn is a historical place situated in the outer archipelago. With its unique position the island is a paradise to those of you longing for a vivid archipelago with barren rocks and white sandy beaches. Both the island and its surroundings are full of life. There are restaurants, bars, hotels and shops. Leaving the harbor area behind, you find extensive walking paths along the beaches and windswept pines. Sandhamn welcomes you whenever you feel a need to escape your everyday life whatever season. Come as you are, looking for fun or for a quiet recreation.

Author Viveca Sten has brought international fame to Sandhamn through her best-selling crime novels which have sold millions of copies all over the world and also been made into a successful mini-series for television which have been broadcast in many countries.

The tour takes you to the most well known places of Viveca's books and invites you to share some of the dark secrets of the island. 

Here you find the Map of Murder - if you want to explore the island on your own.

Contact information

Strandpromenaden Sandhamn

Phone: +46-86408040
Mobile: +46-703474339

E-mail: info@sandhamnsguiderna.com
Website: www.sandhamnsguiderna.com

Price information

4.375 sek per group (Maximum 25 persons per group)

Public transportation


The tour is available in English, German and French.

Approx. 1 5 - 2 hours.


All year around, daily tours depart from Stavsnäs harbour. The car journey from Slussen to Stavsnäs takes approximately 45 minutes. It is also possible to go by bus 433/434 from Slussen to Stavsnäs.
Cinderella departures from Strandvägen Stockholm city centre during the summertime.
If the time tables doesn´t match your needs,
you can also arrange the trip with your own taxiboat, RIB boat or Combat boat.