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Day 1 Töreboda - Lyrestad - Mariestad Cycling distance: 12,5 Train distance: 20 minThe cycling holiday starts from Töreboda, perfect when you come by train. From there, you tread along the Göta canal on the completely car-free gravel road that winds right next to the canal to Lyrestad. The cycle distance is only 12,5 km to Lyrestad and from here you travel with the Kinnekulletåget which has been named Sweden's most beautiful train route. The train takes you to Mariestad which has the nickname "Vänerns Pärla". You check in at the charming hotel Vänerport with its view of Lake Vänern. The hotel is located in the old town, which consists of wooden buildings from the 1700th and 1800th centuries and is of national interest as one of Sweden's best-preserved older city centers. The Old Town is also home to the 80-meter-high cathedral, which dominates the entire cityscape. Dinner & accommodation at Hotel Vänerport.
Mariestad - Hällekis - Råbäck - Blomberg - Källby - Lidköping Cycle distance: 10/40 km, Train distance: 50 min / 70 minYou train in miniature format along Sweden's most beautiful train route between Mariestad and Lidköping and visit a string of picturesque picturesque train stations. The single-track railway connects villages and cultural monuments with Lake Vänern's water and several nature reserves. Feel free to make a stop to enjoy lunch in Hällekis kök & Trädgårdscafé which is beautifully located next to Hällekis Säteri by the shores of Lake Vänern. There is also an extensive perennial flower bed and a fragrant rose garden with old-fashioned roses. The perennial bed and the rose garden were laid out as early as 1934. Skilled gardeners keep everything in the best condition so that you visitors can enjoy the seasonal changes from the spring bulbs to the beautiful colors of autumn. After lunch, cycle along winding pilgrimage routes to Sweden's Grand Canyon and the Munkängarna nature reserve, smelling of spring onions. From Hällekis you continue to Lidköping. Either you can take the Kinnekulletåget train or else you cycle the route to Lidköping which goes on small roads in a historical spirit with magnificent mansions that boast their full splendor and you can almost feel the historic wingspan. You check in at
Lidköping - Läcköslott - Lidköping Public transport: 24kmLäckö Castle On a cliff by Lake Vänern you will find the mighty Läckö Castle, located on the shores of Lake Vänern Läckö is one of Sweden's most beautiful castles and one of the most visited tourist destinations in western Sweden. Experience the castle's 700-year history and feel the wings of the baroque in the uniquely preserved baroque halls. Here you can get guided tours and a lesson in the history of the castle and know more about Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie, who was only 30 years old when he took over the castle and the county. Experience the Little Castle Garden! Lilla Slottsträdgården is unique and completely irresistible. Simon Irvine worked in the garden from 1990 to turn it into what it is today. He worked passionately to dig, plant, compost and take care of the garden with the long perspective in mind to show what ecological sustainability looks like in reality. The garden is enchanting with its different floors, colors, shapes and flowers framed by high white stone walls. Here you can walk around for a long time and enjoy the lush and fabulous surroundings. When you are satisfied with the day, the bus returns to the Hotel in Lidköping.
Lidköping - Kinnekulle - Mariestad Cycling distance: 0-30km / Train 50 min.Today you can choose whether you want to cycle to Kinnekulle or take the Kinnekulle train. Whether you take a train or a bicycle, you get to experience Kinnekulle's beautiful nature. If you take the train, you can get off at the stations Forshem, Hällekis, Råbäck, Blomberg, Trolmen and Källby. From each place you are close to Kinnekulle's various sights. The train runs according to schedule with several trips daily in both directions. A small curiosity is that if you want to get on the train at one of the stops on Kinnekulle, you should turn the sign so that the train knows that you want to go with it as it does not always stop otherwise (A little different to x2000). Accommodation & food will be at Hotell Vänerport.
Cycle distance: 12,5 km Train distance: 30 minToday you take the train to the small village Lyrestad which is located next to the Göta Canal. In Folkmun, Lyrestad is called "Lörrsta". The bike ride ends at Pensionat Prästgården.
1 7-speed bicycle incl. bicycle basket & 2 pcs. packing bags
1 train ticket Kinnekullebanan
2 pcs Accommodation Hotel Vänerport, Mariestad
2 pcs Accommodation Hotell—-, Lidköping
2 2-course dinner excluding drinks, Mariestad
2 2-course dinner excluding drinks, Lidköping
1 bus ticket T&R Läckö Castle
4 pcs Breakfast buffet
1 st Map
1 trip description
1 pc Cooler bag / 2pers.
Cancellation protection / pers. 250 SEK
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