The coast, villages and countryside of the Eastern Algarve and then explore the treasures of this most westerly corner of Europe.
Sweden is Northern Europe’s largest country; offering so much to do, see and explore. With a variety of landscapes to uncover, from meandering coastlines, countless tranquil lakes and jewelled-green forests found far and wide, there is every reason to embark on walking holidays to Sweden.
Nature can be found in abundance; even in the larger cities here, including the likes of scenic Stockholm, Malmö and Gothenburg. In fact, much of the landscape remains wild and pristine, particularly in places such as Tyresta National Park.
This blissful country also has a wealth of wildlife, flora and aquatic life which contribute to its biological diversity, and the experienced guides at Ramblers Walking Holidays guarantee nature enthusiasts will discover the best Sweden has to offer. This includes a countryside stroll in the quaint town of Visby, on the Swedish island of Gotland.
Ingmar Bergman once described Sweden’s iconic maritime capital, Stockholm as, “A rather large village set in the middle of some forest and some lakes”, since this incredible city stretches across fourteen blissful islands.
Exquisite historical buildings and museums feature in Stockholm, as well as gorgeous green landscapes and wildlife being at the forefront of this breathtaking capital. Visit Gamla Stan, filled with winding, cobbled streets which lead to the grand Royal Palace. Also, make sure you stop by the Swedish History Museum to discover Viking artefacts, jewellery and weaponry.
Our trekking trips will also take you to small towns such as Visby, where you can embark on quiet, scenic countryside walks or explore the town square, while admiring the intricate architecture along the way. Gothenburg is also a sought after destination to ramble; offering beautiful 17th-century architecture and lively culture to uncover. Kungstradgarden Park, also coined as ‘the king’s park’ is one of the most peaceful green spaces in Stockholm, where you can enjoy a tranquil walk after savouring food and drink at bars and restaurants in Gothen’s stylish boulevard: Kungsportsavenyen.
Venturing on walking holidays to Sweden is one of the best ways to acquaint yourself with this welcoming nation, which also provides beautiful rambling landscapes; dotted with quaint and captivating islands. Hikers and walkers have a host of holiday packages to choose from here, all created by our travel experts who have years of experience in travelling in and around Sweden.
Ramblers Walking Holidays can also offer you unique opportunities to see the highlights of this country, as well as the gems you can only find off the beaten track. During your getaway, you will hike across Sweden in a group with like-minded individuals. So, you and other outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy an exciting itinerary while being accompanied by an English-speaking leader.
Cruise & Walk
A cruise around the Baltic Sea is the perfect way to sample the splendours of Europe’s northern capitals of culture and Baltic scenery. Exploring one distinctive destination after another, with an emphasis on sightseeing, wherever possible, we take the opportunity to explore the local countryside beyond the historic capital cities of the Baltic’s eight proud nations.
Mixes active sightseeing with short city or countryside walks.
The National Parks, beaches and rainforest of Sri Lanka are typical examples of places you will enjoy visiting in one holiday.
Any walks will take up to 2 hours and any ascents or descents will be taken at a leisurely pace.