5 days cycling on the beautiful trail of Ätradalsleden

Open landscapes, large forests, and quiet lakes; the trail Ätradalsleden goes all the way between Falköping and Falkenberg and is Sweden’s fifth national cycling trail. The whole trail is 200 km long and about half of it is car-free on the old railway embankment. The rest is small country roads snaking its way through a beautiful and varied landscape.

We offer a package with 5 days of cycling that starts in Falköping and ends in Falkenberg. This includes over-night stays in hotels and B&B’s, breakfast, dinner, and luggage transportation. The stretches are between 36 and 48 km.

Choose to arrive to Falköping a day early if you want to experience small and winding roads, cozy cafes and restaurants  with local produce, picturesque boutiques, the plateau mountains, and an exciting history. As an add-on, you can choose to stay over-night at the old health resort of Mösseberg, a spa hotel in a classic setting. It is easily accessible by train, buss, or car.

When you have made the whole journey along the river Ätran where it meets the ocean, you get a night in a hotel in Falkenberg. There are loads of adventures waiting for you here. Let the city inspire you and go find out what Falkenberg has to offer. You can experience everything between salty beaches to fine dining. There are award-winning restaurants and cafes and small farm shops.

May and June

5 over-night stays included. Price per person in double room SEK 9500, add-on for single room SEK 1400. Children 6-13 yo SEK 4800

July and August

4 over-night stays included. Price per person in double room SEK 8900, add-on for single room SEK 1000. Children 6-13 yo SEK 4500

Accommodation in Falkenberg is excluded during July and August as the availability of rooms is lower because of vacation tourism. If you want to stay the night in Falkenberg you are welcome to look for accommodation here: Accommodation Falkenberg. We can also give recommendations.

Starting days for the package are Mondays and Tuesdays during the period 29 April – 29 September

If you have questions you are welcome to contact us at info@outdoorsupport.se or +46 702-775364

In Falkenberg you can continue on the national cycling trail of Kattegattleden. It can take you south to Helsingborg, or north to Gothenburg.

Day 1 Falköping – Ulricehamn     48 km

From stone age country and plateau mountains to the small town by the lake

This stretch is close to car-free and moves through a beautiful cultural and natural landscape on an old railway embankment. There are several interesting spots along the way.

Points of interest: Luttra gånggrift (passage grave) 5500 years old, Ekehagens prehistoric village, Basta Kvarn, cafe with homemade ice cream, miniature village, and sunken lanes. And why not take a swim in lake Åsunden?

Accommodations for the night is booked for you at Hotell Nyboholm and dinner is served at Restaurang Bryggan right down at the shore of lake Åsunden

Day 2 Ulricehamn – Tranemo      36 km

Cozy cafes, a glass museum, and lots of antique stores

Following a nice breakfast, you will continue south on the paved embankment alongside lake Åsunden towards Tranemo. The stretch of the day will take you through a varied landscape of lakes, green hills and forests that go on for miles (the Swedish mile, of course). Along the way you can find historic sites, museums, restaurants and beautiful resting places.

Points of interest: Café Sjöparken in Vegby, Glasets hus (The house of glass) in Limmared, antique and retro stores, and several lakes perfect for a swim.

You will spend the night at Fridas Hotell och Bistro in Tranemo, where you will also have dinner.

Day 3 Tranemo – Kalv 43 km

Past lakes and running waters in historic borderlands

You continue down the embankment to Ambjörnarp. The trail south of Ambjörnarp is mostly on idyllic winding country roads with very little traffic, mostly on pavement but with a few short parts on gravel.

Points of interest: A swedish fika in Café Parksäter, Stone circles and iron age gravesites, the iron age grave field of Kammeludden located in beautiful beech forest, swimming in lake Skäremosjön.

At lake Kalvsjön you will momentarily leave the trail and go to Kalv village where you will stay the night at the old school house, turned hostel. Dinner and breakfast is also served here.

Day 4 Kalv – Gällared   38 km

A magical day in beautiful surroundings of Fegen nature reserve

You start the day by going back to the bicycle trail. Before long you will leave the geographical area of Sjuhärad and continue down towards the province of Halland and you will do so on small country roads. In Fegen nature reserve you can experience the silence of true wilderness and in Fegen village you get a fantastic view of lake Fegensjön.

Points of interest: beautiful surroundings, Fegen nature reserve, swimming in lake Fegensjön.

When you are past Fegen you will leave the trail again to find the village of Gällared and the hostel Alkoven. Dinner and breakfast is served here.

Day 5 Gällared – Falkenberg    41 km

Experience “the most beautiful road in Halland”

The last day of your trip begins with finding your way back to the trail and the bridge over river Ätran. The road between Gällared and Askome has been dubbed “the most beautiful road in Halland”. The landscape opens up at Askome and the trip continues on small country roads through the countryside and to the city of Falkenberg. The trail ends at the train station.

Points of interest: Yngeredsforsen (the rapids of Yngered) with Döda fallet (the dead fall), Cafe and restaurant Vinbergs golf club, swimming in the ocean in Falkenberg.

Accommodations and breakfast at Grand Hotell is included in the package during May, June, and September.

Included in the package:

  • 5 or 4* over-night stays at hotels and B&B’s
  • 4 dinners
  • 5 or 4* Breakfasts
  • Luggage transportation
  • Maps
  • Descriptive road maps
  • On-call service

*during July – August


  • Extra night stay in Falköping before the trip, SEK 1700 in double room
  • Rental bicycle, citybike 7 gears, SEK 1300 including return transportation
  • Rental bicycle, electric bike 7 gears, SEK 2500 including return transportation
  • Add-on for single room, SEK 1400

We can accommodate up to 6 persons per departure.

If you have other wishes e.g. booking for a bigger group, make the trip on fewer days, or longer stretches feel free to contact us and we will try to accommodate your wishes to the best of our abilities. 

 info@outdoorsupport.se , +46 702-775364