Trip Overview

Best of Sweden

Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 105 Reviews
Private tour to Sweden

Start your discovery of the Land of the Vikings and travel Swedish lands on a unique private tour. Explore royal beauty of Stockholm and unique local flair of former Viking fishing villages on your a private tour customized especially for you.

Note for Heritage tours: If you're traveling to Sweden with our Heritage program, talk to your destination specialist about available Heritage activities.

Best of Sweden

10 days4 cities
Sweden1 country
Private tour to Sweden
From
$3,959
Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 105 Reviews

Start your discovery of the Land of the Vikings and travel Swedish lands on a unique private tour. Explore royal beauty of Stockholm and unique local flair of former Viking fishing villages on your a private tour customized especially for you.

Note for Heritage tours: If you're traveling to Sweden with our Heritage program, talk to your destination specialist about available Heritage activities.

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Day-By-Day

Stockholm

first destination
5 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
5 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Stockholm
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Sweden - Stockholm! Your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free to start exploring Stockholm attractions on your own, dine in a local restaurant or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Stockholm City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a 3-hour walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Stockholm.

During the tour you explore the brilliant Old Town of Stockholm that is one of the biggest and most well-preserved medieval Old Towns in Europe and see the famous Royal Palace, the Stockholm Cathedral and the City Hall. Transportation is not included, public transport or taxi, if needed, should be paid on spot.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free to explore Stockholm on your own or enjoy one of our optional evening recommendations.

  • Recommended dinner: Dinner at a specialized Viking restaurant Aifur with authentic atmosphere and menu.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Skansen and Vasa Museum
Museum
Museum

IIn the morning after breakfast your guide takes you to the Skansen Museum - the world's first open-air museum founded in 1891, that demonstrates the country's life before the industrial era. During the tour you take a fascinating journey through the five centuries of Swedish history, see the large collection of traditional rural houses and visit the museum’s zoo that represents about 75 different species of both domestic and wild Scandinavian animals, including brown bears, seals, lynx and wolverines.

Later you walk to the nearby Vasa Museum rated as the most visited museum in entire Scandinavia. This museum is famous for being home to the only intact 17th-century ship in the world - the Vasa. Sank on its maiden voyage in 1628 and salvaged only 333 years later, it managed to preserve more than 95 percent of its body in original state.

  • Optional lunch: Lunch at the Vasa Museum next to the 17th-century ship.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free (public transportation for the day is included).

Breakfast is included.

 

 

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Day 4
Trip to Sigtuna & Uppsala
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast you meet your guide and driver and have a short ride to the authentic medieval towns of Uppsala and Sigtuna.

During your 6-hour sightseeing tour you explore all major cultural treasures of these beautiful cities and enjoy their unique atmosphere and amazing charm.

After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel in Stockholm.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Ferry Trip to Birka
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Today prepare for an unforgettable group day tour. After breakfast you go to the pier where you board a ferry that takes you to an archeological site of the former Viking town of Birka (round ferry tickets are included).

Located nearby Stockholm, it is the oldest settlement in Sweden included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Here you can feel like traveling back in time to the Viking Era!

Upon arrival you enjoy a wonderful guided tour around this beautiful island with a historical landscape, that includes access to the museum and visit to the ancient fields of Birka.

  • Note: The tour is available from May 10 till September 20.

After the tour you return to Stockholm by ferry.

Breakfast is included.

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Downtown Camper by Scandic, Stockholm
4

The beautiful Downtown Camper offers to enjoy the on-site gym, sauna, restaurant, and the rooftop bar. Guests are welcome to borrow bikes, bikes, skateboards, and kayaks on the hotel's reception.

Welcome to Stockholm

Stockholm is a truly vibrant city with style in its genes. It is the best place to experience the beauty, simplicity and functionality of Scandinavian design. Experience the cosmopolitan capital with 700 year old secrets.

ferry
Stockholm
Visby
3 hrs 30 min

Get ready for an exciting trip to what is believed to be the best-preserved medieval city in Scandinavia. All ferries offer great onboard amenities and our local drivers will take you to the port and meet you upon arrival. 

 

Visby

second destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Visby City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Sweden's largest island, Gotland, and its UNESCO-listed medieval city of Visby (ferry tickets are included).

Upon arrival to Visby you are transferred to your hotel to leave your luggage. You then meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour walking tour around the most interesting attractions of Visby.

During the tour you visit the beautiful Santa Maria Cathedral, take a walk at the Botanical Garden that is one of the most picturesque gardens in Sweden and explore the best preserved medieval city wall in the entire Scandinavia.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Clarion Hotel Wisby, Visby
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The Clarion Hotel Wisby offers comfortable air-conditioned rooms with satellite TVs, minibars, and free Wi-Fi. The on-site Kitchen & Table Restaurant invites guests to enjoy delicious international cuisine.

Welcome to Visby

Gotland is the largest island in the Baltic Sea which has an 800-kilometer coastline with beautiful beaches. Often called Sweden's hidden gem, the island guards Visby, its only medieval town.

plane
Visby
Gothenburg
2 hrs 40 min

Taking a plane is definitely among the fastest ways to travel between Visby and Gothenburg. All planes provide comfortable seats, plenty of legroom, and enough space to put your luggage. 

Gothenburg

third destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Gothenburg City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel in Visby. You have a quick flight from the local airport (flight duration: 30 minutes) to the charming port city - Gothenburg (flight tickets are included).

Upon arrival your driver transfers you to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage.

You then meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour sightseeing tour around the most famous Gothenburg attractions.

During the tour you explore the old Haga district, visit the famous Fish Market, see the modern Opera House and the Maritime Center (no entrances included) and take a walk at the famous Avenue abundant in cozy restaurants, cafes and pubs.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Gothenburg
4

This beautiful property boasts a great location near the Gothenburg Central Station and offers guests to enjoy the on-site spa, yoga studio, and Bar & Bistro, serving delicious traditional specialties and refreshments.

Welcome to Gothenburg

Gothenburg is a clean green city situated on Sweden's western shores and is famous for world-class seafood, award-winning restaurants, and stunning coastline and archipelago.

train
Gothenburg
Malmo
3 hrs

A train ride is definitely one of the fastest ways to get to the city of Malmo. The check-in procedures are fast and easy, rides are comfortable, and our trusted driver will take you to the station on time and meet you when you arrive.

 

Malmo

fourth destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Trip to Malmo & Free Day for Optional Heritage Activities
Free day
Free day

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station where you board a train that takes you to Sweden’s third-largest city - Malmo (train tickets are included). Upon arrival you get to your hotel for check-in.

Upon arrival your driver meets you on the platform and transfers you to your hotel to leave your luggage. The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring one of the most advanced cities in Scandinavia on your own.

  • Recommended evening activity: Visit to the Lilla Torg
    This marketplace is a popular local meeting point and one of the coziest places in the city, offering a wide variety of restaurants and cafes.
  • Note for Heritage tours: If you're traveling to Sweden with our Heritage program, talk to your destination specialist about available Heritage activities. We will be happy to arrange a visit to the archives where you can track back your family tree.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Malmo Walking Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour walking city tour of Malmo that provides you with a great opportunity to experience the best this city has to offer.

During the tour you explore the beautiful Old Town with its iconic Stortoget Square, enjoy the views of the legendary Oresund Bridge that connects Denmark and Sweden, and see one of Scandinavia’s tallest skyscrapers - the Turning Torso.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 10
Departure from Stockholm
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Sweden adventure! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station where you board a train that takes you to Stockholm (train tickets are included). Upon arrival to Stockholm your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

  • Departure option: Departure from Copenhagen
    After breakfast you are transferred to the Copenhagen Airport that is the nearest to Malmo. Contact your travel specialist if you would like to plan your departure from Copenhagen.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Malmo

Malmo is the third largest city in Sweden and was one of the earliest and most industrialized towns of Scandinavia.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Stockholm, Visby, Gothenburg and Malmo;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the Skansen and Vasa Museum in Stockholm;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Regular class ferry tickets Stockholm - Birka, Birka - Stockholm and Stockholm - Visby;
  • Economy class flight tickets Visby - Gothenburg;
  • First class train tickets Gothenburg - Malmo and Malmo - Stockholm;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

 

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Trip to Sigtuna & Uppsala
  • Exploring Birka Viking town
  • Ferry trip to Visby

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
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