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    • Travelcode: 439

    Gotland roundtrip

    Movie setting, limestone rauks and fishing villages

    • Explore Gotland, the “Pearl of the Baltic Sea”, culinary treasure chest and Sweden’s biggest island by bike. After all Gotland is enjoying an excellent reputation as bikers paradise. The climate is mild, beaches are wide and the landscape is breathtaking. More than 10m high limestone rauks, cozy cafés, hidden beaches and historic places of interest will thrill you. Gotland is also well-known for its great Nordic chefs, who are creating superb dishes, made from local and ecological ingredients of the best quality available. Välkomna to Gotland, bikers paradise and food heaven!

      Tourprofile / level 1-2

      You cycle on bike paths and gravel roads, forest tracks and side roads with less traffic. To some extent there are simpler trail conditions with raw gravel. Flat tour course.

      Day 1: Individual arrival to Visby

      UNESCO world cultural heritage Visby welcomes you with many places of interest as well as an impressive city wall. Visit one of the numerous, exquisite restaurants and try a delicious lamm dish or fresh fish and finish with a typical Gotlandic saffron pancake with red berries and whipped cream.

      Day 2: Visby - Kappelshamn surroundings ca. 65 km

      Today you get to know the island from its inside! The 400 million years old Lummelunda cave can be visited during a guided tour (not included). Shorty afterwards, the “Jungfrun”, with its 27m the highest limestone rauk on Gotland is awaiting you, just before you reach your today’s final destination.

      Day 3: Kappelshamn - Fårö ca. 45 - 90 km

      Your route leads you via the Blue Lagoon (swimming area) to Fårö and on to nature reserve Langhammars, where most of the impressing limestone rauks are located. More than 10m high, are they dominating the sparse landscape around. Fårö also was residence of well-known regisseur Ingmar Bergman, the Bergman centre is giving interesting insights in the artistic achievements and life of the regisseur. Bathing enthusiasts visit Sudersand, Gotland’s most
      beautiful and longest sandy beach.

      Day 4: Fårö - Ljugarn surroundings ca. 60 - 75 km

      In the morning our transfer brings you to the East Coast. Extensive sandy beaches, rauk fields and small, picturesque villages are coining this part of the island. A short detour leads you to Grynge, one of the most beautiful and preserved fishing villages. 20 beach sheds from the 18th and 19th century are lined up there in a row. If you cycle the whole route (ca. 120 km) you should definitely visit the biggest open air museum of the island, just a few kilometres outside from Fårö. The Bunge museum gives a great insight into the Gotlandic farming life of earlier times.

      Day 5: Ljugarn - Burgsvik ca. 65 km

      The South of Gotland is the most fruitful area, its landscape is diversified and beautiful. Cycle down to the Southern tip (+ 50km) and check out Hoburgsgubben, one of the most popular rauks, located in nature reserve Husrygg. Additionally you will be rewarded with stunning views over the sea.

      Day 6: Burgsvik - Klintehamn surroundings ca. 65 - 75 km

      From Burgsvik your bike route leads you to the West Coast of the island. The small coastal roads are trailing themselves along endless pebble beaches up to Djupvik, past windswept coastal forests and with awesome views onto offshore islands.

      Day 7: Klintehamn - Visby ca. 25 - 35 km

      Start with a refreshing bath in the sea into your last bike day - Tofta beach is known as best sandy beach at the West Coast. Just before Visby, a stop in nature reserve Högklint is highly recommended, with stunning views onto the Baltic sea and Visby, the final destination of your round trip.

      Day 8: Individual departure

      After breakfast your bike tour ends. We are happy to extend your holidays with extra nights in Visby.

      • Extension in the archipelago (Schären)

        Extension in the archipelago, 3 days / 2 nights*

        Relaxed cycling on flat minor roads with little or without traffic. Leave the city behind and enjoy the flair of the archipelago.

        Day 9: Northern archipelago ca. 25 - 65 km
        Only two kilometres from your hotel pier Stenpiren is located, from there you reach within ca. 60 minutes island Hönö Klåva by boat (tickets available on board, ca. SEK 240 per person). On flat routes you then explore the Northern archipelago. Visit the Fiskemuseet (fishing museum) to learn more about boats and the history of fishery. Afterwards you continue your tour through nature reserve Ersdalen onto the islands of Öckerö, Hälsö and Knippla before your boat brings you back to Gothenburg in the late afternoon.

        Day 10: Southern archipelago ca. 15 - 35 km
        Today you explore the South. You start again with a boat ride (ca. 50 minutes, ca. SEK 70 per person). Explore the car free islands of Styrsö and Donsö. Summer restaurant Isbolaget is located next to the pier and is the right address for a tasty lunch. Enjoy the silence and idyll of the archipelago, also for a swim in the refreshing sea before you return to lively Gothenburg. Spend your last evening in one of the numerous restaurants.

        Day 11: Individual departure
        After breakfast your bike tour along Sweden’s beautiful West Coast ends.
         

        Included services:

        • 2 nights with breakfast in a well-chosen hotel (CAT A/B)
        • maps and information material per room
        • GPS data on request

        Prices per person: please find details under "prices"

        *just bookable with arrival on Thursday in season 3

    • ARRIVAL - PARKING - DEPARTURE

      Arrival by plane

      Airport: Visby (VBY)

      Further by taxi to the city center (approx. 15 minutes)


      Arrival by car

      Ferry to Visby - from SEK 895 per car one way. More informaiton under: destinationgotland.se

      Parking: from SEK 95,- per day, no reservation needed, payable locally


       

       

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    • Included services:

      • 7 nights in rooms with private facilities incl. breakfast
      • Daily luggage transport
      • Transfer Kappelshamn - Fårö surroundings incl. Bike (day 2)
      • Maps, GPS and informational material per room
      • Service Hotline
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      S1 23.05. - 05.06.20 every SAT
      S2 06.06. - 21.08.20 every SAT
      S1 22.08. - 05.09.20 every SAT

      Extras

      Discount 3rd bed 
      with 2 full paying persons on request
       
      Bikes & Equipment
      24-speed bike 120
      E-bike 180
         
      Extra nights
      Visby (dbl/sgl) 119/218

      Best - Price - Guarantee

      If you would verifiably receive better conditions and/or prices from another tour operator at the time of booking we guarantee at least the same conditions PLUS 1 handlebar bag for FREE!
      All prices per person in EUR

      You will be accommodated in selected 3* & 4* hotels.

      You will receive the actual booked hotels with your hotel list.

    • Bikes & Equipment:

      You will receive a 24-speed bike UNISEX-modell or an

      E-bike: With an electro bike every bike tour is a breeze! If you had few opportunities to cycle over the last weeks or if you are not sure concerning your fitness, but also with physical disabilities, every bike ride is a treat! The shiftable, low noise electric drive of our modern E-bike relieves you of some of the work and increases the pedal force up to 3 times ... So you can now book a bike tour together with cyclists who have different fitness level. Acclivity can be handled easily.

      A note to our customers: Electric bikes are a great thing! However, due to their characteristics (high weight + high speed) they should only be booked by very experienced and safe cyclists with a good sense of balance. E-bikes are not appropriate for persons who do not ride bikes frequently.

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