Our staff will respond to your query promptly and provide detailed information to your questions.

  • Add a private yacht tour

5 day - Be charmed by the sea and sailing in these Swedish islands.

No trip to Stockholm in summer is complete without a couple of days savouring the charm of Stockholm’s Skärgård (archipelago). Just an hour from the hustle of Stockholm by boat and you are out among the islands, sailing boats, pristine blue waters and fresh air of the archipelago.

This Stockholm extension is planned to give you a taste of the best of the archipelago. We strongly recommend you spend the extra days…

Highlights include

  • Travel on a classic old steamship or local ferry
  • Enjoy delicious seafood at local inns and restaurants on the pier
  • Experience the authentic Swedish archipelago lifestyle
Day 1
Arrive Stockholm and enjoy the ambiance of this buzzing city
Day 2
Guided Tour of the Stockholm with your private guide
Day 3
Introducing the archipelago
Day 4
Island hopping in ‘Stockholmskärgården’ independently
Day 5
Return to Stockholm
Start/End Place
Stockholm, Sweden
Country Visited
5 Days
Start Date
Travel Style
Independent holiday with moderately active activities and no luggage handling included

Please note that all our itineraries, inclusions, dates and prices displayed on this website may change at any time. If you book an itinerary today and have this confirmed it will be the itinerary that is delivered to you. However, the online itinerary on our website may change in the meantime.

As a Certified B Corporation, 50 Degrees North has designed this tour using handpicked local hoteliers and suppliers who share our ethos of delivering services and activities of high social and environmental standards.

The CO2-e per person per day of all tours is carefully measured following each season. We fully offset all emissions of our tours on your behalf, and we constantly look at ways to reduce emissions where possible.



Archipelago boats - vintage steamships & modern vessels.

  • Accommodation in a 4-star style local inn including breakfast and dinner during the Archipelago stay
  • Boutique accommodation in Stockholm in shared double/twin room with private facilities
  • Private city tour on Day 2 of Stockholm
  • Return boat from Stockholm to Archipelago, Vaxholm (please ask us if you are interested in the steamships or optional activities)
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fees
Not Included

International flights to/from Stockholm, arrival and departure airport transfers in Stockholm, optional excursions on day 3, meals other than specified, items of personal nature & beverages.


Day 1 - Arrive Stockholm and enjoy the ambiance of this buzzing city

Arrive in Stockholm and make your way to your centrally located hotel.

Sweden's capital is charming, vibrant and surrounded by beauty and water - hence its nickname, Venice of the North! Stockholm offers interesting museums and castles; the city offers a warm atmosphere and the old town has charming small alleyways boasting several famous restaurants.

On one of your afternoons here, be sure to make time for a visit to the ABBA museum with great interactive exhibits - a glass of champagne (for Dutch courage to get on stage & the pure fun of it) to accompany your tour is recommended! On the other hand, take the serious option & visit the Nobel Prize museum in the Old town.

Hotel Rival
Meatballs for the People
Restaurants in Stockholm

Day 2 - Guided Tour of the Stockholm with your private guide

After breakfast, enjoy a fantastic tour of the Swedish capital with a private guide. Start in Stockholm's old town of Gamla Stan, one of the city’s 14 islands. It is the medieval part of the city, where everything began, the first buildings dating around 1200. This is not simply a museum area, but a lively part of the city where Stockholmers live, work, shop and go to school. The Old Town has narrow alleys and streets with cobbled stones, where your guide will introduce you to interesting historical sites, and tell you the story of how the city of Stockholm was founded and how Stockholmers live today.

See the Royal Palace and visit the island of Riddarholmen, passing by Riddarholmen Church, which was built by Franciscan monks in the 1200s. Stop for a traditional Swedish cinnamon bun at a local bakery, and see old-fashioned hard candy being made at Polkagris Kokeri. You can sample some for yourself and pick up some to take home with you.

In the late afternoon, stroll the shopping districts or perhaps add an optional rooftop tour.

1 Breakfast

Day 3 - Introducing the archipelago

Take the boat from central Stockholm and sail out into the archipelago. If you are a boating aficionado, we are happy to ensure you are on one of the classic old steamships, which adds that bit of extra charm to the trip.

Tonight we have booked you a room at one of the traditional hotels on an island in the archipelago. Enjoy the dish of the day at the inn or at the local restaurants on the pier.

1 Lunch
1 Dinner
Local archipelago hotel with breakfast

Day 4 - Island hopping in ‘Stockholmskärgården’ independently

Spend the day island hopping - head to Grinda to explore the forest, go for a local walk along the foreshore or hire a kayak to enjoy some “self-time” on the water. Enjoy a long lunch at the manor, picnic looking out over the sea or enjoy icecream at the small kiosks.

You can boat to the outer archipelago – the yachtsmen’s playground, visiting Sandhamn or smaller remote islands.

Please note these are optional excursions and activities.

1 Breakfast
1 Dinner
Local archipelago hotel with breakfast

Day 5 - Return to Stockholm

Wake up with the sea breeze in your face and a long lazy breakfast. Wander the shops and enjoy coffee & cake at Hembygdsgård. Take the boat back to Stockholm (approx. 1 hour). Your archipelago trip ends upon arrival in Stockholm.

1 Breakfast
Dates & Prices

All prices listed are per person, based on two people sharing a room. Prices are indicative due to the current uncertainty across Europe with increasing energy and volatile fuel costs.

Valid From
Valid To
From Price
1 Jun 2024
31 Aug 2024
1 Jun 2024
31 Aug 2024
GBP 735
On request
1 Jun 2024
31 Aug 2024
1 Jun 2024
31 Aug 2024
GBP 276
On request
Extra for Single

Important Information

If you enjoy the summer buzz, we recommend visiting in the height of summer or weekends as many of the smaller cafes and restaurants close down during the quieter months.

Interactive Tour Map


Our guide to Scandinavian events for 2024

Add a jazz festival, a world sporting championship or an extreme ski flying competition for extra sparkle on your holiday.

Read Article

Scandinavian health and wellness holidays - floating hot tubs and saunas.

Scandinavia and Finland are the incubators for innovative ways to spend your leisure time relaxing and restoring your body. Add a special note to your tour by booking a floating hot tubs in the Copenhagen harbour, gondola saunas in the SkyWheel of Helsinki and floating saunas throughout Sweden and Finland.

Read Article

Include Stockholm archipelago on your Swedish Tour

A quick summer break in the Swedish archipelago is blissful and a great reward after travelling through Scandinavia.

Read Article
View all Inspiration


If you want to commit to a booking please use the Book Tour form below.

Enquire about this tour

Book Tour

Book your tour now. We will contact you to confirm this request.

Click here to book this tour