Welcome to Stockholm - the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden!
On Sweden's South-central East coast, where the freshwater Lake Malaren — Sweden's third largest lake — flows out into the Baltic Sea - there you find Stockholm!
Daylight varies widely from more than 18 hours around midsummer, to only around 6 hours in late December all due to the city's high northerly latitude. The best and warmest time to visit Stockholm is from end May till mid Sepetember but all the seasons have their own offerings for the visitors.
Day 1: Arrival (D)
You will be met in the arrival hall at the airport for transport to your hotel (3+-4) in central Stockholm. Depending on the arrival time you will have a dinner at a restaurant within walking distance from the hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour (B, D)
After breakfast commence a sightseeing tour, Stockholm at glance. The guide will among others show you the most important parts of the town, talk a bit about the history and you will take a short walk in the Old Town. You will finish the tour with a nice lunch. Rest of the day is free for your own program.
Day 3: Silvermine visit in Sala and lunch in Sigtuna (F, D)
After breakfast your guide and chauffeur will take you to a 6 hour tour to Sala and Sigtuna. In Sala you will visit a silver mine and get a guided 90 min tour with a guide.
On this tour a guide will lead you downstairs and tell you about the interesting and exciting history of the Sala Silvermine, its surroundings and important connections to national history. You follow the same old trail downstairs as the miners of the 1800s did and look down into the breathtaking, deep Queen Christina Shaft and see and walk through huge underground cavities where silver ore was excavated.
On the way back you can have a (optional) lunch in Sala or in Sigtuna there a shorter walk will take place.
In 970, King Erik the Victorious looked out at the surroundings and pointed out the location where Sigtuna town would be built – a new era in the Swedish history was about to begin… Today we can go back in time and visit medieval churches, ruins, castles and rune stones from the Viking Area. This is where Sweden begins.
In the evening you will be served a nice dinner at a restaurangt within a walking distance from the hotel.
Day 4 Nynashamn (B, L)
After breakfast you wlll start a 4 hours' tour to Nynashamn to explore a costal town just 45 min drive from Stockholm. There you will experience one hour segway sightseeing tour in Nynashamn or if not season for that a technic path there you learn to master your segway. After this fun experience it taste good with a lunch at a local restaurant on the quay. After arrival back in Stockholm rest of the day is free.
Day 5 Cruise to Aaland (B, L)
Quite early in the morning transfer to the port for a cruise to Mariehamn. You will start your cruise with a lovely breakfast while watching the archipelago pass by. Because you had to wake up so early you have a possibility to take a little nap in the cabin before changing the boat in Mariehamn Aaland back to Stockholm. There might be time for a nap in the afternoon also so a cabin is reserved. You have your lunch either on the way to Aaland or on the way to Stockholm.
After arrival back to Stockholm around 18:30 you have the whole evening free for own program.
Day 6 Shopping (B, D)
Today you decide what time you want to go shopping. Driver takes you to the biggest and newest shopping mall in Stockholm for some hours' of serious shopping. There you can also have your lunch (not included).
Later in the evening you will have your dinner at a restaurant within a walking distance from the hotel.
Day 7 Departure (F)
In good time before your flight back home or your onwards destination the driver will pick you upp for a transfer to the airport.
Include: hotel (3+-4*, private transfers, excursions, guide, meals according to itinerary.
Price from 12.700 SEK/person. (min 6 pax)
This program can be changed according to preferences and special interest like fishing, food making course, museum visit, etc