Guided tours

Guided tour at the Gardens of Norrviken.

It goes without saying: the Bjäre Peninsula is completely irresistible with its lush ridge, sandy beaches, rocky areas, breathtaking views and ever-present sea. The area is dotted with picturesque villages, dating back to ancient times. The long and colourful history of Bjäre naturally triggers your curiosity. When was the beautiful church built? What might be hidden in the Bronze Age mounds? Where is the magic film location of Ingmar Bergman’s prize-winning movie “The Seventh Seal”? How come J F Kennedy paid a secret visit to Båstad? How about the history of The Gardens of Norrviken?

A guided tour will give you answers and knowledge you simply cannot do without.

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The Marine History of Båstad

The Marine History of Båstad

Båstad means ”boat place”. No wonder, as Båstad is forever linked with the sea. This is the place where the Danish king – yes, the province of Skåne was Danish up to 1658 – wanted to establish a new harbour and get access to timber and firewood from the n...
Birgit Nilsson in Båstad

Birgit Nilsson in Båstad

An eagerly awaited phone call, an epoch-making meeting –  these are some of the intriguing facts in a guided tour about legendary soprano Birgit Nilsson and her Båstad connection. Music director Ragnar Blennow, Organist Albert Runbäck, King Gustav V of Sw...
Flavours from Bjäre

Flavours from Bjäre

Photograph by Annika Overby This is a guided bus tour that can be tailor-made in accordance with your special requests. We will go along incredibly beautiful roads on Bjärehalvön (the Bjäre Peninsula), enjoying the constant presence of the sea. Th...
Båstad by Bike

Båstad by Bike

Båstad with its beach promenade and quiet little streets is perfect for a guided bicycle tour. Here you and your friends/colleagues may combine exercise with a journey through the history of Båstad. The impressive church, dating from the Middle Ages, i...
Bergman Film Cruise along Bjärehalvön

Bergman Film Cruise along Bjärehalvön

Film director Ingmar Bergman would have turned 100 in July, 2018. We will celebrate this with film cruises along the beautiful and dramatic coast of Bjäre, where his world famous film “The Seventh Seal” was made in the 1950s. During the trip Torekov – Ho...
Guided Walk for Film Buffs at Hovs hallar

Guided Walk for Film Buffs at Hovs hallar

In 2017 Hovs hallar, a fascinating rocky area in Southern Sweden, was presented with a rare award, Treasure of European Film Culture, previously given to only nine other sites with a strong connection to the history of film. Interested in finding ...
Elsinore City and Kronborg Castle

Elsinore City and Kronborg Castle

Danish Elsinore, known as Hamlet’s city, is a mere 20-minute ferry ride from Helsingborg. The magnificent Renaissance Castle of Kronborg, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, salutes you at the port. On your 1-hour guided city walk, let yourself be charmed b...
Art and Culture Walk in Båstad, southern Sweden

Art and Culture Walk in Båstad, southern Sweden

What is a virgin of mercy and why is there a statue of world-famous soprano Birgit Nilsson in Båstad? You will have the answers to these question if you decide to book an Art & Culture Walk in lovely Båstad, a tourist resort in the very south of S...
Culture Walk on Hallands Väderö

Culture Walk on Hallands Väderö

Hallands Väderö – a small island with a fascinating history off the coast of Bjärehalvön in southern Sweden. Curious? Why not join Guide Ingrid Persson Skog on a Culture Walk! Shipwrecks, pirates and anonymous sailors washed ashore on the island are o...
The Gardens of Norrviken

The Gardens of Norrviken

Photograph by Kati Fahle Welcome to join a guided tour at the Gardens of Norrviken. There you will get acquainted with Rudolf Abelin’s life time achievement: the breathtakingly beautiful period gardens at Norrviken, not far from Båstad on the Bjäre Pen...
Soft adventure - a guided walk in Båstad

Soft adventure - a guided walk in Båstad

Båstad in the south of Sweden is filled with beauty - the ever-present sea, the lush forest and the scenic ridge. A guided tour will give you wonderful views, some carefully selected events from the history of Båstad plus quite a lot of exercise, esp...
Potato safari on Cape Bjäre in Sweden

Potato safari on Cape Bjäre in Sweden

On captivating Cape Bjäre in southernmost Sweden a potato is not just a potato. Not just a humble tuber found at the supermarket, perhaps kept under less than ideal conditions. On Cape Bjäre the potato is a delicacy deserving love and respect. On C...
Brisk guided walk through Axelstorpsskogen

Brisk guided walk through Axelstorpsskogen

How about a long and brisk guided walk through Axelstorpsskogen, a lovely forest just outside Båstad? The walk begins in Båstad and continues uphill along roads and winding paths on the nearby ridge. A ravine with steep and rugged slopes cuts through the ...
Soft adventure in Båstad with unforgettable vistas

Soft adventure in Båstad with unforgettable vistas

Båstad and Bjärehalvön are amazing if you are looking for soft adventure. Why not join a guided tour including uphill stretches that will most definitely take your breath away in more than one way. On top of the Ridge there will be ample rewards - th...
The History of Båstad - guided walk No 2

The History of Båstad - guided walk No 2

What is the story behind strange-sounding street names such as Glosasträde, Såpebrukssträde och Christian II:s väg? You will find out this and a lot more if you join Ingrid Persson Skogs guided tour called The History of Båstad part II. There will be...
Dagshög

Dagshög

Legends, smugglers and shipwrecks A few minutes from the Torekov Hotell you will encounter the ever-present rhythm of the sea while walking among fragrant junipers and awe-inspiring ancient monuments. Join a guided tour along the winding paths of...
Guided Gourmet Tour by Bus

Guided Gourmet Tour by Bus

Keen on joining an exclusive and out of the ordinary excursion?  A guided gourmet tour by bus in Helsingborg during your stay in southernmost Sweden might be a rare and tempting solution. Culinary Sweden is highly ranked internationally today. Swedish ...
Gourmet Walk in Helsingborg

Gourmet Walk in Helsingborg

Keen on joining an exclusive and out of the ordinary excursion?  A Guided Gourmet Walk  in Helsingborg during your stay in south Sweden might be a rare and tempting solution. Culinary Sweden is highly ranked internationally today. Swedish chefs have re...
Helsingborg City Tour and Sofiero Palace

Helsingborg City Tour and Sofiero Palace

Helsingborg, since the Viking Age inextricably linked to the sea, is quite deservedly known as the Pearl of the Öresund. Helsingborg is dominated by Kärnan, the medieval brick keep which has kept a vigilant watch over Helsingborg, the Öresund and El...
Hovs hallar – Torekov

Hovs hallar – Torekov

The trail between Hovs hallar and Torekov offers spectacular hiking. The guided tour starts at Hovs hallar, high above the sea level with a vista of rugged stacks that have miraculously withstood persistent attacks by the sea and harsh winters for...
Breathtaking views

Breathtaking views

The Bjäre Peninsula by bus They say it takes a lifetime to discover everything the beautiful Bjäre Peninsula has to offer. Here you get the chance to enjoy some of the most magnificent views. Let us start in Båstad and continue along the famous co...
The History of Malen - guided walk No 1

The History of Malen - guided walk No 1

An American-style success story The history of Malen is the story of a rookie. Next-door neighbour Båstad was an established seaside resort when the railway came. The history of Malen is the history of entrepreneurs; those who truly understood the ...
The History of Malen - guided walk No 2

The History of Malen - guided walk No 2

                    There are two guided tours about the history of Malen. This tour deals with the past and the present, beginning at Galta stenar, an ancient memorial next to the tennis centre at Drivan. The guide...
Margretetorp

Margretetorp

Food, fresco and Fjetterström Departure from the historical inn at Margretetorp. The tour comprises everything – unforgettable vistas of The Bay of Laholm and the Plain of Ängelholm with the Ridge of Halland as your powerful  companion. We will go a...
Tennis

Tennis

From Party Game to Professional Sport ”Fifteen – love”. For more than a century the unique scoring system has been closely connected with summers in Båstad. Tennis, originally a party game for ladies in elegant, long dresses and gentlemen in sui...
Excursion from Helsingborg/Halmstad: Båstad

Excursion from Helsingborg/Halmstad: Båstad

John F Kennedy, the Nobel family, Greta Garbo , Björn Borg  and numerous Swedish kings simply could not resist staying in the elegant seaside resort of Båstad in southernmost Sweden. Can you? Imbibe the tranquil atmosphere and colourful history starting in...
Nobel

Nobel

Annually on Dec 10 Stockholm is in the centre of everybody's attention during the Nobel Prize Award ceremony. It is maybe not common knowledge that Båstad in southernmost Sweden has its own Nobel history. Keen on finding out more? Please join a guided ...
The History of Båstad - guided walk No 1

The History of Båstad - guided walk No 1

From the Middle Ages to present times Join a guided tour taking you from small-scale Båstad of 1450  to today’s bustling tourist resort. Admire the cathedral-styled medieval church, find out more about long-lasting wars, devas­tating fires, resourceful mer­...
Hovs Hallar

Hovs Hallar

Magic Hovs Hallar Discover Hovs Hallar,  sensational rendezvous between the Bjäre Peninsula and the sea. Strangely shaped  rocks, mysterious caves and smooth shingle beaches in an eerie but still soul-cleansing moonscape are distinct reminders of...
Torekov

Torekov

From fishing village to elegant summer resort Join a historic walk, beginning in the medieval fishing village of Torekov. Hear the heartbreaking legend of Thora, local patron saint and once an object of pilgrimage. Admire the ruined church, the Pilot...