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Golden SKÅNE

- Helsingborg - Båstad
- 5 days
- self guided tour
- daily distances 23 - 35 km
- flat to slightly hilly cycling
- well marked cycle route on 
  bicycle paths, side roads with
  less traffic and some gravel roads
- good for your well being, good for your
  health, good for the environment and with
  plenty of treats!

For cycling at slower pace with plenty of time for relaxing stops and experiences during the tour.

We have done our best to set you up for a memorable cycling holiday in the Skåne region in South West Sweden.
- An exciting variety of accommodations with good standard

- Your luggage will be taken care of and will be waiting for you, when you arrive to your accommodation for the night. 
- Charming cafés and restaurants, fishing villages, picturesque harbours, handicraft, farm shops, castles, vineyards and much more - they are all lined up along the route!

The cycle tour day by day

Additional night
Helsingborg
If arriving one day in advance - have a good night sleep in a comfortable bed and be prepared for the tour next day. And maybe take the ferry (20 minutes) to Helsingør, one of Denmarks
charming coastal towns. 
See "additional services" to the right.


Day 1, Thursday
Helsingborg - Arild, approx. 35 km
With the view of Denmark in the west you start your cycling north, close, close to the water, Öresund, passing charming, prosperous coastal villages and the town Höganäs, famous for its salt-glazed ceramics. Accommodation in a hotel with wonderful sea view in one of the small villages. Free access to the spa area.

Day 2, Friday
Arild - Vejbystrand, approx. 36 km
You follow the route through the bay of Skälderviken passing the 500-year-old town, Ängelholm. Accommodation in a newly renovated and cosy hostel just 500 m away from the sea and from beautiful beaches.

Day 3, Saturday
Vejbystrand - Torekov, approx. 23 km
From Vejbystrand you cycle northward along the coast to Torekov, a sommer resort, furthest out on the Bjäre peninsula. From Torekov you can take an old fishing boat to the island, Hallands Väderö, a nature reserve with unique natural and cultural valus. Accommodation a hotel close to the sea, with free access to their spa and pools.

Day 4, Sunday
Torekov - Båstad, approx. 26 km
Today you cross over the Bjäre peninsula which takes you to Båstad, the summer village wellknown for its international tennis tournaments. 

Accommodation in a nice pension in Båstad.    

Day 5, Monday
The tour ends day 5. Spend the day on the beach or take a cycle tour in
Båstads surrounding. 

Do you need an extra night in Båstad? See "additional services" to the right.

Additional nights

You can book additional nights before start in Helsingborg and after arrival in Båstad.
You can book additional nights before start in Helsingborg and after arrival in Båstad.
You are constantly reminded that Kattegattleden is a route close to the ocean.

Do you want to cycle the whole route?
Kattegattleden GRAND TOUR, 8 days
Kattegattleden GRAND TOUR, 5 days

Sofiero Castle in Helsingborg with its gardens, eg 10 000 dazzling rhododendron. The palace once belonged to King Gustav VI Adolf and were donated to the municipality of Helsingborg.  Photo: Region Skåne©sydpol.com.
Sofiero Castle in Helsingborg with its gardens, eg 10 000 dazzling rhododendron. The palace once belonged to King Gustav VI Adolf and were donated to the municipality of Helsingborg. Photo: Region Skåne©sydpol.com.
Most of your overnight stays are close to the sea. Here another top class hotel, situated in a small village, with a wonderful view of ocean Kattegatt, day 1.
A lot of nice places for a Swedish "fika", coffee with cakes or sandwiches, along the way. Here Systrarna Lundgren, day 2. Photo: Region Skåne©Lena Birgersson.
A lot of nice places for a Swedish "fika", coffee with cakes or sandwiches, along the way. Here Systrarna Lundgren, day 2. Photo: Region Skåne©Lena Birgersson.
A newly renovated and cosy hostel near the beach will be your overnight stay day 2.
A newly renovated and cosy hostel near the beach will be your overnight stay day 2.
Enjoy the free access to the spa and swimmingpool in a top class hotel or just take a walk along the beach after checking in, day 3.
The peninsulas Bjäre- and Kullahalvön are one of the most prosperous rural areas in Sweden. Photo: Region Skåne©studio e
Day 4 you are staying the night in a nice, cosy pension in the small village, Båstad.
When you finished your cycle tour for the day there are a lot of opportunities for a nice walk along the beach before dinner.
When you finished your cycle tour for the day there are a lot of opportunities for a nice walk along the beach before dinner.
A typical house in the small village Båstad, known for its tennis tournament, Swedish Open, with players from all over the world. Photo: Walter Hughes, www.bastad.com
A typical house in the small village Båstad, known for its tennis tournament, Swedish Open, with players from all over the world. Photo: Walter Hughes, www.bastad.com

Package includes

* 4 Overnight stays with breakfast in
  double room. 2 nights at 4-stars hotel
  and 1 night in a cosy, charming hostel
  (a sink/wash basin in the room, shower
  and toilet just outside the door) and 1
  night in a nice pension (sheets, towels
  and cleaning service included in every
  stay).
* Luggage transport between all the
  accommodations, 4 days,  
  (1 bag/20 kg/person).

* Maps with route description day by
  day and information about cafés,
  restaurants and places to visit along
  the route.
* GPX files available for GPS or                smartphone.
* Hotline - for service/questions.


Reservation for minor modifications that will be informed in advance. 

Start day of the tour (day 1)

Thursdays
May 16 - September 26

Prices 2019
- per person in double room

Period 1 (low season): SEK 5 490:-
Period 2 (high season): SEK 5 890:- 

Period 1: Start May 16 - June 13,
August 22 - September 26
Period 2: Start June 20 - August 15

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 supplement:
Period 1 and 2: SEK 1 800:-

Half board, 3 days
2-course dinners, excl. drinks,
day 1, 3 and 4: SEK 910:-.
Childrens meal can be ordered and paid for at the restaurants.

Additional night in Helsingborg, incl. breakfast, Wednesday before start:
- in double room: SEK 725:- 

Additional night in Båstad, incl. breakfast, Monday after ending tour:
- in double room: SEK 700:- 

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Bike rental, including transport,
5 days, day 1 - 5.
Note that the prices for the bike rental includes transporting the bikes back to Helsingborg. You don´t cycle the same distance twice - new day trips with new experiences every day!

Touring bike, 24 gears, including bike transport: SEK 925:-
Electric bike, including bike transport: SEK 1 275:-
City bike, 3 or 7 gears and children´s bike, including bike transport: Please contact us for prices.

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

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. 

The tour starts in Helsingborg and ends in Båstad. If you have your car parked in Helsingborg, it is easy to go back by train or bus when your cycle trip ends. If you arrive by train, the train stations in both Helsingborg and Båstad are located near your overnight stay.  

Relaxing cycle tour for the whole family. Photo: Region Skåne©Klara Leo