Self-guided cycling trip
- Enjoy unique beauty of Scandinavian Nature and Design.
- Visit one of the best European Art Museums: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art where art, architecture and nature form a perfect unity.
- Cycle the Kattegatleden, the cycle route connecting Helsingborg to Gothenburg and running across the unique setting of Swedish Halland Coast.
- Enjoy endless sunsets offered in Summer by Northern light.
- Explore some of the most bike friendly cities in Europe such as Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Oslo.
- Rest in beautiful Scandinavian Design Hotels, carefully selected for you.
- Try our Travel App MyEasyRoute and experience a no worries cycling trip across Northern Europe.
359 km/225 m. Day 1: Copenhagen Individual arrival at the hotel. At 18.00 meeting in the hall with a member of our staff for the initial briefing and bicycles delivery. Overnight at the hotel in Copenhagen. We suggest to spend some time visiting the city. Tivoli Gardens, Charlottenborg Palace, and Kogens Have (King's Gardens) are worth a visit. The perfect place to end your day in Copenhagen is the picturesque Nyhavn Harbour, where you can take pictures and enjoy a drink or dinner on the harbor. Day 2: Copenhagen – Helsingør + Ferry to Helsingborg (48 Km/30 m.) You'll start the trip cycling the streets of Copenhagen and right outside the city centre, you'll start following the the coast. The ride continues in sight of beautiful mansions (one is Karen Blixen's house) until Dyrehaven Park, once used by Danish Royals as hunting ground. In Humlebæk we warmly suggest to make a stop at the Louisiana Museum, one of the most important European Museums of Modern Art and architecture master chief where art and nature melt in the most harmonious way. In the afternoon, you’ll reach Helsingør and its Kronborg fortress, used by Shakespeare as setting for his tragedy Hamlet. A ferry will take you then quickly to Sweden. Overnight at the hotel in Helsigborg. Day 3: Helsingborg – Båstad (63 km/39,5 m.) Before leaving Helsingborg, you’ll ride along the city centre and pass by Kärnan tower, remains of the medieval castle that once stood on the harbor. The itinerary continues then for a while along Helsingborg seafront, crosses an agricultural area dotted with farms and lakes and reaches Ängelholm, in the middle of Skälderviken bay, renowned destination among wave and wind surfers. From here, you’ll keep riding along the coast and across beautiful landscapes, coves, fishing villages and forests. Final destination of this stage: Båstad, one of Sweden’s most popular Summer resorts. Overnight at the hotel in Båstad. Day 4: Båstad – Varberg by train and Varberg – Kungsbacka (63 km/39,5 m.) After breakfast, a train transfer will take you from Båstad to Varberg (approx. 1 hour). From the imposing Varberg fortress, you’ll take Kattegatleden, gorgeous 370 km cycle path connecting Helsingborg to Göteborg and running along Halland coast. Expect a relaxing ride along endless sandy beaches. In the afternoon you’ll move inland and cross the Nature Reserve at Fjärås Bräcka, a moraine hill covered with bushes and prairies, dotted with Iron Age menhirs and overviewing Lyngern Lake. A last ride across Swedish countryside, will take you to the coastal town of Kungsbacka, with Tjolöholm castle and landscaped gardens. Overnight at the hotel in Kungsbacka. Day 5: Kungsbacka – Gothenburg (44 km/27,50 m.) and Gothenburg – Halden by train After breakfast, you’ll start riding out of town and along a rocky and very jagged coast, dotted with multicolored beach huts. We suggest to have lunch break in Gothenburg, the second-largest city in Sweden, considered as a valid alternative to Stockholm. Go and buy food at Saluhallen, the biggest indoor market where you can find a good amount of typical delicacies and have coffee in Haga, the oldest neighborhood in Gothenburg. Train transfer from Gothenburg to Halden (approx. 2 hours), in Norway. Overnight at the hotel in Halden. Day 6: Halden – Moss (66 km/41 m.) After breakfast, you’ll start cycling across Norwegian countryside and coniferous forests, to reach the first fjord of this trip: Skjeberkilen. In the afternoon, you’ll reach Moss, final destination of the day. We warmly suggest you to have an extra ride up to Galerie F15, one of the oldest art institutions in Norway, located on Jeløy Island, a sort of Paradise on Earth, made of large green spaces, old farms, forests and blissful views of Oslofjord. Overnight at the hotel in Moss. Day 7: Moss – Oslo (75 km/47 m.) A last ride across Norwegian coniferous forests will take you to the old village of Son, while a beautiful plateau dotted with farms and raspberry fields will be the perfect introduction to the Oslo Fjord. When in Oslo, we recommend a stroll on the roof of the beautiful Opera House and a beer break: near the central station, they serve expensive, but excellent IPAs. In the evening, walk up to the Nobel Peace Center and Aker Brygge wharf, a modern pedestrian area along the waterfront with restaurants, shops and views on the Marina and the Oslo Fjord. Take a seat near the water and simply enjoy the eternal sunset of Norwegian Summer. Overnight at the hotel in Oslo. Day 8: Oslo After breakfast, end of services.
Terrain: flat or undulated and slightly hilly in Norway. Daily stages between 44 and 75 km per day. Expected cycling time: 3,5 to 5,5 hours per day. Surface: 80% asphalt, 20% unpaved country roads. Bikes: city bikes. Participants: minimum 10. Luggage transport: yes. 1 piece per person - 20 kg max. This trip also includes Support Service Plus. Suitable for children: no.
Duration: 8 days/7 nights (6 cycling days)
Departures: on request, for small groups of at least 12 people.
|Public Price per person||€|
|Individual basic price||1.290|
|Suppl. single room||550|
|Suppl. bike rental||80|