Seven Days of Swedish Summer

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Malmo and Gothenburg: Sweden's charming smaller cities
7 Days
May - Aug
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This tour takes you to 2 of Sweden's smaller cities, Malmo and Gothenberg. Malmo is a small and friendly city offering a selection of cultural attractions, quality restaurants, bistros and cafes. You can explore Malmo by boat through its canals, on foot or by bike. Gothenberg  is the second largest city in Sweden and offers a variety of interesting sightseeing attractions. 

Day 1 Arrival in Malmo & Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at the airport, transfer to your hotel.  Accommodation at Clarion Hotel Malmo Live or similar for 2 nights with daily breakfast. The remainder of the day and evening are at leisure. Blending green parks and sandy beaches with a rich culture, history and modern art, Malmö has a wide variety of attractions. From the bustling commercial centre it’s just a short walk to the picturesque Old Town and Malmöhus Castle. From there, continue to the Western Harbour for a perfect snapshot of the Öresund Bridge and the Turning Torso, a neo-futurist residential skyscraper and the tallest building in Scandinavia.

Day 2 Malmo: Sightseeing By Boat and Evening Walking Tour
Today enjoy a sightseeing tour by boat. Travel through the canals and under the bridges and see Malmo from another side, while your guide tells you about the city's history, architecure, people and stories. There are regular departures throughout the day, from approximately 10:30 - 16:30hrs.

The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure. You might like to rent a bike and take a ride through Malmö, the perfect bicycle city with generous bike lanes and clear signage. You can also cycle to the lookout for views of the Öresund Bridge.  Or stroll the streets of Gamla Staden, the Old Town,lined with old half-timbered wooden houses. 

This evening enjoy a 2 hour walking tour with a local guide, to explore the hidden gems of Malmo. At it's heart is the historic market square of Stortorget, created in 1540 and, at 2,500 square metres, the largest and oldest square in Malmö, and once the largest in Northern Europe. Nearby Lilla Torg is a lively area of cafes and alfresco dining places and a great spot to find somewhere to have a drink or dinner. 

Day 3 Malmo - Gothenburg By Train and Evening Cruise around Hisingen Island
After breakfast this morning, transfer from your hotel to the Malmo train station, for your train journey to Gothenburg.  Upon arrival in Gothenburg transfer to your hotel. Accommodation at Clarion Hotel Post or similar for 3 nights with daily breakfast. Gothenburg sits by the Göta älv River and is an historic  seaport known for its Dutch-style canals and leafy boulevardes, lined with many cafes and shops.

The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure.Tonight or on one of the next 2 nights enjoy a 4 hour evening cruise around Hisingen Island, Sweden's fourth largest island, with green meadows, barren cliffs, farmland and more. Cruise around the island and along the winding waterways of the rivers Göta and  Nordre and the Björkö Fjord. Your vessel has a restaurant and bar on board. The cruise operates daily except on Sundays and Mondays so which night you will take the cruise will depend on your dates of travel. 

Day 4 Gothenburg: SIghtseeing By Boat and Hop On/Hop Off Bus
Today step aboard a sightseeing boat in the centre of the city to see the old moat and canals that date from the 17th century, and cruise beneath the many low bridges, including the extremely low Osthyveln ("cheese slicer") bridge, emerging into the fascinating harbour with it's traditional shipyards, fishing boats and maritime museum.  There are regular boat departures throughout the day, from approximately 10:30 - 17:00hrs. Also today or tomorrow explore Gothenburg and its sights at your own pace with a 24hr Hop on/ Hop off Bus ticket. The bus stops at carefully chosen spots including Avenyn, Liseberg, Feskekorka and many other  sights and there are regular departures throughout the day, until approximately 14:00hrs. 2nd overnight in Gothenburg.

Day 5 Gothenburg: Day at Leisure
The day is at leisure to further explore on your own.  Perhaps explore one of Gothenburg's many fascinating museums which include the Volvo Museum, Maritime Museum, Art Museum, Remfabrik (a unique, well preserved 18th century factory), the Aviation Museum, Tram Museum, and many more. 3rd overnight in Gothenburg.

Day 6 Gothenburg - Malmo
After breakfast, transfer to the train station for your train journey back to Malmo. Upon arrival in Malmo, transfer to your hotel.  Accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Malmo Live or similar for 1 night. The remainder of the day and evening are at leisure. 

Day 7 Departure Malmo
Arrangements end wth your transfer to Malmo airport or train station. 

*you can add the train from Malmo on to Copenhagen, travelling across the Oresund Bridge into Denmark. Or add the train from Malmo to Stockholm - please ask us. 

2019 Departures:  daily May to August.

Includes:  arrival transfer Malmo airport or train station to hotel; 3 nights accommodation in Malmo including breakfast; Malmo sightseeing by boat (1hr); evening walking tour Malmo (2hrs); transfer hotel to Malmo train station; 2nd class train Malmo-Gothenburg; transfer Gothenburg train station - hotel; 3 nights accommodation in Gothenburg including breakfast; Gothenburg Hop on Hop off Bus 24 hour ticket; Gothenburg sightseeing by boat (1 hr); cruise Hisingen Island (4hrs); transfer hotel to Gothenburg train station; 2nd class train Gothenburg-Malmo;  transfer Malmo train station - hotel; transfer hotel - Malmo airport or train station

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2730.00
Single AUD$ 4425.00

Includes:  arrival transfer Malmo airport or train station to hotel; 3 nights accommodation in Malmo including breakfast; Malmo sightseeing by boat (1hr); evening walking tour Malmo (2hrs); transfer hotel to Malmo train station; 2nd class train Malmo-Gothenburg; transfer Gothenburg train station - hotel; 3 nights accommodation in Gothenburg including breakfast; Gothenburg Hop on Hop off Bus 24 hour ticket; Gothenburg sightseeing by boat (1 hr); cruise Hisingen Island (4hrs); transfer hotel to Gothenburg train station; 2nd class train Gothenburg-Malmo;  transfer Malmo train station - hotel; transfer hotel - Malmo airport or train station

Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel.

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