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FORESTS & LAKES
- new 2020!

-Halmstad - Hylte - Halmstad
- 4 days
- self guided tour
- daily distances 34 - 55 km
- flat to slightly hilly cycling
- well marked cycle route on 
  bicycle paths, side roads with
  less traffic and also some gravel roads 
  (shorter distances with a little bit more
  traffic)
- good for your well being, good for your
  health, good for the environment and with
  plenty of treats!

The cycle tour starts in Halmstad where you follow the cycle path Hylte-slingan further east to Hylte, the only inland municipality in county Halland. It also makes a turn into Astrid Lindgrens county Småland.

Along the tour you will experience big forests, lakes, active entrepreneurs with varied accommodations and good food. You will smell the wild air from the forests, lakes and the meadows and on some of the distances only birds singing and leaves rustling in the wind. And of course the sound of the swish from the bicycle wheels! In late summer or in the autumn there is plenty of mushrooms to pick (as long as you have the knowledge to pick only the eatable ones). If you are lucky you can see deers, mooses, hares and other small wild animals from your bicycle saddle. 

Most of the accommodations also rent out canoes or boats and offer possibilities for fishing or baths in hot tubs.

The cycle tour day by day

Additional night
Halmstad

Stay an extra night before start or after arrival and experience the small town Halmstad. Have a good night´s sleep at a hotel near the center and the train station and prepair for tomorrow´s adventure.
See "additional services" to the right.


Day 1
Halmstad - Torup, approx. 39 km
You start your tour in Halmstad and cycle directly in the north/east direction through the countryside. Some distances you will follow the river Nissan as it bendsits way through the landscape. Accommodation in an inn from the 1800s in Torup. Here you can take a sauna by the lake, if you want to relax after the first day of cycling.

Day 2

Torup - Tiraholm, approx. 55 km
You cycle further east passing small villages as Rydöbruk, a former industrial community now a center for leisure and culture with a beautiful golf course. After that you cycle through Hyltebruk, once established around a great paper mill. Accommodation at a hotel by the lake Bolmen in idyllic surroundings. The forest, the lake, the fields and the meadows - all of it form a peaceful coulisse to your stay. Here you also find a bath tub, a farm shop and a fish restaurant with products from their own fishing in lake Bolmen. 

Day 3

Tiraholm - Knallhult, ca 35 km
You cycle further on through woodlands but you will also find places for coffee or lunch along your tour. Among other places you will pass Unnaryd, a small village with old cultural traditions and Femsjö where Elias Fries, a mycologist was born and acted. Accommodation at a small pension by a lake in the very small place, Knallhult. You will soon find out that your hosts also are the owners of a sawmill! Sauna, hot tub, fishing equipment, canoes and boats are available for rent.

Day 4

Knallhult - Halmstad, approx. 41 km
Today the tours continue back south to Halmstad. You will pass the scenic Simlångsdalen that offers fine opportunities for lunch. The last trip back to Halmstad you will follow an old railway. 

The tour starts and ends in Halmstad. Why not book an extra night in Halmstad and enjoy one of the many wellknown beaches as Tylösand and Östra Stranden.

Package includes

* 3 Accommodations with breakfast  
  at an inn in a smaller village, at a hotel
  with high standard and at a rustic
  pension/Bed&Breakfast
* Luggage transport between all the
  accommodations 4 days
  (1 bag/20 kg/per person).
* Linen, towels and cleaning services
* Maps with route description day by
  day and information about what to
  visit along the route.
* 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 4 150:-
Period 2 (high season): SEK 4 550:-

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

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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

Single room:
Period 1 and 2: 1 600:-

Extra night in Halmstad, with breakfast, before or after the tour: 
- in double room: 725:- 

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Bike rental, 4 days, day 1 - 4
Touring bike 18 gears: 450:-
Citybike, 7 vxl: 300:-
Electric bike: 875:-
Childrens bike: please contact us for prices
Pannier (single side): SEK100:-

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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 tour starts and ends in Halmstad. It is easy to get here by car, train or bus. If you are coming with a car you will get information about parking places together with the information. Are you coming from Jylland in Denmark there is a new ferry connection from Grenå to Halmstad with Stena Line.

Booking and inquiries

Plenty of opportunities to take a swim in lakes at the different accommodations. You can also rent a hot tub, here at the accommodation day 1.
Plenty of opportunities to take a swim in lakes at the different accommodations. You can also rent a hot tub, here at the accommodation day 1.
Relaxing views everywhere at the countyside.
The tour takes you into the tranquil countryside with forests, lakes and meadows. Photo: HG Karlsson
The tour takes you into the tranquil countryside with forests, lakes and meadows. Photo: HG Karlsson
You cycle through countryside with cultural traditions, where old milestones along the roads remind you about old times.
You cycle through countryside with cultural traditions, where old milestones along the roads remind you about old times.
Accommodation at an inn in a small village, day 1.
You can also rent canoes or boats at the accommodations.
Day 2 you will be staying at an unique place with a newly built rural hotel by the lake Bolmen with a fish restaurant, a fishfarm and a farmshop.
Day 2 you will be staying at an unique place with a newly built rural hotel by the lake Bolmen with a fish restaurant, a fishfarm and a farmshop.
In the area there is a rich wildlife with deers, mooses, foxes, hares and birds. The osprey likes to follow the boats when the fishing nets are emptied.
In the area there is a rich wildlife with deers, mooses, foxes, hares and birds. The osprey likes to follow the boats when the fishing nets are emptied.
Comfortable beds after your cycle tour, Tiraholm day 2.
The fish restaurant in Tiraholm, day 2.
The fish restaurant in Tiraholm, day 2.
Relaxing overnight stay in the very small place, Knallhult, day3.
Your hostes who will welcome you at the accommodation day 3.