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Kattegattleden
GRAND TOUR 5 days

- Helsingborg - Gothenburg
- 5 days
- self guided tour
- daily distances 62-97 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!

Experience the beautiful Kattegatt-
leden while riding a bit longer day trips.


We have done our best to set you up for a memorable cycling holiday in South West Sweden.
- Accommodations in 3.5 - 4-star hotels. 
- Your luggage will be taken care of and will be waiting for you, when you arrive to your accommodation for the night. 
- The experiences are all lined up along the route - charming cafés and restaurants, fishing villages, ports, handicraft, farm shops, castles, vineyards and much more!

Please note that some smaller parts of the distance remains to be fixed and follows roads with a bit more traffic. 

The cycle tour day by day

Additional night
Helsingborg
If arriving one day in advance, why not experience Helsingborg, 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 Denmark´s charming coastal towns. See "additional services" to the right.

Day 1, Monday
Helsingborg - Ängelholm, approx. 62 km
Arrival. With the view of Denmark in the west you start your cycling north, very close to the water, Öresund. You follow the route at the peninsula, Kullahalvön, along the bay of Skälderviken, passing charming, prosperous coastal villages and the town Höganäs, famous for its salt-glazed ceramics. Accommodation in a new top class hotel in the charming, small town Ängelholm with free access to relax, spa and pools.

Day 2, Tuesday
Ängelholm - Halmstad, approx. 97 km
Today you cross another of county Skånes popular peninsulas, Bjärehalvön and follow the route to Båstad, the summer village wellknown for its international tennis tournament The Swedish Open. After crossing into county Halland, you will travel further along one of Sweden’s longest sandy beaches and through the Skummeslövstrand and Mellbystrand swimming areas. Accommodation in a nice well known full service hotel nearby the train station in Halmstad.  

Day 3, Wednesday
Halmstad - Varberg, approx. 97 km
After leaving Halmstad you will pass Tylösand, one of Sweden´s most well known beaches. Further north you will find coastal moorland, shore meadows combined with cliffs and small sandy beaches. You ride on small side roads passing the town Falkenberg, fishing villages and, just before you arrive to Varberg, the beach Apelviken a popular place for surfers, all year round.
Accommodation in a top class hotel
situated in the middle of the town with free access to their relaxarea. If you want to take extra care of your body after your cycling tour you can book treatments and access to the Asia Spa, directly at the hotel.

Day 4, Thursday
Varberg - Kungsbacka, approx. 76 km
You follow Kattegattleden north passing one of Northern Europe´s finest bird sites and small fishing villages. You will cycle through the countryside to Kungsbacka passing some exciting tourist attractions on the way. Like Tjolöholm´s castle and Fjärås bräcka´s unique environment from the Iron Age. 
Accommodation at a nice hotel in the center of Kungsbacka.

Day 5, Friday
Kungsbacka - Gothenburg, approx.
63 alt. 45 km

From Kungsbacka you cycle along the peninsula, Säröhalvön which has an exciting maritime history. Then you will approach Gothenburg, the second largest town in Sweden with epithets like "New Amsterdam" and "Little London". (You can also choose a short cut if you want to arrive earlier to Gothenburg.) 

Extra night Gothenburg, Friday
The tour ends here after arrival to Gothenburg, but why not stay an extra night? Take the chance to visit the amusement park, Liseberg, do some shopping or just rest your legs on a boat trip on the canals.
Do you need an extra night in Gothenburg? See "additional services" to the right.

Additional nights

You can book additional nights before start in Helsingborg or after arrival in Gothenburg.

Kattegattleden GRAND TOUR, 8 days

Parts of Kattegattleden:
Kattegattleden HALLAND, 6 days
Golden SKÅNE, 5 days
Golden HALLAND, 4 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.
A lot of nice places for a Swedish "fika", coffee with cakes or sandwiches, along the way. Here Systrarna Lundgren, day 1. 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 1. Photo: Region Skåne©Lena Birgersson.
Nice relaxation after your cycle tour day 1 with free access to spa, relax and pools at the hotel.
The peninsulas Bjäre- and Kullahalvön are one of the most prosperous rural areas in Sweden. Photo: Region Skåne©studio e
Day 2 you will be staying at a hotel in Halmstad. Why not enjoy your breakfast on their terrace?
Beaches, beaches, beaches... There are a lot of them along the Kattegattleden. Here, on of the most wellknown in Sweden, Tylösand, close to Halmstad.
You will find many places to visit along the cycle route. Here the mill in Särdal with a café, shop and exhibition,
Sunset in the ocean, only at the Westcoast! Here in Steninge. Photo: Åse Ahlstrand.
The route follows the popular boardwalk to the town Varberg.
Overnight stay in a unique hotel, where a charming turn of the century meets modern comfort, day 3.
Tjolöholms slott - an unique castle in Tudor style, south of Kungsbacka, day 4.
Fjärås bräcka with Naturum and it´s  unique environment from the Iron Age is one of the exciting tourist attractions on your way, day 4.
Fjärås bräcka with Naturum and it´s unique environment from the Iron Age is one of the exciting tourist attractions on your way, day 4.

Package includes

* 4 Overnight stays with breakfast   
  in double room at 3.5 - 4 star hotels.
* Luggage transport between all the        accommodations, 5 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. (One set per room.)
* 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)

Mondays
May 13 - September 23

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 13 - June 17
and August 19 - September 23
Period 2: Start June 24 - August 12

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 2019

Single supplement:
Period 1 and 2:
 SEK 2 300:-

Half board, 4 days
2-course dinners, excl. drinks, day 1, 2, 3 and 4: SEK 1 300:-.
Childrens meal can be ordered and paid for at the restaurants.

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

Additional night in Gothenburg, incl. breakfast, Friday after ending tour:  
in double room: SEK 790:-

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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 1 145:-
Electric bike, including bike transport: SEK 1 445:-
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. Read more "Book", booking/terms and conditions. 

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

Helsingborg is very easy to reach from Copenhagen, Denmark. Just over one hour with the train directly from Copenhagen Airport. 

It is also possible to book your personal transport from Gothenburg back to Helsingborg. Please contact us for further  information.

You are constantly reminded that Kattegattleden is a route close to the ocean.
The bathhouse in Varberg, open all year.
Cycle friendly landscape with no tough hills on your day trips. Photo: Britten Toftarp
Day 4 you are staying at a hotel in the center of the small town Kungsbacka.