Woodland Tour in Early Spring
Springtime tour to the heart of Skåne with a stay at the charming Inn in Höör
On this tour you will experience wild and beautiful nature in combination with some really beautiful gardens. In the National Park of Söderåsen in the center of Skåne, spring leafs are shimmering and water is glittering in streams and lakes. At the same time, not long from Söderåsen in the city of Helsingborg, thousands of rhododendron flowers are in bloom at Sofiero Palace & Garden. Your cicerone will be garden author & rose expert Christina Högardh-Ihr. Welcome to some lovely days in Skåne! Read more and book here
17.00 Check-in at the lovely Inn dated from 1629 in Höör . You will have freshly renovated rooms with a genuine and old-fashioned touch. From 18.00 we will meet in the hotel lounge before a three-course dinner with delicious food from Skåne. After dinner there will be time for an evening walk.
9.00 After breakfast our bus will leave for the beautiful area of Söderåsen National Park with really old woodland and charming, small villages. We will have a morning walk in a particular lovely part of the wood.
10.30 Typical Swedish “fika” with coffee and cinnamon buns in “the green”.
13.00 Our tour will continue with for a visit in a private garden. On the tour of 25/5 – 27/5 we will visit Skarhult Castle, a private owned renaissance castle with a beautiful landscape park. During recent years a part of the castle interior is open to the public where they have exhibitions and guiding of the castles exiting history.
16.30 Refreshments and end of tour
19.00 Dinner at the hotel, not included in the price.
10.00 After breakfast and check-out our bus will take us to a village outside Ängelholm and the private, cottage garden Furutorps Garden. The owner and landscape architect Fredrik Hansson has created a wonderful garden where small garden rooms filled with lots of flower borders meets the beautiful fields and landscape of Skåne just outside the garden. You also find a lovely conservatory and a small antique shop here. Swedish “fika” in the garden.
12.00 Our bus will take us to Helsingborg and Sofiero Palace & Garden where we start with lunch at the castles glass veranda.
14.00 Helsingborg and Sofiero Palace & Garden. Large collections of rhododendron, extra ordinary flower borders filled with spring bulbs, fruit & vegetable gardens and lovely wood walks welcomes us at Sofiero. The garden at Sofiero was once created by the Royal couple Crown Princess Margaret and Crown Prince Gustav, later King of Sweden. Our guide will tell you the story of the English Princess that created a garden in Sweden, famous all over Europe and we will also meet one of the head gardeners at Sofiero for a chat.
15.30 Leisure time
16.30 Refreshments and end of tour. Bus will go for Helsingborg Station.
Price includes all 2 x nights in double room with breakfast, meals during the tour, entrances etc. We reserve ourselves for any changes.