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3 day - Be charmed by the sea and sailing in these Swedish islands.
No trip to Stockholm in summer is complete without a couple of days savouring the charm of Stockholm’s Skärgård (archipelago). Just an hour from the hustle of Stockholm by boat and you are out among the islands, sailing boats, pristine blue waters and fresh air of the archipelago.
This 3-day/2-night Stockholm extension is planned to give you a taste of the best of the archipelago. We strongly recommend you spend the extra days…
- Travel on a classic old steamship or local ferry
- Enjoy delicious seafood at local inns and restaurants on the pier
- Experience the authentic Swedish archipelago lifestyle
- Day 1
- Introducing the archipelago
- Day 2
- Island hopping in ‘Stockholmskärgården’ independently
- Day 3
- Return to Stockholm
- Start/End Place
- Stockholm, Sweden tours
- Country Visited
- Sweden tours
- 3 Days
Archipelago boats - vintage steamships & modern vessels.
- Accommodation in a 4-star style local inn including breakfast and dinner
- Return boat from Stockholm to Archipelago, Vaxholm (please ask us if you are interested in the steamships or optional activities)
- 24-hour emergency service
- Taxes and service fees
- Booking with Confidence- we want you to be confident in booking with 50 Degrees North, and we will always have your best interest and safety in mind. In these times of uncertainty during the COVID-19 crisis, we have put in place further measures to make booking with us easier and more flexible.
International flights to/from Stockholm, arrival and departure airport transfers in Stockholm, optional excursions on day 2, meals other than specified, items of personal nature & beverages. This is an independent tour with no guided activities.
Day 1 - Introducing the archipelago
Take the boat from central Stockholm and sail out into the archipelago. If you are a boating aficionado, we are happy to ensure you are on one of the classic old steamships, which adds that bit of extra charm to the trip.
Tonight we have booked you a room at one of the traditional hotels on an island in the archipelago. Enjoy the dish of the day at the inn or at the local restaurants on the pier.
AccommodationLocal archipelago hotel with breakfast
Day 2 - Island hopping in ‘Stockholmskärgården’ independently
Spend the day island hopping - head to Grinda to explore the forest, go for a local walk along the foreshore or hire a kayak to enjoy some “self-time” on the water. Enjoy a long lunch at the manor, picnic looking out over the sea or enjoy icecream at the small kiosks.
You can boat to the outer archipelago – the yachtsmen’s playground, visiting Sandhamn or smaller remote islands.
Please note these are optional excursions and activities.
AccommodationLocal archipelago hotel with breakfast
Day 3 - Return to Stockholm
Wake up with the sea breeze in your face and a long lazy breakfast. Wander the shops and enjoy coffee & cake at Hembygdsgård. Take the boat back to Stockholm (approx. 1 hour). Your archipelago trip ends upon arrival in Stockholm.
Price per person. Early indicative price for 2021.
30 Sep 2020
If you enjoy the summer buzz, we recommend visiting in the height of summer or weekends as many of the smaller cafes and restaurants close down during the quieter months.
This is an independent tour with no guided activities. We can also offer a day trip from Stockholm with guide if you wish.
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Practical information about Scandinavian Hotels
- Hotel rooms in Scandinavia are normally furnished with twin beds, which can be moved together to form a double bed or placed separately. Please note that single rooms are generally smaller than doubles, and are often equipped with a shower instead of a bath. Purpose-built triple or family rooms are likewise unusual in Scandinavian hotels. Whilst it is possible for 3 persons to share a room, this will normally be a double room with an extra bed, with correspondingly less space to move about in.
- It is also unusual to have a porter at hotels to carry your luggage.
- There is free wi-fi in many hotels in Scandinavia.
- Unexpectedly, all forms of Scandinavian accommodation rarely provide tea and coffee facilities in their rooms. If you are lucky, a kettle will be supplied but nothing else. Please ask at reception for some provisions when you arrive or just carry a small selection from home.
- Please also note that in Scandinavia - in particular, during winter - the included lunch will often be a hearty warm soup with bread.
- More remote hotels in Lapland will offer dinner at an additional cost. In some spots, there will be limited choices else where. Generally, you get a very nice home-cooked Scandinavian dinner. However, you may sometimes find only one or two choices only for your main course.
- In Scandinavia, it is normal for washing and laundry facilities to be in the basement. If you are staying in apartment type accommodation, check downstairs or ask for assistance.