Biking Denmark and Sweden: Cycle the coast and castles of Scandinavia
Cycle along Denmark and Sweden's picturesque coastlines and colorful villages on a Scandinavian bike tour.
With Scandinavian architecture, miles of coastlines, the world’s oldest amusement park, and a castle in every town, Denmark is a traveler’s dream. This is a trip for the true traveler who wants to see a country from a totally unique perspective—by bike. Starting at the famous brightly colored canal houses of Copenhagen, we will begin our bike tour of Denmark and Sweden. Our luggage will be shuttled from one bed and breakfast to the next the entire trip, leaving us the entire day to leisurely sightsee as we visit famous sites and fishing villages. Biking for only a few hours a day, we will be left with plenty of time to take dips into the North Sea, visit world class museums, and go inside Hamlet’s castle from Shakespeare. On our day tour to Sweden, we will take a ferry to Helsingborg and explore the picturesque port town. With plenty of castles, award winning museums, and the famed Little Mermaid statue along the way, we will have much to see and the once in a lifetime opportunity to see Denmark and Sweden by their favorite means of transportation: a bicycle.
Our tour on bicycles will take us on bike paths and country roads through scenic Denmark. Enjoying views of Denmark only accessible by one of the safest bike pathway system in the world. We will ferry into Sweden for a round trip bike ride through gardens and forests to get a glimpse of yet another beautiful landscape and country. Peddling along shorelines and lakes, we will see famous landmarks such as The Little Mermaid statue, Frederiksborg Castle (known for being the most famous Renaissance castle in the world), and the interactive Danish Maritime Museum, with plenty of time to swim in North Sea along the way.
You must be at least 15 years old at the time of your trip.
You must be able to ride a bicycle for a few hours a day on bike paths as well as in protected city bike lanes.
You must have an interest in visiting and touring foreign countries by alternative methods.
You must possess a US passport that does not expire within 6 months of the trip.
June 15 - 22, 2017
Must be 15–18 years old at the time of the event.
All participants must have a valid passport.
All technical gear will be provided. Helmet can be rented for an additional fee of $20.
You will receive a list of recommended items to pack after you are enrolled.
Program Fee: $2,950
Program Fee does not include airfare. You will need to purchase your round-trip transportation to and from our gateway city of New York and then onto a designated flight to Denmark. All participants will meet at a NYC airport and depart for Denmark that evening. Specific flight numbers will be provided when we send out the detailed trip packet.
A $200 deposit will be due immediately upon acceptance to this event. (It’s part of the event fee and not in addition to it.)
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