Guided cycling trip in International group

  • Enjoy unique beauty of Scandinavian Nature and Design.
  • Visit one of the best European Art MuseumsLouisiana 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.
 
359 km/225 m. Day 1: Copenhagen Individual arrival at the hotel. At 18.00 meeting in the hall with your Tour Leader and the rest of the group 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.) We'll start our trip cycling the streets of Copenhagen and right outside the city centre, we'll start following the coast. The ride continues in sight of beautiful mansions (one is Karen Blixen's house) until we enter Dyrehaven Park, once used by Danish Royals as hunting ground. In Humlebæk we’ll 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, we’ll reach Helsingør and its Kronborg fortress, used by Shakespeare as setting for his tragedy Hamlet. A ferry will take us then quickly to Sweden. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Helsigborg. Day 3: Helsingborg – Båstad (63 km/39,5 m.) Before leaving Helsingborg, we’ll ride along the city centre and pass by the Kärnan tower, remains of the medieval castle that once stood on the harbor. Our 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. After a short break, we’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. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Båstad. Day 4: Båstad – Varberg by train and Varberg – Kungsbacka (63 km/39,5 m.) After breakfast, we'll have a train transfer from Båstad to Varberg (approx. 1 hour). From the imposing Varberg fortress, we’ll take Kattegatleden, a gorgeous 370 km cycle path connecting Helsingborg to Gothenburg and running along the Halland coast. Expect a relaxing ride along endless sandy beaches and typical beach huts. In the afternoon we’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 us to the coastal town of Kungsbacka, with Tjolöholm castle and landscaped gardens. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Kungsbacka. Day 5: Kungsbacka – Gothenburg (44 km/27,50 m.) and Gothenburg – Halden by train After breakfast, we’ll start riding out of town and along a rocky and very jagged coast, dotted with multicoloured beach huts. Lunch break will be in Gothenburg, the second-largest city in Sweden, considered as a valid alternative to Stockholm. We suggest to go and buy lunch at Saluhallen, the biggest indoor market where you can find a good amount of typical delicacies and to have coffee in Haga, the oldest neighborhood in Gothenburg. Train transfer from Gothenburg to Halden (approx. 2 hours), in Norway. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Halden. Day 6: Halden – Moss (66 km/41 m.) After breakfast, we’ll start cycling across Norwegian countryside and forests, to reach our first fjord: Skjeberkilen. In the afternoon, we’ll reach Moss, final destination of the day.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Moss. Day 7: Moss – Oslo (75 km/47 m.) A last ride across Norwegian coniferous forests will take us 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. Dinner not included. 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: 04/08/2019 Fully booked 11/08/2019 Fully booked

Public  Price per person
Individual basic price 1.830
Suppl. single room 550
Suppl. bike rental 80
Price includes: 7 nights in hotels 3*/4*in en-suite double rooms; 7 breakfasts; 5 dinners; Tour Leader; ferry Helsingør-Helsingborg; train transfers Båstad-Valberg and Gothenburg-Halden; luggage transport (1 piece per person - 20 kg max); Support Service Plus; informative material. Price does not include: individual journeys to/from Copenhagen and Oslo; 2 dinners; all lunches; drinks; entry fees; bike rental; extra train and ferry transfers tickets, extras and anything not mentioned in the section Price Includes.
By Plane: Copenhagen airport (CPH) is connected to many European cities by Easyjet and Norwegian; flights from extra European countries with SAS, Lufthansa and others. By car: itineraries available on www.google.com/maps. By train: for info and tickets please visit DSB, SJ or NSB.  
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