Cycling through the Stockholm countryside

6 day

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Day Trip

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Group Tour

A 5 night/6 day self-guided cycling trip including:
Cycling x 5 days, Hiking x ½ day, Steamboat x 1
Level: Moderate

– Hike through the island archipelago of Stendörren's Nature Reserve
– Enjoy splendid views from Nynäs Manor and Tullgarn Palace
– Cycle quiet country lanes to the charming seaside village of Trosa
– Pass by the dramatic scenery of the Marviken lake system
– Wander the quaint streets of colourful and historic Mariefred
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A 5 night/6 day self-guided cycling trip including:
Cycling x 5 days, Hiking x ½ day, Steamboat x 1
Level: Moderate

– Hike through the island archipelago of Stendörren's Nature Reserve
– Enjoy splendid views from Nynäs Manor and Tullgarn Palace
– Cycle quiet country lanes to the charming seaside village of Trosa
– Pass by the dramatic scenery of the Marviken lake system
– Wander the quaint streets of colourful and historic Mariefred
– Admire the magnificent Gripsholm castle on the shores of Lake Mälaren
– Journey across calm Lake Mälaren back to the buzz of Stockholm
– Explore Stockholm – one of the world's most beautiful capital cities!

FAMILIES
Family version available which breaks up the longer cycle on day 4 and includes a canoe trip, dinner & lunch.
FAMILY TOUR WITH CANOEING SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN ABOVE 11 YEARS.

Cycling only tour suitable for children above 12 years.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: IN STOCKHOLM

Stop At: Stockholm, Stockholm
Today you arrive at Stockholm and you free time to explore the picturesque city of Stockholm. Often referred to as the 'Venice of the North', Stockholm is unquestionably a unique and beautiful city all year round, not only due to its location on 14 islands with its infinite presence of water, but also because of its combination of nature, colourful architecture and ancient history. And you need never walk far to appreciate the impressive views stretching across the Baltic water as it winds past the city walls.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Stockholm Old Town, Stockholm Sweden
Furthermore, stroll through 13th century Gamla Stan, Stockholm's charming old town, where you cannot help but feel its medieval atmosphere as you wander through the cobblestone streets past narrow, colourful houses of yesteryear.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vasa Museum, Galarvarvsvagen 14, Stockholm 115...
Itinerary

Day 1: IN STOCKHOLM

Stop At: Stockholm, Stockholm
Today you arrive at Stockholm and you free time to explore the picturesque city of Stockholm. Often referred to as the 'Venice of the North', Stockholm is unquestionably a unique and beautiful city all year round, not only due to its location on 14 islands with its infinite presence of water, but also because of its combination of nature, colourful architecture and ancient history. And you need never walk far to appreciate the impressive views stretching across the Baltic water as it winds past the city walls.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Stockholm Old Town, Stockholm Sweden
Furthermore, stroll through 13th century Gamla Stan, Stockholm's charming old town, where you cannot help but feel its medieval atmosphere as you wander through the cobblestone streets past narrow, colourful houses of yesteryear.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vasa Museum, Galarvarvsvagen 14, Stockholm 115 21 Sweden
Visit the impressive Vasa Museum to admire the mighty Vasa Ship
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hellstens Malmgård, Stockholm

Day 2: STOCKHOLM to STENDÖRREN NATURE RESERVE to TROSA

Stop At: Stendorren Nature Reserve, E4:an mellan Stockholm och Nykoping. Ta av vid Vagnharad eller Tystberga och kor vag 219 mot Studsvik/Stendorren., Tystberga 61060 Sweden
Today you are transfered from Stockholm to Stendörren Nature Reserve, an archipelago recognised for its distinct feeling of peace and tranquillity. Here you hike across the many islands using their intriguing system of suspension bridges.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nynas Castle, Tystberga 611 99 Sweden
You then cycle along country lanes through varied countryside; evergreen forests, meadows and lakes, passing the impressive 17th century Nynäs Manor House for lunch.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Trosa, Trosa, Sodermanland County
You then continue your journey on to the seaside town of Trosa - a seaside village surrounded by another marvellous archipelago. Cycling Distance: 43 km
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Ågården Guesthouse, Trosa

Day 3: TROSA to TULLGARN PALACE to TROSA

Stop At: Trosa, Trosa, Sodermanland County
Trosa is a charming 17th century town on the banks of the Baltic Sea. The walkway along the canal as it winds its way to the ocean is not to be missed.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tullgarn Palace, Vagnharad 610 74 Sweden
After a stroll around town, you get back on your bikes for your day trip to the royal Tullgarn Palace, an 18th century palace located on the seashore with magnificent views of the Baltic waters. After a visit to Tullgarn, you head back to Trosa enjoying the Swedish countryside at its very best.
Cycling Distance: 32km
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Garvaregården, Västra Långgatan 40, 619 35 Trosa, Sweden
At Garvaregården you can visit the tanner’s home with furniture belonging to the tanner family. It is a museum, artisan shop and cafe set in delightful gardens.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hembygdsgården Trostorp, Trostorp, 619 91 Vagnhärad, Sweden
Trostorp homestead consists of a collection of small houses preserved from the 16th century.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Ågården Guesthouse, Trosa

Day 4: TROSA to LAKE KLÄMMINGEN to MARVIKEN LAKES to MARIEFRED

Stop At: klammingen, 646 93 Gnesta, Sweden
Today you cycle through a landscape of sparkling lakes. From Trosa you cycle along the shores of the beautiful Lake Klämmingen, crossing over its bridge with wonderful views up and down the lake.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Marviken, Södermanland, 645 91 Mariefred, Sweden
The Marviken lakes have its own unique character because of its geological history - the mountain split in two and as a result Lake Marviken is bordered by 50 metre high cliffs. Your cycle ride ends in the charming town of Mariefred, where you settle into you cosy B&B for a well deserved rest.
Cycling Distance: 62km
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Skomakargården B&B, Mariefred

Day 5: MARIEFRED to TAXINGE MANOR to STOCKHOLM

Stop At: Taxinge, 155 93 Nykvarn, Sweden
Today you have the day to enjoy the area around Mariefred. Choose either to cycle along the shores of Lake Mälaren to Taxinge Manor - famed for its fabulous cake display.
Cycling Distance: 32km
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mariefred, Mariefred, Sodermanland County
Mariefred is a charming town founded in 1605 and famed for its colourful houses and beautiful lakeside location, as well as being home to one of the most important castles in the region, Gripsholm.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gripsholm Castle, Gripsholms Slott, Mariefred 647 31 Sweden
You could also take a break from cycling and board the charming steam train, reminiscent of times gone by. Or you may choose to visit the impressive Gripsholm’s Castle, and learn more about Swedish history. This afternoon you board the steamboat which takes you back to Stockholm. Accommodation: Stockholm, (Meals: Breakfast,
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mariefred, Mariefred, Sodermanland County
This afternoon you board the steamboat which takes you back to Stockholm.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Rex Hotel, Stockholm

Day 6: IN STOCKHOLM

Stop At: Ecopark, Stockholm Sweden
Today you can choose to take an optional self-guided bicycle tour through Stockholm's unique Ecopark - the world's first National Park to be located within a bustling city. The Ekopark is 27 km2 and is a green oasis combining cultural heritage and natural features. Here you can cycle through ancient forests, visit palaces and bathe from waterside rocks. Animals such as foxes, badgers, marten, mink and deer roam freely and the greatest number of large oak trees in northern Europe are located right here, in the city centre! Your self guided tour takes you through this peaceful city hideaway and includes the Royal island of Djurgården where many of Stockholm's best museums are located, the royal residence of Rosendal and its delightful gardens and café plus the picturesque canal running through the island. Not to be missed along the way is the Kaknäs Tower with its 30 floor high observation deck offering fantastic views across Stockholm city. Head north and you come to Haga Park and Palace - home to the recently wedded crown princess which lies alongside the beautiful Brunnsviken inlet. Further north and you can reach as far as Ulriksdal's Palace with its well respected restaurant plus relaxing gardens and delightful views.See day one for details of self-guided cycle trip through the Stockholm Ecopark.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Bike hire x 5 days
  • Hotel/B&B x 5
  • Steamboat journey
  • Group briefing
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 24-hr emergency service
  • Route notes & maps (in English)
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Vasa Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Garvaregården
  • Entry/Admission - Nynas Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Hembygdsgården Trostorp
  • Entry/Admission - Tullgarn Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Gripsholm Castle
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your travel pack with all information about your trip including maps and route descriptions will be left at your hotel the day before the trip starts.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.