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The idyllic village of Öregrund

Island-Hopping around Stockholm

Stockholm and its archipelago

7 Days / 6 Nights
The idyllic village of Öregrund

Experience a week of vibrant city life, the idyllic island world, and the shimmer of crystal-clear waters as you explore the Swedish capital Stockholm and the archipelago off the coast by bike. The serenity of nature and the charming small towns on the islands, like Värmdö and Sandhamn, radiate a unique charm. The Scandinavian way of life and coziness add to the allure, whether you're in the numerous cafes, boutiques, or the beautiful hotels where you'll stay during your cycling vacation.

Enjoy the urban flair of Stockholm and explore the sights of the Swedish capital. Soon, you'll head towards Vaxholm and visit Bogesund Castle along the way. On this tour, cycling stages alternate with ferry crossings, including visits to the islands of Rindö and Värmdö.

On a day excursion to Sandhamn, you can explore the small island by bike or simply lie on the beach, depending on your mood. On day 6, you complete the entire route on two wheels, cycling over the Skurusund Bridge to Saltsjöbaden. The final stage takes you along the coast and through peaceful forests back to Stockholm.

  • History and contemporary Stockholm: Magnificent townhouses, enchanting bridges, and the charming old town—Stockholm, the Swedish capital, is simply delightful! But there's also a modern side brimming with art, culture, and a vibrant scene of restaurants, bars, and cafes. In short, Stockholm offers the ideal conditions to fall in love with this city!
  • The magnificent Bogesund Castle: Near Vaxholm, you'll encounter the nearly 400-year-old castle on your journey, which has undoubtedly witnessed much over the years. Nestled in a spacious park, it not only offers insight into the region's history but is also a sight to behold.
  • The UNESCO World Heritage Site Skogskyrkogården: A forest cemetery may seem somewhat unusual, but the atmosphere in this place is truly unique. Impressive monuments and architectural treasures bear witness to the significance of the burial site, which houses around 100,000 graves.

The Stockholm archipelago consists of approximately 30,000 islands—mostly small, rocky formations dating back to the Ice Age, creating a spectacular landscape. Given the frequent ferry crossings from island to island, individual stages are limited to a maximum length of 55 kilometers.

The stunning landscapes make cycling tours in Sweden spectacular experiences. Along the coast, in the enchanting inland or in the beautiful cities around Stockholm, the Nordic country is a rewarding destination!

Itinerary at a glance

Island hopping offers you the atmosphere of the metropolis Stockholm, followed by the archipelago. Cycling stages alternate with ferry rides, allowing you to discover Bogesund Castle, the Skurusund Bridge, and Skogskyrkogården along the way.

Take a ­ first stroll through Sweden’s capital and explore some of the many sights and tourist attractions.

After breakfast you start your tour across Djurgården, the green island of Stockholm to continue along the coast to Djursholm. The suburb is popular for townsman, which you will recognise in many, beautiful houses. The ferry takes you to the Bogesund nature reserve in just under 30 minutes. Visit Bogesund Castle or the stately 16th century fortress.

By ferry you continue to the island of Rindö, after a short exploration trip you move on to Värmdö. You are now in the middle of the archipelago - look forward to small villages and a lot of nature. Via the impressive Djuröbron (bridge) you ­ nally reach your hotel, which is awaiting you with unforgettable views into the archipelago.

Today also starts with a ferry ride (approx. 2 hours). It's off to the popular island of Sandhamn, a true summer paradise with bright summer villas, small alleys and nice places to stop for refreshments. Explore the small island or take a bath and spend the afternoon on the popular island. Return with the same ferry to Stavsnäs.

Via Fågelbrolandet you cycle to the village of Gustavsberg. Not far away you should visit the Artipelag, a modern art museum with impressive art and sculptures on ca. 10.000m2. Via Skurusund bridge (photo stop) you ­nally reach Saltsjöbaden, your today’s destination. The idyllic small town is a very popular local recreation area.

On your last day you cycle along wonderful coastal paths as well as a nature reserve to Erstavik. Afterwards you will pass world cultural heritage Skogskyrkogården (woodland cemetery), which is according to UNESCO an impressive example for the fusion of architecture and cultural landscape. After a few more kilometers you will be back in Stockholm again where you reach your hotel via the islands of Södermalm and Långholmen.

After breakfast your tour ends.  We are happy to book extra nights for you.

Route information


You cycle on bike paths and gravel roads as well as side roads with less traffic. Short sections on roads with more traffic. Flat to slightly hilly tour course.

Prices & Dates

Category: 3***- and 4****-hotels

Prices per person in EUR

Our Rentalbikes

Rental bike partner unisex
Unisex bike 21/24-speed
Derailleur gears or hub gears with freewheel

High-quality unisex touring bike with comfortable low entry

Rental bike partner e-bike
E-bike 5 to 9-speed
with coaster brake

High-quality unisex electric bike with comfortable low entry

Services & Information

Further details about this tour


  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Best developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • App for navigation and GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Stockholm train station
  • Stockholm airport
  • Garage parking costs approx. SEK 310 per day, no reservation possible, to be paid for at the time

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • All Ferry tickets are not included! (SEK 300 per person)
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • This tour is a partner tour.

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of €20 per room.

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