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Your Wedding Arrangement

is designed as you would like it to be. The ICEHOTEL Church with its centrepiece altar, pews strewn with reindeer skins and intricately sculpted nave is consecrated each December on Saint Stephen's Day.The wedding service there is conducted by the local Pastor. The day before you'll spend the night at the Clara or Lydmar, two of Stockholm's chicest hotels, before flying up to Lapland to arrive at lunchtime in daylight with time to acclimatize to Arctic temperatures.There are endless possibilities for your wedding breakfast which can be in the ICEHOTEL restaurant, the rustic Hembygdsgården or a special wilderenss cabin affair. For your wedding night you snuggle up in a double sleeping bag in one of the ICEHOTEL'S extragavantly sculpted Art Suites.

Exterior view of Hotel Lydmar Stockholm | Sweden Holidays
Medium size room at Hotel Lydmar Stockholm | ScanAdventures
Restaurant at Hotel Lydmar Stockholm | Holidays to Sweden
Night time view of Stockholm's Tegelvikshamn | Sweden holidays

Hotel Lydmar

Overlooking Salt Lake, the Lydmar has been remodelled by Swedish hotelier and serial entrepeneur Pelle Lydmar (Strandvägen 1, Eataly Stockholm and Archipelag Restaurant Fejan) and is owned by the Grand Hotel, whose Spa is just around the corner and available for our guests. The description boutique is perhaps over worked and a tad passé, but the architectural and design style here is best described as just that. The 47 rooms are all very different one from another with an eclectic mix of contemporary and classic fabrics, furnishings and Italian bed linen. Room amenities include flatscreen TV with international channels; minibar; free bottled water; Nespresso coffee machine with free capsules; bespoke bath products by Azzi. We like that the staff wear what they feel good in rather than a uniform, and take pride in knowing their city.

Interior of ICEHOTEL Arctic Chalet | Sweden Holidays by ScanAdventures
Interior of ICEHOTEL Kaamos Room | ScanAdventures
Interior of ICEHOTEL Nordic Chalet | Holidays to Sweden
Bathroom with WC/Shower in ICEHOTEL Room | Sweden Holidays

Warm Rooms

Artcic Chalets are free-standing, sleep up to three people in two bedrooms (a double and a single) and have a small living room and bathroom with Shower/WC. The walls are faced in tongue & groove pine, furnished with dark slate fabrics and each chalet is equiped with a fridge, kettle, TV, WI-Fi and telephone. Kaamos rooms have a common entrance & hallway with clothes hanging space and their own entrance. They sleep 2 people in either twin or double beds and have a bathroom with Shower/WC. The walls are faced in tongue & groove white pine giving a light forest spring feel and each room is equiped with a fridge, kettle, TV, WI-Fi and telephone. Nordic Chalets are free-standing, sleep up to four people in two bedrooms (a double and one with bunk beds) and have a kitchenette, small living room and bathroom with Shower/WC. Walls are faced with white pine, furnished in light grey and each chalet is equiped with a fridge, kettle, TV, WI-Fi and telephone.

Art Suite at ICEHOTEL | Sweden Holidays by ScanAdventures
Art Suite 'Up There' by Luc Voisin ICEHOTEL | ScanAdventures
Art Suite 'Narcissus' by Nina Hedman ICEHOTEL | Holidays to Sweden
Art Suite at ICEHOTEL ScanAdventures | Sweden Holidays

Art Suites

Each suite is individually designed and carved by an international competition winning artist and has a ginormous bed, free standing ice sculptures and its own unique design theme. The bed is illuminated from beneath and made out of ice blocks which support a frame bed on which sits a mattress and reindeer skins. The walls are decorated with ‘snice’ art (a combination of snow, water and air blown from a snow cannon). Imaginative lighting creates almost surreal effects making each and every one ultra cool. Seeing is believing.

1st Day UK - Stockholm

Fly direct to Stockholm’s Arlanda airport and meet your private driver guide who'll take you into the city for a night at the Hotel Clara or Lydmar.

2nd Day Stockholm - ICEHOTEL

after breakfast you’ll be taken back out to Arlanda again for the short flight up to Swedish Lapland where you'll transfer to the village of Jukkasarvi and the ICEHOTEL. Check in and have a light lunch at Hembygsdsgarden (The Old Homestead) before collecting your thermal clothing.Take a guided tour of the sparkling, clinquant buildings that are collectively the ICEHOTEL. Afterwards settle in to your Arctic Chalet & then later snowmobile along the frozen Tornedalen river to a wilderness encampment for some traditional Sami salmon soup before winding your way back down the river.

3rd Day Wedding Day

after breakfast our local Wedding Planner will take you into Kiruna to deal with the simple but necessary formalities at the local magistrate's office (the equivalent of a UK Registrar). That done with, you'll have time to settle any butterflies as well as have your hair & make up done, get dressed and sort out your bouquet. The ceremony takes place in the ice sparkling, glistening precincts of the ICEHOTEL chapel (or the hotel's Main Hall or an Art Suite if you have a Civil ceremony). Your wedding breakfast can be organised in either the main restaurant, its private 'Mommas' room if you have a large party, or the more traditional Hembygdsgården. Spend our wedding night in an exquisilty designed Art Suite snuggled up in a polar twin sleeping bag.

4th Day Your First Day as a Couple

wake up to a mug of hot lingonberry juice, warm out your bones with a sauna and take breakfast in the ICEHOTEL restaurant. Spend today optionally with either huskies on a short morning mush or a longer one stretching into the afternoon with a wilderness lunch en-route and time at the kennels, OR reindeer sledding with Sami herder, Nils Torbjorn Nutti who keeps his herd in Saarivuoma. Dinner wherever you choose.

5th Day Swedish Lapland - UK

take breakfast and a look around the village with its collection of wooden buildings and, at the dead end Marknadsvagen, Jukkasarvi’s red ochre wooden church with its colourful triptych. Parts of the building date back to the 17th century and hidden under the nave are the mummified remains of villagers preserved from the 18th! Transfer to Kiruna airport for your return flight(s) to the UK via Stockholm.

What’s included in your ScanAdventure:

Return scheduled flight(s) from the UK to Kiruna via Stockholm (Arlanda) with outbound stopover
All passenger service charges and airport departure taxes
Carriage of luggage (1pc Cabin & 1 pc Checked)
Complimentary beverages & in flight food service
Private airport/hotel transfers in Stockholm
Group airport/hotel transfers in Swedish Lapland
Stockholm accommodation at Miss Clara or Lydmar Hotel
Lodgings in twin room with private WC/Shower (Stockholm)
ICEHOTEL accommodation
Art Suite or Northern Lights Room [1 night]
Arctic Chalet (3 nights [1 night as back up])
Wedding Ceremony at ICEHOTEL including all pre-wedding formalities with Registrar's office and assistance/guidance with pre-departure formailities.
4 Buffet breakfasts, arrival snack lunch & Arctic wilderness supper in Swedish Lapland
Guided tour of ICEHOTEL
Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari (4 hours)
Husky or Reindeer Safari ( 2/4 hours)
Protective thermal clothing (thermal onesie, hat, boots and mittens) for duration of stay in Jukkasarvi.
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Departure Dates & Prices:

January 2018- March 2019
Guide £6,500 ( per couple) 
Guide prices are in part based on our mid-level contract air fares which are variable in real time unlike our ground supplier contract costs which are generally fixed. We don’t do fancy lead in prices and the time you confirm your booking always use the lowest air fare available. This may mean the confirmed price of your holiday being slightly less or more than the guide price in which case a proportionate reduction-supplement will apply. Carpe Diem = the earlier you book the better, especially for public & school holidays.

Safaris included or available on request

ICEHOTEL Church Altar | ICEHOTEL Weddings | ScanAdventures

Your ICEHOTEL Wedding is tailored to be exactly as you would like it to be, not assayed or categorized by different precious metals, gold or otherwise!! We always aim to make your day as special as you dream it be. And our Wedding Planner Satu Peura's* experience runs to just about everything needed to make your special day and honeymoon run simply and smoothly, from guiding you through the legal formalities to booking flowers, cake, etc, etc, etc, etc.* Born & rasied a Finn, Satu is from Tornio just on the Swedish border a mere 4 hours from the ICEHOTEL.