Sweden self guided cycling holiday
AGE FOR CHILDREN: 12 YEARS. PRICE 2 ADULTS/1 CHILD: SEK 4,860 PER CHILD. PRICE 2 ADULTS/2 CHILDREN: SEK 7,550 PER CHILD. Younger children considered on request with alternative itinerary TRIP LEVEL: MODERATE
Description of Sweden self guided cycling holiday
Cycling in Sweden is a real pleasure with the area just to the southwest of Stockholm, Sormland, providing an exceptional array of lakeside tracks and coastal routes to ensure cyclists are left in no doubt as to the beautiful nature of the Swedish countryside.
As a six day tour your Sweden cycling holidays have plenty of time to allow for rest and relaxation as well as pedal power with daily distances ranging from 32kms to 62kms with a self-guided itinerary allowing cyclists to stop and go at a pace that suits them.
Many of the highlights that feature whilst cycling in Sweden include the undulating landscapes that are characterised by twinkling lakes and dense forests; cultural landmarks, such as: Gripsholm Castle, Royal Tullgarn Palace and Nynas Manor House, will also appear en-route with characterful seaside villages, like: Mariefred and Trosa, ensuring picnic lunches are always accompanied by a scenic backdrop.
Other modes of transport may include steam trains, traditional steam boats and canoe trips across the Marviken lake system with time spent cycling in Stockholm's Ecopark, providing a fabulous self-guided cycling route at the end of this six day tour.
Hotel standard accommodation with en-suite private facilities will be used throughout this cycling in Sweden holiday with special prices for families and small groups ensuring an affordable and worthwhile itinerary packed full of truly authentic Swedish charm and character.
Price includes: the hire of the bike, five nights accommodation, five breakfasts, a tour by steamboat, luggage transfers, group briefing, itinerary information notes & maps and 24-hr emergency contact details.
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. PRICES FOR CHILDREN FROM SEK 5,995.
Cycling only tour suitable for children above 12 years. Prices for children from SEK 4,860.
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9 Reviews of Sweden self guided cycling holiday
Reviewed on 05 Aug 2019 by Michael MurphyIt was an excellent holiday for an active family. It kept teenagers off social media for long periods of time. We got a great insight into the Swedish Countryside. Read full review
Reviewed on 23 Aug 2018 by Sally SpencerAbsolutely brilliant. We enjoyed every minute. Extremely well organised by Carmen who is absolutely delightful and so brilliant at her job and gave really great advice. Read full review
Reviewed on 03 Sep 2018 by Jessica MitchellExcellent, well organised and great to discover the country this way Read full review
Reviewed on 03 Sep 2017 by Nicole DandoCanoeing the lakes was the highlight. Great. Very well organised. Clear instructions and excellent support. Read full review
Reviewed on 21 Jul 2017 by Sue McNuffJust being outside on a journey under your own steam. The roads are very quiet -and quite often not tarmacked. Never being far from a lovely view over water. Read full review
Reviewed on 15 Aug 2016 by Tessa AlhadyExcellent. Would definitely recommend! Read full review
Reviewed on 21 Jun 2016 by Helen RobertsWould definitely recommend the holiday to anyone. Read full review
Reviewed on 17 Jun 2016 by Anne PascallGreat, Carmen was very enthusiast and helpful. Read full review
Reviewed on 26 Jul 2014 by Ed WeinerMany great bike rides. We did a 5 day ride near Stockholm. A second trip was done in the islands around Stockholm. Read full review
PlanetAll our trips are about enjoying and experiencing the natural and cultural beauty of the region, in a respectful and considerate way. Our trips are only run with small groups, most often from two people to four people, to ensure that impact on the environment is a minimum at all times, and the most personal and rich experience can be had by all.
We are a member of the Svenska Ekoturismföreningen (Swedish Ecotourism Association) which works towards an improved tourism which protects and takes responsibility for our delicate natural and cultural environment. Our company beliefs reflect this vision.
As our trips are self-guided, we make extra efforts to provide travellers with as much information about the local area as possible, including information about bird, animal and plantlife as well as historical and cultural information. This ensures that, even without a guide, we can inform travellers about the region. With additional knowledge, travellers can go one step further to protecting the environment.
We take responsibility of ensuring that rubbish is handled accordingly. both in the countryside and in the office, with a developed sorting system. Use of paper is spared with all marketing made online to avoid the production of own brochures. Travellers are encouraged to recycle as much literature as possible that they are provided with at the start of the trip.
PeopleWe wholeheartedly support the local economy - our guests want to experience the genuine region in which they are travelling, and our aim is to let it be seen and enjoyed.
Encounters with the locals is a fundamental aspect of our trips, and we therefore make all efforts to use suppliers from the area. With this aim in mind, we ensure all meals are provided from local suppliers with a commitment to using local produce. Where meals are not provided, we encourage travellers to visit locally-owned restaurants, take extra day trips, etc.
We prefer to use accommodation that is smaller and more personal which allows an insight into the local community. Where possible, we use local suppliers (e.g. boat and canoe suppliers). Our aim is always to promote and support the local community.
Our trips are designed so that travellers pass by cultural and historical sites en route, and information is provided about these sites. Travellers are encouraged to visit or take guided tours, and all opening times of sites, shops, facilities are indicated to allow the traveller the opportunity to maximise their visit.
We have also supported the local community by providing translation services of local websites to help encourage tourism from abroad.
Our trips would quite simply not be the same without the support of the local community.
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