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Minneapolis-Uppsala Friendship Committee

Meet at ASI to plan sister city activities, including a 2017 Friendship Committee tour to Sweden.

Visit Your Sister (City) in Uppsala! April 28-May 8, 2017: 10-day Friendship Tour to Uppsala & Stockholm

Join the Minneapolis Uppsala Friendship Committee for a 10-day, April 28-May 8, 2017, spring tour of Uppsala, Minneapolis’ sister city, including two days in Stockholm. Organized with help from the Uppsala city staff, highlights include: participation in the famous Valborgsmässoafton celebration by Uppsala University students on Walpurgis Eve, visits to significant sights of Uppsala and the county of Uppland–including Linnaeus’ homes and gardens, Gamla Uppsala, the Viking/early Christian capitol; the Castle and Cathedral.  

The Uppsala hotel is located on the Fyris River in Uppsala’s old town. The Stockholm hotel is in Gamla Stan. The trip to Stockholm stops in the lovely old town of Sigtuna, and provides guided visits, free time and a farewell dinner cruise in the Stockholm archipelago.

The basic tour price for ASI Members is $2292 per person. For non-members the price is $2409. The single room supplement is $950. The price does not include air travel which can be arranged through Borton Overseas, the tour arrangements partner, through LInda McCormick, Managing Director, at A down payment of $750 is due after November 1, with the remainder due on February 28.

For general questions or the tour itinerary, contact Naomi Crocker at the ASI,  For information about the Friendship Committee, please contact or co-chairs Katie Fournier, 612-331-5615 or Miranda Striegel, 612-735-7841 or 

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