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Cykla till Ytterjärna och upplev magin i Skyspace utformad av James Turrell.
1 night 990 kr / pers
Södertälje, which is beautifully located on its canal, evokes associations with the pretzels that tourists were allowed to buy at the turn of the last century. Those who visit the city today quickly discover that there are many nice excursion destinations both inside the city and in the beautiful southern countryside in the south.
This bike package starts from Stockholm (or Södertälje, where you can go by commuter train). You share the road with cars, which requires normal attention. In Södertälje there are plenty of cafes and restaurants with food from almost all over the world. There is the opportunity to visit the open-air museum Torekällberget with its typical 19th-century environments.
The final destination is Otterjärna where the ecologically oriented has lots to discover. Experience the magic of Skyspace designed by James Turrell. A kind of restful and meditative slow art that gives time for reflection and tranquility. If you are not in a hurry and want to experience more of the green surroundings, you can choose to visit the castle Tullgarn and the exotic island of Oaxen.
Bike rental: If you don't have your own bike, you can rent a bike here indicate code SBB when booking a bike you will get a nice water bottle to take on the bike ride.
You cycle from central Stockholm and take you at your own pace south over Södertörn and through Södermanland to Södertälje. If you do not want to cycle all the way, you can also take the bike on the commuter train during times of low traffic. From Södertälje to Ytterjärna it is about 15 kilometers. You share the road with cars, which requires normal attention.
The final destination for the day is Otterjärna. Here is plenty to experience, especially for those who like an organic lifestyle. Do you want to walk for a while there is Ekoleden with views of the organic farms. Then you must not miss the beautiful ecological ponds. In Ytterjärna there is also everything from dairy and farms to shops, restaurants and cafes, all well worth a visit.
Check out the Skyspace installation designed by James Turrell. If you book time, it can give you unforgettable views of the sky. You spend the night at Ytterjärna Hotell, where you also have dinner prepared from organic, locally produced products.
The day starts with a good and healthy breakfast in Ytterjärna. If you are not in a hurry and want to visit a different place, you can cycle to Mörkö and take the ferry to the small island of Oaxen. The island has an old limestone quarry that falls into the sea and many beautiful archipelago views to enjoy.
Then it is time to cycle or take the commuter train back to Stockholm with many nice bike memories from the excursion bays of Södertälje and the surrounding area.