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Coast & Inland

- Countryside Varberg - Falkenberg -
- self guided tour
- 3 days

Explore the very best of Halland, both coast and inland. The best of two worlds in a 3-days cycle tour, that winds its way along small roads in the area between the two towns, Varberg and Falkenberg. You will experience coastal landscape with its coastal meadows, moorland and fabulous beaches as well as peaceful rural inland, with its bustling little villages, farms and undulation fields of corn. The stages for each day are designed to make sure you have time to enjoy the countryside and activities offered along the way and to stop off at places of interest.

Unique overnight stays; one night at a farm/rural hotel with their own vineyard and one night at a charming hotel, situated along the river, 3 days and 2 overnight stays. 

The roads

When possible the route follows bicycle paths or side roads with little traffic. Some shorter parts of the distance follows however roads with a bit more traffic.

Coast & Inland, day by day

Day 1
Varberg - Åkulla, approx. 30 km
The tour starts in Varberg, where you cycle eastwards into the countryside. You pass exciting places to visit, as The World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station and a sheep farm with shops, cafés and restaurant. You can also enjoy a lamb safari at the farm. 
Accommodation and dinner at a countryside hotel, also one of Swedens few vineyards with unique spa, a zip ropeway and of course a restaurant with excellent food

Day 2
Åkulla - Falkenberg, ca 35 km
The tour winds its way along small roads, passing golf clubs, meadows, forests and farms on the way to Falkenberg. Accommodation at a charming newly rebuild hotel in a old seahouse by the river Ätran in the city center. 

Day 3
Falkenberg - Varberg, approx. 40 km
Today you follow the new cycle route, Kattegattleden, along the coast northwards back to Varberg, as close to the sea as possible, passing beaches, shore meadows, light houses and small fishing villiges. The tour ends in Varberg.

The last day you cycle along the coast between Falkenberg and Varberg.
The Farm tour starts and ends in Varberg. On your way back you cycle on al the boardwalk along the sea near Varberg.
The sheeps help to open up the environment.
Varberg is a charming town with a lot to experience. You are welcome to book an extra night with dinner in a top class hotel before or after the cycle tour.
The tour starts with cycling on small roads in the peaceful countryside of Halland.
Day 1 you pass The World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station, that has an exciting story to tell.
Join a lamb safari, visit the handcraft shop or take a coffee or something to eat on the way, day 1.
Your first overnight stay will be in a hotel with a vineyard with no less than 15 000 plants! Not very common in Sweden..., day 1.
Unique accommodation, day 1.
A unique stay in a old seahouse in the city center of the little town Falkenberg, day 2.
A unique stay in a old seahouse in the city center of the little town Falkenberg, day 2.
Day 2 are you staying right next to the river Ätran, wellknown for its salmon.
Day 2 are you staying right next to the river Ätran, wellknown for its salmon.
The sheeps will follow your ride. Photo: Anna Åxman.
The light house in Glommen. Photo: Helen Andersson.
The bathhouse, Kallbadhuset in Varberg. Open all year.

Package includes

* 2 Overnight stays in double room at a
  countryside hotel with a vineyard and
  at a newly rebuild hotel in an old
  seahouse, both with high
* Sheets, towels and cleaning service
* 2 Breakfast

* 1 Dinner, drinks not incl., day 1.
  (The vineyard´s sample menu - a
  starter, two main course and a
* 1 Picknick lunch, day 2.
* 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 modifikations that will be informed in advance. 

Start days of the tour (day 1)

Wednesdays or Fridays
May 1 - September 25

Prices 2018
- per person in double room

Period 1 (low season): SEK 3 090:-
Period 2 (high season): SEK 3 490:-

Period 1: Start May 1 - June 19 and
August 7 - September 25
Period 2: Start June 24 - August 5

Discounts for children 
- no dinner 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 %. 

Additional services
- all prices per person

Single room:
Period 1 and 2: SEK 400:-

Extra night in Varberg, incl. breakfast, day before or after the cycle tour:
In double room: SEK 725:-
In single room: SEK 1 040:-

Bike rental, 3 days
Citybike, 3 gears: SEK 400:-
Electric bike: SEK 840:-
Children´s bike: Please contact us for prices.

Luggage transport, please contact us for prices.

Cancellation fee, see information, 
"Book", SEK 300:-.

Maps and information

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

Transport / transportation

The package starts and ends in Varberg. It is easy to get here by car, train or bus. It is easy to find parking places and the train station is situated in the centre of the town.

Booking and inquiries

If not afraid of heights, test the zip ropeway, day 1.
Varberg fortress and museum, with the oldest parts of the fortress date from the 13th century.