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Kattegattleden HALLAND

- Halmstad - Gothenburg
- 6 days
- selfguided tour
- daily distances 26 - 63 (alt 39) 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!

Cycling tour with 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 Halland region in South West Sweden.
Varied accommodations, mostly at 3.5 - 4-star hotels but also one night at a small B&B.
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, castle 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
Halmstad
Stay an extra night before start 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, Tuesday
Halmstad - Ringenäs, ca 14 km

After leaving Halmstad you will pass Tylösand, one of Sweden´s most well known beaches. Accommodation in a golf hotel with a view of the ocean and the golf course. 

Day 2, Wednesday
Ringenäs - Falkenberg, approx. 43 km
Today you pass small coastal villages with cosy restaurants for lunch, nature reserves, coastal moorland and shore meadows combined with cliffs and small sandy beaches for a final stop in town Falkenberg. 
Accommodation in a charming hotel in the center of the small town, Falkenberg, just by the river Ätran, famous for its salmon fishing.

Day 3, Thursday
Falkenberg - Varberg, approx. 40 km
You ride on small side roads passing fishing villages, shore meadows and sandy beaches. Accommodation in a  hotel with access to their relax deartment in the city of Varberg. 

Day 4, Friday
Varberg - Åsa, approx. 48 km
You follow Kattegattleden north passing one of Northern Europe´s finest birdsites and small fishing villages.
Accommodation at a Bed & Breakfast in Åsa, a small village south of the town Kungsbacka.

Day 5, Saturday

Åsa - Särö, approx. 62 (alt 39) km
Today you 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. From Kungsbacka you cycle along the peninsula, Säröhalvön. 
Accommodation in a top class hotel with a wonderful sea view and with free access to their spa.

Day 8, Sunday
Särö - Gothenburg, approx. 32 km
The length of your last day trip allows you to experience Gothenburg, the second largest town in Sweden with epithets like "New Amsterdam" and "Little London". The tour ends in 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.

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

Package includes

* 5 Overnight stays with breakfast   
  in double room at 3.5 - 4 star hotels
  and 1 night at a small B&B (shower 
  and toilet in the room or just outside).
* Luggage transport between all the        accommodations, 6 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)

Tuesday
May 14 - September 24

Prices 2019
- per person in double room

Period 1 (low season): SEK 6 595:-
Period 2 (high season):  SEK 6 995:-

Period 1: Start May 14 - June 18 and August 20 - September 24
Period 2: Start June 25 - August 13

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 2 500:-

Half board, 3 days
2-course dinners, excl. drinks, day 1, 3
and 5: SEK 975:-. 
Childrens meal can be ordered and paid for at the restaurants.

Additional night in Halmstad, incl. breakfast, Monday before start:
- in double room: SEK 725:-

Additional night in Gothenburg, incl. breakfast, Sunday after ending tour:  
- in double room: SEK 795:-

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Bike rental, including transport,
6 days, day 1 - 6.
Note that the prices for the bike rental includes transporting the bikes back to Halmstad. You leave the bike in Gothenburg. You don´t cycle the same distance twice - new day trips with new experiences every day!

Touring bike, 18 gears, including bike transport: SEK 1 100:-.
Electric bike, including bike transport: SEK 1 540:-
Children´s bike, including bike transport: Please contact us for prices.
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Cancellation fee, SEK 300:- per person. Read 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 Halmstad and ends in Gothenburg. If you have your car parked in Halmstad, 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 Halmstad and Gothenburg are located in the centre. 

Additional nights

You can book additional nights before start in Halmstad or after arrival in Gothenburg.
You are constantly reminded that Kattegattleden is a route close to the ocean.
Red houses and backroads are often seen on your way. Photo: Britten Toftarp
Day 1 you are staying at a golf hotel just north of Halmstad with a view of the ocean and the golf course.
Beaches, beaches, beaches... There are a lot of them along the Kattegattleden. Here, one of the most well-known in Sweden, Tylösand, close to Halmstad, day 1.
You will find many places to visit along the cycle route. Here the mill in Särdal with a café, shop and exhibition,
In Falkenberg you will stay at a charming hotel, just beside the river Ätran, famous for its salmon fishing, day 2.
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.
The bathhouse in Varberg, open all year.
One of your overnight stays will be at one of the B&B:s in Åsa, a small village south of the town Kungsbacka, day 4.
Tjolöholms slott - an unique castle in Tudor style, south of Kungsbacka, day 5.
The best way to finish your cycle tour will be to spend the last night in a top class hotel with a fantastic view of the sea. Free access to the spa and relax area, day 5.
Luggage transportation is included. When you arrive to the different accommodations, your luggage is already there!