From  £1755
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Visit Stockholm's Gamla Stan old streets
  • Travel through Dalarna region
  • Marvel at the stunning Lake Siljan
  • Explore Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city
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Sweden at a Glance Fly -Drive

8 Day Tour, from £1755 per person

Welcome to Sweden, a country covered by endless forests. On this self-drive you will visit Stockholm, capital of Sweden, a city with countless islands and known as 'The Venice of the North'. Pass through the province of Dalarna, defined as the most Swedish of the regions because of its huge forests and red wooden cottages. Visit Karlstad next to Lake Vänern, which has the largest lake in Sweden.This self-drive tour takes you to the west coast with its steep cliffs and famous archipelagos as well as Gothenburg, the second largest city of this Scandinavian jewel.

Tour Itinerary


Upon arrival at Stockholm  Arlanda Airport, collect your rental car. The remainder of the day is at leisure.Overnight at the Best Western Kom Hotel or similar.

Best Western Kom Hotel
Gamla Stan

During your sightseeing tour, we recommend a visit to Gamla Stan, Old town, where you will be charmed by cobblestone streets, crooked buildings, gothic churches and excellent cafes, bars, restaurants and Swedish design-ware shops.The Royal Palace is one of the largest palaces in the world with over 600 rooms. Catch the parade of the soldiers and the changing of the guards. Visit the Vasa museum - located on the island of Djurgården - a maritime museum displaying a ship belonging to the famous King Vasa, which sunk after only 1300m. Overnight at the Best Western Kom Hotel or similar.(B)

Best Western Kom Hotel

Depart for Uppsala, a prominent university town in which Uppsala Domkyrka Cathedral stands.  
Continue your way to Dalarna, "the most Swedish of the regions" because of its huge forests and red wooden cottages. After crossing the city of Avesta, discover the national symbol of Sweden, the Dalahasten (the famous wooden horse). Overnight at the Delecarlia Hotel & Spa or similar. (B)

Dalecarlia Hotel & Spa ( BW Premier collection)
Lake Siljan

This morning, head towards the surrounding area around Lake Siljan which is known to have a beautiful blue colour. Start your day with Rättvik, then Nusnäs, where you can visit the production centre of the Dalahasten, the children's toy that has become the national symbol of Sweden.
Continue to Mora, which is the birthplace of the painter Ander Zorn where you can visit his house, connected to the museum with an incredible collection of his works.Overnight at the Delecarlia Hotel & Spa or similar. (B)

Dalecarlia Hotel & Spa ( BW Premier collection)
Dalarna Horses

Start your day by driving to Karlstad via the lush forest trails of Dalarna. On your way you will come across the town of Malung in the Värmland region which is crossed by the Klarälven river. Also visit Mårbacka and the home of Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909.Overnight at the Scandic Karlstad Hotel or similar. (B)

Scandic Karlstad Hotel

Continue on the west coast of Sweden, Bohuslän, which consists of sloping cliffs and more than 8000 islands. Visit Tanumshede stone engravings from the Bronze Age (1800 BC). Continue to the coast and visit villages such as the very charming Lysekil. At the end of the day, arrive in Gothenburg,the second largest city of Sweden. Enjoy the many restaurants and tourist attractions that the city has to offer. You will find one of the largest Botanic garden in Europe, an impressive collection of plants and flowers. Overnight at Comfort Hotel or similar. (B)

Comfort Hotel
Lake Vättern

Take a morning walk through the city along the famous Avenyn Avenue, Gothenburg's main street.
Continue your journey through Lake Vättern and the city of Jönköping. Stop by Gränna, which is famous for producing "Polkagrisar", a solid candy traditionally made with peppermint, but which can be found today in many different flavours. Continue along the east coast of Lake Vadstena to the monastery of Saint Birgitta. Visit to Örebro Castle, romantic and surrounded by moats covered with water lilies. Continue to Västerås.Overnight at the Scandic Västerås Hotel or similar. (B)

Scandic Västerås

The town of Västerås has a charming historic centre. Take a stroll down the city centre before you drive south back to Stockholm.
Return your car to Stockholm Arlanda airport before taking your flight back to the UK. (B)

Scandic Västerås

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1755 per person
(Single person supplement + £985)

Price Includes

  • Return international flights from the UK to Sweden
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 7 nights accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals as specified by B,L,D (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • 8 day car hire (Group B) including unlimited mileage, CDW, & TP

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Car hire one way drop off fee - approximately 4500 NOK payable locally
  • Car hire additional driver, GPS, fuel, road/bridge tolls, ferry crossings, SDCW
  • Optional excursions

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Price Notes

  • Price is based on two people sharing
  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class. Regional flights are available (supplements may apply)

Tour Route Map

  1. Sweden, Stockholm
  2. Sweden, Uppsala
  3. Sweden, Gothenburg
  4. Sweden, Stockholm

Tour Accommodation

Comfort Hotel
Comfort Hotel
Comfort Hotel This hotel is overlooking the Göta Älv River in central Gothenburg, only 350 yards from the Gothenburg Opera House. Guests at Comfort Hotel have free gym and sauna access.......
Best Western Kom Hotel
Best Western Kom Hotel
Best Western Kom Hotel This central yet quiet hotel offers accommodation with free WiFi and a modern fitness centre. Rådmansgatan Metro Station and the Drottninggatan shopping street are just a......
Scandic Västerås
Scandic Västerås
Scandic Västerås Situated just 550 yards off the E18 Motorway, this hotel is 3 minutes’ drive from central Västerås. It offers free Wi-Fi, along with free access to a sauna and......
Scandic Karlstad Hotel
Scandic Karlstad Hotel
Scandic Karlstad Hotel  This eco-friendly hotel is 200 metres from Stora Torget square and 5 minutes walk from Karlstad Central Station. It offers free access to a relaxation area with gym,......
Dalecarlia Hotel & Spa ( BW Premier collection)
Dalecarlia Hotel & Spa ( BW Premier collection)
Dalecarlia Hotel & Spa ( BW Premier collection) Located in the peaceful Dalarna countryside village of Tällberg, this hotel offers fantastic views over Lake Siljan from its hilltop setting, 10......

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