Full itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Stockholm

Today you have free time to explore the picturesque city of Stockholm. Often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’, thanks to its location on 14 islands with its infinite presence of water and impressive views stretching across the Baltic water. Stroll through 13th century Gamla Stan, and soak up its medieval atmosphere as you wander through its cobblestone streets past narrow, colourful houses of yesteryear. Or visit the mighty 17th century Vasa Ship and learn about its fascinating history.
Accommodation: Stockholm
Meals: None

Day 2: Stockholm  Gnesta  Trosa

After a night in Stockholm, you take a short train journey to Gnesta, where you start your cycling adventure, passing lakes and rolling countryside to Trosa, a genuine Swedish village where colourful wooden houses line the river as it winds through the village towards the Baltic sea. En route pass by Tullgarn Palace, an 18th century royal palace located on the Baltic sea as well scenic Lake Sillen and beautiful views across the countryside from Torsåker Church.
Accommodation: Trosa
Meals: Breakfast
Cycling Distance: 35-46 km

Day 3: Trosa  Nyköping

From Trosa you cycle south following the coast, passing Nynäs manor and sandy beaches as you make your way to Stendörren Nature Reserve, an archipelago recognised for its distinct feeling of peace and tranquillity. Here you hike across the many islands using their intriguing system of suspension bridges. Then its back on the bikes as you cycle small country lanes to Nyköping, a historic city with a vibrant harbour.
Accommodation: Nyköping
Meals: Breakfast 6 dinner
Cycling Distance: 73 km

Day 4: In Nyköping

From Nyköping, you can make an optional cycle tour to Femore Fort, a military battery used during the Cold War beautifully perched on the end of the Femöre peninsula outside Oxelösund. There is also the option to enjoy a change of scenery on board a boat tour to explore Oxelösund's islands. Alternatively visit Koppartorp, a district rich in culture and history where you can visit the local folklore museum, church dating back to 1620 and mining museum. Don't miss a hike up nearby Simonberg where you will be rewarded with fantastic mile-wide views. Both excursions can be made by bus if you feel like a day off from the saddle.
Accommodation: Nyköping
Meals: Breakfast & dinner
Cycling Distance: 36-43 km 

Day 5: Nyköping  Vadsbro

Leave the city behind and look forward to two days enjoying the Sörmland countryside at its best with rolling hills, lakes and dense forest. Cycle to Vadsbro via Blacksta Vineyard, Sweden’s first winery and vineyard with grape varieties such as Vidal, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. You can also choose your route today to pass by lake Hallbosjön and enjoy a historic steamboat tour over the calm waters. Settle into your overnight accommodation at the former vicarage with private pool and gardens.
Accommodation: Svenhem Gård
Meals: Breakfast & dinner
Cycling Distance: 55 km 

Day 6: Vadsbro  Skottvångs Gruva/Mine

Today you pass Hedenlunda manor and Malmköping, famed for being the home of Allan Karlsson from 'The 100-year-old man who climbed out of a window and disappeared.' After passing many more lakes you arrive at Skottvångs Mine, a former iron ore mine, with mining museum and exhibits in a picturesque setting. Overnight in genuine Swedish wooden cabins deep in the woods. Enjoy the simple life and outstanding gardens of this oasis. 
Meals: Breakfast & dinner
Cycling Distance: 67 km

Day 7: Skottvångs Gruva  Lake Klämmingen → Mariefred

Today's trip takes you around beautiful Lake Klämmingen with bathing opportunities and viewpoints. You end in charming and lively Mariefred village dominated by the mighty Gripsholm Castle.
Accommodation: Mariefred
Meals: Breakfast
Cycling Distance: 54 km

Day 8: Mariefred  Stockholm

Today you are free to decide how you prefer to spend your day. Either take a half-day cycle trip to Taxinge manor, famed for its marvellous display of cakes. Alternatively enjoy the charms of Mariefred village with its colourful wooden houses and lakeside location. Ride the historic steam train or visit Gripsholm Castle. Complete your day with a relaxing trip aboard the steamboat back to Stockholm. 
Accommodation: Stockholm
Meals: Breakfast
Cycling Distance: Optional
Steamboat trip: Mariefred  Stockholm 3½ hrs

Day 9: Depart Stockholm

Today you have free time to explore the picturesque city of Stockholm. Often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’, thanks to its location on 14 islands with its infinite presence of water and impressive views stretching across the Baltic water. Stroll through 13th century Gamla Stan, and soak up its medieval atmosphere as you wander through its cobblestone streets past narrow, colourful houses of yesteryear. Or visit the mighty 17th century Vasa Ship and learn about its fascinating history.
Depart Stockholm
Meals: Breakfast