Bunkertour greater Stockholm area 27 -30 May 2022

Tour day-per-day
27 May – Travel to Sweden and Nyköping. Visit Nyköping hus castle and Cold War Femöre battery.
28 May – Landsort 15,2 cm m/98 and 12 cm m/70
29 May – full day around Vaxholm area
30 May – Siarö fortress and Arholma 10,5 cm m/50 battery.

27 May 2022
Start of the tour around 13:00 in Nyköping. The rest of the group arrives by train from Karlskrona.

If you arrive Nyköping earlier you can make your way to the Blommenhof Hotel just outside the city – 15 min walk from the station.
The Nyköpings hus is a former 16th century castle with parts dating back to the 12th century that burnt down in 1665. Some casemates are still viewable and we’ll walk around the castle area for about 20 minutes.
The Femöre battery in Oxelösund is a preserved Cold War 7,5 cm m/57 battery, very similar to the Hemsö battery that we will visit on 1st June. Return to the Hotel around 20:00.

If you choose just to get to the Hotel there are trains departing approx. one every hour, with one change in Stockholm arriving Nyköping little under two hours.
The Blommenhof Hotel is around 900 meters walk from the station. There is also taxi service at the station.

A small part of the spine system at Femöre.
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One of the 7,5 cm m/57 turrets aiming towards the Baltic states. Range of fire was 13 km.

Included: Hotel single room, tour of the Femöre fortress with dinner.
Not included: Transport to Nyköping.
Level of difficulty (1-5): 3 – Around 2 km of walking during the day. Stairs and semi-lit rooms at Femöre fort, ladders up to the gun.

28 May 2022
After hotel breakfast a day tour to Landsort island in the southern archipelago. Visits to 15,2 cm m/98 battery and the modern 12 cm m/70 gun. On the island over 4 km walking. Charter boat back to the mainland followed by a short drive to another water taxi over to Järflotta for the remaining 24 cm gun. The day ends with around 1½ hours drive to Best Western The Public Hotel in Åkersberga, northern Stockholm.

One of the 15,2 cm guns with the lighthouse and command bunker behind.
A 12 cm m//70 gun.

Included: Breakfast, transportations, charter taxi boats, entrance to two museums and Hotel single room.
Not included: Lunch and dinner.
Level of difficulty (1-5): 4 – At least 4 km of walking on the island and in addition walking in the two guns with ladders and stairs. Duration around 12h, 4h of that is landtransport and 1h on ferry.

29 May 2022
After breakfast a day tour to Vaxholm area by coach with visits to the Vaxholm citadel, Rindö redutt, Oscar-Fredriksborg, Fredriksborg (with light lunch) and some of the Vaxholms defence line. Hotel Best Western The Public Hotel in Åkersberga.

Oscar-Fredriksborg

Included: Breakfast, transportations, entrance to two museums and Hotel single room.
Not included: Dinner.
Level of difficulty (1-5): 3 – At least 2 km of walking during the day exploring forts outside and also inside Vaxholm and Oscar-Fredrikborg. Semi-lit rooms and narrow spaces. Duration around 12h, on and off the coach during the day.

30 May 2022
After a hotel breakfast mini bus drive to a water taxi over to Siarö fortress with a guided tour. Around lunch we are back on the mainland and will have an 1½h coach ride to the next water taxi från Simpnäs to Arholma, with the Cold War 10,5 cm m/50 gun. Guided tour and back on the mainland around 19:00. Drive to Arlanda airport for Connect Hotel in Arlandastad.

One of two 15,2 cm guns at Siarö.
The preserved 10,5 cm m/50 gun at Arholma.

Included: Breakfast, entrance to two museums, bus coach, watertaxis and Hotel single room. Barbeque buffe on Arholma.
Not included: Lunch and drinks at dinner.
Level of difficulty (1-5): 3 – Around 3 km of walking during the day. Stairs, semi-lit rooms. On and off boats on two occations. Duration around 13h, 4h of that is coach transport.

Prices: 
Changes in price due to unforeseen circumstances will be added to the price below and will be addressed as soon as possible. Example can be that a hotel closes due to aftermath of the pandemic.

This tour costs 9.400 SEK including swedish tax. (Discount of 1.200 SEK for part of twin/double room)

Booking or interest in booking:
Should always start with a contact with lars@bunkertours.se, subject: Stockholm- tour. The sooner the better with your intent.
There is a booking fee of 3000 SEK that should be payed to bunkertours.se to secure a place on the trip. Payment can be made via paypal or bank transfer.
Payment of the total amount should be made latest seven weeks before the trip starts. Payment can be made via paypal or bank transfer.

Pandemic and cancellation:
Bunkertours.se can not be responsible for flight tickets or other expenses outside Sweden.
Some of the sites are not usually open to the public and can therefor be subject to cancellation.

Insurance:
Bunkertours does not have a special insurance that handles cancelled transportation or events/guided tours. The traveller should have adequate insurance for travelling in Sweden.

Good to know:
Lunches will usually be sandwiches or similar from local supermarkets at the travellers own expense and purchase.
On some nights we will eat at the same place, otherwise there will be suggestions on various places in different price categories. Google is also good to suggest restaurants. At places with limited options tables will be preliminary booked for everyone in advance.
Minibus travels as well as rental car travel mean a lot of lifting and carrying luggage. To be able to handle luggage, please try and cope with one check-in luggage and a smaller for camera etc.
List of things to bring will be distributed well before the trip.
Some days will be longer than others, some will have a higher tempo than others.