kanot familjCanoeing in the “Svartådalen” valley + 2 overnights

 

A canoeing trip for two, the family or a group of close friends, through the gentle, flat landscape of the Svartådalen valley, with plenty time for picnics and relaxation. The activity also includes exquisite culinary experiences based on local delicacies and two comfortable nights in a newly renovated 18th century log cabin “The Old Cottage” or in Edens Gardens more spacious house “The Holiday Villa” or in a even more spacious Swedish farm house “The Farm

 

The canoeing, downstream at a relaxed pace and with three different options of varying length, is of course the highlight of the journey. The shortest route is about 10 km and takes no more than three hours, while the more energetic can choose a starting point that lies further upstream from Edens Garden.

 

In spring guests can enjoy the vibrant greenery, excited birdsong, the chance to spot both white-tailed eagle and black tern and maybe also attend the evening concert of the corncrake. In the summer, canoeing can easily be combined with swimming and a long, relaxing break at Ebba Brahe’s pavilion in the middle of Fläck lake or at other suitable stopping points. Then in the autumn the cranes pass on their journey southwards, bringing clear and fresh air from the north. This is a season of stunning colours and the chance to combine canoeing with a spot of mushroom- and berry-picking in the forest.

 

But canoeing across the lake “Fläcksjön” and down the river  “Svartån” is also a way of enjoying local delicacies, for example an evening barbecue on the riverbank with vegetable skewers, hamburgers made from the organic meat of local cattle, fresh bread and traditional small beer. Everything elegantly prepared for an outdoor feast, with candles and reindeer skins. The same applies to the snack on arrival, the picnic basket for the journey, or the breakfast we serve you after the good night sleep.

 

The activity includes two comfortable nights in a newly renovated cosy 18th century cabin log “The Old Cottage” or in a more spacious house “The Holiday Villa” or in a original Swedish farm house “The Farm“. The comfort and a warm welcome add to the experience. All this contributes to a couple of days where you eat and sleep well, and get very close to nature.


Information and price

Name of tour:

Canoe Pacakge Nr 2 “Duo” -  Canoeing in the “Svartådalen” valley


Season:

2013-04-15 – 2013-10-31 (No fixed dates).
Can be booked any date by two or more persons.


Length of tour:

3 days


Participants:

2 – 8 people


Normal adult price:

SEK 2495,-
Alternative:  One child up to five years free per adult and half-price for children between 6 and 15 years.


Accommodation:

* In a newly renovated cosy 18th century cabin log “The Old Cottage (max 4 persons);

* or in a more spacious villa “The Holiday Villa” (max 5 persons);

* or in a original Swedish farm house “The Farm” with room for 8 persons.

* Contact the operator for more information and individual solutions.


Included in price:

Two nights (bed linen and towels included) with breakfast (2x), picnic basket (1x), lunch basket (1x) and grill dinner (1x), canoe with equipment and map, introductions, and transport to the starting point of the canoe trip.


Prior knowledge:

None expect the ability to swim. In adverse weather conditions (e.g. strong winds, storms, thunder storms) the trip will be cancelled.


How to get here:

* With Ryan Air from London Stansted Airport to Västerås Airport (VST);

* Other airlines to Stockholm Arlanda (ARN);

* Train from Stockholm to Västerås or to Sala and with the bus to Skultuna (46) or Fläckebo (62) (“VL” = public transport service), from where a transfer can be arranged;

* Otherwise travel with your own (rental) car to Hällsjö – Edens Garden B&B, 12 km’s north of Skultuna.

* How to get to Västmanland

* How to get to Sweden


Booking:

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