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The Southern Tour

- Båstad - countryside Laholm -
  Båstad
- self guided tour
- 4 days

The Southern Tour is a great way to explore southern Halland inland and the coast between Laholm and Båstad, with all its perfect spots off the beaten track. Cycle through farming communities with vast fields of arable land – off the usual tourist trail – past lakes and through forests and countryside perfect for outdoor recreation.

Over the four days enjoy good food and accommodation at a country hotel with a spa, at a unique bed & breakfast with an art theme housed in a mill, and a historic, classic, town hotel. The Southern package starts and ends in Båstad, 4 days and 3 overnight stays.

The roads

When possible, the route follows bicycle paths or side roads (and occasionaly dirt roads) with little traffic. However, short distances follow roads with slightly more traffic.

The Southern Tour day by day

Day 1
Båstad - Lögnäs, approx. 17 km
The tour starts in Båstad. If you arrive early you can experience the small town, famous for its tennis tournament, Swedish Open, with players from all over the world. After that you go east towards the countryside, passing farms, a castle with its own dairy and a pottery workshop. Accommodation and dinner at a farm hotel with a spa, where you can prepare yourself for your cycling tour. Spa can be ordered when booking, see column "Additions".

Day 2

Lögnäs - Kornhult, approx.  45 km
Picnic lunch from Lögnäs. You cycle along Hallandsås, the esker between Halland and county Skåne, passing forests, farms, lakes and preserved areas. Accommodation with dinner at a unique Bed & Breakfast with an art theme housed in a mill. Music selected evenings in the restaurant during summer. Reduced entrance fee can be ordered when booking, see column "Additions".

Day 3

Kornhult  - Laholm, approx. 35 km
Picnic lunch from the B&B. Today you are cycling through a scenic recreation area with lakes and forests towards Laholm, Halland´s smallest and oldest town, with a well preserved centre and streets with cobblestones. Accommodation at a historic, classic town hotel. 

Day 4

Laholm - Båstad, approx. 20 km
You´re heading towards Mellbystrand with its kilometres of sandy beaches and then follow the new cycle route, Kattegattleden along the coast southwards along the Kattegatt ocean back to Båstad where the cycle tour ends. 

Relaxing views at the countryside.
At the end of the cycle tour you deserve to relax in a pub inspired by Britain, day 3.
Streets with cobblestones, small shops and a lot of statues meet you in the small town, Laholm, day 3/4.
Accommodation at a farm hotel , day 1.
How about adding a visit to the spa to recharge for your next cycling day? Day 1.
How about adding a visit to the spa to recharge for your next cycling day? Day 1.
A nice and charming stay at a Bed&Breakfast with art and handicraft theme and their own restaurant, day 2.
This young couple left the city of Copenhagen for the Swedish countryside! In stead of working in a restaurant there, they are now doing their best to give cycling guests and others a nice exerience at their B&B, day 2.
This young couple left the city of Copenhagen for the Swedish countryside! In stead of working in a restaurant there, they are now doing their best to give cycling guests and others a nice exerience at their B&B, day 2.
Accommodation at a classic town hotel, day 3.
The Southern cycling package takes you through rural landscape off the usual tourist trail.
You pass Skottorp´s Castle, south of Laholm, day 1.
Nice place for a break at Skottorp´s dairy at the castle, day 1.
Skottorps Stengods, a cheramic workshop in Skottorp, day 1.
Small farm shops along the cycle tour, day 3.

Package includes

* 3 Overnight stays at a farm hotel, a
  Bed & Breakfast and a classic town
  hotel, all of them with good
  standard (at the B&B the shower and
  toilet are outside your room).
* Sheets, towels and cleaning service
* 3 Breakfast

* 2 two-course dinner, not including
  drinks day 1 and 2 (during high season
  summer buffet day 1)
* 2 Picnic lunch, day 2 and 3.
* Maps with route description day by
  day and information about cafés,
  restaurants and places to visit along
  the route.
* Gyllene Turers own cycle routes
  
provide the best cycling experience. 

Reservation for minor modifications that will be informed in advance.

Start days of the tour (day 1)

Wednesdays or Fridays
May 2  - September 28

Prices 2018
- per person in double room

Period 1 (low season): SEK 3 200:-
Period 2 (high season):  SEK 3 650:-

Period 1: Start May 2 - June 15 and
August 8 - September 28.
Period 2: Arrival June 20 - August 3
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Discount for children

- meals not included, will be ordered and paid for at every overnight stay. 
Up to 5 years, in parents bed: 85 %.
6 - 12 years, extra bed in parents room: 70 %.

Additions
- all prices per person

Single room:
Period 1 and 2: SEK 1 050:-

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Extra night in Båstad, incl. breakfast
, the day before or after your cycle tour
- in double room: SEK 630:-
- in single room: SEK 945:-

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Live music, Kornhult, day 2: 
Dates will be published later. Reduced entrance: SEK 150 per person.

Spa, day 1,
Entrance: SEK 295:-

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Bike rental, 4 days, day 1-4.
Citybike, 7 gears: SEK 790:-
Touring bike: SEK 890:-
Electric bike: SEK 1 300:-
Children´s bike: Please contact us for prices.

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Luggage transport, please contact us for prices.

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Cancellation fee, SEK 300:- per person. See information "Book".
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Maps and information

Maps and information will be sent to you after final payment, in good time before your arrival. See more "Book", booking/terms and conditions.

Transport / transportation

The Southern package starts and ends in Båstad. If you arrive by car it is easy to park here. It is also easy to reach by train or bus

Booking and inquiries

You will find nice places for your picnic along the Hjörnered lakes, day 3.
You will find nice places for your picnic along the Hjörnered lakes, day 3.
The last day trip follows the sandy beaches back to Båstad, day 4.