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Plate "Wälkom to Skåne Land" at a gravel road in Sweden

Skåne -The southernmost county of Sweden

Riding this guided gravel bike tour, you immerse in the diversified landscapes of Southern Sweden. Wide plains, endless forests, with fruits cultivated hills, the Baltic coast and wonderful national parks. Your Swedish guide invites you to discover his home and culture.

4

Day stages

2.900

Altitude difference

460

Kilometers

  • Gravel road and fruit trees in Skåne County Sweden
  • Gravel bike in Stenshuvud National Park at the Baltic Sea in the Southeast of Sweden
  • Country lane and paddock in Sweden
  • Gravel bike tour break with Swedish cake, ice cream and blueberries
  • Swedish stone house in Skåne County in Southern Sweden
  • Decideous forest with forest track and a gravel bike in Sweden
  • Sunset at the Baltic Sea in Southern Sweden
  • Gravel bike in front of Torup Castle in Skåne County Sweden
  • Food in Southern Sweden
  • Forest track in Southern Sweden

Highlights

  • Plains and forests in Southern Sweden
  • Söderåsen and Stenshuvud National Parks
  • Sweden’s Baltic Coast
  • Nordic Bronze Age grave field
  • Nature reserves
  • Castles and castle ruin
Map of Southern Sweden tour by Gravel Bike Tours
Elevation graph gravel bike track in Southern Sweden by Gravel Bike Tours
Day 1: Arrival Vellinge

Individual arrival in Vellinge. Vellinge was ranked one of the best place to live in Sweden in a Fokus magazine’s survey. It’s located only 4 km away from the Swedish west coast to Baltic Sea and 14 km from Malmö. Overnight stay in Vellinge area.

Day 2: Vellinge - Söderåsen National Park (93 km)

After breakfast, you meet your English speaking guide and the other group members. You ride on beautiful country lanes and through wide plains. On your way, you can visit the surroundings of Skabersjö Castle. Later, you reach Söderåsen National Park, one of the youngest national parks of Sweden.

Altitude difference: 390 m – Level of difficulty: 2/5

Day 3: Söderåsen National Park - Degeberga (138 km)

Today’s stage is characterized by amazing forest landscapes with small waterfalls. Enjoy the typically Swedish nature, breath in the fragrance of the woods and don’t forget to take your swimming things in order to take a swim in one of the numerous lakes on your way. Crossing an idyllic nature area, you pass Maltesholm Castle that has one of the most beautiful parks of the historical region of Scania. You reach Degeberga, where you stay overnight.

Altitude difference: 920 m – Level of difficulty: 3/5

Day 4: Degeberga - Blentarp (128 km)

Today, you mainly cycle through Österlen. The region became home of many Swedish artists because of its beautiful and inspiring nature and the historically interesting buildings: From the woods of central Sweden you ride to Stenshuvud National Park on the east coast of Sweden. You pass a 3,000 years old grave field and “Stone Head” (Stenshuvud) that has always served seamen as landmark. Later, you ride through a landscape characterized by vineyards and apple plantations.

Altitude difference: 1.030 m – Level of difficulty: 3/5

Day 5: Blentarp - Vellinge (105 km)

After breakfast, you ride through several nature reserves with beautiful deciduous forests. Later, the landscape is characterized by wide plains. You pass castles and a castle ruin. If you want, you can visit one of the grounds, for example the one of Torup Castle. Finally, you reach your tour finish, Vellinge. You say goodbye to your tour guide and spend one more night in Vellinge.

Altitude difference: 570 m – Level of difficulty: 2/5

Day 6: Departure Vellinge

If you want, you can go and see Öresund after breakfast, the Danish-Swedish strait in the Baltic Sea. Individual departure or extension.

Services

ServicesExtrasAccommodation

Included services:

  • 5 nights in a double room
  • 5x breakfast
  • English speaking guide
  • Support vehicle
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Electrolyte-based energy drinks and fruits/nuts
  • Tour documents
  • GPS data (for free)
  • Transfer from/to Malmö (for free)
  • Single supplement; if available: discount for 3 or 4 occupancy
  • Extension of the stay in Vellinge (Price on request)

All partner accommodations are B&B or hostels. When we chose a partner accommodation, it’s important to us that they all have anything that is particular. If available, the accommodations’ specialties on this South Sweden tour are:

  • Historical guesthouse
  • Organic breakfast
  • Calm countryside accommodation
  • Family owned

Dates and prices

Date 1: 12 June to 17 June 2022

Date 2: 14 August to 19 August 2022

719 EUR per person in a double room

General information

Tour characterArrival and departureTravel and safety noticeAdditional

50% gravel, 41% asphalt, 9% unpaved

4 Day stages

Altitude difference: 2,900 m

460 km

Level of difficulty: 3/5 (Sporty – Standard)

Nearest airports: Malmö, Copenhagen (DK)
By train: Malmö (with free transfer to/from Vellinge, see “Extras”)
By bus: Malmö and Copenhagen (DK) are connected with almost all Europe
By car: Vellinge (about 2 weeks prior to your tour start, we’ll send you the address of your first and last hotel)

Please take account of the travel and safety notice of your home country for Sweden and Skåne County, as same applicable regulations in these areas.

  • The tour is run only with 4-10 participants.
  • We are happy to cooperate for this tour with another tour operator (based in the E.U.). The tour operator packaged this tour with passion and know-how which is why we are happy to communicate it to you.

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