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Three-Day Private Swedish Skating Adventure

Quick Details

Skates, boots, backpacks (including safety equipment — we use the best quality equipment on the market!), transport from central Stockholm (and throughout the tour), accommodations, meals

Up to 7 people All Ages
kr86,950
Up to 9 people All Ages
kr120,600
Up to 12 people All Ages
kr135,600
Extra Adult All ages
kr11,300

Your Own Personal Skating Experience!

If you are an experienced ice skater and you love the idea of getting some kilometres under your blades, then why not hire your own private guide so you can enjoy your own personal three-day Swedish skating adventure? Each day we will skate on the best natural ice within a 350-km radius of Stockholm. Within this vast area are three of Europe’s 5 largest lakes (Vänern, Vättern and Mälaren) and the Stockholm archipelago in the Baltic sea (yes that freezes too!). It will be a truly unique experience that none of you will ever forget!

Highlights

  • Experience the thrill and satisfaction of long-distance ice skating on natural ice.
  • Ice skate on a series of small lakes, Lake Mälaren (the 5th largest lake in Europe) and/or the Baltic Sea in Stockholm’s Archipelago.
  • Spend a few days in the great outdoors surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
  • Knowledgeable & experienced English-speaking guides.
  • Excellent, high-quality equipment.
  • Accommodation in First Class Country Style Hotels, Guesthouses & Castles (often with saunas).
  • Delicious meals included.
  • Transportation throughout the weekend.

Itinerary

  • Thursday or Friday –  is an arrival day and you can choose to either stay at:
    • The Radisson Arlandia Hotel at Arlanda Airport – This option is best if you are arriving late into Stockholm.
    • The Royal Viking Hotel in the city centre – This option is best if you are arriving early into Stockholm and would like to enjoy the city before we leave on our skating tour.
  • Friday or Saturday morning – you will be picked up early from your arrival hotel to make the most of the daylight hours, we intend to enjoy a full day ice skating.  Friday night you will stay in a first-class country-style guesthouse somewhere close to where you have been skating.
  • Saturday or Sunday – enjoy a full day ice skating and another night in a first class country style guesthouse on the skating route.
  • Sunday or Monday – enjoy a full day ice skating before being dropped off either at Arlanda airport or in the city.  If you are leaving on the last day of the tour please book a flight after 19:00 (contact us if you have any doubts or questions).

The Tour

Before the adventure begins your expert guide will brief you on the tour and the safety equipment. Once you are well equipped you will drive to the best ice for the day in some of Stockholm’s beautiful surroundings.

The weather, ice conditions and skills of your group will impact on the distance you cover throughout the weekend, but be prepared to skate up to 80 km per day when conditions are good.

The days will be packed full of breathtaking scenery, some of the best natural ice and skating conditions for nordic skating in the world, and much fun and joviality as you get to know your guide. The evenings promise to be just as enjoyable as the days, albeit with a slightly slower tempo, as you enjoy great food, good banter about the day’s activities and the opportunity to unwind in the sauna and at the bar. We always stay in first-class country-style hotels and guesthouses that are of a high standard and have plenty of charm and character.

Good to Know

  • Although this is your own personal tour and will be tailored to your level of ice skating, we highly recommend you have experience skating and feel comfortable with skating 6-8 hours a day.
  • We recommend an early start every day so we can make the most of the daylight hours.
  • We plan every ice skating tour carefully with our expert local knowledge and the most up to date ice reports to ensure we skate on the best natural ice for the day. This means that, depending on the weather conditions, the location of our adventure and the skating conditions may vary. We could go to a small lake, to Lake Mälaren (the 5th largest lake in Europe) or to the Baltic Sea in Stockholm’s archipelago – we won’t know until that day. One thing we do know for sure is, it’ll be a great experience!
  • The safety equipment you skate with weighs approximately 8kg.
  • Meals included, except for arrival day and dinner on departure day.
  • The starting price assumes you are staying at Arlanda on the arrival day, and will be sharing rooms. If you’d like to stay at The Royal Viking on your arrival day you need to upgrade and those of you who wish to have a single room should upgrade to a single room.
  • There is no triple room option.
  • No minimum age on private tours.
  • Maximum weight: 130 kg.
  • If 3 days is a little long for you, take a look at our ‘2 Day Private Swedish Skating Adventure’.

Book Directly with Us

  • INSTANT CONFIRMATION!
  • NO cancellation fees (cancel up to 7 days in advance for a full refund).

COVID-19 Precautions

  • You will be expected (and reminded by your guide) to remain vigilant with your social distance throughout the tour.
  • All equipment will be disinfected/steam cleaned after use, ensuring it is clean for the next tour.
  • Your guide will have hand sanitiser with them for you to use upon request.
  • With the exception of the transportation and guesthouse/hotel stays, this is an outdoor activity.
  • You are encouraged to wear a face mask whilst being transported to the ice and back again.
  • All the food served on this tour is freshly prepared under strict hygiene conditions.
  • All employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom free. If you or any other guests are experiencing symptoms, we will ensure you are able to reschedule or cancel your activity.