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Grand tour of the south coast
Simrishamn, Skåne (approx. 260 km km)
5 nights 4 900 SEK / pers
  • done5 nights (part in double room) at specially selected accommodation with good comfort
  • done5 x breakfast
  • doneTips on nice places to visit along the way
  • doneService phone 24/7
  • doneMap and detailed journey description
  • doneExtra nights, the package is easily supplemented with one or two days
  • doneSingle supplement
  • donePicnic basket, lunch and dinner
  • doneRental bike 7 or 21/24 gears: SEK 1,600 (incl. bike transport Helsingborg-Simrishamn)
  • doneElectric bicycle: SEK 2,800 (incl. bike transport Helsingborg-Simrishamn)
  • doneLuggage transport: SEK 650 / day per company (up to 9 people)

Do you want to cycle near the sea with close proximity to sandy beaches and charming Skåne cities on a high quality national cycle path? This bike package between Simrishamn and Helsingborg lets you explore the Sydkust Trail which was inaugurated in the summer of 2019. It means cycling for six days along a pearl band of different attractions. Small fishing villages such as Skillinge, historical remains such as the powerful ship setting Ales Stones in Kåseberga, the medieval feeling in Ystad and the pulse of big cities such as Helsingborg and Malmö.

You spend the night in nice, selected accommodation along the way with your own character and good comfort. In Skåne there are restaurants and cafes of the highest class with the special enjoyment of the landscape as a signature. During these days of cycling on the well-organized cycle path, you will build up your very own relationship with the Skåne coast.

All pictures: photo Apple Eye

Day 1

Simrishamn - Ystad

The bike tour starts in the medieval town of Simrishamn, in the heart of Österlen. Today's goal is Ystad, with half-timbered houses and cozy restaurants. You will cycle through Skillinge which is an old fishing village. Don't miss visiting Ales Stones above the village of Kåseberga, an ancient shipwreck dated about 600 which consists of 59 large boulders. The view of the steep coast and Bornholm is magical. Before you reach Ystad you can take a dip in the sea if the weather permits.

Overnight at Family Our House Bed & Breakfast in central Ystad, with a large garden and terrace.

Our House Bed & Breakfast, Ystad
about 53 km
Day 2

Ystad - Trelleborg

After a delicious breakfast, it's time to start cycling towards Trelleborg, Sweden's southernmost city. You will cycle past Mossbystrand with its clear waters and vibrant fishing villages such as Abbekås and Hörte and the cozy harbor in Gislöv's location. In Smygehuk there are fish smokers with local specialties, shops and cozy cafes.

In Trelleborg there is a nice selection of shops, restaurants and several lush parks. At the city's highest point is Trelleborgen, a reconstruction of an old Viking castle with associated museum and café. Overnight stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Magazine which is centrally located in the city.

Clarion Collection Hotel Magazine, Trelleborg
Breakfast
about 47 km
Day 3

Trelleborg - Skanör

The day starts with a nice breakfast at the hotel, and then the cycling starts towards Skanör, sometimes called the Swedish Riviera. You will experience the fishing village of Kämpinge with its dune landscape, relaxing beach life and hundreds of traditional cabins. The nature consists of sparse pine forests that give a special character to the landscape and smell good in the summer. The next stop is Höllviken with a nice center.

Falsterbo has one of Northern Europe's most well-known birdwatchers and beautiful white beaches. For those who are interested in art, the supply is large. Arriving in Skanör, you can visit local fish smokers, stroll among the beautiful houses and enjoy the view and atmosphere. Overnight at Hotel Gässlingen at Rådhustorget with a popular barbecue buffet that can be enjoyed in the yard.

Hotel Gässlingen, Skanör
Breakfast
about 27 km
Day 4

Skanör - Malmö

After a good breakfast, it's time to cycle to Malmö, Sweden's third largest city. Along the way you will cycle past several farm shops with local raw materials and large farms with animals. In Vellinge there are several good restaurants if you want to stop for lunch.

Arriving in Malmö, you come to the city, which is known for its variety of shops, excellent restaurants of all price ranges. The proximity to Denmark and Copenhagen is clearly visible. Lilla Torg, Pildammsparken, Ribbans cold bath house, Slottsträdgården café, Turning Torso or a walk in Västra Hamnen are just a few tips on places to visit. Overnight at Clarion Collection Temperance. Here you live in a different building, a stone's throw from the pedestrian street.

Clarion Collection Temperance, Malmö
Breakfast
about 51 km
Day 5

Malmö - Landskrona

After a delicious breakfast it is time to leave Malmö and cycle north towards Landskrona. You cycle through an open landscape with sea views and beautiful scenery. In Lomma you will experience a combination of contemporary architecture and old cobbled streets. Here is a winery with its own production and organic selection. In Bjärred there is the over 500 meter long jetty that you can walk all the way out to get a refreshing dip or visit the cold bath house and associated restaurant.

At Landskrona you will find the Citadellet, one of the Nordic region's best preserved 16th century fortresses with fantastic flower splendor on the ramparts. There is a rich cultural selection, nice restaurants, art exhibitions and fine beaches. One tip is to take your bike on the boat to the island of Ven with its beautiful scenery and fantastic ingredients from the local farm shops. You spend the night at Hotel Öresund Conferense & Spa overlooking both the city and the strait.

Hotel Öresund Conference & Spa, Landskrona
Breakfast
about 57 km
Day 6

Landskrona - Helsingborg

Now you are soon at the final destination, and after breakfast it goes away to Helsingborg, one of the oldest cities in the Nordic region. You cycle along the west coast and pass, among other things, the idyllic Borstahusen, a fishing village dating back to the 18th century and beautiful views of Ven. The beautiful countryside of Glumslövs slopes for the thoughts of Italy's Tuscany. Just in the outskirts of Helsingborg you come to Råå which is a cozy coastal community with nice shops and wonderful scenery.

There is much to discover in Helsingborg, and maybe you stay an extra night and visit Sofiero with its beautiful castle garden? You can also visit Fredriksdal's open-air museum or any exhibition at Dunkers Kulturhus?

Breakfast
about 27 km

Avboknings- och återbetalningspolicy

Current cancellation costs under COVID-19:
- free cancellation up to 30 days prior to departure.
- 30 days before departure, 100% of the package's total price

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August 2020
Lina Svensson / Ingmarie Svensson
A wonderful way to see Skåne. In our group, all \ "medium \" were trained and not at all used to long-distance cyclists, but it went very well!
August 2020
Leif Håkansson
You need to review signs and signage depending on some "sabotage" and vegetation etc. You also need to review the map material so that the road surface appears correctly. No big things but nonetheless important.
August 2020
Mari Hjelt
Route and service was perfect! Thanks to Sakura tours!
July 2020
Aronsson
The signage of the trail needs to be improved, e.g. at intersecting cycle paths. It happens that the sign is on the left side in the direction of travel, which may be on the other side of a busy road. Such a placement entails a risk of missing the sign. Furthermore, it would be easier if the marking always contained the direction of travel, especially important in densely populated areas, e.g. Malmo. Overall, a nice bike ride with good support from Sakura tours.
July 2020
John Svensson
Very good service from Sakura tours. Most hotels and accommodations were very good in service with the exception of the accommodation Our House in Ystad which lowers the rating. Nothing \ "welcome here or the like \" but his first question was whether we have to park the bikes as close as it was outside his hotel .... Even the Clarion Collection in Trelleborg was a bit uninterested and not so welcoming to guests. But otherwise the hotels were good even though not everyone could serve porridge for breakfast. - However, it was hotel öresund in Landskrona that did not have porridge in its usual breakfast range but happily helped to make one for me and asked afterwards if it tasted good. So little is needed to make you feel extra happy.
Simrishamn, Skåne

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