Your trip begins in Stockholm, Sweden’s fascinating modern capital boasting trend-setting restaurants, a vibrant night scene and a superb location in its island landscape. Side-by-side with brilliant nature and a tranquil archipelago, relish the ease to walk almost everywhere. Accompanied by an expert local guide, embark by foot on a panoramic city tour, explore the stunning city hall on the shores of Lake Malaren, visit the Old Town’s Royal Palace and Cathedral, stroll through charming twisting alleys and cobbled streets to get a real understanding of Stockholm’s history. Climb the 200-year old windmill for majestic sunset views and eat at one of the city’s best restaurants, Oaxen Krog. Not to be missed is Stockholm’s innovative food culture. Indulge in a gastronomic experience as you travel with your tastebuds through a selection of fine bars and restaurants to try traditional Swedish dishes and modern fusion cuisine.
Journey by boat to Gotland, the largest of Sweden’s islands with surrounding crystal waters and sandy beaches. Together with an expert archaeologist, take off-road vehicles to cruise around the island, discover its absorbing Viking history, witness stone-age skeletons and crumbling medieval churches. Wander the cobbled streets of picturesque Visby, the island’s only town and an intriguing UNESCO World Heritage Site labelled the best-preserved trading town in northern Europe. Traverse more of this magical region by foot as you explore Faro, a magnificent neighbouring island formed entirely from limestone rock. As a major creative hub and foodie hotspot, spend the evening indulging in Gotland’s finest produce before enjoying live music for some authentic island culture.
Fly north to Swedish Lapland, an utterly unique destination that has a first-class spot to witness the summer’s midnight sun and dancing northern lights. With a private driver, journey to the world-famous Icehotel, an extraordinary place to call home during your Swedish adventure. Pelorus can assure a truly memorable stay where you will enjoy fascinating guided tours, ice bar refreshments, and a sensational 5-course “Icedining” meal. Annually Icehotel is reincarnated in a brand new form with fresh art to experience – excitingly, there’s no telling what the new year’s aesthetic will be!