2020

Lake Mälar round trip by bike

Cycle around the lagoon, that became a lake

  • Round trip from Stockholm
  • Daily stages: ◉◉◉◎◎
  • Altitude profile: ◉◉◎◎◎
  • New tour!
  • ca. 290 km by bike

8
days

50
∅ km per day

In only one week you cycle around Sweden’s third largest lake, which is with its 1.090 sqm about twice as big as Lake Constance in Germany. Follow the traces of the Vikings and find about more about Nils Holgersson, explore impressive rune stones and graves from Iron Age as well as places of interest such as Drottningholm Palace and Gripsholm Castle. Additionally picturesque small towns as Mariefred and Sweden’s oldest city Sigtuna are awaiting you. Lake Mälar is due to its many bays and islands a very popular recreation area and will also delight you during this diversified bike trip!

  • Start / End
    Stockholm
  • Duration
    8 days, 7 nights
  • Tour length
    ca. 290 kilometres in total, daily between 45 and 75 km
    Daily stages: ◉◉◉◎◎, Altitude profile: ◉◉◎◎◎
  • Character of the route
    You cycle on bike paths and gravel roads, forest tracks and side roads with less traffic through typical Swedish nature. To some extent there are simpler trail conditions with raw gravel. Flat to slightly hilly tour course.

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Arrival

Arrival by flight: 
Airport Arlanda, by train or bus into the centre of Stockholm (duration ca. 30 - 45 minutes).

Arrival by car: 
Hotel garage from SEK 295 per day, reservation not possible, payable on spot