|After travelling to Stockholm on your own, your Guide picks
you up at your airport, hotel, or wherever, on Wednesday, as
soon as you are ready.
Wednesday, June 29
You will be picked up in the Stockholm area. We will drive
north to the town of Delsbo, to stay in a 200-year old manor
house. On the way, sightseeing in both Uppland and
Thursday, June 30
Sightseeing in eastern Hälsingland. Nature preserve on the
Baltic Sea, shopping in the old city of Hudiksvall, museums,
Friday, July 1
Sightseeing in western Hälsingland. Possibilities: a zoo in a
natural setting with all species native to Sweden; a fäbod, or
summer pasture, where goats and cows have been taken
every summer for centuries, and with special local foods; a
lunchtime concert by local musicians; a 19th-century linen
Saturday, July 2
Pre-festival activities in Delsbo, with concerts, music and
Sunday, July 3
Delsbo fiddle festival, the oldest in Sweden. Churchboats on
Lake Dellen, mile-long parade of musicians, traditional food,
music, dance, with the attendance of hundreds of musicians
from all over Sweden.
Monday, July 4
Travel to Dalarna, where we will stay in a refurbished place on
a genuine working farm.
Tuesday, July 5
Sightseeing in eastern Dalarna, including the Falun copper
mine and Carl Larsson’s home.
Wednesday, July 6
Bingsjöstämman—Sweden’s largest fiddle festival.
Wonderful program, dancing, concerts, and jamming all
through the night.
Thursday, July 7.
Sightseeing in the Lake Siljan area. The museum and home
of artist Anders Zorn, the making of Dala horses, the most
famous wooden souvenir of Sweden, shopping in Rättvik.
Friday, July 8
Travel to Uppland. See unusual museums, recreated Viking
village on the way. Stay in lodgings on the grounds of the
magnficent manor house in Österbybruk.
Touring northern Uppland: museums, nature walk, Iron
foundries, evening concert in Österbybruk.
Sunday, July 10
Small fiddle festival, more sightseeing.
Monday, July 11
Travel to southern Uppland, see Uppsala and environs.
Tuesday, July 12
Excursion to Stockholm, to see the sights there. Old town,
Wasa museum, Nordic museum, shopping.
Wednesday, July 13
End of tour. Return to dropoff point.
Sweden Tour 2022
June 29 - July 13