Would you like to experience a wonderful green tour through the landscape of Skåne? We will take you on the awardwinning cycle route of Kattegatt, tour of the year in Europe, and stop on five beautiful gardens in the area. The tour starts in Helsingborg along a glittering Öresund towards Sofiero Castle & Garden, a former Royal palace and a beautiful garden with an English touch. You will keep on biking through small fishing villages and lovely beeches, visit a small, cottage garden in Viken, stop for ice cream/coffee/cakes in Höganäs and on to Kullabergs Wineyard . Krapperup Castle, a famous renaissance castle & garden and a lovely private rose garden is also on the itinerary. The final day you will go upwards to the peninsula of Bjäre to Båstad and the beautiful gardens of Norrviken. The tour will have an extra luxury touch with 3 & 4* hotels as well as meals of high standard and local wine.
From 4200:- SEK
Length of tour
This tour will be active 4 times during 2020. During the dates:
- 21 – 24 May
- 11 – 14 June
- 30 July – 2 August
- 13 – 16 August
We recommend you to book your train or flight by yourself. If you would like assistance, please contact us.
1200:- SEK, additionally 100:- SEK extra for electric bike / day, for luggage transport it is 750:- SEK extra.
Contact us for price information for guide at Sofiero Palace & Garden and Norrvikens Gardens.
Tour – program
Our tour starts at the Central Station in Helsingborg where you can either bring your own bike or be equipped with our 24 vx bikes. You will go along the beach to Sofiero Castle & Garden. This garden was once created by Crown Princess Margaret, grandchild of Queen Victoria and married to Prince Gustav, later king of Sweden. You will have a lovely walk in the park, and you can take lunch or Swedish “fika” at the Palace Café.
The route will then take you along the coastal line through small villages all the way to Höganäs for an ice cream stop at Café Bistro. Thereafter you have a short way to Kullabergs Wineyard in the lovely surroundings of Kullaberg. You will have the opportunity to taste some of their wines before going to the village Arild and Strand Hotel. Additional costs for wine tasting.
Link to Strand Hotel
Length of tour; 35 km.
After a wonderful buffet breakfast, you will go on your bikes again for a small detour to the wonderful renaissance castle Krapperup with its landscape park, one of the oldest in Skåne. We suggest a Swedish “fika” in the castle café before going to Sylvias’ garden near Kullaberg where she grows roses & perennials in an English designed garden. You will then continue the tour to the small city of Ängelholm and a stay at charming 1900th century old 4* hotel Lilton.
Link to hotel Lilton
Length of tour: 40km
Today the route takes us along the typical small scaled agriculture landscape of Skåne upwards to the peninsula of Bjäre where you will have a marvelous view over the Kattegatt sea. You can stop at some farm shops such as Ramsjö Gård, Ebbesons Dairy or Tant Grön where you can buy fruit, vegetables and cheese. Today you will have some steep slopes on your tour so we recommend that you will take many short stops. The destination will be Båstad and charming B & B Neptun.
Link to B&B Neptun
Length of tour; 57 km.
After breakfast there is time for check out and maybe a bath before the last biking route to Norrviken Garden. You will have a lovely morning in this garden with its exiting history and beautiful design. Lunch will be served at Restaurant Norrviken and this is where the tours ends. Leave your bike at Norrviken for taxi to train station in Båstad.
Length of tour; 5 km
Price; From 4200:- SEK
Price includes; 3 nights at 3 and 4* hotel in double room, breakfast included, 1 lunch, entrées to 5 gardens, visit and guidance at Kullabergs Wineyard, guiding in Sylvias garden, map and description of tour.
Extras; Extra charge for single room, extra charges for 24 geared bike is 1200:- SEK, additionally 100:- SEK extra for electric bike / day, for luggage transport it is 750:- SEK extra. Extra for guide at Sofiero & Norrviken price details follows when booking.
We reserve ourselves for any change in the schedule. We expect a reasonable level of fitness. If the tour would be cancelled, it will be announced 14 days before departure. Please let us know if you have any food allergies, dietary restrictions or special requirements for the tour. We expect a reasonable level of fitness. Please remember to read our terms and conditions before booking the tour.
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Complete the form below with your name, adress, dates etc. You will receive a confirmation and more information will follow. This is your final reservation for the tour. It is only possible to pay the tour with invoice which we will send you after your booking. The price for this tour is 4200:- SEK. Please give us a call or mail us concerning group bookings of more than 5 persons. This tour is covered by cancellation policy paragraph 4 in our travel terms under the heading “Change and cancellation rules”. This tour will be active 4 times during 2020. Please insert which date you wish to start the tour at the formula below. We are delighted to answer any of your questions. You are welcome to contact us on;
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