Sweden's vibrant capital makes an excellent choice for a short family break away from home and has lots to offer visitors all year round. A stroll around the charming historic centre of Gamla Stan is a must . Afterwards, try one of the city's many cafes or spend some time taking in a museum or gallery.Delve headfirst into this city's exciting multicultural hubs with a plethora of museums, fine restaurants and boutiques housed in medieval and baroque architecture.
Family price for 2 adults and 2 children ( up to 13 years old) starts from £4,315
Fly from the UK to Stockholm and take the airport express train into the vibrant city centre to check in for your 4-night family break. The reminder of the day is free to explore this bustling capital
Cycle around Stockholm's central islands during a 3 hour guided bicycle tour. Follow the local guide to the city's most important landmarks and stop by some hidden gems as well.Stockholm is bike friendly and has many cycling lanes, making it safe and easy to explore on two wheels. Visit the Royal Palace, Kungliga Slottet, the Swedish parliament, the stately Royal Dramatic Theatre and Gamla Stan with engaging and informatiove commentary from the guide.(B)
Stockholm's archipelago consists of some 30 000 islands, islets and skerries stretching in a belt outside of Stockholm, slowly carved out by the last ice age. On this kayak day trip, you get to explore parts of the central archipelago together with certified Nordic Outdoor Guides who take you out on a kayak tour exploring the wonderful nature, with a stop for a lunch cooked on the outdoor stoves by the guide. Go for a refreshing swim in the Baltic Sea and enjoy a Swedish Kanelbulle ( cinnamon bun). (B,L)
The Viking museum is entirely dedicated to the Viking Age. In this vivid exhibition you will meet the Vikings through film, scenery, projections and sound effects as well as archaeological objects. Explore life as a Viking with all your senses.Learn about Viking raids, journeys and mastery in ship building as well as everyday life at the farm.The adventure ride Ragnfrid's saga takes you along a captivating journey through the Viking age.Follow Harald and his crew on a dramatic quest for silver.
In the early evening make your way to the meeting point in Stockholm's old town ( Gamla Stan) for your ghost/historical walk.The guide will lead you through the tight alleyways, up narrow staircases, across cobblestoned streets and through cosy courtyards. Places that few tourists see. Along the way, the guide delights with tales of plagues, executions and ghosts. History is brought to life as you stroll the streets of Stockholm. (B)
Today is free at leisure until it is time to take the express airport train back to the airport for your flight home. (B)