Stockholm to Copenhagen

The cycle tour connecting Sweden and Denmark

This exhilarating cycling holiday awaits you with everything that Northern Europe has to offer. Embark on a journey to explore the capitals of Stockholm and Copenhagen, along with the bustling automotive hub of Gothenburg. Pedal along the enchanting Kattegat route, tracing the picturesque West Coast, and follow Sweden's inaugural national cycle path leading to Falkenberg.

Throughout your adventure, water will be your constant companion, offering a host of fascinating discoveries. From the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Palace Drottningholm to the stunning Gothenburg archipelago, captivating nature reserves, delectable culinary experiences, and the cycling-friendly city of Copenhagen in Denmark, there's an abundance of remarkable experiences to be had.

Details about the cycling tour from Stockholm to Copenhagen

Setting out on a cycling holiday in northern Europe from Stockholm to Copenhagen promises an exhilarating adventure, leading you through the scenic landscapes and captivating cities of Sweden and Denmark. Spanning roughly 330 cycling kilometres, this route guides you through idyllic coastal areas, enchanting countryside, and bustling urban hubs.

As you journey along this route, you'll seize opportunities to fully engage with local cultures, savour traditional Scandinavian cuisine, and engage in warm interactions with the welcoming locals. The robust cycling infrastructure in both nations ensures a seamless and pleasurable ride, featuring dedicated bike paths, picturesque routes, and cyclist-oriented amenities thoughtfully scattered along your path.

The highlights of the Stockholm to Copenhagen cycling holiday at a glance:

  • Historic Stockholm: A vibrant city spread across 14 islands. Known for its groundbreaking architecture, historic sites, cultural attractions, and beautiful waterfront, it offers a mix of history and modernity.

  • Regenerated Gothenburg: A lively city known for its canals, industrial heritage, and cultural festivals with a grittier edge.

  • Copenhagen 'Cycling City': A city famous for its superb cycling infrastructure, progressive attitudes, world-class design and food-related highlights.

Worth knowing about this cycling holiday from Stockholm to Copenhagen

You cycle on well-sign-posted bike paths and gravel roads as well as side streets with less traffic, short sections are on streets with more traffic. To some extent, there are simpler trail conditions with raw gravel. Flat to slightly hilly tour itinerary.

This tour has been graded as Medium. Find out more about our cycling holiday difficulty levels

Tour information
Medium
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-Guided
  • Luggage transfers included
  • Total cycling distance: approx. 330 km
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Itinerary

Individual arrival in Stockholm. Take your first walking tour of the Swedish capital and explore some of its many sights and tourist attractions. In the evening, a welcome briefing and bike adjustment (if rental bikes are included) will take place. Overnight in Stockholm.

Along Lake Mälar, Sweden’s third largest lake you cycle to UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Drottningholm Palace. Here, on the shore of the lake, the royal family grew up. Take your time to explore the beautiful palace as well as the Chinese Pavilion dating from the 18th century. You continue your tour across bridges on to the island of Södermalm. You also pass the old town of Stockholm, Gamla Stan with its cobblestone alleys and inviting coffee shops and the island of Skeppsholmen with an impressive modern art sculpture garden. Overnight in Stockholm.

By train (incl. your luggage) you continue to Gothenburg. In the afternoon there is enough time to explore Gothenburg by foot. Discover Sweden's second largest city from the water during a boat tour, visit the harbor with its walk-in historic ships, the Maritiman museum is also worth seeing. Enjoy a cinnamon bun in the popular Hage district and stroll along the boulevard Kungsportsavenyn. Garden lovers visit the park Trädgårdsföreningen, art lovers the Gothenburg Art Museum.

You cycle out of the city, past Särö, the former playground of the old royal family and high society of Gothenburg. Cliffs, lush forests, coves and marinas line your path. In the late afternoon, you will reach Kungsbacka, a pleasant town with an impressive old town.

Enjoy the breathtaking views on today's route past horse farms and pastures, in addition, the Li cemetery with more than 100 stone megaliths awaits you. Once you reach Åsa, the sea accompanies you again and leads you to Varberg. As you approach the town, the castle towers in front of you. Optionally, you can visit the Fort and the Bockstensmann, a medieval male body from the 14th century (not included).

Look forward to picturesque fishing villages and handicrafts. In Träslövsläge you can enjoy freshly cooked lobsters and stroll through the older parts of the city. Today's stage finish is Falkenberg, one of the oldest towns in the area. Then you travel by train (not included) within 90 minutes to Helsingborg where you stay overnight.

After breakfast, the ferry (approx. SEK 450 per person, not included) takes you to Helsingør in just 20 minutes and you have reached the Danish territory. Take some time to stroll through the picturesque harbour town and visit Kronoberg Palace before continuing past beautiful sandy beaches, stunning scenery and beautifully scented forests to Copenhagen, Denmark's bustling capital and cycling city par excellence.

After breakfast, your tour ends in Copenhagen. We are happy to extend your holiday with extra nights.

Route information

You will cycle on well-signposted cycle paths and dirt roads and side roads with less traffic, short sections are on roads with more traffic. To some extent, there are easier trail conditions with rough gravel. Flat to slightly hilly route profile.

Prices and dates

Prices are per person in GBP and exclude flights

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Complete a Booking Request: Stockholm to Copenhagen

Place of arrival: Stockholm
  Season 1
26.05.2024 - 01.06.2024
01.09.2024 |
Sunday
Season 2
02.06.2024 - 15.06.2024
18.08.2024 - 31.08.2024

Sunday
Season 3
16.06.2024 - 17.08.2024

Sunday
Stockholm to Copenhagen Cat. A, SE-STRSK-08A
Base price
1,349.00
1,389.00
1,429.00
Single room surcharge 569.00 569.00 569.00
Stockholm - Copenhagen Cat. B, SE-STRSK-08B
Base price
1,279.00
1,319.00
1,349.00
Single room surcharge 529.00 529.00 529.00

Hotel information: You will stay in 3*** and 4**** hotels.

Season 1
May 26, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024
Sep 1, 2024 |
Sunday
Season 2
Jun 2, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024
Aug 18, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
Sunday
Season 3
Jun 16, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024
Sunday
Stockholm to Copenhagen Cat. A, SE-STRSK-08A
Base price
Single room surcharge
Stockholm - Copenhagen Cat. B, SE-STRSK-08B
Base price
Single room surcharge
1,349.00
569.00
1,279.00
529.00
1,389.00
569.00
1,319.00
529.00
1,429.00
569.00
1,349.00
529.00

Hotel information: You will stay in 3*** and 4**** hotels.

Season 1
May 26, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024
Sep 1, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024
Season 2
Jun 2, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024
Aug 18, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
Season 3
Jun 16, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024
Stockholm
Double room p.p. Cat. A
Single room surcharge
Copenhagen
Double room Cat. A
Single room surcharge
Stockholm
Double room p.p. Cat. B
Single room surcharge
Copenhagen
Double room Cat. B
Single room surcharge
99.00
49.00
139.00
99.00
85.00
65.00
129.00
99.00
99.00
49.00
139.00
99.00
85.00
65.00
129.00
99.00
99.00
49.00
139.00
99.00
85.00
65.00
129.00
99.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Stockholm
  Season 1
May 26, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024
Sep 1, 2024 |
Sunday
Season 2
Jun 2, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024
Aug 18, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024

Sunday
Season 3
Jun 16, 2024 - Aug 17, 2024

Sunday
Stockholm
Double room p.p. Cat. A 99.00 99.00 99.00
Single room surcharge 49.00 49.00 49.00
Copenhagen
Double room Cat. A 139.00 139.00 139.00
Single room surcharge 99.00 99.00 99.00
Stockholm
Double room p.p. Cat. B 85.00 85.00 85.00
Single room surcharge 65.00 65.00 65.00
Copenhagen
Double room Cat. B 129.00 129.00 129.00
Single room surcharge 99.00 99.00 99.00
Filter
21-Speed Unisex Bike
Unisex E-Bike
21-Speed Men's Bike
139.00
259.00
139.00
Prices per person in GBP

Our rental bikes

Included services and travel information

Services

Including

  • 7 nights as described, including breakfast
  • Stockholm-Gothenburg train ride
  • Personal welcome meeting (English)
  • Luggage transfer(s), with the exception of day 3 during the train journey, you take your luggage with you
  • Travel folder 1 x per room (German, English with route and overview maps, detailed route description, places of interest, important telephone numbers, luggage labels)
  • GPS data available on request
  • Service Hotline

Not included

  • Tourist tax, if applicable, to be paid locally
  • Ferry Helsingborg-Helsingor SEK 450 per person
  • Ferry Gothenburg-Styrsö SEK 40 per person
  • Train ride Falkenberg-Helsingborg SEK 220 per person
Arrival information
  • Airport: Stockholm and/or Copenhagen Airport(s)
  • Train: Stockholm Station
  • Parking: Stockholm approximately €29 per day, no reservation possible, to be paid on site

 

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