Sweden and Denmark share connections. Pristine cities and endless islands basking in the blissful Nordic summer sun. New Nordic cuisine is innovative and delicious. The locals are charming, happy, enviably good-looking—and they share your family's love for the bike. Two countries connected by a simple appreciation of nature, food, culture and life.
1-2 Explore the magnificent Stockholm archipelago by bike, private water taxi and ferry Warm up with a loop ride on Färingsö Island in sparkling Lake Mälaren—just one of Sweden's 95,700 lakes Pedal amid woodland, rural farms and villages Visit the World Heritage site of Drottningholm Palace, a resplendent 17th-century estate and private residence to the royal family Spin from island to island past minimalist—yet warmly inviting—Swedish summer homes and quaint villages to the picturesque and historic town of Vaxholm.
3-4 Feel the two-wheeled love in Copenhagen, one of the world's bike-friendliest cities Ride through farmland and forests to catch a quick ferry across the Himmer Fjord to the island of Mörkö Admire the flamboyant rococo embellishment and vast English gardens of Tullgarn Castle, the Swedish royal family's summer palace Stroll the charming waterfront town of Trosa Spin along the quiet Baltic coastline before boarding a fast train to Copenhagen.
5-6 Shimmering water, white-sand beaches, horse farms and manor homes await on the Danish Riviera Pedal past beautiful summer residences facing out to the peaceful Baltic Sea Cruise on a bike path through forests near Klampenborg Royal Hunting Grounds Narrow winding roads lead to thatch-roofed houses and Frederiksborg Slot, Scandinavia's largest Renaissance castle Make your way to Rungsted, a bustling marina filled with cafés and shops Copenhagen charms and inspires as we explore its historic sites on foot.