Did you know that elks can swim?
Sustainability in action
Everyone talks about sustainable travel, on Utö in the southern archipelago we can now invite you to participate in practice. Together with guides from the island, you can spend a day counting and specifying fish in the breeding factory, or helping to clear cliffs and beaches from seaweed and slack to reduce it decay and return as fertilizer in the already affected Baltic Sea. Combine this with warm hosting at Utö Värdshus and a couple of days of hiking or kayaking in the outermost arcipelago we can ensure you to outermost recovery.
Ornö is the largest island in the southern archipelago but a hidden gem for tourists.
A brand new hotel with a nice view and beautiful nature perfect for hiking or biking with a variety of woods, meadow and coastline rocks.
Ornö is just a short boat ride from Utö and Dalarö and a perfect stop for a archipelago round trip. Just contact us!
Just in the middle of everything.
Visiting Grinda Värdshus on a beautiful September day. Grinda is just an hour from Stockholm, and with connections with Värmdö, Lidingö, Vaxholm and the outer archipelago it is a popular place for day trips or an overnight stay.
Modern hotel rooms, a well known restaurant and a lot of activities together with beautiful nature and a picturesque farm as a next door neighbour Grinda makes a perfect place for a start to you archipelago experience or a close stay to extend your Stockholm weekend trip.
Do you want to know more about how to have an archipelago experience please contact us!
Land, air and sea
Experience the Archipelago from air and sea. Together with the experienced team at Öppet Hav we can offer adventurous tours with RIB-boats, classics sailings between the islands, archipelago safari with a chance to see seals and sea eagles or a helicopter flight to enjoy a dinner at an archipelago inn.
There is so much to explore
On the menu
Utö in the southern archipelago has a number of good restaurants, charming seaside verandas or candlelight fine dining. As we say, something for everyone. Enjoy!
Lovely late summer hiking
Hikingpaths at Utö in late summer bloom. Welcoming a German group from Buildungswerk Sport for two days hiking at Ålö and Utö. The trails goes through old forests, rocks and cliffs by the sea, sometimes high with a perfect view overlooking the Baltic.
So close to nature
Kayaks, both adventure and the ultimate relaxation. There are no words to describe the zen feeling of slowly going on water, the ability to come close to small rocks and cliffs.
Kayaks can be rented for a few hours on your own or we can arrange a guided trip for one or several days. The tour can be arranged for the experienced as well as the beginner. Please contact us to know more about how to package your archipelago visit.
Enjoy the pictures of a fantastic day yesterday in the outer archipelago.
A day on the sea
One of those days; with a smaller sized boat it is possible to go out to the vast outer archipelago, to anchor direct on the rocks and cliffs. Enjoy a picnic lunch and have a swim. Or just lay back, relax and enjoy.
The islands of the Stockholm Archipelago offers a vast variety of activities and amusements. Yoga to start the day, with an incredible view and end the day with some musical entertainment with yet another beautiful view.