Norway & Sweden Bike Tour
Norway & Sweden Bike Tour
Norway & Sweden Bike Tour
Norway & Sweden Bike Tour
Norway & Sweden Bike Tour
See all photos

Norway & Sweden Bike Tour

Seaside Scandinavia South of Oslo

From cosmopolitan 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. You’ll have nothing but superlatives to describe your time here. Everything about this Scandinavian bike tour is legendary. 

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Casual Plus & Premiere Hotels*

FROM: $4,899 - $5,299 pp dbl occ
($700 for sgl occ)

Norway Biking
Norway Biking

Norway & Sweden

Start/End Oslo

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

  • 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 
The Backroads Experience
The Backroads Experience
Backroads Biking Trips
Backroads Biking Trips
Backroads Trip Leader
Meet Our Leaders
Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Casual Plus & Premiere Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1

We kick off our biking adventure in the cosmopolitan capital of Oslo | Pedal amid Drøbak’s wonderfully preserved wooden houses, many dating 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. 

Son Spa, Norway
Son Spa
| 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) 

Days 2-3

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.

Stromstad Spa & Resort, Sweden
Strömstad Spa & Resort
| Casual Plus Hotel

Chic Scandinavian design and magnificent sea vistas abound at this sleek spa hotel, situated in the gorgeous Bohuslän archipelago. (pool, spa) 

Days 4-6

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 vibrant Oslo.

Farris Bad, Larvik, Norway
Farris Bad
| *Premiere Hotel

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

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy.

Going fast
Contact Us
Private - Reserved
Sold Out
Reviews by Power Reviews ®

Write a Review

Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

Day 1
Level 2 | 16 miles | 1500 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 2 | 25 miles | 1400 ft. gain
Level 3 | 32 miles | 1500 ft. gain
Day 3
Level 3 | 32 miles* | 1500 ft. gain
Level 4 | 45 miles | 2400 ft. gain
Level 5 | 67 miles | 3200 ft. gain
Day 4
Level 1 | 14 miles | 800 ft. gain
Level 3 | 36 miles | 1900 ft. gain
Sandefjord Whaling Boat Visit (30 minutes)
Day 5
Level 2 | 21 miles* | 1700 ft. gain
Level 3 | 40 miles | 2300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 53 miles | 3300 ft. gain
Day 6
Level 1 | 12 miles | 800 ft. gain
* Includes shuttle.

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip.

Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

A proven classic, our most popular custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
NEW! Electric-Assist Bike

Our newly redesigned titanium e-bike is a lightweight yet powerful machine unique in the world of e-bikes. It provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike

Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS. Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package—it’s built for hard-core riders.
$400 rental fee

Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike

This hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed cro-moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train, and a custom, upgraded wheelset. For experienced tandem riders.
$400 rental fee

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Ask a trip expert

Have a question and need expert advice? Our team of Trip Consultants is here to help! You can also visit our FAQ's.

Featured article
Norway Travel Guide

Region Overviews: Norway Travel Guide: Overview

Welcome to Norway, one of the largest and most extensive playgrounds for outdoor enthusiasts! Norway is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.

Read More

More Trips For You