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Start, end and length of excursion: The excursion is planned as a 6-day post-IGC excursion with start and end at Arlanda airport, Stockholm, Sweden. The excursion group will meet in the arrivals hall of Arlanda Terminal 5 (international) at 18.00 on Thursday 14 August and leave about 18.30. The excursion will end at Arlanda during the evening of Wednesday 20 August.

Transport and logistics: We recommend that participants of the IGC take the Scandinavian Airlines flight SK882 16.30-17.30 from Oslo to Stockholm (Arlanda) on Thursday 14 August (about 770 Skr = 83 €). The excursion will leave Arlanda about 1 hour after this flight arrives. Transport during the excursion will be by mini-bus and accommodation will be in hotels and guesthouses (mainly Swedish manor houses). Weather is expected to be pleasant and warm (15-28 C) however participants should also be prepared for rain. In addition to underground mine visits, walks of up to 1 km in forest are planned. Light field boots will be sufficient. There are several hotels near Arlanda and good connections from Arlanda to Stockholm and Uppsala.

 Osterbybruk Herrgård  Photo: Rodney Allen
 Osterbybruk Herregård  Photo: Rodney Allen

Number of participants: Maximum 24 participants (due to the underground mine visits). For the mine visits, participants will be divided into two groups of about 10-12 each. One group will have a mine tour while the other group studies outcrops and/or drill cores of the mine area, and then the groups will swap.

Price: 660-740 € including all transport, accommodation and meals, except the flight Oslo-Stockholm at the start of the excursion, accommodation on the last night after the end of the excursion and 1 dinner.