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COAST&INLAND

- Varberg - Falkenberg - Varberg
- 3 days
- self guided tours
- daily distances 30 - 40 km
- flat to slightly hilly cycling
- cycling on bicycle paths, side roads with
  less traffic and some gravel roads
- on the way back from Falkenberg to
  Varberg the tour follows the Kattegattleden
  route along the coast
- good for your well being, good for your
  health, good for the environment and with
  plenty of treats!

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 Ätran. 

The cycle tour day by day

Additional night
Varberg
Why not experience Varberg with its fortress, baths and wonderful boardwalk. Stay an extra night before start or after arrival at a top class hotel at the market place in Varberg.  
See "additional services" to the right.

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 zipline 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. Picnic package to go. 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 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.

Extra nights

Varberg is a charming town with a lot to experience. You are welcome to book an extra night in a top class hotel before or after the cycle tour.

Package includes

* 2 Overnight stays with breakfast in
  double room at unique hotels. One
  night at a countryside hotel with a
  vineyard and one night at a newly
  rebuild hotel in an old seahouse, both
  with high standard.
* 1 Dinner, drinks not incl., day 1.
  (The vineyard´s sample menu - 
  starter, two main courses and dessert)
* 1 Picnic package, 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. 
* Hotline - for service/questions.

Reservation for minor modifikations that will be informed in advance. 

Starting days of the tour

All days
May 9 - September 19

Prices 2020
- per person in double room

Period 1 (low season): SEK 3 390:-
Period 2 (high season): SEK 3 790:-

Period 1: May 9 - June 12
and August 17 - September 19
Period 2: June 13 - August 16

Discounts for children
Up to 5 years
in parents bed: 85 %.
6 - 12 years, extra bed in parents room: 50 %. (Luggage transport for children is not included in the price) 

Additional services
- all prices per person 2020

Single room:
Period 1 and 2: SEK 900:-

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Extra night in Varberg, incl. breakfast, day before or after the cycle tour:
In double room: SEK 750:-

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Bike rental, 3 days
Citybike, 3 gears: SEK 450:-
Touring bike (including bike transport back and forth to Halmstad), 18 vxl: SEK 1 000:-
Electric bike (including bike transport back and forth to Halmstad):
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, 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 also easy to find parking places and the train station is situated in the centre of the town.

Booking and inquiries

The tour starts and ends in Varberg with its fortress and museum, with the oldest parts of the fortress date from the 13th century.
The bathhouse, Kallbadhuset in Varberg. Open all year.
Beautiful places for taking a break on your way to your first accommodation. Here Öströö fårfarm (sheep-farm), in a wonderful environment with restaurant, lamb safaris, handcraft shop etc.
Day 1 you pass The World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station, that has an exciting story to tell.
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.
Your accommodation with dinner will be in Ästad Vineyard, day 1.
Day 1 and 2 takes you through the peaceful countryside of Halland.
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.
The light house in Glommen, day 3. Photo: Helen Andersson.
The last day the tours follows the Kattagattleden route along the coast from the small towns, Falkenberg to Varberg.