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From old-growth forest to the enclosed sea

a guided tour of the Tiveden and Djurö National Parks

The fairytale old-growth forest of Tiveden, combined with the mythical, distant island of Djurö in the landlocked sea.
Hike with a guide through two Swedish national parks and for an astonishing natural experience.
Then give yourself time at Norrqvarn Hotell & Konferens by the tranquil Göta Canal to reflect on all your impressions.
Make your stay even more enjoyable by treating yourself to some of West Sweden’s finest flavours.

The following is included

  • 2 nights. Double bedroom at Norrqvarn Hotell & Konferens
  • 2x four-course dinner prepared with local ingredients
  • 2 x organic breakfast and lunch packs, incl. a mini cool bag for your backpack
  • Professional, licensed guide with excellent knowledge of the area, speaking German, French and English
  • Round trip by boat to Djurö, aboard a Nimbus Paragon 31 (cruising speed 25 knots, which means a boat journey of 45 min each way). Your captain has all required licences and training.
    Environmentally friendly fuel – the only boat of its kind converted to run on ethanol!

Our national parks will show you the wild, the mystical, the untouched – Swedish nature at its most impressive. The travel package “From the old-growth forest to the inner sea” provides a unique opportunity to experience two national parks and vastly contrasting environments over the course of two days. The wild Tiveden at the heart of Skaraborg Country and Sweden’s most isolated national park, in the midst of Lake Vänern. Southern Sweden really offers an unexpectedly dramatic wilderness. “So close, yet so far away”, are words that come to mind once you’ve experienced the journey from the old-growth forest to the inner sea.

Accompanied by a local guide, you will not only gain great insight into the natural environment that forms the national park, you will also get to learn more about the fascinating history of the different areas. We travel out to Djurö aboard Jonas Lindborg’s environmentally friendly converted Nimbus Paragon 31. With room for 12 passengers and a 700 hp engine, the boat is optimal for Lake Vänern – safe and fast. When the weather is pleasant, you can sit out on deck. You will be staying at Norrqvarn Hotell & Konferens, with the Göta Canal as your next-door neighbour. Here, the food, the tranquility and the good life is always in focus. The locally produced four-course menu is an amazing flavour journey, shaped by the finest ingredients Skaraborg has to offer.

 

SEK 4900/person