Norway & Sweden Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $4,849 - $4,999 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Plus & Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Norway & Sweden Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Plus & Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jun-Sep

From $4,849 - $4,999 /person

Seaside Scandinavia South of Oslo

From vibrant Oslo, set on a royal-blue fjord, explore ancient Viking lands, 16th-century Fredrikstad and colorful harbor villages. Discover peaceful roads amid holiday homes on Sweden’s stunning coast. Along the way, rejuvenate at our glorious spa hotels and savor fresh-caught seafood. This Scandinavian dreamscape of islands and harbors will seduce you with a surprising truth: the south doesn't have the last word on summer.

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Highlights

  • Pamper yourself at our magnificent spa hotels, sleek waterfront properties with cozy lounges and views of the sapphire Oslofjord 
  • Pedal easygoing routes along quiet country roads and dedicated bike paths amid tidy farms, tufts of forest and charming summer cabins 
  • Dine on Scandinavian specialties prepared with fresh-caught seafood and locally sourced ingredients, and sample the ubiquitous aquavit 
  • Connect with complex history and dynamic culture, from beautifully preserved 16th-century Fredrikstad to cosmopolitan Oslo 
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Norway & Sweden

Start/End Oslo

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

We kick off our biking adventure in the fun and cultured capital of Oslo • Pedal amid Drøbak’s wonderfully preserved wooden houses, many dating back to the 1700s • Explore Son, a lovely village on the Oslofjord teeming with art galleries and cafés • Relax at our cozy Nordic retreat with harbor and sea views. 

Accommodations
Son Spa

(1 night)

Night 1

Son Spa
Son
Casual Plus Hotel

Set at the water's edge, this modern resort boasts stunning harbor views and one of Norway's most spectacular spas. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 2-3

Description

Bike along the sheltered coast, dotted with summer cabins and tiny fishing villages that look just as they did long ago • Cycle to Fredrikstad, whose 16th-century old quarter is Scandinavia’s best-preserved fortified town • Explore the charming streets and inviting shops nestled in the ramparts • Say hallå to Sweden as we cross the border • Fresh-caught seafood is on tonight's menu.

Accommodations
Tanumstrand

(2 nights)

Nights 2-3

Tanumstrand
Grebbestad
Casual Plus Hotel

Panoramic views of the surrounding rocky archipelago await at this enchanting waterfront hotel. (spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Aboard a cruise ship, sail emerald waters to Sandefjord, Norway • Two-wheel it through a patchwork of small family farms to coastal Larvik • Luxuriate at Farris Bad, named for the natural mineral springs that feed its restorative pools • Tufts of forest and meticulously kept homesteads line today’s route • Travel back in time at Molen, a UNESCO-protected rocky beach that boasts ancient Viking burial graves and cairns • An invigorating plunge in the azure Oslofjord may be calling your name • We toast our Scandinavian adventure with a hearty skål before returning to Oslo.

Accommodations
Farris Bad

(2 nights)

Nights 4-5

Farris Bad
Larvik
*Premiere Hotel

Rejuvenate at this sensual spa resort, offering extraordinary spa facilities and pools fed by natural mineral springs. (pool, spa)​  

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Night 1

Son Spa
Son

Casual Plus Hotel

Set at the water's edge, this modern resort boasts stunning harbor views and one of Norway's most spectacular spas. (pool, spa) 

Nights 2-3

Tanumstrand
Grebbestad

Casual Plus Hotel

Panoramic views of the surrounding rocky archipelago await at this enchanting waterfront hotel. (spa)

Nights 4-5

Farris Bad
Larvik

*Premiere Hotel

Rejuvenate at this sensual spa resort, offering extraordinary spa facilities and pools fed by natural mineral springs. (pool, spa)​  

From $4,849 - $4,999 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

From $4,849 - $4,999 /person

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