Gotland Island

Gotland Island

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Gotland has been the main hub of the Baltic region for centuries. The medieval city of Visby was once one of the most important places in the Baltic region, and today it is a popular destination for visitors from all over the world. Stroll around the medieval streets where merchants once sold their wares and discover the old town with its ring wall, cobble stoned streets, the cathedral and the beautiful monastery ruins. Naturally you are never far from the sea on Gotland, Sweden's largest island. Gotland's fantastic unspoiled countryside is ideal for touring on foot or bicycle and by car, and there is always something new to discover. Gotland has some magnificent sandy beaches, plenty of restaurants, and charming artist shops.

Independent Tour-Land Only

5 Days/ 4 Nights

Daily May 1-October 31
Price per Person:
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Package Includes:
4 nights superior tourist class and first class hotels with private facilities
Breakfast daily
Transportation as per itinerary
Hotel taxes and service charges
Itinerary
Day 1 Stockholm
Arrival in Stockholm Self transfer to your hotel. Day at leisure to enjoy Stockholm. Explore the cities well-preserved medieval buildings that stand alongside modern architecture. Just outside the city, the archipelago of 24 000 islands is definitely worth visiting. Sights of interest include the Vasa Museum, Skansen Open Air Museum, City Hall and of course the Old Town (Gamla Stan). Overnight at the Hellstens Malmgard or similar.

Day 2 Stockholm-Nynashamn-Visby
Breakfast at the hotel. Thereafter your journey continues by local train from Stockholm to Nynashamn where the ferry to Visby departs. The ferry transports you to Gotland from the Swedish mainland in approximately 3 hours. After arrival, check in at the Clarion Hotel Wisby. In the afternoon we suggest a stroll through the city to see the Ruins, 17th century wooden houses, the Cathedral of St: Mary and the famous Ring wall. The Ring wall is over 700 years old and 3.5 km long. In Visby, nothing is very far away. Overnight at the Hotel Solhem

Day 3 Visby
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will have the opportunity not just to explore Visby but also the fantastic Island of Gotland. Your choices are many! We suggest a day excursion to the north-western parts of Gotland and the Lummelunda caves which is easily accessible by public bus. The cave is almost 4 km long and the Lummelunda creek is flowing trough the caves for approximately 1,3 km. If you don‟t feel like going back to Visby just yet, continue by the same bus as you arrived with from Lummelunda to Lickershamn. Here you will find one of Gotlands most famous landmarks, Raukar. The Rauks, Stone stacks have been formed by the ocean for thousands of years. Don‟t forget your camera while exploring these majestic rocks! On a sunny day we highly recommend a visit to the famous Tofta Strand (Tofta Beach), located just outside Visby town. Tofta is renowned for it‟s long sandy white beach. Tofta is easily accessible by bus from Visby and departures several times a day. Please ask the reception staff for more details about departure points and time tables. Should you prefer beaches within walking distance we suggest Nordstrand (1 km from the city center) and Gustavsvik (3 km from the city center) overnight at the Best Western Hotel Solhem.

Day 4 Visby-Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out from the hotel and take a short walk to the ferry terminal for departure to Nynashamn. From here you will take the train back to Stockholm. Self transfer to your hotel. Arriving in Stockholm you will have time to relax and explore the city further. Overnight at the Hellstens Malmgard or similar.

Day 5 Stockholm-End of Tour
Services end after breakfast. You can extend your stay in Stockholm or continue to Helsinki, or the Baltic States.

Additional nights available.

Car rental available.



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