Swedish Countryside and Manorhouses

Swedish Countryside and Manorhouses

Depart:
Escorted Tour-Land Only

8 Days/7 Nights

Daily April 1-October 31, 2019
Price per Person:
Please Call or Email for 2019 prices.
Package Includes:
7 nights accommodation with private facilities
Breakfast daily
6 dinners-drinks not included
6 day car rental
Hotel taxes and service charges
Itinerary
Day 1 Stockholm
Self transfer to your centrally located hotel which faces the water. Remainder of the day is at leisure to begin your exploration of the Swedish capital. Overnight Hotel Diplomat.

Day 2 Stockholm-Uppsala-Tallberga
After breakfast pick up your rental car and head north to Uppsala for a visit to the famous cathedral, before continuing to Dalecarlia. Arrive in charming Tallberga and the quaint Hotel Klockaregarden with its lovely view of Lake Siljan. The hotel consists of several timber buildings and is furnished in the typical Dalecarlia style. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 Tallberga
Full day at leisure to explore the county of Dalecarlia. We suggest visits to the city of Falun to see the copper mines and continue to Sundborn to visit the home of Sweden's most famous artist Carl Larsson. Dinner and overnight Hotel Klockaregarden.

Day 4 Tallberga-Nusnas-Mora-Filipstad
After breakfast drive to Nusnas to see how the famous red Dala Horses are carved and painted. Continue to Mora and pay a visit to the interesting Anders Zorn Museum and see how the Swedish artist lived and worked. Continue to Filipstad and the Hennikehammar Manor house. This lovely old manor house was built in 1722 and is family owned. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 Filipstad-Mariestad-Hjo-Vissingo-Toftaholm
After breakfast continue south passing Kristinehamn on Lake Vanern, the largest Lake in Sweden. Drive along Lake Vanern passing the fertile countryside to the idyllic town of Mariestad which was founded in 1583 and is named after Marie of Phalzthe wife of Count Carl IX. Take a walk around the old town and visit the charming church. Continue east to Lake Vattern and the picturesque fishing village of Hjo. A beautiful drive along the waterfront with views of the island of Vissingo, known for its many Viking burial sites. Pass the city of Jonkoping to Varnamo and the Romantic Toftaholm Manor house Hotel located deep in the forest facing a little lake. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 Toftaholm-Glass Kingdom-Toftaholm
A full day excursion to the interesting Kingdom of Crystal. Visit the world famous glass factories of Orrefors and Kosta Boda. We suggest you also visit the lesser known brands and find some great bargains. Continue to Vaxjo where you will find the interesting immigrant museum. Return to Toftaholm for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 Toftaholm-Malmo-Copenhagen
This morning drive towards Malmo for a look around this large city across the sea from Copenhagen. Cross the new bridge to the Danish capital Copenhagen. Return car. Dinner at the famous Tivoli Gardens and overnight Hotel D'Angleterre

Day 8 Copenhagen-End of Tour
Tour ends after breakfast or extend your tour in Copenhagen. You can extend your stay in Wonderful Copenhagen or continue to Norway or Germany.

Additional nights available.



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