Stockholm based in one hotel bike tour
Explore the most beautiful areas around Stockholm
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- ca. 185 km by bike
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Did you know that Sweden ́s capital city is build on 14 islands which are connected via 53 bridges? Therefore it is no surprise that Stockholm is also known as Venice of the North. This 6-days-tour is awaiting you with highlights you definitely need to see when visiting the city. There is plenty to explore: Palaces, nature as far as the eye can see, World Cultural Heritage, royal flair, a broad variety of museums, culinary highlights - and of course water. Explore the most beautiful areas of Stockholm and its surrounding on well-maintained bike paths.
Day 1: Arrival to Stockholm
Take your first stroll through Sweden ́s capital and explore some of the many sights and tourist attractions. In the evening a welcome briefing and bike fitting (if booked) takes place. Overnight stay in Stockholm.
Day 2: Palace Drottningholm ca. 50 km
Along Sweden ́s third-largest lake, lake Mälaren you cycle to the island of Lovön, where UNESCO world cultural heritage Palace Drottningholm is awaiting you. Here, right on the shore of Lake Mälaren, the royal family grew up. Take your time to explore the beautiful palace, the Chinese Pavilion dating from the 18th century as well as the palace garden. You continue your tour across bridges on to the island of Södermalm. The former working class district today is inhabited by hipsters, small stores and independent designers. You also pass the old town of Stockholm, Gamla Stan with its cobblestone alleys, lopsided houses and inviting coffee shops and the island of Skeppsholmen with impressive modern art sculpture garden.
Day 3: Vaxholm ca. 35 km
A stay in Stockholm without visiting the archipelago just wouldn ́t be it. Therefore today ́s bike tour is bringing you to Vaxholm, the idyllic small town which is also known as “capital of the archipelago”. Look forward to nice restaurants, small shops, an impressive fortress from the 16th century as well as a lively boating culture. The ferry back to Stockholm departs regularly and takes about an hour.
Day 4: Saltsjöbaden ca. 55 km
Today ́s tour leads you to world cultural heritage Skogskyrkogården (woodland cemetery), which is according to the UNESCO an outstanding example for the mergence of architecture and landscape. Learn more about the cemetery in the visitor centre, or even book a guided tour. Today ́s goal is the idyllic bathing village Saltsjöbaden.
Day 5: National city park Stockholm ca. 45 km
Look forward to nature as far as the eye can see. In the morning a diversified choice of museums is awaiting you on the island of Djurgården. Cultur- as well as Sweden lovers are visiting the Nordic museum or Vasa museum, those who prefer it more interactive pass by at Junibacken (the Astrid Lindgren museum) or the ABBA museum. You will also pass Skansen, the world ́s oldest open-air museum as well as art museum Prinz Eugens Waldemarsudde. Enjoy the views onto the port entrance and shipping traffic where cruise ship captains are showing their skills during successful docking maneuvers. You continue your bike tour to the north where Palace Ulriksdal is awaiting you.
Day 6: Individual departure or extension
After breakfast your tour ends. We are happy to extend your holidays with extra nights.