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7 days  / 6 nights, Stockholm - Växjö - Kingdom of Crystal - Kalmar - Copenhagen

Departures: Daily, June 01 - August 31

The province of Småland, also the center of the Kingdom of Crystal, where you can visit some of the most famous Swedish glass designers. Find the origins and the heritage of many Swedish-Americans. Explore the Swedish capital of Stockholm, built on 14 islands, and often called the "Venice of the North". Travel through the idyllic Swedish countryside to Växjö and historic Kalmar, with opportunity to retrace your roots. Visit the world famous glassworks of Orrefors and Kosta.




Arrive Stockholm. Transfer on your own to the downtown hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Rica Hotel Stockholm.


Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your driver/guide at your hotel for a 5-hour sightseeing tour of Stockholm. Famous sights  include the Royal Palace, the Parliament Buildings, the island of Djurgården and the Old Town (Gamla Stan), with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Also visit City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize Banquet is held each year. An inside visit to The Wasa Museum is also included. Depart Stockholm by boat from Stadshusbron (without guide) for Drottningholm - the Royal residence (opening hours May – August every day 10.00 – 16.30). Awaiting you at your arrival is the pearl of Lake Mälaren - the Drottningholm Palace. Built in the late 17th century, Drottningholm Palace is the residence of Sweden’s Royal Family, but sections of the Palace are open to the public as are the surrounding landscaped gardens. Included is one hours guided tour with private guide. Return by boat and  transfer on your own to the hotel. Overnight at the Rica Hotel Stockholm.


Transfer on your own to the Central Station for a morning departure by train to Växjö. Your Kingdom of Crystal guide will meet you upon arrival. Proceed on a sightseeing tour in Växjö. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at the First Hotel Cardinal.


After breakfast, enjoy a full day guided excursion. Visit the House of Emigration in Växjö; the museum of Småland (Glass) and the Kronebergs Castle Ruins. This afternoon transfer to the train station. Depart by train from Växjö to Kalmar. Transfer upon arrival to your hotel. Overnight at the First Hotel Witt.

Day 5 KALMAR (B, L) 

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day guided tour in the Kingdom of Crystal including Kosta, Orrefors and Maleras. Lunch at Orrefors Inn. Overnight at the First Hotel Witt.


Today enjoy guided visits to the Kalmar Cathedral, Kalmar Castle and the Art Gallery. Transfer to the train station and return to Stockholm. Transfer on your own up arrival the hotel. Overnight at the  Rica Hotel Stockholm

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before check out. 


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Departure Dates 2006

Daily, June 01 - August 31

Prices in US Dollars

Kingdom of Crystal, 5 days

Per person in double room (2 persons min)


Per person ( 3 persons min)  2,055
Per person ( 4 persons min)  1,905

Single Supplement





  • 6 nights hotel accommodations

  • Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily

  • 1 x Lunch at Orrefors

  • 5-hour guided tour of Stockholm

  • Entrance to Town Hall & Wasa Museum

  • Boat to/from Drottningholm Palace including entrance & guided tour

  • Train, Stockholm - Växjö

  • Train, Växjö - Kalmar

  • Train, Kalmar - Stockholm 

  • 2nd class seat reservations

  • Transfers to/from rail station Växjö & Kalmar

  • Guided tour including bus or taxi through the Kingdom of Crystal

  • Full day walking excursion in Växjö

  • Entrance fee to House of Emigration

  • Entrance fee to Kalmar Castle & Cathedral

  • Entrance fee to Småland Museum & Art Gallery

  • Taxes and Services

Not Included

  • Airfare

  • Airport taxes

  • Gratuities

  • Personal insurance / personal items

  • $ 25 Service fee

Add-ons: Tour Options

  • Additional nights in Stockholm 

  • Silja Line cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm

List of Hotels

Night 1,2 & 6                                 

Rica Hotel Stockholm   

Stockholm / Sweden


Night 3

First Hotel Cardinal

Växjö / Sweden

Night 4 & 5

First Hotel Witt 

Kalmar / Sweden


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