Tasty, garden days in Skåne
Travel safely and sustainable with us in Skåne in late summer and harvest times and taste yourself among all the wonderful fruits, vegetables, bread & pastries, food and wines! We will take you to two public parks in Helsingborg, famous for their kitchen and flower gardens. Båstad are also included in our schedule as well as a private garden outside Ängelholm. You will also get to experience and exciting evening at Kullaberg winery where international wine production is combined with sustainable cultivation. Your ciceron is garden expert Christina Högardh-Ihr
From 8995:- SEK
Helsingborg, Skåne, Sverige
25 – 28 August
We cooperate with Öresund Transfer who uses fossil free fuel on their buses. We recommend that you book train to Helsingborg C by yourself. If you would like any assistance, please contact us.
We will pick up mid-day at Helsingborg’s C and install your luggage at Elite Hotel Marina Plaza, located in the center of Helsingborg’s city. Afterwards, our bus will take you to Fredriksdal Museums & Gardens. The garden café starts with offering you a lovely afternoon Tea buffet. Then we will go out into the park whose fantastic kitchen garden is at its very best during that time. We will meet the head gardener who guides and answers questions. In addition, there is also time to visit the rosary to enjoy late summer blooming roses, see exhibitions and shop at Flora Linnea with the Nordic region’s largest range of roses. In the evening we check in and have dinner at the hotel.
After a lovely breakfast buffé our bus will take us to Sofiero Castle & Castle Garden. We will enjoy the flower borders as well as the kitchen garden and hear the story of Crown Princess Margarete, the English lady, grandchild of Queen Victoria, who married the Swedish Prince Gustaf, later King of Sweden. You also get your own time to wander around the park and see exhibitions about Josef Frank and a unique geranium exhibition. During the afternoon we all gather for a joint picnic with a selection of local products. Afterwards you will enjoy a free evening in Helsingborg.
After breakfast we will go north across the Hallandsåsen towards Båstad and Norrviken Gardens. Norrviken has recently undergone a fantastic renovation and can showcase beautiful style gardens such as the romantic garden, the Japanese garden, a fruit orchard and beehives. Here you will also find Sweden’s most stylish orangery with associated kitchen garden. We take a guided tour here and learn more about the creator Rudolf Abelin who once created his paradise here.
13.00 Lunch at Villa Abelin.
14.30 We will drive along the Italian road down the Bjäre peninsula and make shopping stops at local farm shops for cheese, vegetables and fruit. Afterwards we go down to Kullabygden and end the afternoon at Kullabergs Vineyard with a guided tour in the vineyard, tasting wine with light picking.
Afterwards you will enjoy a free evening in Helsingborg.
We will check out from the hotel and then make a lovely morning visit to a private garden just outside Ängelholm. We stop for a lunch and shopping stop at the lovely Hedentorp nursery and Mamsellen’s Café before driving you to Helsingborg C.
Elite Hotel Marina Plaza
Price; From 8995:- SEK
Single room: 1500:- SEK
25 – 28 August
The price includes:
- 3 nights at a 4-star hotel in a double room including breakfast
- 1 Afternoon Tea
- 2 lunches
- 1 dinner
- 1 picnic
- Entrances to 4 gardens
- All transport in Skåne
- Guide every day
We reserve ourselves for any change in the schedule. This tour is offered in collaboration with Öresund Transfer who uses fossil free fuel with their buses. At least 20 reservations are needed for the tour to be realised. We expect a reasonable level of fitness. If the tour would be cancelled, it will be announced 20 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. Please note that this tour includes a registration fee of 2500:- SEK, afterwards we send an invoice with the remaining amount. We take all necessary precautions to minimize the spread of Covid-19 and follow the authorities recommendations carefully. If you have any questions, allergies, food preferences or wish to book a larger group with more than 5 people please contact us via telephone or mail.
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