Explore the wonders of Stockholm and it’s archipelago on the charter of a lifetime with Queen of Sheba this summer.
Day 1: Stockholm to Vaxholm
Depart from central Stockholm on a short cruise (15 nm – 2hrs) to the idyllic archipelago town of Vaxholm, where you can explore the castle which was constructed in 1544. The captain will find a suitable overnight anchorage. Take time to observe the stunning archipelago nature and scenery.
Day 2: Vaxholm to Grinda
Depart from the Vaxholm anchorage after a relaxing breakfast on board with a short cruise to the popular island of Grinda where you can take a walk or have lunch or a drink at the famous Grinda Wärdshus. In the afternoon depart from Grinda with an archipelago cruise towards the island of Sandhamn where you can anchor in the marina or the captain can find a suitable overnight anchorage. Sandhamn has a lot to offer from incredible restaurants and nightlife to fantastic Swedish spas.
Day 3: Explore the Stockholm Archipelago
After a relaxing morning explore the archipelago heading south, anchoring for lunch. You can relax on board or if you’re feeling adventurous, enjoy some water sports or stand up paddle boarding. For the evening enjoy a quiet anchorage from which you can relax and enjoy in the Scandinavian atmosphere.
Day 4: Visby
In the morning we depart the Stockholm archipelago and cruise to the magnificently preserved medieval city of Visby on the island of Gotland (100nm -5hrs). The city is listed on UNESCO world heritage site. Afternoon arrival to port will ensure guests can explore the city and attractions. Visby is known for its vibrant nightlife during the summer months and is one of Sweden’s most visited places.
Day 5: Gotland and the Archipelago
Depart from Visby, reaching Gotland in the afternoon and returning to Stockholm’s southern Archipeligo (100nm – 5 hrs) late in the evening, where the captain will find a suitable overnight anchorage.
Day 6: Södertäje, Lake Mälaren and Castle Drottningholm
After breakfast we will cruise towards the lock system of Södertäje and enter the fresh water Lake Mälaren which has amazing scenery – the forest growing to the waters edge. We will pass the Castle Drottningholm, the residence of the Swedish Royal family! In the evening we will anchor in the city of Stockholm or alternatively the captain can find a suitable overnight anchorage elsewhere.
Day 7: Old Town Stockholm
After a relaxing breakfast we will take a short cruise towards central Stockholm, passing the city’s town hall and island of Södermalm. Witness to the fresh water Lake Mälaren and pass through the city’s lock system in Hammaby to central Stockholm and the Old city.