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12 summer excursions in Stockholm archipelago

2019-06-13

Tips for the perfect daytrip in and around the Stockholm Archipelago

 

1. Grand Canal Cruise to Gustavsberg

A guided boat trip through Stockholm archipelago to the quaint town of Gustavsberg where you can enjoy the picturesque scenery, have lunch or a traditional Swedish “fika” and visit the popular porcelain factory from 1839.
Departs from: Nybrokajen
Estimated time: 5 hrs 30 min
Price: 325 SEK

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2. Cruise through Lake Mälaren to Sigtuna

Visit the heart of the Swedish Empire with a guided boat tour with M/S Evert Taube from Stockholm. You will travel on calm waterways through the beautiful Lake Mälaren to the small town of Sigtuna, which was founded in 980 AC.
Departs from: Klara Mälarstrand
Estimated time: 8 hrs 45 min
Price: 415 SEK

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3. Lake Mälaren Cruise to Skokloster Castle

Whilst in Stockholm, take a day trip to visit Skokloster Castle to experience one of Europe's most breath-taking settings. During the journey through beautiful Lake Mälaren the guide onboard M/S Evert Taube will teach you about the sights along the way.
Departs from: Klara Mälarstrand
Estimated time: 8 hrs 45 min
Price: 415 SEK

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4. Thousand Island Cruise

Discover the beautiful Stockholm archipelago with this full day cruise on board classical M/S Waxholm III, which was built in 1903. You will enjoy excursions on three picturesque archipelago islands as well as a delicious lunch and dinner, prepared and cooked freshly on board.
Departs from: Nybrokajen
Estimated time: 11 tim
Price from: 1675 SEK (includes lunch, dinner and guided excursions)

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5. Strömma Canal Tour to Sandhamn

A guided canal cruise that will take you through the scenic views of Strömma Canal to the popular archipelago town of Sandhamn. Here you can join us for a guided tour of the island or explore the beautiful surroundings on your own.
Departs from: Nybrokajen
Estimated time: 8 hrs
Price: 415 SEK

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6. Explore the archipelago town of Vaxholm

Vaxholm is often called “the capital of archipelago” and is a must-visit during the summer months. Explore the quaint town with its cobbled streets, sea views and cosy eateries.
Departs from: Strandvägen
Estimated time: 50 min
Price: 280 SEK

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7. Boat to Drottningholm Palace

Discover The Royal Palace of Drottningholm and the surrounding grounds, which are published on UNESCO:s list of World Heritage. The historic ships S/S Drottningholm, M/S Prins Carl Philip and M/S Angantyr will take you on a beautiful cruise from central Stockholm through the inner archipelago.
Departs from: Klara Mälarstrand
Estimated time: 1 hr
Price: 250 SEK

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8. Explore the archipelago

Island-hopping is the perfect way to explore the archipelago on your own! The Stockholm archipelago are full of hidden gems just waiting to be discovered!
Departs from: Strandvägen
Price: From 140 SEK

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9. Travel through time to Birka, the Viking City

The Viking City of Birka, situated on the island of Björkö, is regarded as Sweden’s first city and one of the most important trading centres for Vikings. Here you can visit the unique reconstructed Viking village, wander through the historical landscapes and join a guided tour of the archaeological fields.
Departs from: Klara Mälarstrand
Estimated time: 7 tim 30 min
Price: 445 SEK

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10. Boat to Fjäderholmarna - Stockholm's closest archipelago island

Fjäderholmarna is a small island only 30 minutes from Stockholm and is the perfect place to visit for a day trip. Here you can find cosy restaurants, stunning nature views and small boutiques selling handcrafted goods.
Departs from: Strandvägen
Estimated time: 30 min
Price: 165 SEK

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11. Sightseeing by bus or boat

Our sightseeing tours are the perfect way to discover Stockholm. There are several bus and boat tours to choose from and there is something to suit everyone.
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12. Cruise across Lake Mälaren to Mariefred

A full day cruise that takes you on a guided tour through Lake Mälaren with S/S Mariefred, a steamboat from 1903 with a unique history. In Mariefred, you can visit the famous 16th-century Gripsholm Castle or stroll through the historic town centre with its craft shops and charming wooden houses.
Avgång: Klara Mälarstrand
Estimated time: 10 hrs
Price: 375 SEK

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