Kattegattleden – Halmstad to Gothenburg short break


  • Unique coastal setting on the well maintained & sign posted cycle path
  • Lot's of cafés, restaurants & places to have nice breaks
  • Voted Cycle Route of the Year in Europe 2018!
  • Picturesque fishing villages & charming cities along the Swedish west coast

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Kattegattleden - from Halmstad to Gothenburg - 5 days/ 4 nights

Enjoy a long weekend of cycling on the west coast of Sweden!

This tour from Halmstad to Gothenburg is the northern part of Kattegattleden and starts in the middle of Kattegattleden, and takes you to the end of the cycle path in Gothenburg. Total stretch is 233 km, but possible to shorten, either with train or our recommended short cuts.

You’ll ride through fantastic coastal nature, overlooking wonderful sandy beaches and gorgeous viewpoints. The route runs through picturesque fishing villages and charming cities and you will pass several historical sites and interesting destinations, all well worth a visit.

Cafés and restaurants are lined up through the entire route so you will never have to ride hungry.

Day 1: Arrival to Halmstad Day 2: Halmstad - Falkenberg – Varberg: 57 km (96 km)
Day 3: Varberg – Kungsbacka: 75 km (65 km, 48 km) Day 4: Kungsbacka – Göteborg: 62 km (41 km)
Day 5: Tour ends after breakfast

Price per person in EUR

5 days/ 4 nights, Halmstad-Gothenburg
Period TRP - Triple Room Twin Room - separate beds Double Room - shared bed SGL - Single Room
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Included in the prices

  • Accommodation including breakfast
  • Luggage transfers
  • Tour map and detailed information in English, German, Swedish or French (1 per room)
  • GPX files
  • 24 h service hotline

Not included in the price:

  • Bike rental or equipment
  • Meals
  • Other not mentioned in included

Bike rental

  • 24-gear touring bike: 120 EUR
  • Electric bike: 170 EUR
  • Gravel bike: 150 EUR
  • Helmet: 10 EUR
  • All bikes are equipped with one back pannier, repair kit, bottle holder, lock.
  • Transporter for children: Price on request
  • Childrens’ bike: Price on request
  • 7-gear standard city bike with foot brake: (Not recommended, but are available on request)

More information about our bikes  on this link: Our rental bikes

Extra nights (per person including breakfast)

  • Halmstad DBL: 80 EUR
  • Göteborg DBL: 80 EUR

You can easily take the train, at good prices. Although, if you want private transfer, which is handy if you bring your own bikes, we can book transfers.

  • Return transfer from Gothenburg to Halmstad: 250 EUR (car 1-4 persons)

Child reduction

  • Up til 5 years of age: 75%
  • From 6 – 13 years of age: 50%
  • From 14 – 17 years of age: 25%
  • Child reductions available when sharing room with 2 adults.


Accommodation in a mix of 4 and 3 star hotels, with central location.

Night 1FalkenbergHotel ***
Night 2VarbergHotel ****
Night 3KungsbackaHotel ****
Night 4GothenburgHotel ***

Example of accommodations

Halmstad: Grand Hotel Halmstad ****
Varberg: Varbergs Stadshotell ****
Kungsbacka: Hotell Halland ***
Gothenburg: Comfort Hotel Gothenburg ***

Note! These are hotels we normally use, but you might be accommodated in other hotels.

Getting here


You can fly to Copenhagen and catch a train to Helsingborg. Train between the airport and Helsingborg run regularly and takes 1h – 1h 30 minutes and cost is about 25 EUR.


Landvetter airport is about 20 km southeast of downtown and is served by both domestic and international flights. Airport coaches go to the Nils Ericson Terminal by Gothenburg Central Station, where Kattegattleden begins/ends.

Privat transfers from airport or train station to you first accommodation/ from your last accommodation is not included. It can be booked, contact us for price offer. However, we recommend local transportation, that runs regularly.

The Öresund train, which runs from Helsingör in Denmark via Malmö to Gothenburg, run along the entire Kattegattleden path and you can hop off at any convenient station. You bring your bike with on the Öresundstågen and Pågatågen trains, if space allows.

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Day 1: Arrival to Halmstad Day 2: Halmstad - Falkenberg – Varberg: 57 km (96 km)
Day 3: Varberg – Kungsbacka: 75 km (65 km, 48 km) Day 4: Kungsbacka – Göteborg: 62 km (41 km)
Day 5: Tour ends after breakfast