What would your family say to tasting fresh baked cinnamon buns in Sweden? And fencing on the grounds of a Danish castle? Riding along a fjord. Pedaling by red farmhouses and whimsical homes. Visiting castles whose names you can't pronounce. Meeting some of the world's happiest people. Maybe even being one of them. What would you say?
1-2 Explore the magnificent Stockholm archipelago by bike, private charter 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, farms and villages to a historic palace for afternoon tea and pastries Visit the World Heritage site of Drottningholm Palace, a resplendent 17th-century estate and private residence to the Swedish royal family Spin from island to island past 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 while kids try their hand at fishing 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 past thatch-roofed houses and horse farms to Frederiksborg Slot, Scandinavia's largest Renaissance castle Kids try their hand at fencing on the grounds of a castle—en garde! Copenhagen charms and inspires as you explore its historic sites on foot.