Varberg, on the west coast of Sweden, is a city full of history. Mainly because of the water that characterizes the city - Varberg has since the early 19th century been a well-known health resort. The cold bath house (Kallbadhuset), the sandy beaches and the beach promenade are just a few of the things that make Varberg a popular destination.
There are miles and miles of cycle paths in the city, plus nice country roads and gravel roads to cycle on. For example, you can cycle on Kattegattleden, which was named the cycling route of the year in Europe 2018. With a rental bike in Varberg, you can easily reach the city centre, go on a trip to Getterön or cycle along the amazing coastline.
Cycling on Kattegattleden in Varberg
Kattegattleden is a cycling route that goes all the way from Helsingborg to Gothenburg, via Varberg. Take the opportunity discover the beautiful coastline around Varberg on a bicycle. The section of Kattegattleden that runs between Falkenberg and Varberg is 39 kilometers long and easy to cycle on. The surroundings give you beautiful nature with open landscapes and beaches. Closer to Varberg, you cycle past Apelviken, a beach that windsurfers love. The cycling route continues to Strandpromenaden (the beach walk) and past Varbergs fortress. You then reach Varbergs harbour, with the cold bath house Kallbadshuset and the park Societetsparken.
Cliffs and islands north of Varberg
North of Varberg, Kattegattleden takes you and your bike along the coast and through stunning nature, smaller villages and cities. The landscape changes as you go north - cliffs appear and islands such as Balgö, Getterön, and Vendelsö. You can also visit the fishing village Bua harbour.
Historical cycling on Monarkleden
The Monark trail runs between Varberg and Kungsäter. It's a 40 km long cycle path with agricultural landscapes, forests and lakes. The final destination is beautiful Agnbäck by Lake Tolången. You start cycling at Birger Svensson's factory in Varberg - the founder of the famous bicycle brand Monark.
Discover Åkulla forests and Åkullaleden
When you rent a bike in Varberg, make sure not to miss Åkulla beech forests. The forests are as beautiful in spring as they are in the middle of summer or in the fiery colours of autumn. Åkullaleden starts in Varberg and follows the old embankment to the east. The terrain is hilly, but easy to cycle in. The cycling route makes it possible to take breaks at several different restaurants and cafés along the way.
Tips on cycling destinations in Varberg
• The cold bath house (Kallbadhuset)
• Stigs Motorcycle and Motor Museum
• Bolsestugan in Trönninge
• The beach promenade
• Nösslinge church
• Åkulla Bokskogar (beech forests)
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